Name - SAMUEL MBURU MUCHAI
Title - Aviation Consultant
Tel - +254 722 412927
Nationality – Kenyan
Address - P. O. BOX 54176-00200, Nairobi.
≥ Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Kenya Airways Engineering Training School - 1976 to 2005
≥ Kenya Airways Engineering Training School - Kenya Airways Engineering Training School – 1977
≥ Bureau Veritas Quality Management and Audit For Aeronautical Industries and Airlines - CDG Paris France - 1995
≥ Aircraft Inspectors Course – CAA Brighton, UK (Including attendances at Boeing Factory, Seattle USA; Airbus Factory, Toulouse France; Fokker Factory, Holland; Rolls Royce Factory, Derby England; GE Factory, Cincinnati USA) – 1995
≥ Issuing authority/ Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (Licence Number – YKC-133) – licensed for following aircraft/engines - B707/720, PW JT3D-3B; DOUGLAS DC9, JT8D-11; F50, PW125B & PWR1830; F27, RR DART 528.
≥ KCAA Approvals on the following - B757-200, RR DART 535E; A310-300, CF6-80C2A2; B737-300 & B737-200, CFM56-3B.
≥ Day to day management of Engineering Quality Division.
≥ Responsible for all Quality Control and Quality Assurance matters of the company.
≥ Responsible for Technical Training of Kenya Airways and third party Engineers.
≥ Responsible for ensuring Engineering Standards are maintained for continued Airworthiness.
≥ Responsible for running an efficient reliability maintenance program.
≥ Ensuring registration and smooth delivery of new or leased Aircraft being acquired by Kenya Airways. Also ascertain that all conditions are
met for re-delivery and de-registration of Aeroplanes from Kenya Airways back the leasers or new owners.
≥ Ensuring that the company has sufficient number of Licensed/ Approved engineers responsible for certifying maintenance work carried
out on the company Aircraft and maintains a list of all engineers and grants them an approval booklet which shows the scope of
coverage for the holders.
≥ Formulating and maintaining the company exposition and procedures and manuals.
≥ Ensuring that the scheduled and impromptu audits of the Engineering Organization and outstation handling agents and all Kenya Airways
vendors are carried out.
≥ Chairing Acceptable Deferred Defects, monthly Aircraft maintenance reliability and Service Bulletins review meetings.
≥ Ensuring that the C of A documents are validated at all times.
≥ Ensuring the validity of the company approval.
≥ Identifying training needs and ensuring that all Engineering staff undergoes the necessary courses as need arises.
≥ Specifying and operating an engineering staff authorization procedure to ensure that Aircraft are certified by properly authorized
≥ Successfully writing Kenya Airways Engineering Quality Manual and getting it approved by KCAA.
≥ Successfully getting Kenya Airways Engineers trained on Aircraft type courses and securing Type Approvals for them from the KCAA.
≥ Writing exposition manual for Precision Air and Jetlink and approved by KCAA.
KEY CAREER HISTORY
Job Title Date Company
Active Director 2008 to 2012 Nelliwa Builders & Civil Engineers
Manager Quality Assurance 2007 to 2008 Jetlink Express Ltd
Manager Engineering and Quality 2006 to 2007 Delta Connection Ltd
Contract on ALS Engineering Quality 2005 to 2006 Precision Air
Head of Engineering Quality 1994 to 2005 Kenya Airways
Manager Quality Control 1990 to 1994 Kenya Airways
Group Inspector I/C Hangar Maintenance 1983 to 1990 Kenya Airways
Inspector in the Hangar 1979 to 1983 Kenya Airways
Licensed Engineer 1977 to 1978 Kenya Airways
Technician 1974 to 1977 East African Airways
Senior Non-Commissioned Officer 1970 to 1973 Kenya Air Force
Junior Supervisor 1968 to 1970 Kenya Air Force
Technician 1967 to 1968 Kenya Air Force
Basic Aircraft Maintenance Course 1965 to 1967 Kenya Air Force