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UK MFTS (Rotary Wing) Trainer

Purpose of the job

The MFTS (Rotary Wing) Trainer will be required to:
Manage, coordinate and deliver engineering training activities for the MFTS (RW) Programme H135 & H145 civil range of helicopters as detailed in the MTOE and approved by the AHUK Training Manager (TM)
Develop and deliver the required continuation training, as local supplement to AHUK CT only
Develop and deliver OJT for MFTS GSE equipment to defined syllabus acceptable to the AHUK Quality Manager (QM)
Analyse training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing programs, to be approved by the TM/QM

Minimum requirements

  • Right to work

  • Security Clearance – existing SC/CTC or no restriction on obtaining it

  • Knowledge and demonstrable skill in: theory of helicopter flight and aircraft engineering principles, design and development, teaching and instruction of adult and young adult individuals and groups, and the measurement of training solutions in the aerospace industry

  • Detailed knowledge of EASA & CAA Training Regulations and Human Factors in Aviation

  • Previous experience in the design and development of successful military or civil training projects

  • Aviation based Instructional experience

  • At least 5 GCE O levels and 2 A levels

  • An aviation training qualification

  • Aircraft maintenance experience

  • Civil /Military Training Instructional qualification
  • Location: RAF Valley/RAF Shawbury

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    Carmel Jones

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    MFTS Quality Engineer

    Purpose of the job

    The Quality Engineer works within the Quality environment and is responsible for performing Internal Audits on Operations, Maintenance, Continuing Airworthiness, and Maintenance Training.
    They will be responsible for:
    Supporting the MFTS Project Quality Manager in Safety Management Systems activities and promotes Airbus Safety and Just Culture ethos
    Auditing and reporting on performance in daily operations within the scope of EASA Regulations and MRP Requirements;
    Applying corrective/preventative actions to external audits.
    Inputting data to Quality Department databases.
    Deputise for MFTS Project Quality Manager in periods of absence. (with support from AHUK Quality Manager)

    Minimum requirements

  • Right to work

  • Security Clearance – existing SC/CTC or no restriction on obtaining it

  • Experience in a regulated aviation environment in a ‘quality function’

  • Experience as Lead Auditor including audit report writing

  • Experience of QMS in EASA Part 145, MRP and Part M environments

  • Knowledge of CAP 562 Leaflet B40/MRP Part 145 regulations

  • Experience of fixed and/or rotary wing aircraft Product Audits

  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor or equivalent

  • Formalised EASA Part 145 and/or Part M training

  • Knowledge of CAP 562 Leaflet B.40

  • Location: Shawbury

    Contact

    Carmel Jones

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    Airbus Helicopters Jobs, Oxford

    Mechanical Design Engineer

    Purpose of the job

    The Mechanical Design Engineer is required to:
    mechanical design solutions on a wide range of Airbus helicopters for integration of mission equipment ranging from external loads to auxiliary fuel tank systems as well as ‘in-service’ support of existing aircraft
    Develop cost effective design solutions to technical and commercial requirements placed on the design office
    Undertake reporting or documentation tasks associated with a work package to comply with the certification, airworthiness and environmental protection requirements as listed in the Certification Plan for the modification, for which an appropriate level of understanding of applicable FAR/JAR/CS 27/29 requirements is necessary related to structural and/or mechanical design

    Minimum requirements

  • Right to work in the UK

  • 5 years previous industry related experience in aircraft structural and/or mechanical design at the implementation level

  • A proven track record of technical knowledge

  • Structural and/or mechanical design for rotorcraft would be desirable

  • System integration for rotorcraft would be desirable
  • Location: Oxford

    Contact

    Mary Warrington

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    Sales Manager - Civil Business

    Purpose of the job

    The roles of the sales manager is to promote and sell new helicopters to the Blue Light Services, (Police, Fire and HEMS) and key infrastructure (wind farms, port authorities and onshore power organisations) within the territory of the UK and Republic of Ireland. They will also be required to promote associated Support & Services.

    Minimum requirements

  • Right to work in the UK

  • DBS and or Basic Security Clearance is required for this position due to AHUK Security requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of helicopters sales, operations or support

  • In depth knowledge of UK Helicopter civil market & key players

  • Experience and knowledge of the military sector advantageous

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to accurately synthesize data and formal reports

  • Strong business and technical skills

  • Professional Management, Leadership and Finance training or equivalent

  • Travel will be required

  • Hours as necessary
  • Location: Oxford

    Contact

    Mary Warrington

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    Technical Services Supervisor

    Purpose of the job

    The Technical Services Supervisor is responsible for supporting the Continuing Airworthiness Manager in discharging the duties and responsibilities of the technical services department. Primarily responsible for the day to supervision of the airworthiness & publications section, supporting airworthiness activity, prioritising and delegating tasks and demands placed upon the airworthiness and publications section in the course of normal business activity.

    Minimum requirements

  • Right to work in the UK

  • Security Clearance – existing SC/CTC or no restriction on obtaining it

  • Comprehensive understanding of Part M/A8-25 & Part 145/A8-23 & Part 21G & J

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a continued airworthiness management environment

  • 5 GCSE’s Grade C or above or equivalent recognised qualifications (e.g. NVQ, BTEC)

  • Human factors training undertaken

  • Ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure
  • Location: Oxford

    Contact

    Mary Warrington

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    Chief Commercial Officer

    Purpose of the job

    The Chief Commercial Officer is to provide financial and commercial support to the Head of Defence Business and other members of the Defence Department. This vacancy is more weighted to the financial aspects of the role

    Minimum requirements

  • Right to work in the UK.

  • Baseline personnel security clearance is required for this position.

  • Able to gain MoD security clearance

  • Experience working within aviation programmes

  • Experience of design and management of project control functions within complex, large-scale programmes

  • Experience of risk and opportunity management

  • Experience of major tender proposals

  • Experience of offer processes and management

  • Previous experience at a senior level within a commercial organisation

  • Knowledge of MoD DE&S procurement cycle and procedures

  • Knowledge of MoD DEFCONS and MoD contracting procedures and policies for procurement

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities to solve complex problems

  • Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written

  • Must have high computer literacy ability in MS Office (Word, Access, Visio but especially Xcel)

  • Working knowledge of UK contract law and procurement practices

  • Knowledge of DRA SSCRs

  • Professional Accounting qualification CIMA, ACCA or equivalent

  • Be able to travel between Germany, France and UK locations between Bristol, Oxford, RAF Shawbury, and RAF Valley
  • Location: Oxford

    Contact

    Mary Warrington

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    Senior Certification Engineer

    Purpose of the job

    The Senior Certification Engineer is responsible for Airworthiness and Certification activities in support of approval of changes and in service support thereafter.

    Minimum requirements

  • Right to work in the UK

  • Minimum of 10 years industry related experience in aircraft/rotorcraft or equivalent

  • Working Knowledge of FAR/JAR/CS 27 and 29 Certification Specifications

  • Working Knowledge of EASA IR 21J DOA and MAA DAOS process and practices

  • Sound understanding of Aircraft System and Software Safety Analysis processes

  • A broad engineering knowledge of aircraft airframe, electrical and mechanical systems

  • Good working knowledge and well-practiced in compliance findings with certification codes

  • Equipment qualification processes and related standards, (Civil and / or equivalent Military Requirements)

  • Design integration experience and a proven track record of technical knowledge

  • Previous experience as a CVE, or sufficient experience to achieve this role within a short period

  • Basic Security Clearance is required for this position due to Oxford Airport Security requirements

  • Be prepared to travel within the UK or abroad to support related business requirements
  • Location: Oxford

    Contact

    Mary Warrington

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    Maintenance Planner

    Purpose of the job

    The Senior Certification Engineer is responsible for Part M/A8-25 medium/short term planning requirements, Part 145/A8-23 material planning requirements and the production of work-packs to support aircraft scheduled maintenance inputs. Review of Aircraft base maintenance work packages prior to A/C departure. Update of Maintenance tracking system post maintenance interventions. The Part M/A8-25 planner is also responsible for raising and the upkeep of the maintenance forecasting sheet(s).

    Minimum requirements

  • Right to work in the UK

  • 5 years previous experience in a Maintenance Planning role essential

  • Knowledge of Airbus Helicopter Products and their related MSM’s preferable

  • Location: Oxford

    Contact

    Mary Warrington

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    Defence Project Accountant

    Purpose of the job

    Provide consolidated financial reports for the Puma 2 Follow-on Support Arrangement (FSA) in accordance with the Single Source Contract Regulations (SSCR)
    Assist in the coordination and reporting of all Defence Department related financial activities

    Minimum requirements

  • Right to work in the UK

  • Minimum 5 years working in a finance environment

  • Good working knowledge of accountancy principles

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Good report and procedure writing skills

  • Use of MS Office and Excel in particular
  • Location: Oxford

    Contact

    Mary Warrington

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