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6 months ago
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Cornwall
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Cobham
Sector: Maintenance
Category: Planner Jobs
As a part of Cobham Special Mission we're currently recruiting for a Maintenance Planner. The CAMO Maintenance Planner is responsible for compiling and managing schedules covering base maintenance inspections and rotable forecasts with the objectives of minimising downtime and optimising aircraft availability through effective planning. Role scope includes all company and customer aircraft across Cobham Helicopter Services contracts worldwide.
The prime location is the Cobham Aviation Services facility located at Newquay in Cornwall but will consider people based at Christchurch, Bournemouth

As a Maintenance Planner your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Previous Experience and/or Qualifications
    • Experience and knowledge of aircraft maintenance and aviation regulations is essential, preferably relating to rotorcraft, such as EASA Part 145 and Part M regulations

    • Experience of Microsoft software (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project) and other relevant software applications such as technical records, AMIS or RAMCO

  • Experience of fleet maintenance planning in the aviation industry and how scheduled maintenance inspections are controlled in relation to the OEM approved data

Personal Skills and Attributes
    • Ability to effectively collect, organise, synthesise and analyse data from a wide range of sources, both internally and from customers and suppliers

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Ability to influence and present and get buy in from stakeholders

    • Ability to solve problems utilising sound judgement and interpersonal skills

    • Ability to develop and maintain effective internal and external relationships

    • Intermediate level skills in use of Microsoft software (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project) in a project planning context

    • Confidence to challenge practice and suggest new ways of working that can deliver benefits

    • Ability to effectively manage the performance of direct report(s)

    • Demonstrate reliable organisational and time management skills with flexibility for change to meet deadlines, often working with minimal supervision

    • High levels of integrity and confidentiality

  • Self-motivated, assertive, resilient

As a Maintenance Planner your Duties will include:

Working as part of the CAMO team you will;
    • Produce the long term (up to 5 years) and medium term (up to 12 months) maintenance plans by:

        • Liaising with the bases to determine aircraft utilisation rates, maintenance planning work scope and base maintenance input dates

      • Working through what-if scenarios and related analysis

    • Produce the overall HS fleet plan, ensuring:

        • base maintenance is coordinated across the fleet

      • opportunities to optimise hours burned on rotables across the fleet are exploited

    • Ensure that plans cover the full range of maintenance activities, from scheduled maintenance (C and D checks) through Out of Phase checks to component overhaul or replacement, including base maintenance plans and component forecasts incorporating different aircraft utilisation data

    • Make recommendations to Engineering teams around optimising rotable and part usage, including costing and assessing the advantages and disadvantages of major projects such as engine changes

    • Produce engine maintenance forecasts

    • Produce materials forecasts for the Supply Chain team on an 18-month horizon

    • Work with and update planning tools and programs, including M/S Excel, RAMCO

    • Understand and comply with all applicable safety standards and HS policies

  • Consistently and openly demonstrate a commitment to the Cobham values

  • Understand and act in accordance with all relevant company policies, procedures and regulations

Undertake any other duties and activities as reasonably requested by the company

Cobham Special Mission

Protecting borders, saving lives and enhancing the effectiveness of defence personnel.

We combine state-of-the-art technology with complex air platforms to deliver customised airborne surveillance, operational readiness training and search and rescue services.

Our end-to-end capabilities benefit government and military customers with responsive and cost-effective turn-key solutions for optimal mission performance.

About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.

Click here to find out more about us and or check out our LinkedIn company page

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