We believe that although raising your own specialist can be costly, it is worth every penny. Today, whilst walking down the corridors of our offices or entering one of the maintenance facilities you will meet many upper level managers or heads of departments who have once joined the company as front office assistants or junior mechanics. They all share one common trait – they have measured the company’s success as their personal success from day one.
…and while you are still in front of your computer and thinking that these are words only , we invite you to meet a couple of our team members who, by joining FL Technics, have not only changed their own future but also mould the future of our company on a daily basis.
Paulius Kavaliauskas joined FL Technics as a Sales Manager at the Components and Materials Department in 2008. Shortly afterwards, when he had developed Components and Material Department into a strong business unit of FL Technics, Paulius was appointed the Business Development Director.
As a Business Development Director, Paulius is responsible for business operations and program management, sales and production decisions, managing partnerships and pursuing new growth and productivity initiatives, financial forecasting and analysis as well as competitive analysis and benchmarking.
P. Kavaliauskas started his professional career in 1996. Prior to his appointment at FL Technics, Paulius held a series of leadership and managerial positions in B2B and B2C business sectors. During his professional career Paulius has worked in sales, marketing, communications, organization of production, HR, optimization of supply chain, aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul as well as engineering.
Paulius holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and Organization and a Master’s degree in Marketing and International Communication from Vytautas Magnus University.
‘The amount of diversity at FL Technics is tremendous. The job provides me with plenty of new and exciting challenges which allow me to grow, learn and explore. FL Technics is the perfect place to experience the synergy among functions and business units. Moreover, all day to day tasks are executed by true leaders in their fields of activity,’ says Paulius Kavaliauskas.
With over 30 years of experience in production management, Viktor Kadockin joined FL Technics in 2007 to realize the best practice across FL Technics global operations. Currently, as a Production Director, Viktor Kadockin is responsible for production, quality, timely delivery as well as safety and profitability of the overall production process. Prior to this assignment, Viktor Kadockin held the positions of Deputy Head of the Technical Department and Deputy Head of Production. Viktor also served as the acting General Manager in 2009.
Viktor’s invaluable experience spans strategic operational improvement, deployment and use of productivity and process improvement tools as well as developing process capability, aircraft & component maintenance and technical operation of airlines.
Viktor holds a Degree in Aircraft Engineering-Mechanics and Engines’ Exploitation from the Civil Aviation Institute of Riga.
‘In my career I have been fortunate enough to take part in the full spectrum of the aviation industry. I think that nowadays no one can imagine a world without safe and secure aviation. That makes our job exceptionally challenging yet truly rewarding,’ says Viktor.
During his 33 years career in the MRO sector, Ignas Avizonis, who is currently working as the Head of Non Destructive Testing Laboratory at FL Technics, has achieved truly impressive results. He entered the MRO sector straight after his studies and prior to joining FL Technics Ignas had served as a shift leader, technologist, technician, maintenance engineer, reliability and diagnostics laboratory manager and NDT laboratory manager. Ignas Avizonis is highly experienced and competent in undertaking and supervising complex technical tasks in all aspects of NDT system, including NDT methods, such as eddy current level III, ultrasonic level III, magnetic particle level III, penetrant level III and thermography level II.
Throughout his career in aviation industry, Ignas has established himself as a competent, trustworthy, reliable and hard working individual with a proven track record of exceptionally high standards.
Ignas Avizonis graduated from Riga Civil Aviation Engineering Institute, the Faculty of Aviation Mechanics. According to his degree, Ignas is a qualified engineer, mechanic and powerplant & airframe maintenance specialist.
‘I cannot imagine a career more challenging or more rewarding than the one that involves NDT – particularly the NDT service sector. NDT is an exciting, fast growing and highly technologically advanced career field that is filled with opportunities,’ says Ignas.
Yuriy Petrunin started working at FL Technics as an Aviation Technician straight after finishing his studies. After his journey which had taken 6 years, Yuriy finally achieved the position of a Line Stations Coordinator. Yuriy Petrunin has done an excellent job at FL Technics and such recognition is well deserved.
’I have come this far in my career through sheer hard work and willingness to deal with new challenges every day. I reached the pinnacle of success due to a clear vision and determination. The promotion from an Aviation Technician to a Line Station Coordinator was a kind of reward for me. At FL Technics every hard-working and goal-orientated employee always gets what he truly deserves. However, achieving such success is not a simple task. It takes real guts, but it is very important not to stop halfway,’ told Yuriy.
Elena Yurik, known for her never vanishing smile and brilliant attitude – whatever the weather! She once joined the organization as a front office administrator, but has recently decided that in the future she sees herself as a sales manager. She has expressed her wish to her superiors and in no time has become one of the most promising sales people in our Technical Training Department.
‘Even though I had a great time working in administration, I’ve always wanted to try myself in sales. This is an entirely new role for me but I am sure that with the help of my new colleagues I will do just great. I am over the moon and every morning when I wake up for work I feel as if I am more ready for the challenges laying ahead of me than I was the previous day,’ said Elena, caught rushing for yet another meeting with potential clients.
Arturas Semenikas is a well organized and goal-driven professional holding an extensive experience in leading his team to achieve nothing but the greatest success and outstanding results. Educated in Business Management, Enterprise Administration and Law, Arturas launched his career as a project manager, yet soon took the next step on the professional ladder. After gaining the required experienced working in the areas of business development, strategic planning of sales, finance and HR management and project leadership Arturas is currently working as the Head of Components Management Unit at FL Technics, a global provider of tailor-made solutions for aircraft maintenance and repair.
This ambitious and hungry for new challenges young leader was also involved in providing legal, business and euro-parliament consultation services. He is constantly working on improving and expanding his expertise via attending a variety of seminars and training sessions in the Art of Negotiations, Crisis Management and Communication, Enterprise Management and Successful Sales Strategies and others.
‘I believe that determination, responsibility and orientation towards set goals are the key ingredients in the formula for success. Dreams must be followed consistently and all you need is strong will power and ambition,’ says Arturas.
Since joining FL Technics in 2010, Filip has been involved in a number of key projects related to the development, production and in-service support of engines. He is currently responsible for the smooth execution of all the FL Technics aircraft engine projects. As an accomplished professional in the aviation industry, F. Stanisic is a strategic minded and goal-driven leader with a consistent track record of forming strong business teams whilst creating both financial and strategic added value. According to his colleagues Filip constantly exceeds expectations and works consistently to ensure full compliance with the highest quality standards in the industry.
Filip began his career by taking on an internship as an Assistant Project Coordinator at Airbus Deutschland. Prior to joining FL Technics Filip had worked as a Regional representative for Eastern Europe and a Technical Representative of Engine Management Services. The hands-on experience that Filip had gained throughout his early professional life proved to be particularly helpful in providing a solid foundation for his further career as the Head of Engine Projects.
As concerns his academic achievements, Filip holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a specialized Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering Systems from the University of Belgrade.
‘I truly love doing what I do. My credo is simple: think of yourself as a sculptor rather than an architect of your career. I believe that FL Technics, being such a rapidly growing global MRO services provider, is the best place to satisfy your professional ambitions, find the right career path and stimulate your inner confidence,’ says Filip.
These are just a couple of our success stories. If you think that you can do no worse, why not try and make the first step towards getting your own name and a success story on this page? Let us know about you more today!