AAR CORP WASS Quality Control Supervisor - (CR) in SAN JOSE, Costa Rica

Title: WASS Quality Control Supervisor - (CR)

Location: Costa Rica-San Jose

Job Number: 8886

SUMMARY

Responsible for providing leadership to, and oversight of the Quality Control organization at the site. Is ultimately responsible for maintaining regulatory compliance and ensuring all maintenance is conducted in accordance with regulations and approved standards. In coordination with the Maintenance Supervisor, ensures that all aircraft are maintained in accordance with approved technical data, and all aircraft are in an airworthy condition prior to release for flight. Administers the Quality Program and keeps the Quality Control manager informed of all matters pertaining to the Quality Control function.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides daily supervision to the Quality Control employees in accordance with organizational policies and applicable laws

  • Develops/ approves the department work schedule

  • Plans and coordinates essential activities

  • Ensures all policies and procedures of the maintenance organization, the Quality Control department and the local approved site policies are maintained

  • Reviews and approves locally developed procedures affecting the Quality control dept.

  • Serves as the final local authority for approval or rejection of maintenance work accomplished

  • Reviews and interprets local quality escape data in order to provide creative solutions for improvement

  • Ensures all aircraft paperwork is maintained correctly

  • Monitors training and certification requirements

  • Monitors tool control program

  • Insures the TMDE process works as required

  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization policies and applicable laws.

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).

  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or GED. - FAA Airframe and Powerplant License.

PREFERRED

  • A.A./A.S or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • FAA Inspection Authorization a plus.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Seven (7) or more years experience in maintenance, modification and repair of tactical aircraft systems of the type being serviced and their associated components.

  • Prior Quality control Experience.

  • Conversant in English Level 2 in both Listening and Reading (L2/R/2.)

  • Spanish proficiency: Level 1 in both Listening and Reading (L1/R1).

PREFERRED

  • Previous experience with the Contract Field Team Maintenance concept and its application to Military maintenance, modification and repair of tactical aircraft systems preferred.

  • Previous aircraft inspector on the assigned aircraft experience

  • Experience in negotiation and customer support.

  • Ability to maintain strong customer relationships.

  • Knowledge of Army Regulations 95-1, DA / DOS PAM 738-750 / 751 or Air Force Technical Orders System.

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran