FAA Part 145 Repair Station Manager
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Symetrics Industries, a subsidiary of Extant Components Group, manufactures
and supplies complex electronic assemblies to the DOD and international customers for military and
commercial applications. The company offers digital communications solutions including a full line
of Improved Data Modems (IDM) in various hardware form factors with optional imagery transmission
capabilities, or as software-only versions; imagery solutions with a TVDS / DVR (Tactical Video
Data Server / Digital Video Recorder); and an Electronic Warfare (EW) product line highlighted by
the AN/ALE-47(V) Countermeasures Dispenser System (CMDS). Symetrics also provides licensing and
obsolescence management services for legacy electronics systems. Symetrics has been manufacturing
high reliability electronic assemblies and sophisticated EW and Communication systems of superior
quality for over 50 years and is an FAA Part 21, FAA Part 145, ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100:2009 (Rev
C) Certified Company. For additional information, please visit our website at www.symetrics.com
Manages, Leads, Maintains and Provides support and direction to the day to day operations of
Symetrics Industries FAA Part 145 Repair Station. The ideal applicant for this position will have
management and hands-on experience of Repair Station functions as well as holding an appropriate
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
Provides leadership, management, and organization to team of product repair technicians, and
material handlers in an electronics lab environment.
Develops and implements work processes, standards, and policies for work conducted by technicians
to ensure high levels of production and regulatory compliance.
Communicates and works closely with FAA/Regulatory Compliance Manager, Accountable Manager,
Engineers, and Quality Assurance regarding product issues and follows-up to make sure fixes are
received and tested.
Advises upper management on product development issues arising from product problems identified
through bench test and service repairs.
Works closely with Customer Service to increase customer satisfaction, and ensure orders and
repairs are processed in a quality and timely manner.
Plans and schedules levels of support according to product release schedules and assists in final
testing of new products.
Ensures that repair station equipment and tools are maintained in a serviceable condition to
include required checks and calibrations. Also ensures that the repair station is clean and
Ensure the proper handling of parts, including any required special handling or preservation, and
monitor the quality of the work during and after the repair process.
Manages repair station material planning and inventory control processes to meet delivery and
Establishes and monitors key business metrics.
Ensures the repair and test of all articles and components is conducted in a quality and timely
Develops a work environment of open and honest communications that will instill confidence
credibility by actively engaging with the workforce.
Leads by example; Exhibits enthusiasm and encourages a sense of urgency.
Supports the development
and monitoring of pricing and warranty strategies.
Ensures repair technicians and repair station
staff receives appropriate training.
Initiates purchase requisitions as required in support of
repair stations operation.
Completes, maintains, and processes pertinent paperwork and records.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages, Leads, Maintains and Provides support and direction to the
Repair Station staff on day to day operations of Symetrics Industries FAA Part 145 Repair Station.
EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, with 5 years’ experience
preferred. Individuals who do not meet these educational requirements may be considered if they
meet any of the following: they have at least 7 years of related experience and/or training; or
equivalent combination of education and experience. At least 5 years’ experience in a repair or
electronics lab environment. Avionics Part 145 repair station experience. Supervisory experience in
electronic/electro-mechanical assembly and testing or repair. Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to think and act independently in an efficient manner. Strong demonstrated verbal and
written communication skills. Excellent time management and organizational skills. Proficient PC
- MRP/ERP experience
- Experience in an ISO-9000 or AS-9100 business
- Experience in Lean principles and techniques such as “5S”
LANGUAGE SKILLS: The individual must be capable of preparing and presenting detailed reports and
procedures to management, vendors and customers, thus a high level of competence in both written
and spoken English is required.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: The individual must be competent in mathematics necessary to perform the
required calculations and to be able to understand technical papers and discussions.
COMPUTER SKILLS: The individual shall be capable of working or learning to work in Microsoft
Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint. It is not required that the
individual be familiar with this software, but rather that they have the capability of learning it
via self-study in a reasonable period of time. The individual should also possess a strong
understanding of computer operations and operating systems.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Appropriate FAA airman certificate required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The individual must be capable of carrying equipment up to 30 pounds for
reasonable distances, to be able to type on a computer keyboard and to use a computer mouse or
other suitable pointing device and to travel in automobiles or common air carriers for travel
purposes. To the extent possible, accommodations to those incapable of meeting these requirements
shall be provided.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The primary work environment shall be in an office, FAA Part 145 electronics test
laboratory and environmental test laboratory. The individual may be required to travel both within
the US and throughout the world.
EOE/AA/Drug Free, VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Fax Resume to: Human Resources Fax: 321-308-4209 1615 W NASA Blvd Melbourne FL 32901 or visit the
tab on our Symetrics website: www.Symetrics.com
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-
300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and requires
affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in
employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and to treat qualified
individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or