AAC Director of Quality Control

Location: Honolulu

Company: Aloha Air Cargo

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Hawaii

Job Category: Aviation

Publish Date: October 6, 2020

Company Description: Aloha Air Cargo, headquartered in Honolulu, is the largest air cargo company in the state of Hawaii and is a vital transportation provider to business, government and non-profit entities, with flights between Honolulu and Kahului, Lihue, Kona, and Hilo. Aloha Air Cargo also offers daily cargo service between Honolulu and Las Vegas and 6 day a week cargo service between Honolulu and Los Angeles. Aloha Air Cargo maintains stations in Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue, Kona, Hilo and Los Angeles. Aloha carries diverse cargo including perishables and provides the only overnight service with refrigeration capabilities at all of our major stations.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Aloha Air Cargo

Directs and coordinates activities of the quality control and reliability divisions of Aloha Air Cargo and Aloha Tech Ops.  This position aids the Director, Maintenance and VP, Maintenance & Fleet Planning in formulating and administering maintenance and regulatory compliance by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate directors or managers.

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Key Responsibilities:

1.    Participates in formulating and administering company policies and developing long range goals and objectives.

2. Responsible for the safety compliance of all quality control and reliability department employees and ensuring all company equipment meets OSHA and other regulatory compliance rules. Responsible for conducting monthly departmental safety meetings and ensures documentation of the meeting and all personnel attendance.

3. Establishes criteria for hiring personnel for quality control and reliability department positions.

4. In conjunction with the Director, Maintenance establishes the requirements for initial and recurrent training for all personnel involved in the maintenance, preventative maintenance and inspection of company aircraft.

5. In conjunction with the Director, Maintenance acts as a liason with all FAA officials.

6. Ensures that the company aircraft are airworthy, clean and in compliance with Company standards and FAA regulations.

7. Directs and coordinates activities of the quality control and reliability departments, including Aloha Tech Ops to attain the goals and objectives for fleet reliability and customer requirements.

8. Oversees the reviews and analyses of all maintenance activities, cost efficiencies, support of flight operations, and forecast data to determine the departments progress toward its stated goals and objectives.

9. Confers with departmental Directors, Managers and other essential personnel to review achievements, financial obligations necessary for the fleet and to discuss required changes in goals or objectives resulting from current or changing conditions.

10. Assists in the development of policies and implements procedures to be followed by all personnel performing maintenance, inspections and other types of repairs or services at the main base and outer stations.

11. Develops, monitors and executes budgetary policies pertaining to the quality control and reliability department and assists the VP, Maintenance & Fleet Planning in the development of the department budgets and completes monthly expense account reviews.

12. Serves as member of management assigned to special studies and research for future business opportunities.

13. In accordance with the proposed 14 CFR Part 5 rule this is a key aviation safety-related position that is responsible for development, implementation, and maintenance of FAA Safety Management Systems (SMS) at Aloha Air Cargo and Aloha Tech Ops. This is a 14 CFR Part 119 required management position, as well as a Part 145 management position.


·         Must have a high school diploma or GED. An Aviation Management degree is preferred. Must have 10 years aviation maintenance experience or combination of education and experience and at least 3 years aviation related supervisory experience.

·         Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

·         Requires computer skills and knowledge of specialized computer programs and software applicable to aircraft maintenance and operations.

·         Hold a mechanic certificate with both airframe and power plant ratings, and have held these ratings for at least 10 years.

·         Have at least 5 years of experience in a position responsible for returning airplanes to service.

·         Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, 5-year background check, 10-year criminal history check and security threat assessment.