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Hangar Associate Manager, Pax River, 2nd shift

Apply Now Job ID: 505779BR Date posted: Oct. 11, 2019 City: Patuxent River State: Maryland Program: CH-53K
Description:The CH-53K Hangar Associate Manager is responsible for managing flight line and hangar operations at the customer's facility in Pax River, MD. The Flight Line Manager leads a team of supervisors and aircraft maintenance technicians who prepare the CH-53K aircraft for upcoming flight tests on a daily basis.

Aircraft preparation includes routine maintenance as well as modification/upgrade projects. This role is also responsible for all accompanying support equipment and materials and maintenance management programs.

Job responsibilities include the following:

• Planning and executing department activities necessary to meet the goals of the department and company in accordance with established objectives, standards, and metrics.
• Meeting or exceeding business and program commitments for aircraft readiness, cost, schedule, and performance.
• Managing resource requirements to ensure customer demand is met.
• Leading by example to ensure applicable product quality, product safety, and workplace environmental, safety, and health requirements are met.
• Creating a work place environment where quality improvement tools are used effectively to achieve “world class” operations and enterprise excellence objectives.
• Interfacing with various functional and organizational leadership to ensure requirements are understood, met, or exceeded.
• Interfacing with human resources and union representatives on personnel and grievance issues.
• Interfacing with DoD personnel regarding onsite operations in Pax River.
• Managing department expense budget and flight line support equipment capital planning.
• Ensuring compliance with company and department policies and procedures.
• Coordinating subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions.
Basic Qualifications:
Appropriate degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education, with professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment.

• Must possess 10+ years of prior experience in an aircraft maintenance or manufacturing operations environment.
• Must possess general aviation knowledge.
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and autonomously; prioritize based on company and customer demands. Self-starter who is resourceful and takes initiative. Capable of working efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment.
• Must possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization, customers, and governmental oversight organizations.
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to deliver effective presentations internally to all levels of the organization and customers
• Must be customer focused and a team player.
• Must be enthusiastic with a positive outlook and possess a “can-do” work ethic.
• Must be able to establish and maintain productive working relationships.
• Must be able to work in small/large teams.
• Personal flexibility is required to support unusual working hours, extended work hours, and weekends.

Additional Information:

Work will be performed at the customer's facility in Patuxent River, MD. While working at Pax River, Sikorsky employees must follow operating procedures as established by the customer which include:
• Must be a US citizen.
• Must currently have and/or be capable of obtaining a security clearance.
• Must currently have or be capable of successfully completing an NCIC criminal background check to access Pax NAS.
• Must currently have or be capable of obtaining full unescorted access Pax NAS.
• Must have a valid photo ID (driver's license + social security card or birth certificate OR US passport).
• Must have valid driver's license/vehicle insurance to drive on base at Pax NAS.

This position is dependent upon the anticipated duration of the CH-53K helicopter flight test program through final operational capability, currently planned no earlier than August 2023*. At the conclusion of the CH-53K flight test program, the employee may be offered the opportunity to relocate to the RMS Sikorsky West Palm Beach facility to support future flight test programs, pending business conditions.

*Based on test plan schedule.

This position is a 2nd shift position but successful candidate must be willing to work any shift.
Desired Skills:
• Experience in airfield logistics and/or flight test, especially rotary-wing aircraft.
• Demonstrated ability to motivate and energize the team.
• Demonstrated effective conflict resolution skills.
• Project management experience.
• Prior leadership experience; preferably leading hourly bargaining unit associates.
• Ability to effectively lead and manage aircraft modification and maintenance operations and achieve quality, schedule and cost objectives in a union environment.
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Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS6500 RMS Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Manufacturing Clearance Level: None Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: TEMPO: 9X80A - Standard Fri to Fri (Flex & Rigid) Shift: Second Apply Now

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