The Aircraft Maintenance Programmes & Technical Records Lead (AMP&TR-L) reports to the Continuing Airworthiness Manager – Fixed Wing (CAM-FW) and is responsible for leading the Aircraft Maintenance Programmes & Technical Records (AMP&TR) Function, delivering the relevant continuing airworthiness management activities in accordance with all applicable Aviation Regulations and International Standards
Aviation Regulatory Responsibility & Ownership
➢ Applicable Aviation Regulation Regulators, but not limited to:
❖ UK CAA
❖ UK MAA
❖ Other, as applicable
➢ Ensuring that the Aircraft Maintenance Programmes & Technical Records (AMP&TR) Function always complies with all applicable Aviation Regulations.
➢ Ensuring that the AMP&TR Function only performs continuing airworthiness management activities within the boundaries of the privileges/scope of the Aviation Regulatory Approvals held, and as identified in the respective Regulatory Approval Certificates and Expositions.
➢ Ensuring that the AMP&TR Function performs and/or assures the following continuing airworthiness management activities:
❖ Aircraft Maintenance Programmes (AMPs):
▪ Compilation and updating of the AMPs with the support of the Airworthiness Engineers (AWEs).
▪ Registering and processing of AMP amendments.
▪ Internal and external approval of the AMPs.
▪ Annual independent reviews of the AMPs.
▪ Management of the AMPs in the electronic continuing airworthiness management system.
❖ Management of the Aircraft continuing airworthiness records system:
▪ Recording of aircraft, engine, component, role and mission equipment flight hours, cycles, life limits, maintenance, repairs, modification, etc…
▪ Management, verification and audit of aircraft records and data within the electronic continuing airworthiness management system.
▪ Management of all Logbooks, Mod Books and Logcards
▪ Management of airworthiness records storage and archiving
❖ Aircraft and component structure build and management within the electronic continuing airworthiness management system.
➢ Ensuring that the AMP&TR Function have available, and use, the necessary equipment, software, and relevant resources to deliver the approved scope of work.
➢ Ensuring that all relevant continuing airworthiness management activities are accurately recorded, and records are maintained in accordance with all applicable Aviation Regulations.
➢ In support of the Company Safety Management System (SMS), ensuring that any condition that has resulted, or may result in, an unsafe condition that hazards seriously the flight safety of aircraft or personnel is reported.
➢ Performing technical investigations in support Safety Occurrence Report Management.
➢ Ensuring that a robust First and Second Line of Defence Compliance (Quality) monitoring system is always maintained within the AMP&TR Function.
➢ Supporting the CAM-FW with the management of Audit Non-Conformance management and Safety Investigation Findings:
❖ Performing effective Root Cause Identification (RCI) and delivering effective and sustainable Containment, Corrective and Preventive Actions.
Quality, Security and Health, Safety & Environmental Responsibility & Ownership
➢ Applicable International Standards, but not limited to:
❖ ISO 9001 – Quality (Business) Management System
❖ ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System
❖ ISO 45001 – Occupational Health Management System
❖ ISO 27001 – Information Security Management System
➢ Ensuring that the AMP&TR Function always complies with all applicable International Standards.
➢ Ensuring that Risk Assessments are in place, maintained up to date, and used for all AMP&TR Function related tasks where the safety of personnel may be at risk.
➢ Ensuring that the AMP&TR Function always applies safe systems of work. AMP&TR Function Personnel Management
➢ Effective, efficient, and proactive management of the AMP&TR Function.
➢ Ensure all AMP&TR Function personnel are adequately equipped, trained and competent with respect to their roles and responsibilities.
➢ Driving, ensuring, and assuring an enhanced safety (operational and SHE) and compliance culture across the AMP&TR Function.
➢ Drive a culture of excellence across the AMP&TR Function, by coaching, mentoring, motivating and actively engaging with personnel to achieve individual and business objectives.
➢ Drive a culture of continuous improvement across the AMP&TR Function.
➢ Identify and develop goals for AMP&TR Function, nurturing, engaging, and developing talent.
➢ Manage and undertake succession planning, building resilience and depth within the AMP&TR Function.
➢ Operational performance – Efficient, effective, and on-time delivery of all AMP&TR Functional tasks and responsibilities.
➢ Financial performance – Efficient, effective, and on-budget delivery of all AMP&TR Functional tasks and responsibilities.
➢ Efficient and effective Internal & External Customer management and engagement. AMP&TR Function Expertise & Consultancy
➢ Providing a focal point for Airworthiness and Technical advice, support, communications, and guidance.
➢ Ad Hoc / Out-of-Hours work during urgent / unforeseen business requirements.
➢ Domestic and International travel.
➢ Any other reasonable duties which may requested that falls within the scope and/or capability of the incumbent.
Experience & Qualifications
➢ Expert knowledge of commercial Continuing Airworthiness Management principles and practices – Extensive proven experience in a similar role – Required
➢ Theoretical and practical application-level knowledge of AOC Operations – Advantageous
➢ Theoretical and practical application-level knowledge of EASA, UK CAA, UK Military and FAA Aviation Regulations – Required
➢ Practical application-level knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001 & ISO 27001 as applicable in the aviation environment – Advantageous
➢ Practical application-level knowledge of Safety Management System (SMS) principles and requirements as applicable in the aviation environment – Required
➢ Demonstrable people and cultural change management experience – Advantageous
➢ Technical Qualifications: – Required
❖ EASA / CAA / Other Part 66 B1/B2 Aircraft Engineer License, or equivalent, or
❖ Relevant Aerospace / Aeronautical Engineering Degree, or
❖ 5 GCSE (O-Levels) at minimum Grade C / BTEC equivalent / Aviation Apprenticeship with proven relevant industry experience, or
❖ Extensive, relevant, and proven Continuing Airworthiness Management experience
➢ Relevant Aircraft (Airframe & Engine) Type Training or General Familiarisation Training – Advantageous
➢ Tertiary level Business and/or Management Qualification – Advantageous
➢ Able to hold an SC-Level security clearance – Required
Personal Skill & Attributes
➢ Excellent in nurturing, mentoring, guiding, and influencing personnel.
➢ Excellent in communicating / presenting at all levels, across all boundaries, internal and external, both verbally and written.
➢ Excellent business acumen.
➢ Highly self-motivated, assertive, resilient with the ability to hold their own.
➢ Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to achieve tight deadlines in challenging environments.
➢ Excellent use MS Office Software and other Company Software as required.
➢ Ability to maintain high levels of integrity, work ethic and confidentiality and use discretion appropriately.
• Continuous delivery of high quality (technically, safe, and compliant) continuing airworthiness
• On-time and on-budget delivery of all continuing airworthiness management activities – no
compromise to safety, standards and/or compliance
• Always maintaining compliance against all applicable Aviation Regulatory and International
• Always maintaining a competent workforce across the AMP&TR Function
• Ensuring staff welfare, morale and ethical behaviour is always maintained across the AMP&TR
• Always maintaining effective communication and engagement across all levels within the business
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