McGee Air Services
  • 05-Jan-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health Benefits, Paid Time Off, Performance Bonus and Travel Privileges

The Manager, SMS and Quality Control, with delegated authority from the Managing Director, Safety and Compliance, develops, executes and administrates the Safety Management System (SMS) and Quality Control functions. This role provides oversight of the safety reporting process, management, analysis of safety data for risk identification and promotes a thriving safety culture within the organization.


  • Development, implementation, and management of the Safety Management System (SMS) process and procedures to ensure effectiveness and efficiencies.
  • Analyze SMS performance and maintain relationships with industry experts to gain best practices and facilitate continuous improvement across the company.
  • Maintain, review, and assess SMS policies, procedures, and documentation on an ongoing basis.
  • Perform and guide risk assessments of potential and identified hazards through continuous monitoring of safety data and statistical analysis.
  • Development and continuous improvement of McGee's safety risk management and safety assurance policy and procedures while providing training and user support to the entire system.
  • Coordinate efforts of the Quantity Control team, including scheduling of audits in accordance with risk-based audit program.
  • Modify, as necessary the Quality Control program, including audit forms, and checklists.
  • Provide ongoing leadership to the quality control team, including team member coaching and development.
  • Ensure station manager compliance and participation in the station self-observation program.
  • Conduct monthly Safety Review Meeting with all station managers and executive leadership.
  • Manages, develops and coordinates change management, risk assessments, and safety analysis within the SMS and Quality Control systems.
  • Provide corrective action recommendations through analysis of safety data, to identify hazards and root causes.
  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual reports and ad hoc reports on incidents to support leader decisions.
  • Develop metrics and apply analytical tools to identify trends and to assess known, corrected, or unknown risks
  • Develop awareness and education materials to communicate SMS status and facilitate change management throughout the system.
  • Oversight of scheduling and coordination of SMS training system wide.
  • Responsible for safety reporting policy, procedures, training, promotion, and development to ensure pertinent data is collected and to provide a clear and efficient reporting process for users.
  • Performs additional duties as requires for the success of the business.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferable in aviation, computer science, statistical analysis, mathematic, or safety-related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience required.
  • Knowledge of FAA Ground Handling SMS requirements, basic data collection points (Ground Incident Reports, Employee Injury Review System, Safety Hazard Reports, Employee Reporting System, etc.)
  • Aviation/Airline Safety experience is highly preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and experience required
  • Excellent knowledge of SMS and aviation industry best practices
  • Data and Text, Risk, and Statistical Analysis
  • Development of common taxonomies for safety analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for effective communication skills across all levels of the organization
  • Professional work ethic, integrity, and accountability
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • One (1) to three (3) years of prior management experience required

CULTURE: McGee Air Services is an entrepreneurial venture with a mindset of delivering incredible service. We are flexible, adaptable, resourceful, collaborative, and inclusive. McGee Air Services does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants are also protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

McGee Air Services- An Alaska Airlines Company

McGee Air Services
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