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Head of Maintenance

Salary: Competitive


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14 June 2019



Job Description
Zenon is delighted to be supporting a very well-established Airline in sourcing a Head of Maintenance on a permanent basis for their HQ in Africa.


Competitive Salary
Accommodation provided
Local Transportation provided

Job Purpose:-

Reporting directly to the Director of Engineering you will be responsible for the Administration and day-to-day activities of Line Maintenance for the company.


Ensure the timely compliance with the provisions of the Approved Maintenance programs and other maintenance requirements for example ADs, MSBs, Non-mandatory SBs, SILs, etc. on all company aircraft in order to ensure continued aircraft airworthiness, flight safety and technical reliability.
Identify the need for Line maintenance facilities along company routes and liaise and manage maintenance providers as required to perform inspections, maintenance, preventive maintenance and alterations.
Assist the Director of Engineering in ensuring the setting of technical standards to which the company Aircraft are maintained
To performs periodic reviews and evaluation of the activities in the department to identify the trends and weaknesses, and submits departmental performance reports to ensure that all personnel in the department are competent to perform their task and identifies and provide training when necessary.
Identifies necessary resources (e.g. facilities, housing, equipment, tooling, materials, personnel, data etc.) and ensures their timely and adequate availability.
Ensuring that the MCM is amended as necessary to keep the information contained therein up-to-date.
Ensures the certificate of Airworthiness for each Aircraft operated by the company remains valid

Minimum Skills and Experience:-

An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) license with airframe and power plant ratings
Minimum of ten years’ experience within a Line Maintenance Airline Environment, including 2 year capacity of returning Aircraft to service
Minimum of Five years supervisory experience

Why Choose Zenon Aviation?

In the ever changing and dynamic market place, Zenon Aviation knows that the support and care we provide to candidates is vital in assisting you in achieving your career aspirations. Our team of dedicated consultants will deal with your application efficiently and more importantly confidentially, providing a professional and reliable service.

If you have previous experience as a Head of Maintenance in an Airline environment and the above opportunity is of interest to you please forward your CV to us in confidence.
All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence and unless you hear from us within 10 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Zenon Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.