Considerations Related to Role & Responsibility of an EASA Part 145 Workshop Maintenance Manager

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Sofema Online (SOL) considers the typical duties of an EASA Part 145 Workshop Maintenance Manager

Introduction Workshop MM - Responsible for

>> The satisfactory completion and certification of all work required by contracted operators/customers in accordance with the work specification (Work Order and approved MOE procedures);

ensuring that the organisation's procedures and standards are complied with when carrying out maintenance;

>> Ensuring the competency of all personnel engaged in maintenance;

>> Establishing a programme of training and recurrent training using internal and/or external sources (this responsibility may be also under the Compliance Monitoring Manager);

>> Ensuring that any work for internal workshops or external contracted/subcontracted organisations is correctly detailed in a work order/contract and that the requirements of the contract/work order are fulfilled in respect of inspection;

>> Providing feedback to the Compliance Monitoring about the services provided by contracted Organisations, Subcontractors;

>> Responding to quality deficiencies in the area of activity for which he/she is responsible, which arise from independent quality audits;

>> Ensuring, through the workforce under his/her control, that the quality of workmanship in the final product is to a standard acceptable to the organisation and EASA;

>> The implementation of the safety policy and human factor issues;

>> Availability of facilities appropriate to the planned work including hangars, workshops office accommodation, and stores as applicable for the planned work;

>> Availability of a working environment appropriate to the tasks being undertaken;

>> The incoming inspection of components, parts, materials, tools and equipment, the related classification, segregation and storage according to the manufacturer’s recommendations ;

>>  Developing a production planning system appropriate to the amount and complexity of the maintenance scope of work;

>> Availability of tools, equipment and materials to perform the planned tasks;

>> Availability of sufficient competent personnel to plan, perform, supervise, inspect and certify the work being performed;

>> Availability of all necessary maintenance data;

>> Recording and notifying any inaccurate, incomplete or ambiguous procedure, practice information or maintenance instruction contained in the maintenance data used by maintenance personnel to the author of maintenance data;

>> Providing a common work card or worksheet system to be used throughout relevant parts of the organisation and ensure such documents comply with 145.A.45 (e);

>> Notifying the Accountable Manager whenever deficiencies emerge which require his attention in respect of finance and the acceptability of standards (Accountable Manager and Compliance Monitoring Manager to be officially informed of any lack of 25% of available man-hours over a calendar month);

supplying the necessary technical documents for customers and storage of the organisation’s technical records;

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