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Senior Licensed Aircraft Engineer B2


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Role Purpose

  • The SLAE shall be accountable to the Chief Engineer for safety, regulatory compliance and operational performance at the Hurn base and / or detached locations. They will provide support to the team with engineering decisions and provide guidance with regard to personal & team development
  • To have an awareness of all associated and related Aircraft Maintenance regulations and to work in accordance with the Company procedures at all times.

Key Responsibilities

  • Safety first. Operate at Draken Europe in accordance with the SHE Technical standards. Identify where the SHE Technical Standards are applicable to appointed operations/tasks and apply safe systems of work identified.
  • To be particularly responsible for the maintenance of aircraft, aircraft equipment as allocated to his/her control by the or Chief Engineer.
  • Ensuring that all technical staff working within his/her supervision carries out their duties in a safe and proper manner and in accordance with the relevant Maintenance Manuals, and the Company Exposition.
  • To ensure the correct and timely completion of all aircraft documentation relating to the maintenance activities performed
  • To co-ordinate engineering activities, enabling the team to complete tasks to target and within budget
  • To review the team performance and provide feedback to the Chief Engineer
  • Evaluate all existing standards, practices and procedures with a view to continuous improvement and efficiency
  • Assist the Chief Engineer in the day to day functions of the Team and deputise in their absence
  • Assisting the Chief Engineer in prioritising tasks and scheduling requirements
  • Assisting the Chief Engineer in the development of the Team
  • Achieve optimal Base Maintenance performance, maintain excellent customer and stakeholder relations.
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested by management within the capability of the incumbent.

Core Competencies

Personal Skills/Abilities

  • Sound knowledge of Base Maintenance operation
  • Sound knowledge of Regulatory requirements related to aircraft maintenance
  • Good Change and Project Management Skills
  • Team oriented with proven communication and influencing skills
  • Customer focussed with exceptional personal and communication skills
  • Self Motivated, Confident, and assertive
  • A demonstrated capability to work within and adhere to a defined set of organisational values
  • Medically fit to perform daily engineering duties including detachment working
  • Security cleared to meet current UK and ITAR requirements in support of the business

Educational Vocational Qualifications – Previous experience within a base maintenance department. Further Applicable Aircraft Maintenance Experience, Line maintenance / Workshops are desirable.

  • Unrestricted EASA B1 / B2 licence with relevant type rating(s) and company authorisations as applicable
  • Additional EASA ‘A’ Licence rating is preferred for B2 SLAE’s
  • Proven track record, over 3 years at LAE Level or similar role within an aircraft maintenance environment is essential.
  • Extensive knowledge of Regulatory requirements related to aircraft maintenance is essential.
  • Basic business skills to understand financial management.
  • Proven ability to work and deliver, to time pressure and deadlines, using basic project management skills.
  • Demonstrated high level in Communication, Team Building and Partnership skills in dealing with stakeholders
  • The demonstrated ability to motivate people and influence change in line with company organisational values
  • An understanding or preferably evidence of working within a continuous improvement project.

Key Measures

  • The Safety, Quality and Regulatory compliance of Fleet / Aircraft Maintenance activities
  • Mission Punctuality, aircraft on time performance and MEL rectification
  • Contractual delivery compliance, customer satisfaction and organisational reputation
  • Staff welfare and morale with effective performance management
  • Compliance with all Cobham Policies and Procedures and company ethics
  • Delivery of continuous improvement and change in line with best practice

Draken is committed to eliminating unlawful and unfair discrimination and we celebrate the differences that a diverse workforce brings. A range of perspective and talent supports our values and drives our success, with a mix of voices generating better discussions, business decisions and outcomes for all.

To us, diversity means bringing your own perspective to the conversation; inclusion means having a voice - and equality means that your voice is heard.

At all our sites internationally, every member of the Draken Europe team is accountable to ensure that we are all treated fairly and with respect.

Intolerance has no place in our Company. We condemn it outright. Instead, we strive to create a culture where each person who joins our team feels they have the opportunity to succeed, to grow, and to work within an environment where they can be themselves.

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