Southern Airframe Services is an EASA 145 approved component repair facility predominately concentrating on composite repairs, we also refurbish cabin interior components. The company was bought out in 2018 and is wholly owned by two industry investors who are looking to grow the capabilities as well as gain FAA certification, the business attracts customer base from parts trading companies, leasing companies and smaller airlines.
Overview of Role
To lead and be accountable for the management and performance of our MRO Workshop, ensuring work is carried out in line with strategic objectives and to the highest standards. This role will be accountable for the final product leaving the workshop, holding the Form 4 and will ensure all activity is conducted in line with company policies, meeting health and safety and audit requirements. The role leader will demonstrate excellent leadership skills and ability to project manage to tight timescales. The role will be integral to the strategic delivery and growth of the company.
Job Description & Key Responsibilities:
Salary is negotiable depending on level of experience, proven track record and level of engineering skill/ability to train existing technician team.
Why join us?
This is an exciting opportunity to join a small and dedicated MRO team with an opportunity to be instrumental in business development and growth.
We offer many benefits at Southern Airframe, including a flexible work schedule to support individual work/life balance, company sick pay and a company car.
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