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Director of Aviation

Job ID:R223113
Location:Waukegan, Illinois

Director of Aviation
Corporate Headquarters
12575 Uline Drive, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Let your career take flight aboard Uline's Hawk Air! 

With the addition of two brand new aircraft, we need a flight expert to lead our growing fleet. Join our family-owned company to fly aircraft equipped with the latest innovations, earn industry leading pay and work with a close-knit group of professionals!
This position is based out of Waukegan National Airport in Waukegan, IL.  

Position Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of Hawk Air and its three Falcon 2000 EASys.

  • Manage budgets, expense reports, invoices, and projections.

  • Keep records as required by Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), manufacturers, and company policies.

  • Maintain the relationship between the Fixed Base Operator (FBO), acting as liaison between Airport officials and Uline.

  • Ensure maintenance, repairs, inspection, and Service Center scheduling are of aircraft are arranged.

  • Oversee pilot training, skill, and management with the Chief Pilot.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

  • Extensive prior flight experience as a corporate pilot required.

  • Must have a proven record of safety compliance.

  • Experience with Falcon 2000 EASy avionics operations preferred, but not necessary.

  • Light flying duties (up to 25%), mainly to cover crew taking paid time off.


  • Complete insurance coverage that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts and wellness programs.

  • 401(k) with 5% employer match.

  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.

  • Bonus programs that include annual performance, sales goals and profit sharing.

Employee Perks

  • Access to corporate café with meals and dinner-to-go options prepared by executive chefs.

  • Access to the corporate fitness center with sauna and complimentary personal trainers.

  • Access to over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.

  • Numerous employee appreciation events throughout the year.

About Uline

Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials. We're a family-owned company known for incredible service, quality products and same-day shipping of our huge in-stock inventory. With over 8,500 employees across 12 locations, it's time you joined Uline.

Uline is proud to operate as a drug-free workplace. All new hires must complete a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening.

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Our employees make the difference and we are committed to offering exceptional benefits and perks!  Explore to learn more!

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Uline challenges you to be your best. It pushes the limits of your potential and provides you with the tools you need to succeed, making it a great place to build your career.