PURPOSE Flexjet is currently seeking a qualified candidate to join our Maintenance organization as a General Manager of our Maintenance Operations. This position will be responsible for the overall leading and directing of all aspects of the maintenance facility. The GM will ensure the facility is maintaining industry leading standards in aircraft maintenance and providing world-class service to all of our constituents. This position will work closely with other department leaders and sister companies while reporting directly to the Director of Maintenance.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop, maintain and communicate a sound business plan that meets organizational goals and objectives.
Responsible for ensuring company expectations are met in the areas of safety, facility budget and a variety of performance metrics.
Plan, direct and coordinate various aspects of the maintenance facility and ensure that the operation is productive and efficient.
Make decisions about departmental activities and how they impact organizational effectiveness, including but not limited to: quality, staffing, planning and prioritizing.
Train and develop employees and mentor to ensure bench strength amongst the team.
Effectively communicate with employees and give clear and consistent directives.
Provide feedback as appropriate and create a positive work environment.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directly responsible for 15-35 Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMT’s).
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in related field along with ten (10) years of experience within a Maintenance organization or a combination of education and experience.
Corporate aviation experience is preferred as well as knowledge of the fractional industry.
3-5 years of management experience that included direct supervision of personnel and logistics management.
Must be proficient in Microsoft office products including Outlook, Word and Excel.
Successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral and have the ability to present in front of groups and executives.
Must have an exceptional attention to detail.
Should be highly motivated, self-directed, proactive, and have the ability to work effectively under pressure and time constraints with a positive attitude.
Strong interpersonal skills are essential with the ability to work well in a team environment.
Must be able to delegate and follow up appropriately.