Your Mission at Virgin Galactic
Virgin Galactic (VG) www.VirginGalactic.com is seeking a Spaceline Maintenance Planning Supervisor with experience in a commercial or flight test setting. This role will provide technical and logistical support to the Tech Ops Department and overall Spaceline operations. This is a full-time position at Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport America / Las Cruces, NM.Your Mission
This position is responsible for the oversight and successful execution of the Maintenance Planning organizations. This position coordinates with vehicle maintenance, supply chain, engineering, GSE, facilities and flight operations to properly support efficient flight operations and scheduled / unscheduled maintenance. The Maintenance Programs Supervisor is expected to apply professional technical expertise and guidance to help resolve complex problems.
Required Skills & Experience
- Manage day-to-day scheduled and unscheduled maintenance planning of spaceflight system vehicles via the Spaceline MRO software to ensure operations stay on schedule
- Define, review, and update the scope and task relationship of work packages
- Review and audit work packages for completion and accuracy
- Coordinate with Maintenance Programs, Maintenance Control, Asset Managers, Management, and Flight Ops to determine maintenance and support flight schedule requirements
- Coordinate with Engineering on scheduling and accomplishing vehicle modifications
- Provide oversight to ensure proper use and interpretation of company GMM
- Maintain proper maintenance tracking to avoid over-flying approved deferrals and scheduled maintenance requirements
- Provide precise and timely information and reports across multiple platform assets to any member of the operations team as required
- Create, Revise, Review and execute the Maintenance Planning within the Spaceline MRO software
- Create and track departmental KPI’s and metrics
- Create, revise and review multiple chapters of the GMM
- Manage the on-boarding of new assets into the Spaceline MRO System
- Will be responsible for team development and management of professional employees to include interviews, selection, performance reviews, disciplinary actions, continuous feedback and coaching
- Work with the VG management team to carry out the developing vision of the VG Spaceline Technical Operations Department
Preferred Skills And Experience
- Must have FAA A&P Certification
- Must have High School diploma or GED
- Must have proven track record of leadership
- Must have experience in a maintenance control and /or maintenance planning position
- Must have 5 years line maintenance experience
- Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
- Must have knowledge of computers and software: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook
- Must have general knowledge of MRO and/or maintenance tracking software
- Must be willing to work flexible hours and work any shift, including weekends
- Must be willing to relocate permanently to vicinity of Spaceport America in New Mexico
Physical And/or Additional Requirements
- Bachelor’s Degree in Technical field preferred
- Experience with MRO software implementation preferred
- Experience with Ultramain or MRO Software highly desired
- The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
- Must be highly organized and able to handle stressful situations
- Must be able to sit/stand for extended periods – 8 hours min.
The annual U.S. base salary range for this full-time position is $78,500.00–$119,750.00. The base pay actually offered will vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, location, and experience and take into account internal equity. Other forms of pay (e.g., bonus or long term incentive) may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits, dependent on the position offered. For more information regarding Virgin Galactic benefits, please visit https://vgcareers.virgingalactic.com/global/en/benefitsWho We Are
Virgin Galactic is transforming humanity’s relationship with space. By making it more open and accessible, we are connecting the world to the love, wonder and awe inspired by space travel, helping to create new opportunities for the benefit of life on Earth. Whether it’s supporting cutting-edge research missions for scientists and students, or offering life-changing experiences for the adventurers among us, Virgin Galactic is THE spaceline for Earth. Such an audacious vision requires a team as driven as they are curious - one capable of redefining the boundaries of what’s possible.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR
- 120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
Virgin Galactic is committed to a Drug Free Workplace. All applicants post offer and active teammates are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies. This can include pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, and accident related drug and alcohol testing.