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Kenya Airways Hiring; Check Requirements and How to Apply

Kenya Airways Hiring; Check Requirements and How to Apply

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Kenya Airways, the leading African airline flying to more African destinations than any other carrier, takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the world and the World to Africa through its hub Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

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Safety and Risk Advisor

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Job Purpose:

To ensure healthy, safe and secure working environment within the AMO in compliance with the relevant industry, regulatory and legislative requirements, company procedures, industry best practices and requirements of customer airlines. This is incorporated with the responsibility of coordinating occupational safety, health and environment programs throughout the AMO and the coordination of activities relevant in the maintenance of SMS and ISO Integrated Management System.

Principal Accountabilities (KEY Performance areas):

  • Ensure implementation of the Safety Management System within the AMO in line with regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate activities relevant to the maintenance of the Integrated Management System (ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001).
  • Conduct Hazard and Risk analysis to lead to the management of the AMO’s safety risk program
  • Review regulatory and industry best practice requirements relevant to the AMO that need to be documented on Safety & Health and on Environment & Sustainability.
  • Coordinate the AMO’s Emergency Response activities to cover occupational accidents; injuries, fires, spills, dangerous goods etc.
  • Collect, collate and analyze periodic industrial safety reports.
  • Coordinate the Safety Action Group/Health & Safety Committee (SAG/HSC) meetings and assume the role of the secretary to the committee as stipulated in the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
  • Conduct safety audits/inspections/surveys in line with statutory and company requirements.
  • Investigate workplace incidents and accidents within the AMO and make appropriate recommendations for action.
  • Follow up on corrective actions from audits, inspections and investigations to ensure closure/implementation within the agreed timeframe.
  • Promote safety culture amongst staff within the organization.
  • Prepare safety information bulletin and newsletters to raise safety awareness within the AMO.
  • Coordinating planned/unplanned safety trainings for the AMO personnel.

Knowledge, Skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant Science or Engineering field
  • Audit Training
  • Knowledge of Industrial Safety Regulations and Standards
  • Accident/Incident investigation training
  • Root Cause Analysis training
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience, 1 of which must be in safety
  • Computer Literacy
  • Ability to analyze data
  • People Management
  • Report writing skills
  • Presentation skills

Competences:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Concern for order and quality
  • Directiveness
  • Flexibility
  • Information seeking
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal understanding
  • Teamwork and cooperation

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Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Purpose:

To ensure regulatory requirements are upheld and that constant maintenance standards and organization procedures are applied to KQ/Customer aircraft to the end that an airworthy, reliable, quality product is provided and that this is done in a cost-effective manner.

Principal Accountabilities (KEY Performance areas):

  • Conducts planned and ad-hoc audits/inspections/spot checks/surveys individually or under guidance of SQAE of all Technical sections within KQ and provide written reports.
  • Assess the data gathered during these audits/inspections/spot checks/surveys and communicate any discrepancies in writing to heads of sections. These will be in the form of a formal report detailing any findings, which must be addressed with corrective action and the time frame in which it must be achieved.
  • Follow up and verify audit closure actions. Monitor the effectiveness of any corrective action from the feedback and by direct surveillance.
  • Log in reported occurrences into QA database, then review and classify them in order to report as applicable to KCAA/EASA/Customer’s Civil Aviation Authority/Operators.
  • Participate in incident investigations under guidance of SQAE.
  • Review authorization applications.
  • Participate in approval exams under guidance of SQAE.
  • Prepare, monitor and update records of certifying staff with all the necessary required information.
  • Prepare applications to the Authority and collect required data for CoA, CoR, radio license certificates issue/renewal.
  • Prepare QA Airworthiness statistics as required.
  • Provide data to SQAE on safety matters as required.
  • Prepare and maintain data base for maintenance approvals issued to KQ by different Civil Aviation Authorities and Airlines, certification bodies such as IOSA, KENAS and follow –up on their validity. Recommend and initiate the renewal process. Also prepare and maintain data base for KCAA approvals given to organization conducting maintenance of KQ aircraft/parts.
  • Process and avail aircraft and related documentation/certificates.
  • Carry out any other duties within the Quality Assurance Section so desired by the Lead Quality Assurance/Lead Quality Audits /PQAE/SQAE.

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Knowledge, Skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Aeronautical /Mechanical /Electrical / Electronic Engineering.
  • Knowledge in using standard aircraft manuals and engineering procedures manual.
  • Conversant with all relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Basic knowledge of basic aircraft systems.
  • Must have relevant engineering degree with at least 3 years aviation engineering experience; OR
  • Must have Diploma in relevant Engineering field with at least 5 years aviation maintenance experience.
  • Fully conversant with relevant technical procedures
  • Basic Knowledge of audit process and root cause analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in report writing
  • Basic Knowledge of Industrial Safety Standards
  • Conversant with relevant IT Tools and Systems

Competences:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Concern for Order and Quality
  • Directiveness
  • Flexibility
  • Information Seeking
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal Understanding
  • Teamwork and Cooperation

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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Purpose:

To review maintenance procedures and work instructions, supervise QA Engineers, conduct audits and investigations in order to ensure an airworthy, reliable, quality product/service is provided in a cost effective manner. To ensure that technical staff work within the framework of the Kenya airways company procedures, and to coordinate and conduct company approval exams through the Quality Assessment Board for the Engineers applying for company authorization and recommend, or otherwise to Quality Manager for issue of authorizations. To satisfy the requirements of KCAA/EASA Part 145.A.65 and to maintain an independent Quality System.

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Kenya Airways Hiring; Check Requirements and How to Apply

Principal Accountabilities (KEY Performance areas):

  • Carry out planned audits/Inspections/spot checks/surveys as the lead auditor of all Technical Department sections and provide written reports.
  • Ensure follow-up on audit findings, verify closures and close audit findings including monitoring the effectiveness of any corrective action from feedback and by direct surveillance
  • Manage periodic and random audits within KQ Technical Department to ensure compliance with KCAA, FAA, EASA and Kenya Airways standards
  • Carry out audits/Inspections/spot checks/surveys of aircraft maintenance at base, line stations and any contracted sites used by Kenya Airways.
  • Carry out audits/Inspections/spot checks/surveys of the facilities at any contracted sites and at base, checking that tools and equipment are kept in good condition and acceptable standards of storage exist.
  • Carry out audits/Inspections/spot checks/surveys for the material supply and storage system including facilities and records; this will encompass checks on certification documents, labelling, stores inspection, binning and shelf life control.
  • Log in reported occurrences/incidents into QA database, investigate all incidents/occurrence reports as applicable, and report as applicable to KCAA/EASA/Customer’s Civil Aviation Authority/Operators and share incident reports with all stakeholders and follow up on the implementation of recommendations.
  • Coordinate and conduct approval exams for technician, certifying staff, support staff and non-aircraft Authorised staff who have applied for various aircraft/component/Equipment approval categories for purposes of recommendation of issuance/rejection of Kenya Airways authorizations through the Exam Assessment Board.

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  • Review regulatory changes and update Maintenance Control Manual (MCM), Maintenance Procedures Manual (MPM) and Maintenance Organisation Exposition (MOE), Technical Procedures Manual (TPM) and Quality Procedures Manual (QPM) as applicable.
  • Review Revised Approved Maintenance Program Manual for any incorporated changes from the MPD by Technical Planning before onward forwarding to the Authorities for approval.
  • Review vendor application requests and recommend appropriate actions, prepare vendor authorisation certificates and manage the approved vendor listing.
  • Review collected data for issue of aircraft Certificate of Registration and issue/renewal of Certificate of Airworthiness and Radio license.
  • Prepare QA/Safety communication (newsletters/fleet notices/bulletins/memos) touching on safety and quality and produce reports on the same for Management review.
  • Point of contact for regulatory/external audits authorities. This involves Coordination, preparation, handling of and response to external auditors and regulatory authorities in the absence of the PQAE.
  • Responsible for providing guidance/mentoring, motivation, development and training of Quality Assurance Engineers.
  • Carry out any other duties within the Quality Assurance Section as directed by the PQAE and MQA
  • Ensure that all aircraft certificates, documents, manuals and other technical information appropriate to the aircraft type are kept to the current revision status at base and line stations.
  • Review and compile Airworthiness Directives and mandatory Service Bulletins status and all other required documents for renewal of aircraft Certificate of Airworthiness.

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Knowledge, Skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Aeronautical/Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Must have completed Quality Management System (QMS) training.
  • Must have completed Audit Techniques training.
  • Must have relevant engineering degree with at least 4 years aviation engineering experience with at least 3 years in quality OR
  • Must have Diploma in relevant Engineering field with at least 6 years aviation maintenance experience with at least 2 years in quality.

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  • Knowledge in using standard aircraft manuals and engineering procedures manual
  • Fully conversant with relevant technical procedures
  • Fully conversant with all relevant regulatory requirements
  • Conversant with relevant IT Tools and Systems
  • Has knowledge in statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience in report writing.
  • Knowledge of Industrial Safety Standards.
  • Has participated in issuance of variations and dispensations/extensions.
  • Has participated in aircraft C of A issuance process.
  • Successfully carried out audits as a Lead Auditor.
  • Experience in closures of external (regulatory / customers) audit findings.
  • Experience in product audits.
  • Knowledge of contracts

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Competences:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Proven supervisory skills
  • Basic audit process and root cause analysis skills
  • Basic root cause analysis skills
  • Proven Management skills.
  • Project Management skills
  • Procedure writing skills
  • Report writing skills

 

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How to apply

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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Kenya Airways Hiring; Check Requirements and How to Apply

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