Planning Engineer – Planning, Prestwick

Prestwick, UK

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Job Purpose

  • To generate and issue comprehensive maintenance packages of work for production staff in accordance with the relevant regulatory airworthiness requirements and departmental procedures
  • To create and maintain master work cards/databases where required for specific projects, identify sub-contract requirements, spares and tooling
  • Liaise with internal departments and external customers, as deemed necessary to provide clear and concise work instructions
  • To assist the Planning Manager with the daily operation of the planning department and supporting the day to day production operation
  • Have commercial awareness of the impact that decisions can have to the customer and to the business as a whole
  • Flexibility and adaptability towards rapidly changing situations
  • Ability to work under pressure to react to operational requirements and time constraints
  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise work
  • Liaise with Safety and Compliance to ensure compliance with procedures and audits

This role would suit a candidate with previous experience in a similar role, looking for career development, and with the confidence to Deputise for the Planning Manager where needed.

Job Accountabilities

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Pro-active approach
  • Initiative to identify potential efficiencies in current processes and implement positive changes

What You Bring:

  • O level or GCSE A-C standard grades
  • A recognised apprenticeship within the aircraft industry or similar qualification
  • Previous experience working in an aircraft maintenance, production planning or airline environment – ESSENTIAL
  • Significant experience of work related production, modification and maintenance type work
  • Technical experience in aviation and able to demonstrate knowledge of airworthiness regulation
  • Experience using MRO IT software, such as AMOS, OASES, Rusada would be an advantage

Operating Environment

  • The role is based at our Prestwick Base
  • Monday – Friday (Days) – 40 hours per week

What We Offer

  • 7% employer contribution to pension
  • 25 days annual leave per annum
  • Private Healthcare & Dental cover on successful completion of probation period
  • Life Assurance cover
  • EAP Programme
  • Employee referral programmes with £1,000 reward (once passed probation)
  • Potential study support for the right candidate

To apply for this role, please click the link and upload:

  • your CV
  • your passport