Role Profile: Senior Planning Engineer
Reports to: Head of Planning & Supply Chain
Department: Planning
Location: Twin Peaks, St Athan
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm, 37.5 hours
Basic salary: Basic salary £42,000 - £45,000 per annum (Depending on experience)

We have an exciting opportunity for a new Senior Planning Engineer to join our dynamic team, working in close collaboration with the Planning, Stores and Production teams.

The Role:

Part of an effective, high performing team, the Senior Planning Engineer is responsible for planning all maintenance requirements and ensuring they are performed and completed in accordance with the MPD, AMP and any customer requirements. Working within Part 145 Regulations, the Senior Planning Engineer will effectively manage key planning processes to ensure all maintenance inputs are compliant with all airworthiness requirements and maximise aircraft serviceability. The Senior Planning Engineer will be the interface between the owner/operator and any third parties involved in the input.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Undertakes lead role with allocated planners, project manages aircraft maintenance work pack.
  • Initiates the build-up of the work pack in accordance with company procedures and processes to ensure all relevant aircraft maintenance folders have been created.
  • Assembles, analyses and stages the work pack received from the customer.
  • Identifies CMT, CDCCL, EWIS, EZAP and ETOPS tasks.
  • Interprets all required materials and tooling, ensuring team adds this information to every task card and updates the List of Work.
  • Controls the Customer Query Log and revisions.
  • Oversees all staged task cards to ensure all aspects of Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins, Modifications, Engineering Order instructions are captured and understood. Highlights relevant information in the Extended Narrative of the task cards.
  • Captures all effective materials and tooling, ensuring materials and tooling are added to every card and the LOW is updated.
  • Utilises appropriate data platforms e.g. Oases, Amos, MyBoeingFleet and Airbus World to manage aircraft maintenance inputs.
  • Sends pre-load to Procurement and Stores Departments.
  • Captures and manages all additional tasks in accordance with company processes and procedures.
  • Manages the need for third party inputs to meet aircraft maintenance requirements.
  • Prepares and chairs pre-input meetings prior to aircraft arrival.
  • Communicates the project plan to the Production Planning team.
  • Monitors progress, re-plans and schedules additional work prior to aircraft input.
  • On aircraft arrival, reviews ATL and all ADDs and captures through NRCs and WCRs.
  • Organises and presents the work pack to the Production team.
  • Notifies the Planning Supervisor when the work pack is ready for audit.
  • Performs regular audits on work packs, before issue.
  • Ensures all MOE and customer procedures and processes are observed by the Planning team during project delivery.
  • Attends post check review post aircraft delivery.
  • Actively contributes to the development and continuous improvement of internal processes and procedures.
  • Creates and carries out regular audits and updates of List of Work (LOW) containing the final work scope.

Key requirements include:

  • Must be eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at Grade C or above including Maths and English Language
  • Appropriate technical qualification, such as an engineering apprenticeship, HNC or City & Guilds in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Relevant and demonstrable experience within an aircraft maintenance environment
  • Previous experience within an aviation MRO Part 145 (or equivalent) environment
  • Detailed knowledge of engineering planning processes and procedures

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter to hradmin@caerdav.com.

Applications will close at 5pm, Friday June 7.


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