Head of Aircraft Reliability and Maintenance Costs (f/m/d)

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2022-0017

This is what drives you

You have a clear idea of what you want: To contribute to the vision of safe and energy-efficient flying, in a team of like-minded aviation enthusiasts who are determined to shape the future of aviation.

This is what you can do

As Head of Aircraft Reliability and Maintenance Costs (f/m/d) you are responsible for the development of Reliability, Availability, Maintainability requirements on the aircraft & system level as an input to supplier TRC’s and to ensure customer expectations will be met.

Your tasks are:

  • Definition and validation of Life Cycle Costs, Direct Maintenance Cost (DMC) targets and TBO’s, On-wing times, LRU replacement time, etc., to meet customer expectations and benchmarking against competitors
  • Business analysis, MRO market sizing. Development of customer service solutions and support programs (power-by-the-hour, parts pool, etc)
  • Key and strategic support to aircraft sales campaigns and contracts negotiation, producing materials related to maintenance cost, aircraft availability, Life Cycle Cost, reliability analysis and associated guarantees
  • Set the standards for contractual terms for parts warranties, maintenance costs and reliability guarantees and monitor maintenance cost along different aircraft design stages, proposing improvements and mitigation solutions
  • Improve aircraft reliability and customer profitability through cost-effective solutions
  • Develop Aircraft Maintenance Program; Develop and implement a “Design for Maintenance” process
  • Support preparation of content for webinars, aviation conferences and airshows

You’ll bring this with you

  • Engineering degree and relevant proven experience in airline economics, operating and maintenance costs are a must
  • 10+ years experience in aircraft OEMs, preferably in regional aviation
  • Solid knowledge of LCC – Life Cycle Cost modelling, Aircraft reliability and design for low maintenance cost
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Autonomous worker and good communicator
  • Very good written and oral knowledge in English, German is a plus

This is who we are

We are an aircraft manufacturer with a strong heritage looking to continue our story. Headquartered to the west of Munich, we are recognized by international aviation authorities as a development, manufacturing and maintenance company, That is why today we are focusing our full energy on developing and manufacturing a new generation of technically advanced aircraft in Germany. Share with us the vision and ambition to drive the transformation of flying and to make our contribution to safe and energy-efficient air transport.

We are looking forward to your application!

Deutsche Aircraft GmbH
Human Resources
Airport Oberpfaffenhofen
82234 Weßling - Germany