• Etihad Airways Careers | Technical Asset Control Manager, UAE

    Etihad Airways Careers | Technical Asset Control Manager, UAE

    Location: United Arab Emirates

    Job Description

    To manage the Etihad owned assets which includes Aircraft Spares, Engines, Nacelles, Tools and Equipments through controlled processes and approved procedures to deliver maximum efficiency in terms of availability and utilization avoiding any obsolescence or surplus to yield the minimum cost of ownership. To be accountable for the EY owned assets and keep clean records of all assets at any point of time. To ensure the best benefits are obtained in terms of Cost and Services through utilization, lowest prices and best vendor support as per the supplier support agreements from OEMs and Aircraft Manufacturers To lead a team of Asset Control Officers handling different fleet and types of Assets including Airframe and Engine Rotables, Engines, APUs, Nacelles, GSE and Tools and Equipments.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Manage the assets owned by EY by monitoring the team ensuring the contracted services with the MRO and part support providers are managed well controlled in inventory and logistics functions to ensure full accountability of the all the spares in a shelf to shelf process

    • Act as an accountable manager in controlling the assigned assets or asset types to have full visibility from procurement to disposal in quantities and values at any point of time

    • Manage relationship with suppliers and maintain vendor performance management in coordination with MRO to achieve advantageous service levels and implementing performance correction programs where necessary. Ensure improvements are achieved with maximum control on the cost and routinely report on targets.

    • Carry out in depth analysis in a holistic platform on the expediting of open orders of the assets repairs and refurbishment to a ‘zero overdue’ policy thus optimizing material availability and avoiding delays. Also ensure a good control on the cost related to the repairs, internal and external, and initiate corrective measure incoordination with the MRO in case required. Routine management reports to be maintained

    • Maintain appropriate records and control the contracted costs and over and above costs. Ensure review of O & A claims and ensure fully justified are approved and maintain all records of such O & A costs for periodical review and initiate corrections in procedures or processes which are the causes of such O & A costs.

    • Closely study and understand all potential revenue generation opportunities using the EY owned assets and ensure the potential opportunities are utilized without compromising on any cost burden on EY. Ensure the O & A cost are rightly recharged to the internal entities as well as external stake holders for recovery to ensure no unjustified costs are to be carried

    • Handle the provisioning activities of EY assets taking place from time to time in identifying the right parts, negotiating the best deal for the best benefit of EY to ensure the best terms such as extended warranties, reliability and modification guarantees, reliability support and other better beneficial options explored

    • Maintain records on the leased assets and ensure the reconciliations are done on time and any parts changes or interchangeabilities are appropriately recorded to ensure full reconciliations without any missing parts incurring additional cost to EY

    • Control the adhoc transactions such as loans/ exchanges by ensuring maximum availability by achieving reduced TATs, FOC support from vendors against reliability, avoiding return delays etc.

    • Identify cost saving opportunities and revenue generation venues and initiate steps on execution of the same with full understanding with the senior management on the objectives, targets and methods with utmost clarity

    • Identify internal/external training requirements to enhance staff knowledge, career development and performance to the best industry standard. Also understanding the policies and procedures of the organization to ensure strict compliance and governance

    • Any other duties as deemed appropriate by Asset Management or SGC

    Job Requirements

    • Technical degree from any reputed Universities required.

    • Minimum 5-10 years work experience with at least 5 years in a Managerial and Engineering capacity together in Management, Planning and Analytical roles in a technical division in aviation. Added advantage will be to have a very good exposure in Asset Management, Rotable Planning and management including provisioning and inventory control

    • Must be able to demonstrate high level of knowledge and Management skills in Rotable Management including engines, tools and GSE and high level of data analytical skills

    Training & Knowledge

    • Trained in Supervisory and execution skills

    • Excellent data analytical skills

    • Good understanding and knowledge of technical documents and aircraft parts specifications

    • Technical knowledge on general maintenance requirements on spares and equipments

    • Knowledge of aviation tools and ground support equipments commonly used

    • Knowledge of Aircraft Maintenance Plans and technical requirements

    • Knowledge of basic aircraft configuration management

    • Ability to negotiate at the highest levels with suppliers, OEMS and other vendors

    • Excellent interpersonal skills

    • High computer literacy

    • Excellent written and verbal English Language & communication skills

    • Ability to produce high quality documentation and reports

    • Aptitude to work and coordinate with various sections/vendors/customers

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: Etihad Airways

    Vacancy Type: Full-time Job

    Job Location: United Arab Emirates

    Application Deadline: N/A

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