North Carolina, United States

Repair Station Director – Charlotte, NC

PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship. This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

Title of position:   Repair Station Director

Employment location:  Charlotte, NC

Job Summary

This position is primarily responsible for directing the functions of the Maintenance Repair Organization by performing the following duties.

Direct the MRO

  • Maintains a staff of capable trained employees, equipment, procedures, and processes appropriate for the Maintenance Department
  • Manage and direct the activities of the Maintenance Department to include avionics, aircraft maintenance, administration, and parts.
  • Manage, direct, and develop activities of employees engaged in all aspects of inspections, repair and overhaul of aircraft and aircraft accessories.
  • Manage and lead the planning and development of the department’s capability and market focus to ensure the center has the correct tooling, training, and talent to provide the highest service level possible.
  • Regularly interact with customers to promote the Maintenance Department and to measure the level of customer satisfaction.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with local regulatory authorities, customers, and vendors to ensure the Maintenance Department’s continued growth and successful operation.
  • Develop new business plans and discuss capital requirements and anticipated sales opportunities with management.
  • Perform personnel actions such as interviewing, hiring, scheduling, training, appraising performance, rewarding, and disciplining employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
  • Encourage employee suggestions and involvement in the improvement and growth of the Maintenance Department
  • Regularly inspect facility and equipment for compliance with safety, operation, and appearance standards
  • Plan, develop and implement new methods and procedures designed to improve customer service and operation efficiency, minimize operating cost, and ensure greater utilization of labor and materials.
  • Perform sales to gain new outside clients.

Manage financial aspects of the MRO

  • Partner with CFO in preparation of department budget and maintain the P&L.
  • Establish procedures and controls to ensure expenditure does not exceed budgetary constraints.
  • Write comprehensive reports, documents, and correspondence.
  • Perform advanced calculations, prepare, and understand routine financial and inventory reports and budget forecasts.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university plus three (3) – five (5) years related experience or training; or equivalent level of education and experience, plus ten (10) years’ experience in general aviation and/or corporate jet aircraft required.
  • Must possess an A & P license.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft office products.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and explain documents such as governmental regulations, installation and operating instruction and specifications, safety rules and procedures.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Location: North Carolina, United States
  • Categories: Aviation Maintenance, Operations / Management

Sharon Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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