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United Airlines Senior Manager - Engine Shop Planning in San Francisco, California

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Technical Operations/Maintenance

Technical Operations includes the maintenance, and overhaul of our aircraft. This includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.

Job overview and responsibilities

Senior Manager will lead a team of Engine Shop Planning Managers, Senior Staff Representatives and Maintenance Planning Analysts who are responsible for planning, scheduling and staging all materials (modules, components, and parts) needed for the engine product lines in engine maintenance.

  • Establish and measure all tasks within engine disassembly and assembly for all engine types (MRO)

  • Work closely with all material supply owners to assure material demands are met

  • Proactively advise engine shop production managers and managing director of impending production interruptions

  • Establish and measure subtask goals for support departments such as stores and inspection


  • BS/BA in Business, Aviation or technical field

  • 8 years in the aircraft maintenance industry with a minimum of 3 years in a leadership role

  • Knowledge of aircraft or engine maintenance operations and processes

  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Adept and persuasive at leading transformational change


  • Leadership experience in an engine maintenance position

  • Strong background and knowledge of engine maintenance operations and maintenance programs

  • Familiarity with engine and module build configurations

  • Strong understanding of engine and module build configurations

  • Lean or Six sigma training


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

  • United will consider applicants with criminal histories consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance

Function: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Management & Administrative

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled