Production Supervisor


The Production Supervisor manages, coordinates, and monitors all activities on the projects from start to finish, designating the required personnel to complete tasks in their absence for successful execution of the projects. The Production Supervisor is the person who remains responsible and accountable to ensure the successful completion of all aircraft projects. They ensure that the project is completed within budget and on schedule while ensuring that the Company’s quality standards are met.

The Production Supervisor’s main duties and responsibilities are listed below and are not to be considered an exhausted list.

Project Related:

  • Ensure workplace is safe for the employees;
  • Ensure work performed meets or exceeds the required Quality Standards;
  • Prepare the aircraft Maintenance Planning work packages in collaborating with Planning and Quality Control;
  • Plan / organize the daily / weekly work activities to ensure that schedule requirements are met;
  • Plan overtime work activities based on budgets and obtain approvals for required overtime.
  • Assign tasks to the technicians and monitor the in-process work activities to ensure that the work is performed within the quoted timeframe;
  • Highlight manpower shortages or surpluses to DOM;
  • Manage the workstation and administrative requirements;
  • Supervise and provide technical guidance to the technicians. Coaching & training;
  • Perform / participate in the actual performance of the work “hands on”, when possible and assistance is required;
  • Attend & Participate in the Production meetings;
  • Monitor project progress and report any issues to the DOM that may affect aircraft delivery;
  • Monitor the hours expended on the Routine Tasks;
  • Monitor the hours expended on the NRC’s and revise them as required;
  • Ensure personnel are charging against the correct work orders;
  • Review & approve labour expenditure reports and resolve any related issues;
  • Ensure that NRC’s are raised for any tasks that are beyond the scope work;
  • Estimate the time required to complete NRC’s;
  • Ensure personnel are performing tasks in accordance with approved documentation;
  • Ensure that aircraft documentation is completed in accordance with the Companies Standards and Operators requirements;
  • Report any quality issues to the DOM and QAM, as required;
  • Ensure personnel are following instructions and performing tasks in accordance with Company’s policies & procedures;
  • Ensure material, subcontracted services and special tooling requirements are requested through Purchasing and follow up on the requirements;
  • Review and approve Purchase Requests;
  • Coordinate work on the aircrafts including off site work activities that may be required;
  • Perform any other duties as required and called upon to support business operational requirements not limited to aircraft operations;

Customer Related:

  • Interact directly with the Customers Technical Representative “Tech Rep” on any issues related to their projects and ensure that the DOM is informed of any issues that affect aircraft schedules or customer satisfaction;
  • Interact with the Tech Rep for NRC approvals;
  • Meet with the Tech Rep daily, or as required to discuss aircraft status;

General Administrative and Management:

  • Ensure the workplace remains clean and safe at all times, by adhering to safety policies;
  • Promote Safety Management System & raise SMS’s whenever required;
  • Promote Continuous Improvement Activities & Incentives;

Personnel/Human Resources:

  • Monitor employee attendance and take the necessary steps to correct non-compliance;
  • Monitor employee performance (efficiency, quality, attitude, etc.) coach and Mentor them;
  • Ensure a progressive approach is taken towards discipline in coordination with the DOM;
  • Ensure employees adhere to established Company Policies;
  • Conduct performance evaluations;
  • Review & process administrative documents (vacation requests, bank time, etc.)


  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering diploma;
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License “M” category;
  • Greater than 5 years of experience as AME;
  • Read and interpret drawings;
  • Proficient in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP);
  • Committed to Continuous Improvement;
  • Team management (performance evaluation, disciplinary process, etc.);
  • Project management (managing priorities, deadlines, quality and budgets);
  • Ability to multitask & handle changing priorities under pressure;
  • Initiative, interpersonal skills and positive attitude;
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills;
  • A commitment to teamwork and working in a safety-oriented atmosphere.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities associated with the position, and management may at any time request duties and responsibilities that are outside the scope of the job to maintain the productivity of the business.

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