Quality and Safety Manager, Mareeba

Are you passionate about ensuring the highest level of quality and safety within the field of airlines/aviation?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality and Safety Manager to join our team and oversee quality and safety systems within the Australian AMO.

We are MAF, a Christian organisation that utilises aviation and technology to provide assistance and hope to underdeveloped communities around the world. Founded in 1945, MAF currently serves in 31 countries.

MAF’s history reflects a strong commitment to serving some of the most remote and hard-to-reach communities in the world. MAF’s 116 aircraft, provide vital transportation services to medical personnel, development workers, and aid organisations across the globe. The organization also delivers Bibles, church materials, and other resources to communities with limited access to Christian teaching and worship services.

We are currently looking for an experienced Quality and Safety Manager who will take the lead in overseeing the Quality and Safety function for our Australian AMO, headquarters Mareeba. Our ideal candidate should have a good understanding of aviation safety principles and be comfortable leading, developing, and implementing safety, quality and continuous improvement strategies.

**NOTE: Applicants must have the current legal right to work in Australia. Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment background checks including a National Criminal History check. Acceptance of and adherence to MAF’s purpose, vision and values is an essential condition of employment.**


As the Quality & Safety Manager you will be responsible for maintaining and ensuring the effective running of the Quality and Safety Management Systems within the Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO). Developing and implementing quality and safety policies, procedures, and practices in accordance with industry regulations and best practices.

If you are a detail-oriented individual with a strong background in aviation and a passion for continuous improvement, this is the perfect opportunity for you to contribute to the overall success and reputation of the biggest little airline in the world.


Oversee and encourage participation in the quality and safety management systems
Analyse data and trends to pro-actively identify areas for improvement
Monitor compliance with aviation regulations and industry standards
Promote a positive safety culture by training, coaching and educating staff
Conduct regular audits and inspections to identify potential risks and hazards
Conduct investigations of quality and safety incidents
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement corrective measures
Review and update quality and safety manuals and procedures as needed

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:


Meet or be prepared to meet CASA requirements for this role
Worked within a Quality and/or Safety Management system
An experienced aircraft maintenance engineer
Previous experience within a Part 145 Maintenance Organisation.
Desirable requirements

An ICAO Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License
Further education ie degree or equivalent in any field.
Experience in Quality and/or Safety Managements systems
Training in root cause analysis, incident investigation techniques and post-accident actions and auditing
Training in continuous improvement and lean processes.

If you meet the qualifications for this role, please inquire to learn more. We look forward to hearing from you!

Position Location (s):
  • Mareeba
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