Director Aircraft Maintenance

Fly with us into the future and become part of the team at one of the most innovative aircraft manufacturers in the world.


Your place of work: Stans, Switzerland

What you do

  • Accountable for the Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) services provided to Pilatus customers and/or aircraft (civil and government) including 24/7/365 AOG services
  • Lead and develop 4 team leaders and a skilled workforce of approx. 70 employees
  • Ensure the process for completing customer orders in accordance with contract/order requirements, timeline and budget
  • Responsible to lead projects to further develop the Pilatus MRO organization
  • Ensure all activities in MRO are carried out in accordance with quality and safety requirements

What you bring

  • Bachelor's Degree with a Master in Business Administration (MBA) or University Degree
  • > 5 years of experience in managing MRO operations, including base maintenance, line maintenance, AOG, quality, safety and operations management
  • Strong communication skills, proficient in English and German (oral and written)
  • Excellent leadership skills with strong people skills, and the ability to develop teams further
  • Customer focused with very good experience in leading challenging projects
  • Very good knowledge of applicable regulations and requirements relevant to the operations and aircraft maintenance requirements
  • Demonstrate a future-focused strategic mindset, takes responsibility with the ability manage multiple priorities and achieve profitable results

What we offer

  • Financial participation in the company's success
  • Flexible working hours
  • Promotion of job-related trainings
  • Very good social benefits
  • Referral fees for successful employee placement
  • Discounted meals in our staff restaurant and employee discounts

Become part of the Pilatus family

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Fly with us

We look forward to your online application

Your contact

Roger Sutter
Teamleiter Rekrutierung und Betreuung
Phone: +41 41 619 61 93

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