Aircraft Production Manager

February 27, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Aircraft Production Manager

Requisition ID: 1074 

Why Choose IMP Aerospace & Defence:
IMP Aerospace & Defence is not only one of the leading companies in the Aerospace field, but we are also one of the most engaging and equality advocating companies to work for. We believe that regardless of where you work at IMP Aerospace & Defence, you are a part of our ever-growing team. IMP is able to achieve success through this teamwork mindset. That is why at IMP, you are not defined by your role.

Position Overview:

To plan, organize, coordinate and control the technical and personnel aspects associated with the overhaul and maintenance of Aircraft Production.  The incumbent will manage and be responsible for a team of aircraft technicians with a mandate to conduct Depot Level Maintenance and or Aircraft Modifications ensuring the production of a quality product, on time and within the allocated budget.  The incumbent will implement and advance company policies and objectives, as well as meet company obligations and responsibilities under the collective agreement, within the IMP quality system and to ensure the safety of people and equipment and facilities.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide management and technical guidance to the assigned production department.
  • Effectively manage team to ensure productivity goals are met.
  • Set work priorities and establish checkpoints and alerts.
  • Monitor the overall standard and quality of work and implement prompt corrective action when standards are not being met.
  • Understand and adhere to company Standard Plant Procedures, Administrative Directives and Quality Management processes.
  • Apply rigorous EVM budget control ensuring that the daily, weekly and monthly application of resource reflects the highest levels of production productivity.
  • Investigate instances where production budget goals are not being met.
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed in full and in a timely manner.
  • In conjunction with the Training Department, ensure the departmental technical training plan satisfies the scope, depth and quality required to run the aircraft overhaul maintenance program.
  • Be fully conversant with the Canadian Forces Technical Airworthiness Manual and specifically the Training, Qualification and Authorization requirements of that manual.
  • Conduct employee performance appraisals in accordance with Administrative Directives.
  • Be responsible for the Health & Safety of all employees including conducting regular work space safety rounds and enforcing all company standard safety practices.
  • Produce written correspondence inclusive of memos, reports, assessments, IPRs, CERs, etc.
  • Conduct verbal briefings pertaining to aircraft production activities.
  • Facilitate and lead product and process improvement initiatives as part of continuous improvement efforts.
  • Attend departmental and program meetings and act as a spokesperson for the production department.
  • Ensure the readiness of emergency response within the Aircraft Production Department.

What You Will Bring:

  • Post secondary education or equivalent with 15 years experience in an aviation environment with a minimum of 5 years spent in a supervisory role.
  • Extensive knowledge of aircraft inspection and overhaul processes and familiarity with aircraft production work planning, scheduling, task/job assignment, quality procedures and budgetary control.
  • Working knowledge of budgetary process and strong people management skills; experience in a unionized environment is considered an asset.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Must possess strong planning and organizational skills coupled with the ability to multitask and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively handle stressful situations and thrive in a fast paced, diverse environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Must be eligible to meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP),  Secret Level II Security Clearance through PSPC- Contract Security Program, and  Transport Canada RAIC clearance

What We Will Do For You:

  • All of IMP’s benefits become effective on your first day of work, regardless of your position.
  • We offer a comprehensive Benefits Package, including RSP Program, Holiday Incentive program (3 additional days off over Christmas), Tuition Reimbursement Program, Long Service Awards,   Volunteer Grant Program, Scholarship Program, and more!

IMP is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels.  We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self identify on either your cover letter or resume.