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Wheel & Tyre Bay Supervisor

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The post holder will be an experienced and skilled technician reporting to the Mechanical Workshop Controller and will undertake a range of detailed maintenance activities on an aircraft wheels and Tyres, demonstrating the ability to derive diagnostic techniques. Responsible for maintaining airworthiness through appropriate task delegation and authorisation on aircraft Wheels and Tyres.
Responsible for tasking of work & supervision of personnel/people management. Responsible for meeting agreed delivery targets at a tactical level. Demonstrates people management and leadership skills. Demonstrates awareness of broader external dependencies and identifies areas for continuous improvement. In addition the Post Holder may have certain privileges delegated from the Maintenance Manager.
Undertaking detailed maintenance, inspection on the wheel and tyre components. Assuring work carried out has been completed in accordance with the work package using the relevant approved technical information. Resolving faults and maintenance issues, including an awareness of configuration management
Undertake and complete tasks maintenance & diagnostic activities on the aircraft wheel and tyre components which include, component removals, inspections, repairs, modifications, fault rectifications, replacements and/or functional/system test
Demonstrating a flexible and proactive attitude to carrying out responsibilities appropriate to the role and takes direction appropriately
Maintaining personal & teams task authorisation for working on wheel and tyre components in accordance with QAF requirements. Ensure staff are sufficiently competent and approved for the maintenance tasks allocated to them."
Progress reporting against delivery targets to the mechanical workshop controller
Undertake support tasks within the wheel & tyre facility, which are required to maintain compliance with the MOE and QAF procedures (e.g. oversight checks, control of tooling/test equipment.)
Undertake fault evaluation and raise ad hoc work cards for 'found faults' during maintenance