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Head of Aftermarket Engineering

Reporting to the CEO, the Head of Aftermarket Engineering will drive organisational changes aligned with Thompson Aero Seating growth and improve Customer Support technical performance. This role will require an element of worldwide travel.

Key tasks may include the following activities within the organisation:
• Working with Senior Management Team to set and monitor standards and KPI’s
• To implement organizational change of the aftermarket technical department
Staff development and support as required
• Participate via IPT on bid phase to deliver cost efficient solutions for the customers
• Responsible for the technical deliverables and performance (Quality, Time, Budget) related to TTGF, SBs, AOG, CMM and Warranty
• Secure continued and close feedback loop of ISI into Design activities to improve product reliability
• Drives reduction CoNQ across organization via Upstream Design review at NPI Phase

The above list is not exhaustive & the scope of the job will grow with experience & additional tasks may be required as & when the business needs change.

Required Skills:
• Excellent communication skills
• Significant experience with managing a team (HC and budget)
• Excellent planning skills
• Program management experience
• Direct 10 years plus experience within commercial airlines (product in-service related experience)
• Experience of seating certification requirements within the industry
• Ideally will have a third level qualification / engineering degree
• Able to adapt and succeed in a changing environment, strong problem-solving skills
• Evidence of well-developed leadership skills.
• Experience in mapping in business processes and proven track record in change management
• Experience working and leading in cross functional groups

Desirable Requirements:
• Proven success of working within a multicultural environment
• Working knowledge of Airlines systems and processes for Aftermarket activities
• Project management experience

How to apply:
• Please submit your application form to

Closing Date:
• Thursday 28th March 2019

Thompson Aero Seating is an equal opportunity employer

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