AAC Quality Control Manager

Location: Honolulu

Company: Aloha Air Cargo

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Hawaii

Job Category: Aviation

Publish Date: November 23, 2021

Company Description: Aloha Air Cargo, headquartered in Honolulu, the largest air cargo company in Hawaii, has a strong reputation in the communities in which we operate. Our employees appreciate the positive impact they make in peoples' lives by providing an essential service. Our employees value the industry, the culture, and each other. The compensation, medical, and retirement benefits we offer reflect our commitment to supporting our team's financial and personal wellbeing. When you join our organization, we commit to you and your family to maintain an ethical, high-integrity, and safe work environment. Aloha Air Cargo is a place where your contributions are valued and a place where you would be proud to have your children work.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Aloha Air Cargo

The Manager of Quality is responsible for the administration, management and integrity of all quality assurance, aircraft records, inspection, auditing, maintenance training, and program functions. The Manager of Quality supervises the Quality Assurance Auditors and is responsible for the maintenance training program as delivered to the technicians and contract vendors by the Maintenance Training team.

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  • The Manager of Quality Control is responsible for assisting in maintaining the AD status of the airframe, engines, and components.
  • The Manager of Quality is responsible for the Quality Assurance Audit function and performance. Quality Assurance Audit conducts and manages the surveillance of the performance and effectiveness of the company’s inspection programs, programs covering other maintenance, preventative maintenance and alterations, and the correction of a deficiency in those programs in accordance with Aloha Air Cargo’s Continuing Analysis & Surveillance Program (CASP) and 14 CFR 121.373.
  • Is responsible for the overall maintenance programs directly affecting aircraft operations through the management of the regulatory and OEM requirements and for the Maintenance Reliability Program as implemented by the Time Limits Manual, Task Card Manual, and Fueling Manual.
  • Oversees and manages the administration of all inspection functions, inspection personnel, inspection procedures and techniques, and resolution of discrepancies found during inspection.
  • Leads, coaches, and manages the Quality Assurance, Aircraft Records, Inspection, and Maintenance Training teams.
  • Responsible for auditing of AD management processes to ensure compliance from start to finish to include, but not limited to Engineering, Planning, Maintenance Inspection and Aircraft Records.
  • Manages the Regulatory Compliance function within Maintenance and Engineering that is responsible to interface with the FAA including but not limited to; audits, reports, letters, findings, VDRP, and AD compliance.
  • Investigate and provide reports to the FAA in accordance with 14 CFR 121.703
  • Provides quality assurance oversight of maintenance vendors to help ensure that they provide the highest level of service meeting safety and regulatory compliance standards.
  • Responsible for the effective and appropriate management and audit of aircraft technical records.
  • Is responsible for the oversight of all maintenance records, systems, and processes for the aircraft in our fleet
  • Responsible for assisting in maintaining the AD current status listing for the airframe, engines, and components and current status of Life Limited Parts, Major Repairs, and Major Alterations for Aloha Air Cargo aircraft.
  • Establishes and ensures compliance with work rules and standards for inspectors in order for compliance with MSG-3 aircraft maintenance programs.
  • Establishes, monitors, and adjusts Required Inspection Items.
  • Ensures adequate levels of training and qualifications are provided to Inspectors to enable work to the highest standard.
  • Manages the training and qualification of inspectors for specialized inspection techniques (Borescope, Non-destructive Inspection etc.)
  •  Provide technology assessment for work requirements.
  • Knowledge of industry standards, inspection techniques, and regulatory requirements.
  •  Oversees the Maintenance Training team.
  • Collaborates with maintenance managers and supervisors to support operational and business initiatives.
  • Responsible for coordination with approved vendors for training delivery and its documentation.
  • Ensures the intent of 14 CFR 121.375, which requires each person who performs maintenance, preventive maintenance, alterations, repair, and overhaul to Aloha Air Cargo’s aircraft and equipment are fully informed on applicable procedures, techniques, equipment in use and are competent to perform assigned duties.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of QC.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license required
  • 1 year of inspection experience in commercial aviation required
  • 5 years’ experience with military/commercial aircraft
  • 3 years’ experience in maintenance or inspection required
  • Valid driver’s license and passport
  • Must be familiar with aircraft inspection programs and MSG-3 aircraft maintenance program development philosophies
  • Must be familiar with Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, 5-year background check, 10-year criminal history check and security threat assessment.


  • Experience and knowledge in Non-Destructive Inspection techniques
  • B737, B767 experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and operational business skills
  • Leadership ability with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with building and maintaining a budget
  • Strong computer skills with Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, TRAX etc. preferred