Technical Services Manager


Key information

Program / Customer Relations
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Grand prairie, Texas, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 3 years

Job description


The Technical Services Manager is responsible for reviewing CFM 56 engine files to ensure compliance with industry standards and internal policies, before granting a technical approval for the purchase of the engine. This position will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Job requirements

  • • Well organized, critical thinking, ability to analyze technical data
  • • Ability to work under pressure and on multiple projects at the same time
  • • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • • Sound technical judgment
  • • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of internal and external customers
  • • Ability to maintain confidentiality about the company's activities and actions plans

Required Education and Experience

  • • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in a maintenance or repair position in an aerospace company). Masters of Science preferred

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • • Knowledge of the CFM56 engine product lines and general aerospace rules and requirements
  • • Capable of preparing, coordinating, and maintaining accurate detailed documentation necessary for technical approval
  • • Advanced level in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook

Complementary description

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • • Lead, coordinate and assist in the preparation, review and completion of the engine technical reviews
  • • Capable of utilizing O.E.M. engine shop manual, specialized instructions, regulatory requirements etc… to assess engine status
  • • Responsible for daily engine file review in accordance with work instructions
  • • Develop, implement and maintain operating plans / strategies for each assigned program or engine
  • • Ensure accuracy of documentation and work with seller/consigner to correct documentation as required
  • • Responsible for resolution of issues related to the technical approval process, including traceability issues
  • • Understands ISO and regulatory requirement, and is capable of auditing them
  • • Communicate progress, status and issues to the appropriate departments
  • • Continuously strive to strengthen and refine department effectiveness
  • • Develops procedures for fulfilling project objectives, identifying problem and recommending solutions
  • • Recommends departmental expenditures
  • • Has authority to act at his own discretion, with short-term review or audit by the Technical Director

Specificity of the job

Travel may be required up to 10% including international travel

Company information

Safran Aircraft Engines

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Aircraft Engines designs, develops, manufactures and markets, either on its own or in collaboration with partners, engines for commercial and military aircraft, to the best levels of performance, reliability and environmental friendliness. Through CFM International (a 50:50 JV between Safran Aicraft Engines and GE), the company is also the world leader in short- and medium-haul aircraft propulsion systems.

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