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Technical Service Manager

Wichita, KS, USA | Textron

  • Industry:
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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The Technical Service Manger (TSM) serves as main point of contact regarding all maintenance work performed on the aircraft. Provides the Customer Service Manager (CSM) pertinent information to relay to the customer. Works with the Service Center Team to maintain and develop a positive relationship with current and future Customers. Supervisor responsible for a team of technicians within the service center.


  • Fosters a positive relationship between the customer and the Textron Aviation service network.

  • Implements lean manufacturing processes and practices as well as coordinates all Area Team Development events for area of responsibility.

  • Ensures that work performed is done in accordance with established policy, procedure, and quality standards.

  • Responsible for safety, quality, meeting schedules and efficiency of the Service Center

  • Monitors the work environment to assure it is maintained in a safe and orderly condition.

  • Identifies and corrects unsafe acts.

  • Investigates any accidents or incidents, reports findings, complete with recommended corrective action.

  • Supervises and assigns team members to maintenance in line with schedules. Realigns assignments as required to meet customer, maximize efficiency, or by direction of the Service Manager.

  • Daily interaction with team members regarding workmanship, efficiencies and safe working conditions as well as identifying ergonomic opportunities.

  • Provide coaching and counseling in order to manage performance of team members.

  • Conduct and document performance evaluations

  • Track, document, and conduct disciplinary actions required under the procedures and policies of Textron Aviation.

  • Holds weekly team meetings to communicate items such as general communication and resolving programs.

  • Post-delivery follow-up with CSM:  

  • Assures that open issues involving parts or return maintenance are resolved.

  • Addresses Maintenance Visit Performance Evaluation issues with the Service Center personnel.

  • Perform duties of a CSM as designated on the off-shift.

Take your career higher at Textron Aviation.

•Competitive starting salaries with growth potential

•Health benefits beginning day one

•Tuition assistance and continuing education programs

•12-paid holidays a year

•Paid parental leave options 

A new career awaits.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or in lieu of degree a minimum of 5 years aircraft maintenance experience and/or relative supervisory experience required.

  • A&P License required

  • Repairman Certificate / EASA License is preferred


  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Possesses good organization and time management skills

  • Attention to detail, goal oriented

  • Ability to prioritize and manage time sensitive responsibilities

  • Highly motivated

  • Ability to work in team environment

  • Maintenance experience preferred

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an airport security badge through the local airport authority, if applicable.

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. 

EEO Statement 

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Pay Transparency Policy Statement 

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information.

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