Aircraft Technical Manager – Atlantic Aviation Group
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Aircraft Technical Manager

Job Title: Aircraft Technical Manager

Reports to: Aircraft Business Manager

Location: Atlantic Aviation Group, Shannon Airport, Shannon, Co Clare

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Atlantic Aviation Group

With over 60 years of experience, Shannon based Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) is one of Europe’s leading independent aviation solution providers. The company has a strong reputation of providing customers with a complete range of solutions including aircraft maintenance & modifications, technical, engineering and design services, logistics and material solutions and international training. This reputation is built on a proud history and tradition of superior craftsmanship, technical expertise, and continuous training, which is supported by our flexible, open, and partnership-based customer relationships.

The company provides a range of aviation solutions including Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance, MAA Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance (AAG Defence Services), CAMO & Technical Services, Part 21 Design Services and EASA Part 147 Training which provides aviation training to airlines, MROs, and companies around the world.

AAG have an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated career focused and ambitious Aircraft Technical Manager seeking a role in a challenging, fast-paced and rewarding environment. Our aim as a team is to attract and develop key talent across all levels of our growing aviation business.

Duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

Essential Job Function

  • Using the AAG Project & Performance Management System, manage your assigned team on a day-to-day basis to meet and exceed all KPI’s set for the aircraft.
    • S: Prioritise health & safety compliance
    • Q: Maintain adherence to AAG Quality & Airworthiness procedures at all times
    • C: Control man-hours clocked; materials ordered & returned to enable the team to deliver an efficient commercial result
    • D: Adhere to milestone & job card targets to facilitate an on-time redelivery
    • P: Manage capacity to ensure the project stays aligned to planned loads plus sign off hours
    • 5S: Maintain high standards of housekeeping, tool control & workplace organisation.
  • Manage team’s performance through continuous appraisal and review. Ensure regular effective communication takes place with employees.
  • Develop line personnel to maximise skill levels, flexibility, and certification levels of the team, ensuring the team has the right people with the right skills to meet the business requirement.
  • Lead and support the Employee Oriented culture from a recruitment, onboarding, and employee engagement perspective.
  • Ensure rosters are being produced by the Lead Engineers & adhered to by employees in order to achieve productivity & utilisation targets, while also ensuring compliance with the Organisation of Working Time Act.
  • Lead the Aircraft Project Team to deliver projects through preparation, execution, and delivery phases of the project lifecycle, ensuring a co-ordinated and professional handover of the aircraft to the customer.
  • Facilitate daily customer meetings ensuring representatives are fully appraised on check status, issues or open items affecting progress while also managing customer expectations.
  • Communicate to the Aircraft Business Manager and Head of Production the aircraft status, any blocks affecting progress and planned actions to resolve issues. Escalate by exception only.
  • Work as a Team with other Aircraft Technical Managers to mutually support each other, sharing loads/resources as appropriate to maximise agility, flexibility, and throughput.
  • Lead Continuous improvement in your area.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Aircraft Business Manager.

Candidate Requirements

  • Have at least 5 years related experience in Aircraft Maintenance.
  • Bachelor’s degree or recognised management qualification or equivalent would be an advantage.
  • Have previous experience in the Management or Supervision of personnel.
  • Be a good team worker, able to identify and develop individual and team ability.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written and presentation, and the ability to build trusted relationships.
  • An energetic, dedicated approach combined with excellent planning and organisation skills and a commitment to deadlines, targets, and high work standards.

Typical Working Conditions

  • Must satisfy and maintain the required medical standard.
  • Work is performed at the AAG Hangar in Shannon.
  • PPE is provided by AAG, and its use is mandatory in the performance of your work.
  • Must satisfy and maintain airport security requirements.

Closing Date

If you feel your skills and experience meet the requirements of this position, we look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date for applications: 09/02/24

Atlantic Aviation Group reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

As a growing and ambitious organisation, we are always interested in speaking to individuals about their next career move. If this is not the right position for you but you would still like to find out more about working for Atlantic Aviation Group, please contact us at –

Equal Opportunities Employer

Atlantic Aviation Group is an equal opportunities employer. The people of Atlantic Aviation Group are the foundation of its success, and we believe that employing a diverse workforce is key to this success. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of nationality, religion, ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, or disability. We value your passion, energy, and creativeness.

One of our company values is to provide a people focussed environment with a strong sense of community, where individuals feel safe, valued, and engaged. We are committed to accommodating individuals with disabilities through our recruitment process and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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