Deputy Planning Manager

Arden White
Shannon Airport, Shannon Municipal District, County Clare
Full time
€58,000 - €62,000
11 days ago

Arden White Aerospace and Aviation Recruitment are currently with a leading Aviation company based at Shannon Airport within the recruitment of a Deputy Planning Manager.

The successful candidate will assume the role of Deputy Planning Manager after an agreed handover period.

Duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

General Responsibility 

Lead a team of 15 aviation professionals.

Become expert in all aircraft job cards related processes.

Maintain knowledge of Production capabilities and certification requirements.

Interpret Customer & OEM technical documentation and accurately transfer the information onto job cards.

Lead the planning team and distribute the workload in an efficient manner.

Ensure that the full cycle of work instructions: Receiving, preparing and issuing WP’s to production, collecting completed paperwork, scanning and sending to customer, is executed according to company procedures.

Create, handle, update, and revise job cards databases up to latest revisions and in accordance with agreed standards.

Control the Process Feedback Application, including rectification of defects and recording of Feedback Items. Update Master database as per feedbacks from Production.

Works closely with production to ensure most efficient check preparation.

Ensure EASA Part 145 compliance in planning and job cards.

Permanently improve the quality of created job cards.

Participates in development and amendments of internal manuals and work procedures, as required.

Review and assist in corrective and preventive actions of assigned audits.

Promotes a culture of continuous improvement and supports Lean initiatives within the Planning department and the planning process.

Any other duties and responsibilities identified by the Planning & Engineering Manager or Planning Leader as it relates to Planning.

Candidate Requirements

University degree in relevant field and/or at least 3 years’ experience of planning or leadership in an aircraft maintenance organisation.

Performs tasks without detailed supervision, but with guidance on new or unusual tasks

Have the ability to work without supervision, multi-task and prioritise

Be able to work independently and be initiative driven

Excellent interpersonal, organizational and planning skills

Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Good understanding of creation and control of maintenance programmes and MPD’s

General familiarization course (or type-rating course) for at least one aircraft type of Boeing / Airbus OEM

Excellent knowledge of Aircraft documentation

Ability to interpret Customer & OEM technical documentation

Good PC skills – Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel)

Fluent in English (both written and spoken)

Typical Working Conditions

Must satisfy and maintain the required medical standard.

Work is performed at the Hangar in Shannon and possibly offsite providing AOG support.

PPE is provided by and its use is mandatory in the performance of your work.

Must satisfy and maintain airport security requirements.

Apply today as our client is urgently looking to fill this position and so it won’t be vacant for long!

We know engineering. We know aerospace. We know recruitment. And we know how a personal touch is recognised, appreciated, and remembered.

Arden White prides ourselves on the quality of service we are able to offer our clients and candidates alike. However, due to the unprecedented response of applications at the moment, please assume that if you have not been contacted by the team within 14 days your application has been unsuccessful due to the specific requirements of this position.

However, we will endeavour to contact you in due course to find out more about your requirements so we can assist on future positions.

Arden White is acting as a recruitment agency for this position

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