• Etihad Airways Careers | Technical Asset Control Officer, UAE

    Etihad Airways Careers | Technical Asset Control Officer, 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 track and be accountable for the EY owned assets and report the assets at any point of time. Technical Control to include ensuring timely upgrades and vendor engagements for acquiring the maximum benefits through sub contracted services to reduce the cost which can be demonstrated

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Control the assets owned by EY by monitoring the contracted services with the MRO and part support providers who will me managing the inventory and logistics functions to ensure full accountability of the all the spares in a shelf to shelf process

    • Act like an account manager in controlling the assigned assets or asset types to have full visibility from procurement to disposal in quantities and values

    • Manage relationship with suppliers and monitor vendor performance in coordination with MRO to achieve advantageous service levels and monitoring performance correction programs where necessary. Review, manage for improvement and report on vendor performance to supply chain targets.

    • Review and oversee in a holistic platform the expediting of open orders of the assets repairs and refurbishment to a ‘zero overdue’ policy thus optimizing material availability and avoiding delays. Also keep a good control on the cost related to the repairs, internal and external, and initiate corrective measure incoordination with the MRO in case required.

    • Keep appropriate records and control the contracted costs and over and above costs. Review of O & A claims to ensure only the cases which can be 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

    • Support 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

    • Keep control 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 take appropriate steps on execution of the same with senior management closely monitoring and reporting progressively till accomplishment

    • 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/ Diploma from any reputed Universities required.

    • Minimum five (5) years work experience with at least three (3) years in a Planning or Analytical role in a technical division in aviation. Added advantage will be on Rotable Planning and Rotable Management skills

    • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in Asset Management and 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