Edit Apply
Direct Employer

Senior Planning Engineer - S and HMO

Cathay Pacific
Hong Kong
Full time
7 days ago

Role Introduction

Full Title: Senior Planning Engineer - Scheduling and Heavy Maintenance Operations   

Reports to: Scheduling and Heavy Maintenance Operations Manager

Departments: ENG - Engineering

Engineering’s role is focused on reassurance, keeping our people and our customers    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 and the role of the Scheduling & Heavy Maintenance Operations Senior Planning Engineer is to deliver optimised maintenance programmes that are planned and executed with precision, while driving for continuous business improvement to ensure safe, complaint, reliable and cost-effective operations.

Key Responsibilities


Responsible for:

  • Delivering safe, compliant and reliable aircraft from heavy maintenance facilities in HK on time and in the most cost effective way. 
  • Ensuring that the heavy maintenance check management process, including check preparation, control and progress monitoring methodology is well establish and executed well to achieve the desired business outcome on OTP.
  • Representing the airline/department in negotiations with MROs, OEMs and other external agencies while the aircraft undergoing heavy maintenance.
  • Driving continuous improvements, efficiencies and productivities in particular on any significant findings and observations with mitigation or recommendation for solutions to improve OTP, maximize aircraft availability and minimize total cost.
  • Ensure quality and stability of work packages for both light and heavy checks to enable sufficient time for preparation and mitigation of risk of check delays and disruption of plans are in place.
  • Managing aircraft maintenance labour cost including routine man-hour charge setting and non-routine cost scrutiny in the most cost effective way.



List requirements for the position:

  • Engineering degree or Aircraft Maintenance Licence is preferred. 
  • Typically a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience, preferably in aspects of aircraft or maintenance planning. 
  • Good understanding to Maintenance philosophy. 
  • Experience of leading and delivering business process improvement.  
  • Ability to build strong and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders   
  • Good knowledge of Cathay Pacific maintenance and engineering systems preferable

Application Deadline: 22 Jul 2024

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.


Cathay Pacific

company Size
10001+ Employees
Founding year

Send me jobs like these

Lead Engineer, General Engineers in Hong Kong

Looking for Lead Engineer jobs?

Browse hundreds of latest Lead Engineer vacancies updated daily on one of the top aviation job sites. Aviation Job Search prides itself in helping thousands of people build their Lead Engineer careers. 

Click below link to browse other Lead Engineer opportunities:

View all Lead Engineer Jobs


If you're an employer looking for Lead Engineer recruitment, get in touch with us by clicking on the link below:

Hire Lead Engineer Now