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Planner/ Scheduler

Atlantic Aviation Group
Full time
11 days ago

Job Title: Planner/ Scheduler

Reports to: Planning Manager (or designee)

Location: Atlantic Aviation Group, Shannon Airport, Shannon, Co Clare

Atlantic Aviation Group

With over 60 years of experience, Shannon based Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) is one of Europe's leading independent aviation solution providers. The company has a strong reputation of providing customers with a complete range of solutions including aircraft maintenance & modifications, technical, engineering and design services, logistics and material solutions and international training. This reputation is built on a proud history and tradition of superior craftsmanship, technical expertise, and continuous training, which is supported by our flexible, open, and partnership-based customer relationships. 

The company provides a range of aviation solutions including Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance, MAA Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance (AAG Defence Services), CAMO & Technical Services, Part 21 Design Services and EASA Part 147 Training which provides aviation training to airlines, MROs, and companies around the world.

AAG have an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated career focused and ambitious Planner/ Scheduler seeking a role in a challenging, fast-paced and rewarding environment. Our aim as a team is to attract and develop key talent across all levels of our growing aviation business.

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

Essential Job Function

  • Ensures all projects are accurately planned based on the agreed customers work scope in the required time to allow all stakeholders have their allocated time for input to the project plan.
  • Ensures that company procedure and quality standards are complied with when planning maintenance.
  • Works closely with the Planning manager to ensure manpower requirements are accurately planned and this information is available to the Resource planner and Production manager
  • Ensures that commercial awareness is employed with all planning and budget decisions made in the check planning process.
  • Manages the Long-Term planner to ensure it is up to date and accurate for the purposes of capacity planning in relation to the project being planned and monitored.
  • Ensures that the planning team operates within AAG planning process standard work guidelines using the Planning App and Maintenance readiness indicator.
  • Acts as a central figure within the Project team for the coordination of production planning capacity management and manpower planning to ensure the efficient use of available space and Production skillsets within the MRO.
  • Liaises with the Planning manager to ensure hangar capacity and manpower availability are clear to the Sales team at all times.
  • Supports continuous improvement and supports Lean initiatives within the Planning department and the planning process.

Candidate Requirements

  • Practical knowledge and demonstrable experience in check scheduling and management.
  • Candidate must have good working knowledge of maintenance procedures and techniques with ability to forecast and estimate task times.
  • Have a working knowledge of ERP systems and its daily and future uses at Atlantic Aviation Group.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to explain and question all aspects of the maintenance and planning process normally encountered at Atlantic Aviation group.
  • Knowledge of relevant aircraft types gained through a formalised training course; Courses should be a least at a level equivalent to Part-66 Appendix III Level I General Familiarisation
  • Aircraft types required, at least one of the following, B737 Classic, NG, B757, B767 and B777.
  • Knowledge of Atlantic Aviation Group planning procedures per EPM part 3.
  • Knowledge of the Aviation Regulations (EASA and FAA) is desirable
  • Proficient in use of MSOffice applications
  • Detail oriented with exceptional time management and multi-tasking ability
  • Excellent coordinating and organizational skills
  • Must be able to perform well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and meet aggressive schedules
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong interpersonal skills, teambuilding skills, and the ability to persuade others without creating adversarial relationships.

Typical Working Conditions

  • Must satisfy and maintain the required medical standard.
  • Work is performed at the AAG Hangar in Shannon.
  • PPE is provided by AAG, and its use is mandatory in the performance of your work.
  • Must satisfy and maintain airport security requirements.

Company Values


We will question the norm, seek out opportunity and embrace change for the better.


We will dream big and pursue those dreams with passion and determination.

Committed to Excellence

We will always strive to be better, to be different, to Go Beyond.

Customer Centric

We will build honest, personal relationships with our customers and aim to wow them.


We’ll have fun while getting the job done and ensure a positive and happy workplace.

People Focused

We will develop, engage, protect, and support our staff and each other.


We will create trust by being honest, ethical, and respectful every day. What we say is what we do.


 Closing Date

If you feel your skills and experience meet the requirements of this position, we look forward to hearing from you! 

Closing date for applications: 09 / 06 / 23

Atlantic Aviation Group reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

As a growing and ambitious organisation, we are always interested in speaking to individuals about their next career move. If this is not the right position for you but you would still like to find out more about working for Atlantic Aviation Group, please contact us at.

Equal Opportunities Employer

Atlantic Aviation Group is an equal opportunities employer. The people of Atlantic Aviation Group are the foundation of its success, and we believe that employing a diverse workforce is key to this success. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of nationality, religion, ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, or disability. We value your passion, energy, and creativeness.

One of our company values is to provide a people focussed environment with a strong sense of community, where individuals feel safe, valued, and engaged. We are committed to accommodating individuals with disabilities through our recruitment process and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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