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Director Maintenance - Aviation


Rogers, AR 72758
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705615BRReq ID:705615BRCompany Summary:Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 208 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Wal-Mart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide.Job Title:Director Maintenance - AviationEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:ROGERSState:ARPosition Description: 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.Additional Preferred Qualifications: Inspection Authorization endorsement on Airframe and Powerplant License.

4 years experience in a Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) 145 certified repair station.Category:Aviation and Travel Hourly/Salary:SalaryShift:0Requisition Template:Home Office
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