Manager of Aircraft Maintenance

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 44563          

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit, and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees, and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 


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Manager of Aircraft Maintenance


This Role In Summary:

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Manager of Aircraft Maintenance opening to join our Global Strategic Sourcing organization.  


The Manager of Aircraft Maintenance is responsible for planning, directing, and supervising the daily administration, operations, and maintenance activities of the Aircraft Maintenance Department ensuring compliance with Federal Aviation Association regulations and company policies and procedures. 


Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Overall fleet maintenance, compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)  regulations, and manufacturer service requirements.
  • All requirements associated with FAA Avionics Certified Repair Station.
  • For hiring, training, and evaluation of maintenance personnel. 
  • Oversight of outside repairs, maintenance, and inspections.
  • Fiscal oversight of department expenditures 
  • Developing accurate forecasting for maintenance and fiscal expenditures to optimize maintenance operations
  • Maintaining appropriate inventory and spare parts  
  • Serves as final on-site authority for all aircraft maintenance and operations decisions relative to returning aircraft to airworthy status
  • Developing and implementing organizational strategic initiatives that achieve performance-based results
  • Other duties and projects as assigned


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate's Degree and 7+ years of experience in Corporate Aviation or Aviation Maintenance or, in lieu of a degree, a High School Diploma or GED and 10+ years of experience in Corporate Aviation or Aviation Maintenance 
  • Certified Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Technician
  • Certified Inspector Authorization (I.A)
  • Experience with Maintenance Forecasting
  • Experience with Maintenance Planning, along with Management Oversight and Inspection, Repairs, and Modifications
  • Experience with FAA Maintenance Requirements and Regulations


Preferred Skills and Experiences:

  • Organizational planning, maintenance scheduling, critical thinking, technically savvy, self-motivated, fiscal responsibility, and acumen.
  • Experience with working well  under pressure and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Dependable, punctual, and self-motivated
  • Ability to follow established procedures 
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills



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