Maintenance Line Manager

Company: EARTH
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
CLOSES ON: 2020-02-26
Department: Electro Optic Center of Excellance
Direct reports: NA
Reports to: Head of EoCE


To manage the maintenance/modification/integration of electro-optical products and systems/components including evaluate the capability and performance of existing products and systems/components; manage maintenance/modification/integration jobs, resolve complex technical issues and conduct inspections to verify the completions of maintenance/modification/integration activities as per the quality standards and program/project requirements

Education and Qualifications

Minimum master degree in engineering (electro-optics/electronic/electrical) or equivalent

Minimum 12 years’ experience in electro-optical engineering in public/ private sector organizations

Minimum 3 years’ experience on managerial or equivalent position

Experience in electro-optical engineering public/ private sector defence engineering and R&D organization

Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct analysis to evaluate the capability and performance of existing electro-optical products in order to carry out maintenance or modification in existing product, as required
  • Based on analysis results and program/project requirements, Maintenance Line Manager will be accountable for the following:
  • Update program/project plans (in coordination with consultants/ suppliers) including phases, key activities, milestones etc. if required
  • Develop work cards for the relevant engineering orders
  • Finalize the selection of electro-optical systems/components/parts based on the design of product depending on obsolescence, availability and cost
  • Manage maintenance/modification/integration jobs whilst ensuring compliance to maintenance manual, technical documents/publications and quality standards 
  • Perform on-going examination of different electro-optical systems/components during maintenance/modification/integration stage to identify any hidden malfunctioning or damaged components and determine feasibility and method to carry out repair or replacement
  • Resolve complex technical problems and troubleshoot unusual maintenance/modification/installation issues
  • Conduct pre-post maintenance/modification/integration inspections of electro-optical systems/components to verify the completion of job
  • Ensure the implementation of ongoing quality improvements to ensure that the maintenance/modification/integration activities are carried out as per the quality standards
  • Review the sample testing report and recommend actions to correct or improve the production process to enhance product performance  
  • Ensure the availability of tools, equipment and consumable items to increase the efficiency and speed
  • Maintain a comprehensive record of logbooks, preventive/scheduled maintenance, corrective maintenance  and other necessary documentations, as required
  • Finalize technical reports and documentation as required
  • Adhere to safety, health and environmental procedures