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COMPANY: Pacific Air Industries / Air Cert (portfolio companies of Permanent Equity)
POSITION: Production Control Supervisor, Air-Cert
REPORTS TO: Dave LaVallette
Air-Cert is an FAA/EASA 145 Repair Shop with unlimited ratings for Class 1 and 2 Accessories and limited rating for Landing Gear Components. In other words, we repair Aircraft Components so that our top-tier customers can get their planes back in the air. Our repairs are accepted by every major Carrier and OEM. Pacific Air is an ASA 100 distribution business focused on providing inventory off the shelf, with 300k+ parts positioned strategically near LAX. They are also approved far and wide. Together, they provide a vast array of solutions to find and repair parts to keep planes flying for our 1,000+ customers.
As a Production Control Supervisor at Air-Cert, you will play a pivotal role in managing the workflow of Aircraft Components repairs and ensuring that components leave our shop meeting both quality standards and deadlines. Your primary focus will be on overseeing the production process, managing external vendors, and aiding our technicians in prioritizing tasks to maximize efficiency and fulfill customer commitments.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure timely delivery of mission-ready components from our shop.
Manage relationships and coordinate with external vendors for services like machining, non-destructive testing, plating, etc.
Oversee the acquisition of piece parts.
Assist in prioritizing workflow to optimize mechanic utilization and meet customer deadlines.
Collaborate closely with the head of the repair station and other team members to align production activities with company goals.
Initially a team of one with the potential to oversee an expanding scope of responsibilities as the team grows.
May perform special projects and other duties as assigned or requested.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Proven experience in production control, preferably in the aviation industry.
Strong organizational and leadership skills.
Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of FAA regulations and certification processes is a plus.
Willingness to grow with the company and adapt to expanding responsibilities.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
The Production Control Supervisor will work primarily in an aviation repair shop setting.
Exposure to a workshop environment where mechanical parts are repaired and maintained.
The role requires frequent interaction with team members and external vendors.
Standard office environment when performing administrative tasks.
Occasional exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, odors, and chemicals, with protective equipment provided as needed.
This position requires the ability to remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
Regular walking, bending, and moving about the facility to supervise work and interact with staff.
Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination for handling various tools and components.
Ability to lift and move objects up to 30 pounds occasionally.
Visual acuity to inspect repaired components and review detailed documents and reports.
Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Adherence to safety protocols and use of personal protective equipment as required in the workshop.
Commitment to maintaining a clean and safe working environment
Participation in safety training sessions and staying updated with best practices for workplace safety and health.
$75,000 – $125,000 a year
We are committed to fair and equitable compensation practices, adhering to California’s employment guidelines and regulations.