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MANAGER LINE/BASE MAINTENANCE PLANNING City: Solna Job Function: Administration Manager, LINE/BASE Maintenance Planning

SAS Technical Operations is a team of 100 people accountable for the continuing airworthiness of the SAS fleet. It performs a wide variety of tasks including negotiating and managing supplier contracts, engineering, and planning maintenance.

Challenges you will work on

As Manager Maintenance Planning you will be reporting to Head of Maintenance Planning & Control. You will be responsible to ensuring that maintenance is planned in an airworthy, safe, and economical condition for SAS's fleet under restriction of the requirements imposed through European Aviation regulations and according to EASA Part-M, Part-CAMO, Part-145 and Ops.

Your responsibility is to manage maintenance planning activities and technical representation for Line/Base maintenance of the SAS fleet. You will lead a team of experts, that will deliver on all aspects of maintenance planning. From airworthiness control, preparing maintenance work packages including component and engine replacement, timely planning of maintenance tasks and airworthiness directives (AD), collaboration with key stakeholders like Engineering, Network and Operations Control Center.

As a Manager LINE/BASE (Maintenance Planning) you will:
  • Ensure that maintenance is planned in an airworthy, safe, and economical condition and complies with the regulations imposed through EASA Part-M, Part-CAMO, Part-145 and Ops and National Aviation Authority
  • Perform process confirmation and development of planning procedures laid down in operation governing manuals CAME and CAME-P
  • Participate in the preparation of the department and maintenance budget,
  • Participate in the maintenance service provider (AMO) tender processes and ensure the execution according to agreed terms.
  • Secure maintenance ground time for planned and unplanned maintenance events
  • Ensure that all maintenance is performed within approved maintenance data.
  • Ensure the operational availability of SAS fleet through strategic and tactical planning activities.
  • Ensure planning of aircraft defects within time limits
  • Establish and ensure timely planning criteria agreement between the production units.
  • Host and participate in governance meetings between stakeholders and sharemen.
  • Ensure development and timely updates of short and long-term maintenance visit plan.
  • Ensure maintenance package optimization in view of aircraft lease contract conditions and lifetime cost optimization.
  • Ensure proper functioning of all planning staff and related issues by assessments and continuing process confirmation
To be successful, we believe you should have:
  • University degree within aviation, or other relevant background from the aviation industry Additional education within business administration is desirable.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience within aviation industry, whereof minimum 2 years in an appropriate management position
  • Experience of practical leadership with a minimum at a tactical level
  • Experience in team leadership and development
  • Practical experience of managing large contracts with suppliers and internal stake holders, with associated budget processes and cost saving programs
  • Practical experience of business transformations and change management
  • Practical experience of working with AMOS maintenance management system
  • A high proficiency in English, both written and verbally

Personal Qualifications:

We need our Manager LINE/BASE Maintenance Planning to have relevant experience within the aviation industry related to continuing airworthiness, aircraft maintenance planning activities as well as the personal attributes which we have identified as critical to success.

You will thrive in this role if you perform at your best when you are intellectually and professionally challenged, and when you lead and inspire others to do the same. The collaboration with our people in other organizational units is the key to delivering tangible and lasting results so you will need to believe in and aspire to strengthening these collaborations to deliver tangible and lasting results. A strong desire to improve the competitive position of SAS and to contribute to SAS transformation to a cost-effective airline will be critical and the ability to relate to, manage and analyze complex situations while relating to SAS overall strategic direction will be necessary.

As a person you are dynamic, outgoing, have a high degree of drive, a pedagogic mindset and excellent communication skills.

This is how we make your journey at SAS matter:

Purposeful: We are heading into a future where change is never-ending, and the need to rethink and rebuild is too. A future of conscious thoughts and sustainable innovation. A future we make possible. We fly because the world is moving, and it needs our help to stay in motion.
Flexible: Office, Home, Norway, Copenhagen – wherever you are, Scandinavia is your home and flexibility is at our core
Adventurous: We grow by making the world smaller. Discounted airline tickets providing you, your family and friends possibility to travel the world at great prices.
Personal: Ingenuity and creativity are central to our work, We offer an opportunity to work on many challenges and initiatives
Innovative: The restless pulse of our world offers endless possibilities to develop new customer solutions and new avenues for personal and professional growth. Working at SAS means contributing to and benefiting from a fast-paced, dynamic environment and playing a leading role by transforming aviation.
Ownership: Opportunity of bringing initiatives from ideas into end-point delivery

Other of Importance

As this position requires occasional work airside, to be eligible for this position you must be able to pass a security test including a background check.

Applications will be processed continuously and the last day for applications is 16th of Aug.

If you have any questions, please contact Ville Koskinen, Head of Maintenance Planning and Control, via e-post

We look forward to hearing from you!


SAS, Scandinavia’s leading airline, with main hubs in Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm, flies to destinations in Europe, USA and Asia. Spurred by a Scandinavian heritage and sustainability values, SAS aims to be the global leader in sustainable aviation. We will reduce total carbon emissions 25 percent by 2025, by using more sustainable aviation fuel and our modern fleet with fuel-efficient aircraft. In addition to flight operations, SAS offers ground handling services, technical maintenance and air cargo services. SAS is a founding member of the Star Alliance™, and together with its partner airlines offers a wide network worldwide.

Om företaget

SAS is Scandinavia's leading airline. For more than 75 years, we have been flying and connecting Scandinavia with the world and the world with Scandinavia. We have always been at the forefront of what is new and scouting the horizon. We have seen the world change, sometimes over a long period of time, and sometimes quite suddenly. Changes that have made us rethink, adapt and build new. We are moving towards a future where change and the need for new thinking is constant. A future of conscious thinking and sustainable innovation.

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