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Supervisor - International Aircraft Maintenance

Req #: LHR00000344-VB
Location: London, ENG UK
Job Category: Professional Opportunities

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Technical Operations

Technical Operations is the maintenance, repair and overhaul division of United.  The department includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.

Supervisor - International Aircraft Maintenance - LHR

London Heathrow, UK





Responsible for the supervision and coordination of all maintenance functions on shift at the assigned location(s) ensuring these activities are performed in a safe manner in accordance with schedule requirements and in compliance with all established company, regulatory and manufacturers procedures.  Assign aircraft maintenance technicians and related personnel in accordance with requirements to achieve maximum productivity and cost control. Ensure their team has the appropriate resources available and holds them accountable for the work assigned/performed



  • Oversee safety and security of aircraft and maintenance operations to ensure regulatory compliance of technical operations activities
  • Provide leadership and direction to on shift labor workforce to maximize productivity and output whilst ensuring necessary resources are available
  • Build/reinforce a fair and respectful work environment through consistent application of CBA or local work rules and company policies
  • Execute station performance goals and objectives aligning with divisional and company goals
  • Maintain a high level of awareness of operational, safety and human resource related performance objectives
  • Maintain high level of communication with all employee groups within the station
  • Report status of operations, highlighting significant events to leadership whilst providing direction to assigned station personnel to ensure station and divisional objectives are achieved

This position is offered on local terms and conditions. Expatriate assignments and sponsorship for employment visas, even on a time-limited visa status, will not be awarded


  • High school diploma or equivalent school leaving certificate  
  • FAA A&P License Required
  • Must have a full UK driver's license
  • Extensive knowledge of aircraft maintenance operations and applicable FAA regulations
  • Must be fluent in English (read, write and speak)
  • 5 years in the aircraft maintenance industry
  • 2 years in a leadership role in the industry
  • Must be flexible to work any shift assigned in a 24/7 operation including nights weekends and holidays
  • Must be willing to and able to travel internationally for training and meetings as well as be willing to work in other countries to support short term relief or field service recovery missions
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United Kingdom for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position



  • Strong background and technical knowledge on fleet types operated and maintenance programs
  • Bachelor's degree






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