SkyWest Airlines

  • Manager of Quality Control

    Job Locations US-LA-BATON ROUGE
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
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  • Primary Job Duties

    As the Manager of Quality Control, you will be responsible for the direction and supervision of all Inspectors, Designated Inspectors, and Receiving Inspectors at a specific maintenance facility. (Non-Delegable)


    • Ensure that all aircraft maintenance performed is accomplished in accordance with manufacturers’ data, company requirements, and applicable FAA regulations before release of the aircraft
    • Ensure that all aircraft released for service are airworthy and that all applicable inspections and checks have been completed
    • Determine if any uncompleted inspection or check can be carried forward or held over and in such cases make the final airworthiness decision
    • Ensure that all aircraft, engine, propeller and instrument parts and components received by the supply department are inspected prior to being placed in stock service
    • Settle controversies between Inspectors and other personnel whenever possible
    • Ensure that all personnel assigned to Quality Control are properly trained and are performing their inspection duties properly
    • Reviews and ensures that the Repeat Item Report is available to the Maintenance Supervisors, Inspectors, and Maintenance Technicians
    • Ensure that all company manuals issued to the maintenance facility are kept to the latest revision and are being utilized by maintenance personnel
    • Initiate and/or approve Special Flight Permits as necessary. Manager of Quality Control may not delegate authority to approve or initiate Special Flight Permits
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Quality
    • Responsible to the Senior Manager of Quality
    • Authorized to perform OJT instruction and determine student’s level of understanding and aptitude during OJT
    • Any of the above duties may be delegated to inspection personnel as necessary, however, the Manager of Quality Control maintains overall responsibility

    Minimum Requirements


    • Hold a valid A&P Certificate
    • Familiar with Inspection and Maintenance Procedures
    • Must be able to work unsupervised and be a self-starter
    • Must have good attendance and a strong work ethic
    • Strong leadership and teamwork skills
    • Must have excellent communication and people skills
    • Problem solving and organizational skills are required
    • Is very conscientious and thorough in work habits
    • Exercises good judgement in working with people as well as in aircraft maintenance and safety
    • Has a thorough knowledge of GMM Policy and Procedures
    • Familiar with Federal Aviation Regulations
    • Level III preferred


    Physical and Other Requirements

    Please complete the on-line application, qualified applicants will be contacted.


    *** This position will require the selectee to travel outside the station for additional training, in addition to their new hire onboarding.

    *** This job posting may have an additional video interview requirement. Please monitor your email and junk folder for additional instructions.


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