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Aircraft Engineering Supervisor

AIR GROUP BUILDING Primary Location: 1400 N. HURSTBORNE PARKWAY , LOUISVILLE, KY - United States, 40213 Facility AIR GROUP BUILDING Job ID 228726

Job Title:  Aircraft Engineering Supervisor

Department:  Structures Engineering

Days:  Monday – Friday                                     

Hours per Week:  45

Hours:  7:30am – 5:00pm

Flex Time:  Yes, can flex +/- 30 minutes of posted hours above

Rotating Shifts:  No

Travel:  Yes, 5-6 times per year

Work Location:  Air Group Building, Louisville, KY

Manager:  Erika Kuhn                                     

Work Environment:  The engineer will work primarily in an office environment with some work being accomplished at aircraft maintenance facilities and other locations, as required, to support project activity and for hands on interface with aircraft and maintenance personnel.

Job Summary:  The Aircraft Structures Engineer position is part of Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering within UPS Airlines and is focused on providing engineering support for A300, 747, 757, 767, and MD-11 cargo aircraft.  Structures Engineering includes project management of structural based projects, structural repairs, as well as cargo systems and aircraft appearance.

Job Description:  The position requires skills and experience in project development and management as well as structural repair design and approval. Project activity includes AD and other regulatory compliance, aircraft configuration definition and control, aging fleet programs (CPCP, AASFR, SSID, etc.), and reliability and cost savings initiatives related to aircraft structures and/or cargo systems. Repair activity includes analysis, oversight, and approval of structural repairs on the airframe and structural components by third party maintenance providers. The position requires proficiency in technical analysis, a working knowledge of aircraft certification requirements, the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and being comfortable working with other departments and outside organizations. 

Required Skills:  Minimum of three (3) years of aerospace related engineering experience. Bachelor's degree required. Preferred field is Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or other technical degree with equivalent engineering experience. Applicant should be computer literate in basic office software, have CAD experience, and have good mechanical background with aptitude to hands-on projects.

Additional Skills:  Applicant should have a working knowledge of FAA regulations (14CFR25) associated with structural repairs and/or cargo systems.

Interpersonal Skills:  Applicant should possess strong verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate a positive attitude, and have the ability to work well with others at all levels within Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering. 

Additional Notes:  Please be advised that the applicant will be tested in accordance with 14 CFR Part 120.107(5) Sub Part E to determine the presence of marijuana, cocaine, opiates (including codeine, heroin-6AM,morphine), phencyclidine (PCP), and amphetamines/methamphetamines (including MDMA, MDEA, MDA) or metabolites of these drugs. 


UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law
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