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Caerdav LTD
Salary band: £20k - £25k
Location: Vale of Glamorgan
Job type: Permanent
Aircraft type: A320 Family (A318, A319, A320, A321)
Contact: Hayley Macleod
Sector: Operations
Category: Planning & Project Engineer Jobs

Purpose of the Role:


Reporting to the Production Planning Engineer, the key purpose of the role of Production Planning Assistant is to carry out Aircraft maintenance planning activities and assist the Production Planning Engineer to ensure that scheduled maintenance activities are prepared and completed in an expeditious and efficient manner, in accordance with Regulatory Authority requirements and Company Procedures.


Main Responsibilities:


·         On receipt of work pack, liaise with Planning Engineer to collect all relevant information regarding Aircraft maintenance data to ensure access is available for Production Staff.

·         Deliver input briefing sheets to production and stores staff as defined in the CAERDAV MOE and in accordance with the Company procedures.

·         A day before aircraft arrival collect the work pack and sort the cards in the hangar doc control room

·         For the duration of the input assist the Production Planning Engineer to control the work pack and tasks.

·         As Form 1s are received from the Production Team, ensure that they are filed in the correct A/C folder and update the control chart.

·         Regularly perform a tally check of all job cards to ensure that they are all accountable. Report any problems to the Production Planning Engineer.

·         Close finished job cards in the maintenance system (OASES). Assists the Production Planning Engineer to collect a percentage of closed cards for the daily report. 

·         Assist the Production Planning Engineer to ensure correct completion of paperwork and attached forms are present, as required in the Company MOE or in accordance with Company published planning procedures.

·         Update the Component Control Register (CCR)

·         Scan and file all competed paperwork in accordance with planning procedures and processes. Inform the Production Planner of any discrepancies and issues.

·         Ensure all documentation raised in the document log is returned in preparation for Engineering final sign off.  

·         Inform Tool stores personnel of the date of departure.

·         Ensure that all maintenance documentation is fully completed and stored correctly.

·         On aircraft departure, box and copy on two discs all scanned documentation, including the Tech Log.

·         Send boxed documentation to the customer, in accordance with stores contract.

·         Ensure aircraft bay is clear of all paperwork before next input.

·         Store all aircraft maintenance documentation on the appropriate drive. Ensure data is regularly updated during the input and cleared on aircraft departure.

·         Maintain standard practices on matters such as task cards, general husbandry, and work place cleanliness.

·         Provide support to the Production Planning Engineer to answer customer queries regarding completed paperwork.

·         Recommend to Management any improvements in working conditions, practices and procedures which may result in an improvement in efficiency and/or morale.


Person Specification


Person Specification





GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) in Maths and English







Relevant Experience

Experience within a planning team within the aviation industry

Experience within an aviation MRO environment









Aptitude, skills and abilities

Proficient in Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word and Excel


Strong communication skills – active listening and verbal skills


A ‘Self Starter’ – motivated and comfortable working autonomously


Ability to solve problems solver – tackle issues proactively and able to offer solutions


Organisation skills – able to prioritise workload and tasks effectively

Tenacious – driven to complete projects on time while maintaining high standards

Team player – positive contribution to a supportive environment

Attention to detail - Thoroughness in accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved, no matter how small. Monitors and checks work.



















Build your career with us…

At Caerdav, we recognise that our success comes from the talent, passion and dedication of our team. Working collaboratively, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. We all benefit from the value we create collectively.

We offer a generous annual leave entitlement, private healthcare, uniform, onsite parking and a Company pension scheme. Our working environment is fast paced, exciting and fun to work in. We believe in communicating openly and honesty and trust in the ability of our valued team to deliver our vision.

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