Airworthiness Planning Engineer
Loganair operates a comprehensive network of scheduled and charter flights around the United Kingdom, but predominately in Scotland. The company continues to grow and develop and it now has around 650 members of staff, in various departments, including, Engineering, Flight Operations, Ground and Customer Services, Safety and Compliance, Commercial, Finance and Operations. We have stations throughout the United Kingdom, including: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen, Norwich, Kirkwall, Sumburgh, Wick, Stornoway, Sumburgh, Campbeltown, Barra, Benbecula, Tiree and Islay.
An excellent opportunity exists within our Airworthiness Planning team, Part M area of Engineering. The role requires a forward thinking and pro-active individual to ensure that the fleet’s maintenance requirements are controlled and planned effectively and efficiently, whilst ensuring all tasks remain in compliance.
The Airworthiness Planning Engineer will be working within a small team, responsible for the following functions:
Analyse, Develop and ensure constant compliance of the companies Approved Maintenance Programmes (AMP’s) for their effectiveness, along with the associated processes;
Forecast management & continual review of all forecasted maintenance task instructions;
Assessment of advance maintenance forecasts to determine future Base Check content. Ensuring any future maintenance clashes are highlighted & planned away, well in advance of the event due time;
To plan, review and organise each scheduled work package ahead of each planned maintenance input to ensure the availability of pre-loaded spares & materials, as well as any specialised tooling or man power. Chair Pre-Input Meetings to ensure each aircraft input is discussed & check down times are kept to a minimum by efficient planning of each base check content;
Ensure all maintenance instructions are amended correctly and to the latest revision;
Analysis of aircraft utilisation to improve check pre-planning and push cost savings, by maximising planned base check yields;
Liaise with internal departments to prioritise requested work and ensure that both maintenance and operational requirements are efficiently achieved;
To compile and analyse the maintenance history of each scheduled maintenance task or package, to ensure it is being performed at its optimum periodicity;
Perform ad-hoc planning projects assigned by management.
The suitable candidate should have a minimum five years of airline planning experience and will demonstrate: a high level of motivation and excellent work ethic; be proficient in the use of MS Office applications; be focused on detail; have a can-do problem-solving attitude; be comfortable with initiating reviews and working with a minimum level of supervision. He or she must also be able to build strong relationships across multi discipline and ideally have a strong working knowledge of the Engineering OASES IT system.
An attractive remuneration package is on offer.