Job Description:

Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been enabling global flight with passion since 1967. From a single maintenance hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 50 locations and 4,000 employees worldwide, our offering includes Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Maintenance, and Staffing. We are the effort behind effortless. The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion. People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and passion with one common mission: to serve customers best!

Position Summary:

As a Quality Assurance Inspector, you will be responsible for the oversight of quality processes and procedures central to maintenance operations.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provides regulatory guidance to team members ensuring compliance on requirements and company policies.
  • Conducts permanent records review and audits as requested to include continual analysis of processes and procedures.
  • Ensures all inspection / maintenance documentation is correctly and accurately formatted to include proper airworthiness release and return to service when required.
  • Provides training to Designees, Outsource Maintenance Providers (OMP) and Authorized Person(s) as requested ensuring 14 CFR regulatory, GMM / AIM / MPM, and company compliance.
  • Monitors maintenance activity as assigned to ensure all aircraft are in compliance with airworthiness directives (AD’s), mandatory or alert service bulletins and tracks to closure as required.
  • Ensures the MMEL / MEL / CDL / NEF for each assigned aircraft is current and notifies the Designee of changes.
  • Interacts with aircraft computerized maintenance tracking program (CMTP) vendors to ensure changes to maintenance programs are timely, accurate and systems being used stay current with industry and regulatory best practices.
  • Represents Jet Aviation as one company internally and externally with industry groups, regulatory bodies and the General Dynamics network

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant license (Inspection Authorization Preferred)
  • 3 years’ experience with quality or auditing practices
  • 5-7 years’ professional experience, preferably in an aviation setting
  • Knowledgeable with current 14 CFR requirements (Parts, 1, 21, 25, 43, 65, 91, 125, 135)
  • Capable of following specific steps within auditing documents
  • Basic understanding of the Federal Aviation Administration processes
  • Thorough knowledge of quality processes, procedures, and concepts in the functional area of aviation quality assurance
  • Initial experience in leading functional/cross-functional initiatives

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills to solve complex problems
  • Strong understanding of business context
  • Strong communication skills, especially in conveying areas of concern and remediation
  • Good influencing skills
  • Strong customer centricity
  • Strong  computer skills with a focus on Microsoft products
  • Strong personal values corresponding with Jet Aviation values (Trust, Honesty, Alignment, Transparency)

Physical Demands

 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.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, or sit for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. The employee is frequently required to climbs ladders, high spaces or stairs and/or balance, stoop, kneel; crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling and stooping. Move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Specific vision required for this job include, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust and focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions although most of the time is in an office, workstation, shared space, and/or warehouse. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with occasional high volume when aircrafts arrive/depart. Occasional fuel fumes may permeate the workplace.

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Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Jet Aviation, where individuals are hired, employed, recognized, and advance based upon their individual skills and abilities and without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), status as a protected veteran or any status or characteristic protected from employment discrimination under applicable federal, state and local laws (“EEO status”). This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, promotions, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, and opportunities for training and advancement.

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