Record Officer, Training School, Job in Kenya

Brief Description        

   The candidate will
develop maintenance procedures and work instructions, supervise SQAEs &
QAEs, plan, conduct audits and coordinate audits and investigations in order to
ensure an airworthy, reliable, quality product/service is provided in a
cost-effective manner. Will also ensure that technical staff work within the
framework of the Kenya airways company procedures and to satisfy the
requirements of KCAA/EASAPart 145.A.65 and to maintain an independent Quality

Detailed Description  

Principal Accountabilities

 Carry out planned
audits/Inspections/spot checks/surveys as the lead auditor of all Technical
Department sections and provide written reports.

 Ensure follow-up on audit
findings, verify closures and close audit findings including monitoring the
effectiveness of any corrective action from feedback and by direct

 Manage periodic and random
audits within KQ Technical Department to ensure compliance with KCAA, FAA, EASA
and Kenya Airways standards.

 Carry out
audits/Inspections/spot checks/surveys of aircraft maintenance at base, line
stations and any contracted sites used by Kenya Airways.

 Carry out
audits/Inspections/spot checks/surveys of the facilities at any contracted
sites and at base, checking that tools and equipment are kept in good condition
and acceptable standards of storage exist.

 Carry out
audits/Inspections/spot checks/surveys for the material supply and storage
system including facilities and records; this will encompass checks on
certification documents, labelling, stores inspection, binning and shelf life

 Log in reported
occurrences/incidents into QA database, investigate all incidents/occurrence
reports as applicable, and report as applicable to KCAA/EASA/Customer’s Civil
Aviation Authority/Operators and share incident reports with all stakeholders
and follow up on the implementation of recommendations.

 Recommend approval, withdrawal,
suspension and termination of authorization’s for technician, certifying staff,
support staff and non-aircraft Authorized staff.

 Review and advise on
aircraft/component certification coverage to management.

 Review and assess the impact of
the changes made to Maintenance Control Manual (MCM), Maintenance Procedures
Manual (MPM) and Maintenance Organization Exposition (MOE), Technical
Procedures Manual (TPM) and Quality Procedures Manual (QPM).

 Analyze procedural
recommendations from various technical department line managers to ensure that
they meet Kenya Airways and KCAA standards.

 Periodic assessment of the
approved vendor database and make recommendations for appropriate actions
(audits, suspension, and reinstatement).

 Provide oversight for issue of
aircraft Certificate of Registration and issue/renewal of Certificate of
Airworthiness and Radio license.

 Provide QA Airworthiness
statistics and periodic relevant Quality and Safety data such as QA Monthly
reports including ASR monthly updates and MOR Weekly reports.

 Point of contact for
regulatory/external audits authorities. This involves Coordination,
preparation, handling of and response to external auditors and regulatory

 Liaison with other Regulatory
bodies and all Technical Department Sections on all matters of Quality and

 Evaluate and coordinate QA

 Responsible for guidance,
motivation, development and training of Senior Quality Assurance Engineers and
Quality Assurance Engineers.

 Develop training plan for the QA

 Conduct competence assessment
for the QAE and SQAE.

 Implement ideas for improving
quality and safety management systems.

 Prepare management review
data/presentation for the top management briefing.

 Assists Quality Lead(s) in
developing and monitoring QA program.

 Support Quality Lead(s) in
budget preparation and management.

 Deputies Quality Lead(s) and
carry out any other duties within the Quality Assurance Section as directed by
the Quality Lead(s).

Job Requirements 

 Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Aeronautical/Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic

 Must have attended quality
management course.

 Must have completed training in
audit techniques.

 Is current in KQ corporate and
technical mandatory trainings.

 Must have completed SMS

 Have at least 1 KQ aircraft type
training or 1 KQ component training.

 Trained on Incident

 Have at least 4 QA approvals.

 Must have relevant engineering
degree with at least 6 years aviation engineering experience with at least 3
years   OR

 Must have Diploma in relevant
Engineering field with at least 8 years aviation maintenance experience with at
least 3 years in quality.

 Fully conversant with relevant
technical procedures

 Fully conversant with all
relevant regulatory requirements

Additional Details

 Proven Management skills.

 Proven Mentoring and coaching

 Proven supervisory skills.

 Good Communication Skills.

 Procedure writing skills.

How To Apply

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Apply by 12th February 2024

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