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Engineer at Virgin Atlantic

Engineer – Programmes and Configuration

location_onLondon Heathrow, Crawley

Job Details

Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Location: Heathrow & Crawley + 2 days remote working
Closing Date: 20th May 2024

At Virgin Atlantic Airways, we believe that everyone can take on the world, and it's our vision to become the most loved travel company. As we embark on this next exciting stage of our journey, we're harnessing our spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation to challenge the status quo.

In a nutshell

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Engineer - Programmes, collaborating with the Programmes and Reliability Manager, to join our Virgin Atlantic (VAA) Engineering department. This role is responsible for management and optimisation of VAA's scheduled maintenance programmes. You will work alongside our subject matter experts in Fleet Technical Development and with Reliability engineers to maintain the fleet to the highest standards of performance. 

Day to day

Ensure compliance of Aircraft Maintenance Programme (AMP) is maintained in accordance with CAA regulations

Management of the Aircraft Maintenance Schedule (AMS)

Review and implement the manufacturer Maintenance Planning Document (MPD) 

Lead the optimisation of the Aircraft Maintenance Programme (AMP) via task escalation

Update company procedures and processes to ensure they remain current 

Technical assessment and quality audit of incoming manufacturer documentation 

Assist with aircraft entry into service and returns 

Represent Virgin Atlantic Airways as a member of the Industry Steering Committee (ISC) 

About you

You will have experience in working within a CAMO in aircraft maintenance programme management (or similar), ideally in an airline or maintenance repair organisation environment. 

You'll be qualified to HNC/HND level (or equivalent) with a detailed understanding of maintenance programmes and their development. 

You will also have a good knowledge of Boeing/Airbus aircraft systems and relevant CAA regulations. 

Ideally you'll have working knowledge of MSG3 principles and have worked with aircraft manufacturer and vendor documentation such as; maintenance manuals and illustrated parts catalogues. 

You will be highly motivated and you will be able to work unsupervised as part as a multi skilled team with the ability to seek advice when required. 

Experienced in running projects and working to deadlines, you'll be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills. 

You will have excellent analytical skills and a reputation for delivering high quality work in a dynamic environment. 

If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! 

Be yourself

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do our colleagues. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. At Virgin Atlantic, we believe everyone can take on the world - no matter your age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, or beliefs. We celebrate difference and everything that makes our colleagues unique by upholding an inclusive environment in which we can all thrive. So that everyone at Virgin Atlantic can be themselves and know they belong.

To make your journey with us accessible and individual to you, we encourage you to let us know if you'd like a little extra help with your application, or if you have any individual requirements at any stage along your recruitment journey. We are here to support you, so please reach out to our team, ([email protected]) feeling confident that we've got your individual considerations covered.