Continuing Airworthiness Support Engineer

Location Sleaford
Discipline: Ex Forces / Military, Engineering
Job type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: £40000
Contact name: Craig Gorman

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Job ref: CGair
Published: 3 months ago
Sleaford - £40, 000 per year

Do you want to take that next step in your professional career and join an organisation that takes great pride in its employees?

My client supports UK military air capability by playing a key part in the seamless progression of pilots through flying training.

In a partnering programme with the Ministry of Defence, my client supplies and maintains three fleets of aircraft within the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS). Through technical advancement and commercial innovation, they deliver aircraft to match the training needs of the next generation on the frontline. 

They have a rare opportunity for a Continuing Airworthiness Support Engineer to join them in a role that offers unrivalled professional development and benefits.

The prime focus of this role is to ensure the continuing airworthiness management of their aircraft including the coordination of all maintenance activities, maintenance program development, and forecasts and planning in accordance with EASA Part M, CAME with military annex, AMPs, and commercial best practice.

The Continuing Airworthiness Support Engineer will support ongoing maintenance, control, and configuration management of all documentation and records. They will also assist with non-safety engineering tasks, configuration and testing of production systems, and assisting project support teams. 

The Successful Candidate Will Be Someone Who…

  • Is a team player with a “can-do” attitude that performs effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment and promotes the values of inclusiveness and diversity

  • Is confident in their ability to help solve complex problems; asks challenging questions to develop their understanding; and suggests new ideas to further our product offering and increase added value

  • Is a self-starter, with an ability to manage their own workload and meet their agreed objectives, whilst also contributing to the development and delivery of wider operational goals

  • Displays enthusiasm about learning new skills and technology, and takes their own self-development seriously

What We’re Looking For 

  • Practical experience and expertise in the application of aviation standards and safe operating practices

  • Appropriate recent experience in the Continuing Airworthiness management environment

  • Five years relevant work experience of which at least the last two years should be from the aeronautical industry in an appropriate position

  • Qualified to degree level in an aeronautical discipline, EASA Part 66 AMEL or an appropriate aircraft maintenance technician qualification

  • Experience working with Regulatory bodies - Civil, MAA or both

  • Experience of Aircraft Maintenance Programmes - Development / Management.

  • Experience of Maintenance Controls systems (RUSADA or similar).

  • Experience of Reliability and defect monitoring systems.

  • Experience of Safety Management Systems, including but not limited to; mandatory and voluntary

  • Reporting, safety data analysis, and safety investigation

It would also be ideal (desirable) if you have knowledge of recognised Aircraft Maintenance Programme Training, training on a relevant sample of AFS aircraft Types, Occurrence Review Group training, SMS training, MRP Part 145/M training

There is also a series of essential technical competencies which, as a continuing airworthiness support engineer, you’ll be familiar with.

Our client’s environment is designed to encourage collaborative working and you will be surrounded by many specialists with extensive knowledge of their fields.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of RecruitME who are acting as a recruitment agency. RecruitME is committed to equal opportunity and diversity.

RecruitME is committed to equal opportunity and diversity and embraces applications from all sections of society, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender identity, sex, disability, marital status, religion, or belief.

RecruitME is also committed to working alongside veterans and ex-servicemen and women.