United Airlines Senior Production Controller - Technical Operations in San Francisco, California

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Technical Operations

Technical Operations is the maintenance, repair and overhaul division of United. The department includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.

Job overview and responsibilities

Responsible for overall aircraft flow and paperwork accountability. Responsibilities range from complete event preplanning, aircraft induction and release process, daily flow and accountability ensuring aircraft is on track, and post check reporting. Liaise with multiple departments to resolve issues and maintain aircraft flow. Determine head count requirements to maintain required production levels .

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and managing overall aircraft check flow

  • Daily management and workflow of aircraft or shop workloads to optimize resources

  • Building task assignments for oncoming shifts.

  • Paperwork accountability and regulatory compliance

  • Status reporting and issue resolution

  • Forecasting and planning for necessary headcount

  • Complete preplanning and detailed flow of event staged in manageable and logical sequence

  • Compile, analyze, and report on check performance

  • Cross event reporting and analysis

  • Regulatory compliance of maintenance documents


  • 5 years aircraft maintenance experience

  • Airframe and Powerplant License

  • Solid understanding of maintenance planning and execution

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


  • Bachelor's degree

  • Working Knowledge of SCEPTRE

  • 5 years heavy aircraft maintenance and production control experience


  • Regular attendance and punctuality in accordance with United's policies is required

  • Attendance is required at work location

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications

  • United will consider applicants with criminal histories consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance

Function: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Management & Administrative

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled