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Flight Operations Engineer

British Airways
Heathrow Airport, London, Greater London
Full time
13 days ago

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Harmondsworth, United Kingdom

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Job Description

This is a key time to be joining British Airways as we Build a Better BA. We take huge pride in our past – but we’re looking to the future as an airline that loves embracing the best of modern Britain. Our country’s creativity, diversity, style, wit and warmth are the same special qualities that make us who we are. If you’re made of the same qualities as us, you could soon be part of the next chapter of our story. Together as one team, we’re connecting Britain with the world and the world to Britain like no one else

About the Role

As a Flight Operations Engineer in the Flight Operations Technical team you would be responsible for providing accurate aircraft performance, navigation and weight and balance data to all British Airways flights. This is a diverse role that would give you the opportunity to take-on a wide range of responsibilities, such as:

  • Weighing the British Airways fleet of ~240 aircraft.
  • Ensuring British Airways flight crew have accurate operational information for over 550 airports spread across six continents.
  • Supporting the entry into service of new aircraft (~10 new aircraft in 2023) and new aircraft types.
  • Deploying new and improved applications and systems to British Airways flight crew and supporting operational departments.

About You

  • An engineer with a passion for aviation.
  • Highly IT literate and are confident using software tools to manipulate data.
  • Comfortable working in a highly regulated safety-critical environment.
  • Passionate about developing innovative solutions to improve process efficiency and data accuracy.
  • Able to work under pressure applying your technical knowledge to solve urgent operational issues.

What British Airways Can Offer You

Our Corporate and Support roles come with big potential to make your mark on our business. The airline industry changes so fast that we’re constantly evolving and finding new ways to impress customers and get ahead of our competitors. If you’re an innovator and brave and bold thinker, you will be in your element at British Airways.

Your impact on British Airways will be rewarded with a competitive rewards package plus the opportunity to develop and progress your career in many directions.

Not only will you have the chance to further your career development within BA, you’ll have access to our competitive reward and benefits package. This includes core company paid benefits such as a Defined Contribution pension scheme, generous Life Assurance cover and a whole host of options to support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing. You can also sign up for a range of voluntary benefits such as Private Medical cover, Dental and Critical Illness cover, Technology Scheme, Cycle to Work and Electric Car Scheme. And of course, you’ll be able to enjoy the benefit of staff travel as soon as you join us.

At British Airways we all have a part to play in creating an inclusive place to work. Diverse representation among our people is really important to us and we recognise that all our colleagues are uniquely different and bring their own originality, creativity and identity to work.

Inclusion and diversity is a key driver of innovation and we’re committed to creating a culture where everyone feels that they can be themselves. We’re looking for people from all backgrounds and cultures to join us and be a part of our journey to become a Better BA as we continue to connect Britain with the world and the world with Britain.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities

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