Friday, October 14, 2011

Technical and Airworthiness Quality Manager Vacancy @ Etihad Careers

Technical and Airworthiness Quality Manager


Abu Dhabi

Safety and Quality

Closing date
27 October 2011

Job Purpose
Responsible to support Senior Manager Quality Assurance and shall be coordinating with the GCAA for all quality and aircraft maintenance related issues within the Etihad Technical department. Have quality assurance management control of aircraft maintenance within Etihad. Monitor the adequacy of procedures required to ensure compliance to CAR M, CAR 145 and EASA 145 regulations.

Jointly responsible for the development and management of the Company’s Safety Management System (SMS) in response to United Arab Emirates Civil Aviation Law, and General Civil Aviation Authority SMS requirements.

You will be responsible to:
Ensure the CAR 145, EASA 145 and IOSA approvals/certification are maintained in compliance through the effective implementation of the Quality Management System.
Manage the QA Technical annual audit plan, approval of audit reports and closure of audits.

Manage, revise, approve and issue the MMOE, TPM and Quality Notices.
Manage the Company Authorization system of Etihad Technical personnel.
Manage the review and approval of fleet MELs and AMPs.
Manage and approve Vendors and Suppliers for Etihad Technical and publish the Approved Supplier’s List.

Manage the approval process of Technical handling agents at Line stations and liaison with the GCAA. Manage the control of Line Station Approval List .
Manage the GCAA approval process during STC and Major modification process.
Manage investigations related to technical occurrences and approve reports and recommendations.
Manage the new aircraft delivery process including redelivery process of aircraft.
Preparation of monthly summary reports related to QA technical.
Assist in the improvement of the Safety Management System allowing Etihad Airways to effectively manage the risks within the operation.
Manage projects as directed by the Head of Quality to enhance the safety and the operation of the Technical department and deputize for Senior Manager Quality Assurance.

Valid Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence (ICAO), and/or an appropriate Engineering degree.
Previous type approvals held on any one or combination of A320, A330, A340, B777 is an advantage.
Experience :
Minimum of 10 years airline industry experience, including at least 3 years in Technical Quality Management or 5 years in Quality Assurance.
Formal aeronautical maintenance training.
GCAA CAR 145, CAR M, CAR 66, EASA 145, EASA 66 training.
Formal training in quality assurance auditing in CAR M and CAR 145 to Lead Auditor standard.
Aircraft Incident / Accident investigation training (optional).
Minimum aircraft specific Level 1 Type Training (Level 3 Type training is an advantage).
Knowledge :
Knowledge of aircraft/engine systems .
Knowledge of aircraft/engine documentation and record keeping.
Proven ability to manage technical projects.
Knowledge of Aviation regulations UAE CAR M, EASA Part M, CAR and EASA Part 145, 66 and 147.
High standard of English and report writing skills.
High standard of computer literacy (Microsoft office applications).

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