Project Manager (LCQ-Maint)

Lake City, FL, USA Req #768
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

About HAECO Americas


Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, with facilities in Lake City, FL, HAECO Americas is a global, world-class aviation company providing services ranging from aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul to the manufacturing of aircraft interior products. HAECO Americas is one of the leading aviation corporations in the world. We pride ourselves on safe, high-quality aviation products and services for our customers, as well as security and growth for our most valuable asset -- our people.


Why HAECO Americas


A career with HAECO Americas is your chance to connect with a world leader in aircraft maintenance and interiors. Your career at HAECO will expose you to the best practices of aircraft maintenance on Boeing and Airbus wide-body and narrow-body jets for major airlines and operators. As a HAECO team member, you will learn from the industry’s best, pick up new skills, and continue your professional development. We offer a flexible, high-energy work environment with opportunities to innovate, learn and grow - doing work that matters. The sky is the limit on how far your potential could take you at HAECO Americas.


HAECO Americas offers an array of benefits designed with the health and welfare of our employees in mind.


  • Comprehensive Benefit Plans
  • Health Savings Account
  • Career Progression Program
  • Paid Premiums for Certifications/Shifts           
  • Paid Time Off                                         
  • Employee Discounts                                             
  • Relocation Assistance (if applicable)
  • 401k Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program                            
  • Certification Assistance and Tuition Reimbursements
  • Collaborative and Safe Work Environment


Position Overview


The Project Manager is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe work environment, managing costs and delivering a quality aircraft/project on time. The Project Manager helps develop and manage a budget. His/her job responsibilities involve total control of the aircraft, which he/she has been assigned.  The Project Manager retains a consistent crew unless workload in other areas dictates differently, which he/she will coordinate with the Director of Maintenance and other Project Managers.  Perform work within budgeted time within HAECO, FAA and our customer’s standards of quality. Leads assigned to his/her project will report directly to the Project Manager.   


  • Maintain control of the aircraft’s approved schedule, quality and rework, flow execution, budget and timely delivery of the program.
  • Promote quality performance, positive financial results, safe work environment and on-time deliveries.
  • Prepare and present daily status briefings on all aircraft assigned to include delivery, man-hour and budget status in conjunction with the Production Control Supervisor. Complete ADS reporting daily and note critical parts.
  • Hold shift transition meetings with Business Planner, Lead, Production Control Supervisor, Lead and Material Specialist at the beginning of each shift and post updated scripts as needed
  • Authorize expedited parts orders.
  • Review work plan with Production Control Supervisor to ensure goals are aligned for each shift.
  • Coordinate delivery of the aircraft back to our customer.   
  • Complete off-aircraft parts inspection by end of the primary inspection.
  • Complete post-primary review with Production Control Manager to review the budget summary as needed.
  • Ensure proper scheduling of manpower and proper skill levels through coordination with Production Control for all functions necessary to meet company objectives.
  • Coordinate with the Inspection department to assure maintenance is performed in accordance with accepted standards.
  • Coordinate with GSE to ensure the required flow of necessary equipment and parts, making recommendations to the Director of Maintenance for improvement of production operations.
  • Work through subordinates to ensure proper completion of all required records.
  • Maintain the repair station premises in a clean and orderly manner, including reporting unsatisfactory routine janitorial cleanup or maintenance services performed by Facilities Maintenance and assuring proper work area clean up by the workers.
  • Ensure preservation of all units or parts during the maintenance process and after work is complete.
  • Initiate requisitions for stock and material as required through coordination with the Director of Maintenance and scheduling priorities.
  • Answer Corrective Action Requests as required.  Complete root cause analyses and determine acceptable solutions.
  • Provide a focal point for all communications relative to assigned projects.
  • Act as back-up to the Director of Maintenance for responsibility of the scrap materials program.
  • Provide coaching, counseling and guidance to assigned work groups.
  • Promote a culture of safety by monitoring self and others to assure all duties are performed within the guidelines as specified by the HAECO Safety Manual.
  • Assure personnel are treated equally and fairly in accordance with HAECO Human Resources policies and procedures.
  • Build and promote positive employee morale.
  • Be authorized to act on behalf of the repair station.
  • Perform other duties as instructed by the Director of Maintenance.


What you need: (Requirements)


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience n aircraft maintenance with a minimum of ten (10) years supervisory experience or one (1) year demonstrated ability within HAECO.
  • Airframe and Powerplant License.
  • Two (2) years experience as a Lead or Business Planner or previously demonstrated ability within HAECO.
  • Capable of interpreting drawings and blueprints to accomplish a specific task.
  • Have leadership, communications, and people skills and the ability to accept responsibility.
  • Read, write and understand the English language.
  • Subject to continual loud noises.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, stand for prolonged periods of time, climb stairs, ladders and/or service stands.
  • Normal or corrected hearing.
  • Visual acuity must be a minimum of 20/40 corrected and must be able to distinguish color.
  • Must be able to breath through a full-face respirator.


“This company considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.”

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Job Function Production Mgt
  • Pay Type Salary