Director Maintenance - Aviation

Director Maintenance - Aviation

  • Location ROGERS, AR
  • Career Area Aviation & Travel
  • Job Function Aviation and Travel
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 705615BR

What you'll do at

• Directs overall aviation maintenance budget by analyzing financial performance; ensuring that expenditures meet budget requirements; identifying leverage opportunities (for example, internal inventory, vendor labor); evaluating requests for capital expenditures; and developing budget plans that maximize safety and minimize cost.
• Drives compliance with state, federal, and international regulations for aviation maintenance operations and inspection functions (for example Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements); ensuring regulatory changes are incorporated into process and standards.
• Develops aviation maintenance strategies and oversees their implementation by researching variables that could affect operations or safety; analyzing maintenance operations and identifying process improvements and gaps; analyzing data and anticipating risks with current processes or proposed changes; leading the selection and vetting of maintenance vendors; and developing procedures and contingency plans for instances where strategies and policies conflict with operational realities.
• Creates a safety culture within aviation maintenance by identifying safety program gaps and developing mitigation plans for these concerns; incorporating safety plans and programs into the overall maintenance strategy; maintaining open communication about safety hazards, risks, and potential mitigation strategies; participating in safety teams (for example, Safety Action Group (SAG)) and advocating the use of safety systems (for example, Aviation Safety Management System (SMS)); and monitoring safety performance.
• Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; and promoting a customer environment.
• Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning.
• Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Aviation Management or related field and 5 years’ experience as a licensed aircraft technician OR 7 years’ experience as a licensed aircraft technician.
• 4 years of supervisory experience.
• Airframe and Powerplant License.

Preferred Qualifications

• Inspection Authorization endorsement on Airframe and Powerplant License.
• 4 years’ experience in a Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) 145 certified repair station.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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