Education Requirements: 4 Year Degree

Job Description:

Duration:  6 - 12 month contract

Mid-sized aerospace manufacturer in Wichita, KS is currently seeking an Avionics Lab Manager, responsible for directing and coordinating activities of the Avionics Lab. Responsible for managing people, schedules and equipment to achieve company goals with a strong emphasis on safety, quality and on time delivery. Also involved in providing superior customer service to customers.

  • Direct and mentor avionics employees of a high-end, technical lab that repairs/overhauls aircraft avionics components, such as, GPS, weather radar, navigation/communication systems, autopilot systems and accessories in accordance with MFG specifications and FAA guidelines


  • Review and monitor repair/overhaul activities to meet customer and stock demands


  • Responsible for communication with customers regarding quotations, repairs and delivery


  • Establish technician schedules that will ensure quality and delivery of product meets smpecifications


  • Prepare and reviews lab reports and resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent delays


  • Coordinate and interface closely with West caost facility regarding repair lab activities


  • Provide input and analysis on sales forecast


Job Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 5+ years of experience managing/supervising an avionics lab in the aircraft industry

  • 10+ years of aircraft avionics with experience in general aviation avionics

  • Current working knowledge of FAA and EASA regulations

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, train and motivate lab employees


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