Engineering Controller

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  • Location

    Suffolk, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence, Aircraft Fitter, Security Cleared

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  • Salary:

    Up to £38038.69 per annum

  • Contact:

    Katy Webb

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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  • This is a permanent role based at Wattisham. The successful candidate will be involved in planning and controlling the progress of Apache aircraft through the AHDSU pulse line.

Responsibilities include:

  • Receive the Statement of Work (SoW) from the POMP team and interrogate GOLDesp for all scheduled inspections, LifeX components, Technical Instructions, Modifications and all outstanding ModF703 and F704 entries.
  • Check and place Pre-Provision demands as required. Open the aircraft spares inventory and create an aircraft demand book.
  • Create aircraft Work Packs (Hard and Soft Copy)
  • GOLDESP Seg code aircraft from the parent unit to the AHDSU. Open work packages and open electronic work orders.
  • Open and populate the SISO file.
  • As the aircraft progresses through the pulse line, coordinate paperwork and update GOLDesp. Perform QA2 audit. Group and Re-Forecast activities.
  • Liaise with AMC and ILOC for spares forecasts and upgrading of demands.
  • Liaise with Workshop area bays for status of repairs to off aircraft components.
  • Liaise with pulse line crew chief and reschedule any outstanding work
  • Coordinate cannibalisations with the ILOC.
  • Assist in the preparation of the task review report.
  • Assist in the preparation of the post servicing report
  • Raise Mod F703/704s as required. Transfer to GOLDesp.
  • Close all completed maintenance work orders and electronic maintenance work orders.
  • Action QA documentation report.
  • Perform QA5 and QA6 audit.
  • Complete a QA7 check
  • Close all paperwork and GOLDesp. Place aircraft Serviceable on GOLDesp.
  • Brief receiving unit on work carried out during depth.
  • Transfer on GOLDesp seg code the aircraft to parent unit.
  • Attend the Task review meeting (TRM) and Post Servicing Review (PSR) for aircraft under their control to brief and present data and issues.

Candidate requirements:

  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of UK military aircraft documentation procedures
  • Must possess a working knowledge and understanding of the Maintenance Approved Organisation Scheme.
  • Good planning, analytical and aviation technical skills.
  • Preferable knowledge of military aviation with experience and use of production planning and project management skills in a customer service centred environment.
  • A proactive approach to systems planning and a willingness to adapt to changes in technology and methods.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Word, and Power point with good knowledge and understanding and experience in the use of GOLDesp.
  • An understanding of and interpretation of the Military Air Environment (MAE) regulations (JAP 100A) and the Maintenance Approved Organisation Scheme (MAOS Pt 145)
  • A comprehensive knowledge of the MOD F700 aircraft documentation system
  • A basic understanding of military security systems and their application to equipment and aircraft under contractor maintenance.
  • Must be GOLDesp qualified to Coordinator level
  • Preferably qualified to GOLDesp Custodian level