Engineering Manager, PNG

MAF operates in 37 countries with approx. 130 aircraft reaching some of the most remote places on earth. We bring hope to families & communities trying to make a daily living. It is our desire to see these remote places transformed in Christ’s name.

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is known to be one of the most culturally diverse and rural countries in the world. Only 18 per cent of people live in urban centres and the rest live in very remote areas with limited access to transport due to the tough terrain.

We are seeking an experienced, detail-orientated Engineering Manager to join our growing PNG team. You will play a key role in planning, managing and monitoring the engineering function. Tasks will include managing our local engineering facilities, equipment, stores, and engineering staff. You will ensure that maintenance activities are performed in accordance with organisational and regulatory procedures and that engineering staff are trained and prepared to meet local programme engineering needs.

We are looking for an experienced Maintenance Aircraft Engineer with at least 5 years experience, supervisory / management experience and an awareness of regional CASA regulations and advisory material.


Ensuring that all locally performed maintenance is performed as requested and to an acceptable standard
Scheduling aircraft and component maintenance
Ensuring new engineers are inducted to the system properly
Plan and direct the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities and equipment
Ensuring compliance with organisational and regulatory requirements
Make recommendations for the amendment of MAF Maintenance Organisation Manuals and supporting procedures
Ensuring that the locally performed maintenance is in accordance with the regulatory standards.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

PNG CASA Licences or equivalent to be converted at appointment
At least five years aircraft maintenance experience
At least two years supervisory aircraft engineering experience
Understanding of human factors as it relates to aircraft maintenance

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