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Typhoon Weapons Senior Superintendent
 
Salary: Competitive
 
Location: Taif
 

JOB PURPOSE

 

BAE Systems is the UK Government’s nominated Prime Contractor (PC) under the Government-to-Government arrangements that are in place to provide equipment, support and training to Saudi Arabia.  We provide maintenance of Royal Saudi Air Force aircraft and train RSAF personnel safely in a training environment in how to use their aircraft, equipment and weapons.  For such maintenance training, this role is responsible for leading the development, effectiveness and the consolidation (PC and RSAF) of approximately 65 Armaments supervisors and tradesmen employed in the Aircraft Generation Flight at KFAB Taif. To manage the engineering activities and ensure effective supervision of Armaments personnel in order to ensure that continuing airworthiness and maintenance activities on Typhoon aircraft are carried out in accordance with BAE Systems Saudi Arabia SALAM Maintenance Organisation Exposition and associated Quality Management System.  The job holder will supervise BAE Systems staff and Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) personnel as well as lead the mentoring and consolidation development of these tradesmen in the Line (Forward) Maintenance environment 

 

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Job Holder is accountable for the following:

  • Establish the optimum technical development approach for circa 65 Armaments tradesmen.
  • Lead the technical development of the Armaments tradesman, including PC and RSAF consolidation, to enable them to achieve full operational performance within agreed time constraints.
  • Establish and maintain an individual development plan for each member of the Armament trade.
  • Provide trade leadership in the effective control and supervision of all continuing airworthiness and maintenance activities carried out on Typhoon aircraft by Armament tradesmen, and others, placed in his Area of Responsibility.
  • Ensuring that all personnel engaged in activities in his Area of Responsibility follow the correct practices and observe safety precautions thereby complying with the requirements and limitations detailed in the Salam Support Safety Case Report.
  • Ensuring that no one is exposed to any unnecessary or uncontrolled risk in their Area of Responsibility, as far as is reasonably practicable.
  • Ensuring that all continuing airworthiness and maintenance activities conducted within his Area of Responsibility are carried out in accordance with current processes and procedures by appropriately authorised, qualified and experienced personnel.
  • Ensuring good husbandry practices are implemented effectively.
  • Ensuring FOD control measures are implemented effectively.
  • Ensuring that relevant Safety Management Systems and Maintenance Error Management Systems are understood and implemented by staff under their supervision.
  • Coaching and mentoring BAES and RSAF personnel under his supervision.
  • Transferring knowledge and delivering consolidation development to BAES and RSAF personnel under his supervision.
  • Assisting with aircraft handling and flight line activities when required.
  • Completing any other reasonable duties or requests made by appropriate line managers.
 

RECRUITMENT SPECIFICATION

The following qualifications and experience are essential for this post:

  • Proven supervisory ability at senior supervisor level in a high tempo aircraft maintenance delivery driven environment.
  • Must hold a relevant Typhoon ‘Q’ trade annotation
  • Must possess in-depth knowledge of the Typhoon Armaments systems
  • Qualified to HNC or recognised equivalent level in an Aeronautical Engineering or related subject.
  • Successfully completed a recognised aircraft engineering apprenticeship or similar practical aircraft maintenance training programme delivered by a NATO air force or approved aircraft maintenance training provider.
  • Experience as a Category B1 Licensed aircraft maintenance technician or military equivalent.
  • Extensive experience working at senior supervisor level maintaining Typhoon aircraft at either Line (Forward) or Base (Depth) Maintenance on an operational military flying unit in a NATO air force
 
RECRUITMENT

The job holder should have the following background:

  • Currently working in an aircraft maintenance organisation conducting or supporting Line (Forward) Maintenance of military fast-jets
  • Proven track record managing Armaments aircraft maintenance supervisors and technicians and associated resources at ‘shift manager’ level, maintaining military fast jet aircraft
  • Excellent man management experience and proven people development competency.
  • High level of interpersonal skill to co-ordinate a large number of diverse activities and the ability to communicate, influence and direct the decision making process at all levels.
  • Experience of multi-tasking to manage a diverse range of engineering and management activities.
  • Demonstrable experience working as an Armaments certifying supervisor managing Line (Forward) Maintenance on a busy, military operational flying unit.
  • Fully conversant with European Aviation Safety Agency aircraft maintenance regulations or military equivalents such as UK MoD Defence Standard 05-130.
  • Experience working in a NATO air force maintaining Armament systems on military aircraft.
  • Experience as a mentor, coach or instructor in an aircraft maintenance environment.
  • Experience conducting Line Maintenance of aircraft in a Gulf Coast Country
 

EXPATRIATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work, you will receive a competitive salary, rent free accommodation, free utilities, with access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed. 

On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.

 

SAUDI NATIONAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous leave and travel allowance, a full health care scheme and access to subsidised recreational facilities

 
BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 82,500 people in over 40 countries.  Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

 

All appointments in Saudi Arabia are subject to receipt of all necessary Government and/or Customer approval

Typhoon Weapons Senior Superintendent
 
Salary: Competitive
 
Location: Taif
 

JOB PURPOSE

 

BAE Systems is the UK Government’s nominated Prime Contractor (PC) under the Government-to-Government arrangements that are in place to provide equipment, support and training to Saudi Arabia.  We provide maintenance of Royal Saudi Air Force aircraft and train RSAF personnel safely in a training environment in how to use their aircraft, equipment and weapons.  For such maintenance training, this role is responsible for leading the development, effectiveness and the consolidation (PC and RSAF) of approximately 65 Armaments supervisors and tradesmen employed in the Aircraft Generation Flight at KFAB Taif. To manage the engineering activities and ensure effective supervision of Armaments personnel in order to ensure that continuing airworthiness and maintenance activities on Typhoon aircraft are carried out in accordance with BAE Systems Saudi Arabia SALAM Maintenance Organisation Exposition and associated Quality Management System.  The job holder will supervise BAE Systems staff and Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) personnel as well as lead the mentoring and consolidation development of these tradesmen in the Line (Forward) Maintenance environment 

 

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Job Holder is accountable for the following:

  • Establish the optimum technical development approach for circa 65 Armaments tradesmen.
  • Lead the technical development of the Armaments tradesman, including PC and RSAF consolidation, to enable them to achieve full operational performance within agreed time constraints.
  • Establish and maintain an individual development plan for each member of the Armament trade.
  • Provide trade leadership in the effective control and supervision of all continuing airworthiness and maintenance activities carried out on Typhoon aircraft by Armament tradesmen, and others, placed in his Area of Responsibility.
  • Ensuring that all personnel engaged in activities in his Area of Responsibility follow the correct practices and observe safety precautions thereby complying with the requirements and limitations detailed in the Salam Support Safety Case Report.
  • Ensuring that no one is exposed to any unnecessary or uncontrolled risk in their Area of Responsibility, as far as is reasonably practicable.
  • Ensuring that all continuing airworthiness and maintenance activities conducted within his Area of Responsibility are carried out in accordance with current processes and procedures by appropriately authorised, qualified and experienced personnel.
  • Ensuring good husbandry practices are implemented effectively.
  • Ensuring FOD control measures are implemented effectively.
  • Ensuring that relevant Safety Management Systems and Maintenance Error Management Systems are understood and implemented by staff under their supervision.
  • Coaching and mentoring BAES and RSAF personnel under his supervision.
  • Transferring knowledge and delivering consolidation development to BAES and RSAF personnel under his supervision.
  • Assisting with aircraft handling and flight line activities when required.
  • Completing any other reasonable duties or requests made by appropriate line managers.
 

RECRUITMENT SPECIFICATION

The following qualifications and experience are essential for this post:

  • Proven supervisory ability at senior supervisor level in a high tempo aircraft maintenance delivery driven environment.
  • Must hold a relevant Typhoon ‘Q’ trade annotation
  • Must possess in-depth knowledge of the Typhoon Armaments systems
  • Qualified to HNC or recognised equivalent level in an Aeronautical Engineering or related subject.
  • Successfully completed a recognised aircraft engineering apprenticeship or similar practical aircraft maintenance training programme delivered by a NATO air force or approved aircraft maintenance training provider.
  • Experience as a Category B1 Licensed aircraft maintenance technician or military equivalent.
  • Extensive experience working at senior supervisor level maintaining Typhoon aircraft at either Line (Forward) or Base (Depth) Maintenance on an operational military flying unit in a NATO air force
 
RECRUITMENT

The job holder should have the following background:

  • Currently working in an aircraft maintenance organisation conducting or supporting Line (Forward) Maintenance of military fast-jets
  • Proven track record managing Armaments aircraft maintenance supervisors and technicians and associated resources at ‘shift manager’ level, maintaining military fast jet aircraft
  • Excellent man management experience and proven people development competency.
  • High level of interpersonal skill to co-ordinate a large number of diverse activities and the ability to communicate, influence and direct the decision making process at all levels.
  • Experience of multi-tasking to manage a diverse range of engineering and management activities.
  • Demonstrable experience working as an Armaments certifying supervisor managing Line (Forward) Maintenance on a busy, military operational flying unit.
  • Fully conversant with European Aviation Safety Agency aircraft maintenance regulations or military equivalents such as UK MoD Defence Standard 05-130.
  • Experience working in a NATO air force maintaining Armament systems on military aircraft.
  • Experience as a mentor, coach or instructor in an aircraft maintenance environment.
  • Experience conducting Line Maintenance of aircraft in a Gulf Coast Country
 

EXPATRIATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work, you will receive a competitive salary, rent free accommodation, free utilities, with access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed. 

On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.

 

SAUDI NATIONAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous leave and travel allowance, a full health care scheme and access to subsidised recreational facilities

 
BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 82,500 people in over 40 countries.  Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

 

All appointments in Saudi Arabia are subject to receipt of all necessary Government and/or Customer approval

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