Position Type:
Permanent

Experience Required:
18 months practical experience in a sheet metal or aviation workshop, 2 years supervisory experience

Job Category:
MRO

Job Location:
Raunheim (FRA) Germany

Workshop Supervisor, Frankfurt

Position summary:

In this challenging role, you will represent Unilode Aviation Solutions towards customers and stakeholders in the assigned stations to organise the workshop so as to meet production targets within the bounds of the company certification and health and safety regulations.

Key elements of the role include but is not limited to:

  • Ensure all maintenance activities are in compliance with pertinent EASA and FAA regulations and customer requirements
  • Plan and coordinate with the station manager on production workflow and manpower requirements
  • Assign qualified repair technician to tasks
  • Facilitate and monitor training and recurrent training in relation to EASA and FAA regulations, manufacturer’s technical data, RSM/QCM, customer requirements are conducted according to the approved repair station training programs (including compulsory training)
  • Ensure all employees are adequately trained and competent
  • Ensure training records for all repair station personnel comply with RSM/QCM
  • Ensure administration of work orders and time sheets are completed accurately and timely in accordance with Company Procedures
  • Monitor and maintain inventory stock levels to comply with inventory stock control procedures
  • Repair aviation components when required
  • Assist the Station Manager in responding to audit reports
  • Manage technicians to ensure quality and production needs are met
  • Perform duties delegated by Station Manager/Area Manager
  • Assist Station Manager for special projects as required
  • Involve and support bi-annual internal audit as required by RSM/QCM
  • Actively promote the “Zero Harm” ideals (as stated in the ZH charter)
  • Drive and maintain Zero Harm culture
  • Provide feedback/suggestion to improve customer satisfaction
  • Communicate with customers and regulatory agencies during audits or visits
  • Assist in Loading/Unloading vehicles
  • Perform repairs when necessary
  • Operate a forklift, trained/qualified
  • Ensure system security of our EASA and FAA approved electronic record keeping system regarding their area/s of responsibility
  • Maintain safe and clean work environment

Reporting line:

The position reports directly to Station Manager, Raunheim Germany.

Location:

We have a strong preference for person assuming the role to be based in Raunheim Germany.

Experience and skills required:

Experience:

  • 18 months practical experience in a sheet metal or aviation workshop
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • Experience with Inventory Management
  • Experience with Lean Management
  • Experience with Daily Management
  • Ability to work in a high activity/fast paced environment while managing associated stress
  • Possesses excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Quality decision making
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Demonstrates ability to manage processes
  • Knowledge of industry best practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to facilitate meetings and effectively lead groups

 Qualification:

  • EASA or FAA Repairman Certificate / experience
  • Certified as a Forklift driver

 Language:

  • Must be fluent in English and German

 About Unilode Aviation Solutions:

Unilode provides specialist services for the aviation industry including ULD and galley cart management, supply, maintenance and repair solutions.  For further information please refer to our website: www.unilode.com