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Lead Technical Services Engineer -R&VE

Cathay Pacific
Hong Kong
Full time
17 days ago

Role Introduction

Full Title: Lead Technical Services Engineer - Reliability & Value Engineering 

Reports to: Technical Services Manager (Reliability & Value Engineering)

Departments: ENG - Engineering

Engineering’s role is focused on reassurance, keeping our people and our customer’s safe, ensuring that in every aspect of our operation we have industry leading performance and that our various fleet programmes are delivering to plan, budget and specification. Engineering’s ambition is to be one of the world’s highest performing, customer centric and progressive engineering teams.

The role of the Lead Technical Services Engineer – Reliability & Value Engineering is to deliver operational excellence in support of the airline’s vision to become one of the world’s greatest service brands by ensuring the Cathay Pacific fleet is safe, compliant, reliable, on-time and defect-free.

Key Responsibilities


The Technical Services section is responsible for Engineering activities related to the airworthiness, safety, reliability, operational disruption, and commercial cost effectiveness of all aircraft types operated by Cathay Pacific Airways and its customer airlines.

Responsible for:

  • Deputising for the Technical Services Manager in their absence.
  • Supporting the Technical Services Manager in ensuring fulfilment of the section's responsibilities and deliverables.
  • Coordinating the team’s workload and maintaining oversight of work quality and standards.
  • Provide the operation with specialist technical support.
  • Driving continuous improvement, processes and procedures.
  • Managing technical investigations and implementing corrective actions.
  • Managing vendor technical relationships to ensure they effectively support the Engineering Vision and Goals.
  • Keeping abreast of industry best practice ideas and developments and adopting these where appropriate.
  • Development of component maintenance workscopes.
  • Ensuring that new joiners to the team are mentored and developed to become competent engineers.

Using Reliability Centred Maintenance Philosophy to:

  • Ensure an efficient and effective maintenance programme that is safe, compliant and consistently achieves optimal levels of aircraft availability at the lowest cost,
  • Manage operational key drivers and KPI’s,
  • Review and develop the aircraft maintenance program,
  • Review OEM documentation and industry best practices.



  • Typically 8 years' experience in an Engineering role.
  • Degree in Engineering or Aerospace discipline or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Strong aviation engineering knowledge and experience, preferably in Airbus and Boeing aircraft systems role.
  • Holder of (or capable of obtaining) Compliance Verification Engineer (CVE) position in an HKAR-21 subpart J Design Organisation.
  • Strong supplier management experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to interact and influence across Engineering sections, OEM’s, other operators, industry experts and regulators.

Application Deadline:28 Nov 2023

Personal & Application Information

Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within eight weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Data Protection Officer.


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