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Director International Airline Line Maintenance

Company name
Gogo Commercial Aviation

Chicago, IL

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Director, International Airline Line Maintenance


Lead and Direct Global Aircraft Line Maintenance Technical Teams. Develops and ensures the implementation of standards, procedures, systems, and guidelines for International Line Maintenance and functional areas, subordinate managers, supervisors and staff.

Key Responsibilities:

Own and lead the relationships with global line maintenance personnel and vendors

Ensure departmental safety assurance process.

Lead and maintain highly skilled line maintenance teams across the global network.

Lead departmental and Company continuous improvement initiatives.

Manage global Line Maintenance vendor contracts ensuring all budgetary targets are maintained

Manage and set direction for AS9001:2000, Lean and related standard work initiatives

Ensure compliance to processes, controls and multinational regulations and authorities.

Ensure compliance to Asset Tracking and ERP/MRP Systems.

Drive internal and industry training to keep the technical teams efficient and effective.

Participate, and at times, lead cross functional teams to drive process and interface improvements.

Oversee customer reporting and develops meaningful and achievable metrics.

Work collectively with customers to ensure technical operation services exceed expectations.

Provide real-time communication and performance feedback and coaching to teams and managers.

Manages departmental budgets and related processes.


B.S./B.A. Aviation/Aerospace Business Management or equivalent.

Director of Maintenance or equivalent FAA/EASA regulatory experience preferred.

10 years experience in commercial aviation performing and leading maintenance teams.

Experience leading continuous improvement in maintenance or repair environment.

Must have first-hand experience in process improvement methods (Lean) methodologies & practices.

Strong communication and writing skills.

Must have the skill, experience and resolve to drive service and operational excellence.

Able to lead in a fast paced environment across multiple projects.

Must be able and willing to travel domestic and internationally.

Authorizations and Certification:

Part 65 Airframe Certificate

US Passport or equivalent

Capable of obtaining AOA Airport Badges

Gogos worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse group of technologists, marketers, strategists, and any other function you can think of- all working together in extraordinary harmony. And thats just the beginning.

We connect the aviation industry and its travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared for a dynamic ride with people who are passionate about what theyre building.

Gogois an equal opportunity employer and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition or disability. The EEO is the law and is available here

Gogo participates in E-Verify. Details in English

and Spanish

. Right to Work Statement in English

and Spanish




Chicago, IL

, 60601


Construction, Mining & Trades


Gogo Commercial Aviation

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