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Composite Crew Chief

Company: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Location: bridgeport
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

There's a New Energy on Board! Our company MHI RJ Aviation Group (MHIRJ) provides comprehensive critical operational, engineering and customer support solutions including maintenance, refurbishment, technical publications, marketing and sales activities for the global regional aircraft industry. Headquartered in Mirabel, Quebec, and bolstered by an Aerospace Engineering Center, MHIRJ's network of service centers, support offices and parts depots are positioned in important aviation hubs in the U.S., Canada and Germany. A wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd, MHI RJ Aviation Group includes MHI RJ Aviation ULC (Canada), MHI RJ Aviation Inc. (U.S.A.) and MHI RJ Aviation GmbH (Germany).

MHIRJ is seeking a Composite Crew Chief who is smart, curious and loves the challenge of solving problems that improve people's lives. You'll collaborate with a fun and close-knit agile team.

In your role, you will:

In conjunction with Supervisor, oversee and/or perform daily activities for an assigned functional area of MHIRJ Aviation.


Maintenance/Operation - Grades 08, 09 and 10

Oversee aircraft maintenance and /or major nacelle component maintenance and repair activities and assigned employees involved in troubleshooting, repairing, functional testing, inspecting, and performing maintenance on customer aircraft or customer nacelle components. Duties may include sheet metal and composite structural repairs or repair of components, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical, avionics, electrical, and electronic systems. Utilizes component maintenance manuals and Engineering dispositions.


General Skills

Emotional Intelligence Customer Orientation Interpersonal Communication

Time and Priorities Management Teamwork Project Management

Coaching Change Management Delegation Skills

Use applicable requirements noted on functional position job description.

LEVEL I- Grade 07 - Performed in conjunction with Shift Supervisor within framework of authority


Typically, five (5) years aviation or stockroom experience to include one of the following areas: warehouse, shipping/receiving, tool crib, parts inventory, requisition development and stocking

Thorough knowledge in functional area as evidenced through previous skills and experience

Ability to train employees in functional area

Ability to planning and organize tasks and workflow

Ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal form

Ability to work shift with limited direction

Basic PC skills


Typically, two (2) years MHIRJ experience


Adhere to MHIRJ General Work Requirements (Factory, Shop & Hanger positions)

Coordinate workload, OT and make job assignments

Conduct Team Meetings in conjunction with Supervisor

Provide technical guidance/expertise in functional area

Train employees

Mentor and provide performance feedback

Provide input on disciplinary actions, PMP and selection process

Comply with environmental health and safety policies/procedures. Participate in 5-S activities. Perform work in a safe and timely manner.

Oversee employee activities and document as required

Perform other duties as assigned

LEVEL II - Grade 08

Performed in conjunction with Shift Supervisor within framework of authority


Typically, two (2) years practical aircraft maintenance experience

Certification required/assigned functional area (i.e., "A" or "A&P" etc.)

Thorough knowledge in functional area as evidenced through previous skills and experience

Ability to train employees in functional area

Planning, organizational and PC skills needed to prioritize, assign and coordinate work

Ability to work shift with limited direction




Same as Grade 08 in functional area

LEVEL III - Grade 09 - In addition to Grade 08

Performed with minimal supervision within prescribed framework of authority


Advanced knowledge of inspection/ maintenance procedures in functional area

Advanced knowledge of pertinent reference materials

Communication and computer skills necessary to effectively and accurately interact with external and external customers

Full understanding and knowledge of all avionics, tooling and equipment


Typically, two (2) years MHIRJ experience

Familiar with principles and demonstrates active engagement with Achieving Excellence System

Familiar with active engagement of 5S and Lean Principles

Senior level within functional area

Exhibits leadership skills

FAA and A&P Certificate as applicable within assigned area

Zero quality escapes within last year


Coordinate and conduct Team meetings in Supervisor's absence

Provide in-put on timecards

Coordinate accurate planning

Communicate aircraft discrepancies with customer/vendor/employees

Coordinate workflow with Supervisor

Provide in-put on accident investigation and associated paperwork

Monitor/ensure accurate data collection on employees in assigned work area

Monitor Budget vs. Billed

Estimate man-hours and prepare time estimates

Complete/approve all paperwork prior to turnover to QC/QA for final release

LEVEL IV- Grade 10 - In addition to Grade 09


Ability to work shift unsupervised within prescribed framework of authority

Exhibits supervisor skills and demonstrated leadership

Rating of "4" or "5" on last PMP

Supervises all required personal training, certifications and qualifications as well as for crew

Superior communication and documentation skills

Superior use of all resources

Thorough knowledge and use of the customer approval system, Auto time, and other features of the variance

Thorough knowledge of the RSM and EHSop

Thorough knowledge of AWAs, Quality processes and Customer requirements

Ability to interact with and effectively communicate with Customers as evidenced through performance

Engine run and taxi qualification (Maintenance/Operations only)

Fuel farm qualification (Maintenance/Operations only)

Thorough knowledge of CNC software (Machine Weld Shop - NDT)

Ability to assist in the development of new business (Machine Weld Shop - NDT)


Engine run and taxi trainer

Ground handling trainer


Performs all safety audits

Keywords: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Bridgeport , Composite Crew Chief, Other , bridgeport, Connecticut

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