Workshop Department Team Leader

Ref: 5C – 17 Contract Type: Permanent Closing Date: Contact: Jeroen Hofsté Email CVs to:

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Company Vision: Making Aviation Safer

Company Mission: We are recognized by our customers for best of class turnaround times
and outstanding customer service in component maintenance

Summary of Position: To supervise and be accountable for, the daily operations of the
relevant workshop departments to provide excellent customer through best in class turnaround
times. This is a full time role (40 hours per week).

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Ensure that all work practices are carried out in accordance with the organisation’s
    maintenance organisation exposition (MOE) to ensure the required standards of Quality
    and Health and Safety are maintained. This includes:

    • Being responsible for Health and Safety within the area of responsibility, ensuring all
      H&S concerns are reported and ensuring Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is
      worn at all times.
    • Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the correct revision
      Component Maintenance Manual (CMM) and that the 601 Capability Check is
      complete before releasing a component back to service.
    • Ensure the correct tooling is used IAW the CMM and approved 601 and ensure all
      tooling is in good condition and within calibration
    • Ensure that any quality concerns affecting airworthiness or Health and Safety are
      reported to the Operations Manager /General Manager immediately.
  • Ensure all Work Orders on the Work In Progress (WIP) List are processed in a timely
    manner to maintain ‘Reliability’ and meet customer expectations and the company
    targets. This includes:

    • Daily planning of the Work In Progress (WIP) List, ensuring work is prioritized and
      allocated between the team to maintain productivity and meet target TATs.
    • Communicate proactively with the Operations Manager and Customer Service to
      ensure customer expectations are met.
    • Drive and Promote Target Achieving Culture in line with the Core Values
  • Manage, supervise and support the staff within the relevant departments to ensure a
    ‘Positive’ and productive working environment with a ‘One Team’ ethos. This

    • Having regular, documented ‘One to One’ conversations with the technicians under
      your supervision to clearly communicate the expectations in accordance with the
      core values, personal targets and personal development.
    • Ensure all staff receives a H & S induction within the department and use the
      appropriate PPE that has been provided.
    • Ensure that work is only carried out after the appropriate level of training has been
  • Work closely with the Operations Manager to continuously improve working practice
    ensuring ‘Growth’ of the business and its employees. This includes:

    • Collaboration with the other SK Aerosafety sites to ensure best practices are shared
      and to ensure the continuous improvement of the department.
    • Improve and maintain efficiency within the department.
    • Demonstrate commercial awareness to drive sustainable improvement within the
      company and maintain excellent customer service.
  • Lead by example and take ‘Pride’ in achieving company, department and personal
    targets. This includes:

    • Maintain housekeeping and organisation of the workshop at all times
    • Role model behaviour in accordance with the core values and keep the team
      accountable to these values.


Qualifications / Education / Training:

  • Engineering Qualification – Desirable
  • Health and Safety trained – Essential
  • Certified Stamp Holder – Desirable
  • LEAN/5S Training – Desirable


  • Experience of working in a similar role – Desirable
  • Technical or engineering experience – Essential
  • People management or leadership experience – Desirable
  • Experience of managing a project – Desirable