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Job Details: Technical Engineer - Engine Management
Ref     UKLHR1408
Region     UK - Heathrow
Location     London - Heathrow
Closing date 7th October 2011
Job Description
British Airways Engineering are seeking technical engineers in both aircraft and gas turbine engine technical disciplines to work in small teams of technical specialists in the Engineering Services Department. The role is technically and commercially challenging at the forefront of our business managing aircraft or gas turbine engine maintenance, repair and overhaul.

The role requires occasional worldwide travel to manufacturers, maintenance suppliers, and industry events worldwide as required to support the business. If you have detailed knowledge of safety and quality management systems, regulatory requirements, aircraft and/or engine maintenance repair and overhaul business and ideally have a background working with several aircraft and/or engine types in the British Airways fleet then this could be the opportunity to bring your expertise to British Airways. The role carries an attractive salary and benefits commensurate with a Technical Management role within one of the world’s most admired full service airlines.

Job Purpose
Responsible for following laid down technical procedures in the business of technical, quality and commercial management of the gas turbine engine maintenance, repair and overhaul. Deliver to a very high standard of safety, technical and cost performance targets. Initiate and support business development initiatives in support of the business plan. Liaison with the engine manufactures and contracted engine maintenance suppliers.

Principal Accountabilities
    Prepare technical data to ensure safe maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification of BA engines and related nacelle hardware
    Provide specialist technical support as required with due regard for safety, technical, regulatory and commercial requirements
    Monitor engine technical and quality performance and develop corrective actions
    Compile and/or approve engine repair workscopes of value up to circa £10m
    Assessment of engine shop findings reports challenging and developing the OEM repair data
    Investigate air safety and ground occurrence reports/events and implement preventative actions
    Identify and support simplification and continuous improvement initiatives
    Identify cost saving initiatives and deliver to finance plan targets
    Evaluate and respond to industry data and knowledge

Essential Qualifications
    Degree or minimum of HNC / HND (or equivalent) in an appropriate engineering subject.
    Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship or equivalent industry experience
    High degree of business awareness
    Experience of supplier management and business relationship development
    Engine hardware knowledge gained through considerable hands on experience
    Experience of component, system and material technical investigations
    Experience of whole engine and component repair and overhaul processes
    Safety and quality management systems
    Regulatory requirements
    Engine design & materials including core engine hardware, engine mechanical and avionic systems and structures
    Engine MRO processes and procedures
    Ability to hold EASA Part M/145/21 Technical Engineer related company approvals

Application Process
All applicants are required to submit their CV and answer the following question. Please prepare your answer in advance

    Please outline what skills and expertise you can bring that will make you successful in the role and contribute to improving the overall business at British Airways (Max 250 words)

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