Job Title: Performance Engineering Supervisor
Department: Flight IE Department – Global Operations Center, 825 Lotus Avenue, Louisville KY 40213
Days: Monday – Friday Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm Hours per Week: 45
The department is physically located on the second floor of the Global Operations Center. The office is arranged using cubicles to allow open communication between members of the group.
The Performance Engineer develops and maintains airport analysis, aircraft performance data, and some weight and balance information for the safe operations of UPS aircraft worldwide. They are involved in evaluating data on aircraft operations, and developing, or improving, procedures for gateway, flight crews, and flight dispatchers.
The Performance Engineer will use manufactures' software to create correction factors to be applied to the flight planning system. They will monitor NOTAMs and insure that takeoff and landing data supplied to the Flight Crews is accurate and up to date. They will assist with the development of an airport construction report which will determine the impact of potential airport construction on airline operations. The Engineer will develop MEL/CDL performance penalties to comply with the MMEL. They will monitor aircraft weight and balance records and work with Aircraft Maintenance to identify areas where improvements can be made in aircraft weighing's.
- A bachelor’s degree in aeronautical or mechanical engineering.
- Knowledge of Boeing, or Airbus, performance software is helpful.
- Previous experience working with 121 operations is beneficial.
The performance engineer must be able to understand technical issues and explain them to various non-technical groups within UPS. They will have to interact verbally and in writing with both UPS operations and the FAA.
Federal Aviation Administration required Drug Testing Information (FAA):
As part of the UPS pre-employment process for a safety sensitive position, a drug screen is required. UPS Must receive a negative test result before you can be put into a safety sensitive position (14 CFR Part 120.107)
Please be advised that you will be tested in accordance with 14 CFR Part 120.109(a)(5) and 14 CFR 120 Subpart E to determine the presence of marijuana, cocaine, opiates (including codeine, heroin-6AM, morphine), opioids-hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone & oxymorphone, phencyclidine (PCP), and amphetamines/methamphetamines (including MDMA, MDA) or metabolites of these drugs.
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