Purpose The Maintenance Planner reviews customer requirements, constructs bid estimates and develops work flow plans and production schedules in coordination with Operations. Functions ESSENTIAL Plan and schedule maintenance work packages based on the availability of labor, too

Maintenance Planner

Citadel Completions LLC • 
Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:

Purpose

The Maintenance Planner reviews customer requirements, constructs bid estimates and develops work flow plans and production schedules in coordination with Operations.

Functions

ESSENTIAL

  • Plan and schedule maintenance work packages based on the availability of labor, tooling, materials and equipment to ensure minimum aircraft down time and a balanced workload.
  • Plan and originate requisitions for materials required for scheduled maintenance.
  • Coordinate with Purchasing to ensure timely arrival and location of parts required to accomplish maintenance.
  • Make changes to the scheduled work flow in response to deferred maintenance items and repair/correction of items which affect the airworthiness or operational availability of aircraft.
  • Plan maintenance workloads and prepare work packages for Operations and assist in making decisions regarding requests for changes by setting priorities for planned maintenance.
  • Review the work plan with the respective project managers/supervisors/leads, and maintain communications on the assigned planned maintenance.
  • Support the Director Maintenance with other business activities as needed.
  • To lead by example at all times; through professional behavior, integrity, commitment to the company and compliance with its policies.
  • Ensure the highest quality service, safety standards and performance, with the objective of exceeding customer satisfaction in the re-delivery of airworthy, reliable and clean aircraft, in a timely manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Reporting Relationship

  • Reports to the Director of Planning.
  • Critical partnerships include:
    • Project Managers
    • Quality Control
    • Quality Assurance
    • Planning and Production Control
    • Materials Management
    • Purchasing
    • Engineering
    • Finance
    • Customer Representatives

Job Requirements:

Qualifications

REQUIRED

  • Candidates must have experience in Aircraft Maintenance Planning or Maintenance Programs at a Part 145 Repair Station, Part 1221/135 Airline, or Aircraft Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).
  • High School Diploma/GED.

DESIRED

  • Holds a valid mechanic certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings.
  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Maintenance planning experience on current fleet types being maintained or modified by the Repair Station.
  • Maintenance planning experience in a VVIP aircraft completions environment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Effective decision-making skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in order to effectively interact with all levels of staff from different departments effectively.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills in order to prioritize workload according to business demands and works well under pressure.

Working Conditions

The work is performed in an office environment, aircraft hangar, at the departure gate or on the aircraft parking ramp.

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered MEDIUM work.

  • Requires frequent walking, standing and/or climbing.
  • Are expected to work through specially designed airframe, engine and undercarriage openings while standing on ladders or scaffolds; to use hoists and lifts; required precision instruments and other necessary tools.
  • Exposure to climate changes normally experienced in an aviation repair facility.

OCCASIONAL

FREQUENT

CONSTANT

  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Standing
  • Repetitive movements of arms and hands
  • Sit with back supported

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