Crew Leader - Atlantic Aviation Group
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Crew Leader

Job Title: Crew Leader

Reports to: Production Manager (or designee)

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 provides aviation training to airlines, MRO’s and companies around the world.

AAG have an exceptional opportunity for a highly-motivated career focused and ambitious Crew Leader 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:

General Responsibility

The Crew Leader is responsible for crew performance and development. This includes, but is not limited to, individual performance, competence assessment, training, motivation, performance and discipline. The Crew Leader will also be responsible for:

  • Take full responsibility and ownership of their assigned work area/zone for the duration of the check
  • Compliance with the organisation policies and procedures detailed in the Atlantic Aviation Group MOE and supporting manuals
  • Adhere to safety and deactivation and/or reactivation requirements, complying with the AAT Safety policy at all times.
  • Responsible for maintaining your assigned work area/ zone to the highest 5S standard ensuring it is clean and safe at all times.
  • If particular policies, legislation or standards apply to your work area/ zone, ensure this is clearly communicated to your team in a timely manner and appropriately monitored and enforced.
  • Complying with the Atlantic Aviation Group internal and mandatory reporting requirements
  • Complying with the work interruption and handover procedures.
  • Participate in developing a schedule for the zone of responsibility in association with the Aircraft Production Controller, Planner/ Scheduler and other employees.
  • Allocate work and monitor to ensure work is carried out in a safe and efficient manner to the Atlantic Aviation Group standard within the scheduled milestones and within budget.
  • Familiarise and adhere to contract parameters with regard to cost and hours agreed
  • Agree non-routine hours with inspection staff, production management and the customer representative where required.
  • Monitor the estimated non-routine and rectification hours generated. Where estimated non-routine hours for a task are exceeded, establish and record the issues giving rise to the increased work hours and obtain customer authorisation via the correct internal channels.
  • Monitor the paperwork of the check to ensure it is completed in a timely and accurate manner to the agreed schedule.
  • Communicate all relevant issues regarding the above with the Project Leader and Production Manager.
  • Account for all material requests and for tool usage, care and control.
  • Attend production progress; pre and post check meetings as required
  • Monitor all time and attendance re start, finish and break times and annual leave approval.
  • Actively support the overall management of the check to ensure all targets are met
  • Where necessary, escalate any performance or behavioural issues to HR and Production Management regards a member of your crew.
  • Carry out all necessary 5s audits
  • Update and present the visual management boards to crew daily.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and preventive maintenance of aircraft, components and equipment (when required).
  • Completes any other reasonable tasks or duties as requested by the Production Management team.

Leading the team

  • The Crew Leader should provide excellent leadership to their team to help people perform at their best, through motivating and developing them to achieve high performance
  • Communicate necessary levels of performance to the teams and motivate and lead the teams to excellent performance – follow-up promptly and address performance issues within the team
  • Lead the team in improving on safety, health and environment issues
  • Ensure the teams comply with all necessary technical and work quality
  • Mentor, develop and understand the training needs for each member of your crew.
  • Provide feedback on your team members individual performance for their performance reviews
  • Lead the team in improving work methods and performance with respect to reliability, costs, and quality and be clear about expectations for quality, accuracy, timeliness of work expected from your team
  • Be clear about what authority/decision-making is delegated to individuals in your team and providing autonomy to do so
  • Identify training requirements in conjunction with the training department using the TNA system for your team
  • Develop teamwork and autonomy within the Team
  • Demonstrate the AAG core values

Candidate Requirements

  • A minimum of 4 years Crew Leader experience (desirable)
  • Knowledge of the Aviation Regulations (EASA and FAA) is desirable
  • Proficient in use of MSOffice applications
  • Detail oriented with exceptional time management and multi-tasking ability
  • Excellent coordinating and organizational skills
  • Must be able to perform well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and meet aggressive schedules
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong interpersonal skills, teambuilding skills, and the ability to persuade others without creating adversarial relationships.
  • Works closely with project team members to resolve problems with assigned projects
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Ability to manage and lead with respect and encouragement – recognising key contributions and adhering to our “Employee Orientated “culture
  • Implementation and integration of our values and pillars as a constant way of operating
  • An ambitious, agile and honest individual, committed to team work, and excellence.

Typical Working Conditions

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

Company Values

  • Agile

We will question the norm, seek out opportunity and embrace change for the better.

  • Ambitious

We will dream big and pursue those dreams with passion and determination.

  • Committed to Excellence

We will always strive to be better, to be different, to Go Beyond.

  • Customer Centric

We will build honest, personal relationships with our customers and aim to wow them.

  • Fun

We’ll have fun while getting the job done and ensure a positive and happy workplace.

  • People Focused

We will develop, engage, protect and support our staff and each other.

  • Trust

We will create trust by being honest, ethical and respectful every day. What we say is what we do.

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: 06/09/2022

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.


Atlantic Aviation Group does not accept unsolicited CVs from 3rd party recruitment agencies without a written agreement in place. Atlantic Aviation Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs and no fee will be paid should the candidate be hired by Atlantic Aviation Group.

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