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United Airlines Senior Production Controller - Technical Operations in Orlando, Florida

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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

Responsible for overall aircraft flow and paperwork accountability. Responsibilities range from complete event preplanning, aircraft induction and release process, daily flow and accountability ensuring aircraft is on track, and post check reporting. Liaise with multiple departments to resolve issues and maintain aircraft flow. Determine head count requirements to maintain required production levels. Report and analyze aircraft material costs. Shop responsibility to plan daily workload and develop long range plan for upcoming maintenance events. Manage repair order and job order to include shop authorization documentation, material requirements, and production velocity requirements. Interact with purchasing, technical planning, engineering to support shop events. Regulatory compliance review of all documentation. SR Production Controllers regularly step into maintenance supervisor rolls managing direct reports which require a solid understating and application of union work rules

  • Daily management and workflow of aircraft or shop workloads to optimize resources

  • Building task assignments for oncoming shifts

  • Paperwork accountability and regulatory compliance

  • Status reporting and issue resolution

  • Forecasting and planning for necessary headcount

  • Communications with multiple support departments to ensure required resources are available to maintain necessary production

  • Complete preplanning and detailed flow of event staged in manageable and logical sequence

  • Compile, analyze, and report on check performance

  • Cross event reporting and analysis

  • Coordinate shop resources for heavy check and in service aircrafts

  • Manage Repair Orders and job Orders

  • Shop authorization

  • Required resources

  • Production velocity

  • Compile, analyze, and report on check performance

  • Regulatory compliance of maintenance documents


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience

  • 10 years aircraft maintenance

  • Solid understanding of maintenance planning and execution

  • 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


  • 5 years heavy aircraft maintenance and production control experience

  • Working Knowledge of SCEPTRE

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