Company: International Aviation Services Company
Location: Larnaca, Cyprus
Salary: Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
Job Type: Permanent
Our client a well established and respected Aviation Services company with offices based in Larnaca has over 30 years of experience within the European, North American and Middle Eastern markets specialising in Business Aircraft Maintenance & Technical Services.
Due to their expansion they are looking to hire an Aeronautical Quality Manager to be based at their offices in Larnaca.
The ideal candidate will have/be:
Aeronautical Engineering degree in engineering or Part 66 holder.
At least 10 year experience in aviation industry (repair station, airline, operator) of which at least 6 years in quality assurance (aircraft maintenance)
Knowledge of regulations:
Part 145 EASA
14 CFR Part-145
Knowledge of continuous improvement process, lean management and human factors
Excellent English verbal and writing skills
Strong motivation and initiative
Initiative in improving standards and procedures
Inter-personal relationship and Communication
Critical thinking, problem-solving
Organisational and planning
Ability to manage multi-project of varying complexity
Conflict Management and negotiation
Ability to write Manuals
The responsibilities will include:
Be responsible for establishing, documenting, developing and managing the Quality System and for ensuring that it continues to comply with regulatory requirements and to meet the needs of the business.
Ensure that all quality related policies and procedures detailed in the Operations, Quality and Company Exposition manuals are adhered to and carry out an ongoing review of the adequacy and effectiveness of Quality System procedures.
Maintain and keep current all Quality Audit and inspection records for review at any time by the Competent authority and other external bodies as appropriate.
Liaise with the Regulatory Authority (NAA) as may be appropriate on matters related to, the Quality System.
Establish procedures for dealing with non conformities, monitoring non conformity reports and taking corrective/preventive action in response to audit findings.
Notify the Accountable Manager and senior management when Management Review meetings are scheduled and present internal audit reports.
Review the Quality Systems of new subcontractors who impact the operation and organize audits of their quality assurance systems.
Monitor compliance with and adequacy of procedures to ensure airworthy aircraft at all times via an audit programme and that all maintenance is performed in accordance with Approved data.
Monitor all contracted maintenance for compliance with contract conditions relevant to airworthiness and that contracted organisations have the relevant Part 145 Approvals and facilities.
Monitor the aircraft weighing programme for compliance with EASA requirements.
Monitor all certificate renewals, including renewal test flights, relevant to the certification and operation of each company aircraft.
Control of the use and application of the Company Minimum Equipment List insofar as it affects airworthiness.
Grant authorisation to individuals to certify the Certificate of Release to Service and special authorisations to issue Certificate of Maintenance Review and renewal recommendations for Certificates of Airworthiness.
Grant authorisations to individuals to issue EASA Form 1 for work carried out under the organisations Part 145 Approval.
Coordinate reports of unairworthy conditions.
Define the syllabus of training, in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager and the Engineering Training Manager.
Ensure the organisation holds all appropriate technical publications, specifications and drawings and that they are amended as required.
Establish a Materials Management Inspection section by the granting of Stores Inspection authority to suitable individuals.
Conduct all Airworthiness Technical Review meetings.
Coordinate all aspects of the Company Exposition / Quality Manual and the negotiation with the NAA regarding any changes required to the documents, or to the Terms of Approval granted by the Authority to the company.
Maintain the Company’s Regulatory Approvals
Ensure that all staff who carry out Quality Inspections and Quality audits are adequately trained.
Analyse all relevant data and circulate it within the company for information, with recommendations for improvement in quality standards as required.
Have overall responsibility for the control of quality records.
The company is offering a competitive salary based on qualifications and experience plus company benefits.