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£70k - £80k
Job type:
Permanent
Sector:
Maintenance, Licensed Maintenance - Base, Licensed Maintenance - Line
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Vanessa Garrod

ENGINEERING MANAGER - LUTON

THE ROLE

Based in Luton, this role reports to the Head of Engineering. The key accountability for this role is to ensure that the Engineering Department complies with the regulatory requirements as specified by the Competent Authority and the Compliance Monitoring Department.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities include the following: 

  • Responsible for oversight and supporting, as required, all areas of Base/Line maintenance and support activities including sub-contracted maintenance providers.
  • Responsible for the on-site Technical services Department team, in support of all maintenance activities.
  • Responsible for the control and standards of performance of the maintenance department and for the day to day administrative discipline of personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring the competence of all Maintenance and Technical Services personnel under their management.
  • Maintain close liaison with the Engineering Sales Manager to ensure timely production of engineering proposals.
  • Ensure enquiries from customers are managed through to completion providing regular feedback and acting as a point of contact when necessary.
  • Assist with the planning of scheduled maintenance inputs ensuring the availability of tools, equipment, materials and availability of sufficient competent personnel to plan, perform, supervise, inspect and certify the work to be performed.
  • Responsible for ensuring that customer’s approval for the work/rectification to be carried out has been obtained and payment terms agreed. This would include the review of draft customer invoices.
  • Ensure aircraft maintenance is carried out and documentation is completed in accordance with work specification, Regulatory requirements and Company procedures.
  • Responsible for all aspects of performance, well-being, training, development, motivation, performance, and Health and Safety of the Engineering department staff.

HOURS OF WORK

The hours for this position are as required for the business. However, the general working days are Monday to Friday based on a 40 hour working week.

The Engineering Manager is required to provide an exceptionally high level of service and is responsible for ensuring that business needs are met in a timely and appropriate manner. The role will require occasional travel to our suppliers and all our bases, dependent on the needs of the business. 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

The successful candidate for this demanding role must have demonstrable experience to fulfil this role. Ideally applicants will have previous experience within Business Aviation or a similar position. Applicants must be acceptable to the CAA or other authorities as a nominated post holder. 

It is vital that all applicants; 

1)    Must have the Qualifications and / or experience to apply for & hold a CAA Form 4

2)    Have a good understanding of Part 145 regulation and the application of this in aircraft maintenance.

3)    Hold a CAA or EASA maintenance engineers licence or other acceptable qualification 

The successful candidate for this demanding role, shall be flexible, and have the ability to prioritise and problem solve, demonstrate good communication skills and able to work autonomously effectively managing a varied workload.

ENGINEERING MANAGER - LUTON

THE ROLE

Based in Luton, this role reports to the Head of Engineering. The key accountability for this role is to ensure that the Engineering Department complies with the regulatory requirements as specified by the Competent Authority and the Compliance Monitoring Department.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities include the following: 

  • Responsible for oversight and supporting, as required, all areas of Base/Line maintenance and support activities including sub-contracted maintenance providers.
  • Responsible for the on-site Technical services Department team, in support of all maintenance activities.
  • Responsible for the control and standards of performance of the maintenance department and for the day to day administrative discipline of personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring the competence of all Maintenance and Technical Services personnel under their management.
  • Maintain close liaison with the Engineering Sales Manager to ensure timely production of engineering proposals.
  • Ensure enquiries from customers are managed through to completion providing regular feedback and acting as a point of contact when necessary.
  • Assist with the planning of scheduled maintenance inputs ensuring the availability of tools, equipment, materials and availability of sufficient competent personnel to plan, perform, supervise, inspect and certify the work to be performed.
  • Responsible for ensuring that customer’s approval for the work/rectification to be carried out has been obtained and payment terms agreed. This would include the review of draft customer invoices.
  • Ensure aircraft maintenance is carried out and documentation is completed in accordance with work specification, Regulatory requirements and Company procedures.
  • Responsible for all aspects of performance, well-being, training, development, motivation, performance, and Health and Safety of the Engineering department staff.

HOURS OF WORK

The hours for this position are as required for the business. However, the general working days are Monday to Friday based on a 40 hour working week.

The Engineering Manager is required to provide an exceptionally high level of service and is responsible for ensuring that business needs are met in a timely and appropriate manner. The role will require occasional travel to our suppliers and all our bases, dependent on the needs of the business. 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

The successful candidate for this demanding role must have demonstrable experience to fulfil this role. Ideally applicants will have previous experience within Business Aviation or a similar position. Applicants must be acceptable to the CAA or other authorities as a nominated post holder. 

It is vital that all applicants; 

1)    Must have the Qualifications and / or experience to apply for & hold a CAA Form 4

2)    Have a good understanding of Part 145 regulation and the application of this in aircraft maintenance.

3)    Hold a CAA or EASA maintenance engineers licence or other acceptable qualification 

The successful candidate for this demanding role, shall be flexible, and have the ability to prioritise and problem solve, demonstrate good communication skills and able to work autonomously effectively managing a varied workload.

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