QR22454 - Shift Manager - Production Control ( Line / Base ) |Qatar Airways |Doha

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Qatar Airways

Welcome to a world where ambitions fly high.

From experienced pilots to dynamic professionals embarking on new careers, Qatar Airways is searching for talented individuals to join our award-winning team.

We take pride in our people—a dynamic and culturally diverse workforce is essential to why we are one of the finest and fastest growing airlines in the world.

We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages.

About your Job:

As Shift Manager - Production Control (Line and Light), you will  efficiently manage the functions of Production control (Line and Light Maintenance)  while ensuring that all maintenance plans are  implemented  in a timely,  efficient and cost-effective manner seeking cost reduction through optimization of resources without compromising safety and airworthiness standards.



You will:-

•Manage/develop an efficient production control Centre for inputs planned in Line/Light Maintenance through continuous optimization of shift plans, resources and hangar space.

•Develop and establish procedure for an efficient AOG Input management system (From Production Planning perspective) for all AOG Inputs being handled by Line/Light Maintenance.

•Develop, update and periodic review of procedures related to Production Control Centre.

•Ensure  an  effective  production  control  system  is  in   place  for  all  maintenance  planned  in   Line/Light Maintenance with objective to minimize aircraft ground time and achieve efficient utilization of resources (ground time, manpower, facility and materials).

•Implement  processes  for  check  monitoring/control   of  individual  maintenance  plans  to  ensure  timely completion of maintenance.

•Implement an efficient work pack management system to meet the regulatory requirements.

•Establish a mechanism to prioritise workloads with minimum impact to operation during an operational disruption/AOG Situation.

•Develop and implement process for an efficient planning process for deferred defect management systems for every inputs planned in Line/Light maintenance thereby contributing towards an effective fleet management system.

•Implement and manage a process to evaluate delays/task deferments/task de-assignments encountered in Line/Light Maintenance and propose preventive actions through root cause analysis.

•Take ownership of all quality surveillance audit findings related to Production Control, identify root-cause and implement corrective measures.

•Manage the plan changes across line and light maintenance with a customer focus and on time delivery, (ex. Any AOG aircraft inducted into hangar requires resources, tools and facilities).

•Implement IT solutions in respect to production control and enhance these solutions on periodic  basis

(Implementation of IT solutions e.g. TRAX).

•Ensure adherence to company procedures and implement a periodic review of procedures to implement changes that will benefit QR.

•Perform other department duties related to his/her position as directed by the Head of the Department.

Stake Holder Management

You will:-

•Liaise with other sections (Supply Chain, Engineering, MOCC, Shops, and Resource) for required support during aircraft maintenance to ensure on-time release of aircraft.

Additional Accountabilities

You will:-

•Carry out regular HSE inspections of areas under their responsibility.

Management & Leadership

You will:-

•Develop and monitor section KPls and take necessary action to achieve targets.

•Develop and update Production Control staff roster and leave plans.

•Review and develop staff training plan to achieve section objectives and improve performance.

•Establish the department or teams objectives and priorities to align with and support business objectives.

•Regularly  evaluate  the  department   or teams  objectives,   plans,  procedures  and  practices,  and  makes appropriate  changes  if needed.

•Oversee and supervise employees.   Direct daily activities, recruit, train, develop and discipline to ensure a high standard of service delivery.

•Train and develop other employees, to ensure succession planning is in place.

•Be committed and contribute to the National talent development, by coaching the national developees, preparing them for a career with boundless   potential.   Leading to the program’s continued growth and success.


About You:



•Degree (B.Eng., BSc) in Engineering or hold an ICAO type II license.

•Completed a Management & leadership training course. Preferred Project Management.

•Aircraft Type Course(s).


Previous Experience:


•External: Minimum 12 years job related experience.

•Internal:   Completed 02 years as EN.03.


•Working in a Line/Base maintenance environment.

Job Specific Skills:


•Must be assessed for leadership skills and technical knowledge. Regulations (Part M and  Part 145).

•Project Management.

•Good communication skills.

•Good analytical skills.

•Good knowledge of:

  • Aircraft Maintenance  Concepts
  • Human Factors
  •  Aircraft Maintenance  Data

•Command of English language.


Managerial skills –

  • Ability to delegate work, set clear direction and manage workflow.
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills. 
  • Ability to train and develop subordinate’s skills.
  • Ability to foster teamwork among team members.
  • Good Computer skills.


Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Copy of Highest Educational Certificate
3. Copy of Training Certificates

6 November 2019
Location: Qatar Doha
Work type:
Full time
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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