Maintenance Support Engineer - Avionics

  • Location

    Lincolnshire, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £25.5 per hour

  • Contact:

    Courtney Allister

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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An opportunity has arisen for a Support Engineering within the Typhoon Maintenance and Upgrade (TMU) team within Typhoon Maintenance Facility. The TMU team is a multi-functional partnered team working closely with the RAF and DPA in order to remove issues from the operational environment liaising with all areas required in order to resolve any related issues.

There is a requirement for an Avionics Maintenance Planning Engineer within the Typhoon upgrade and aircraft maintenance (TMU).
The role requires engineering standards to be maintained to the satisfaction of our internal and external customers and provide guidance and support in line with the business needs.
The job role will involve working within the TMU support Team for Typhoon based on site at RAF Coningsby. This requires the candidate to co-ordinate working practices to develop and deliver a maintenance sequence capturing all planned and emergent requirements to the correct airworthy standard.
This job role will involve working within the TyTAN Manage Maintenance based on site at RAF Coningsby.

Main tasks will involve the definition, introduction and update of upgrade and maintenance planning for the RAF base(s). This being to the highest possible standard in order to support the RAF shop floor.
Key responsibilities include :-
Ensure engineering standards are maintained.
Provide guidance and support to maintenance activities in line with the business needs.
Ensure that all related Manufacturing Engineering queries are resolved.
Control Emergent work through the TyTAN business on-base.
Load unplanned work and Statement of Work package as required through the IMS toolset.
Support and control the As Maintained build of the aircraft from the Statement of Work.
Manage aircraft lifing with close liaison with Technical Document area.
Shop Floor Liaison.
Actively seek Continuous Improvements to the build line.
Ensure the governance controls are inplace to ensure that all activities are completed to the correct airworthy standards in line with the MAOS regulations.
Experience of upgrade and servicing aircraft would be desirable along with Typhoon product knowledge and toolset

WORKING HOURS: - 5 days p/wk (Mon-Fri) around relevant site core hours (7.30am - 4.30pm Mon - Thurs, 7.30am - 12pm Fri).

- Hours required to work per week are 37.00 unless otherwise stated (this does not include lunch breaks).

- Start and finish times to be agreed with local Line Management, in accordance with local site core hours.

- Lunch break allowance is 30 minutes between 12.30 - 1:00pm (or as agreed with Line Manager). 30 mins will automatically be deducted each working day by the electronic time management system.

- Dependant on workload, local management may request more or less hours are worked within this contract


Good Knowledge off - Microsoft Excel, Word & Power point., Project and Outlook
Essential skills in Communication, Team working and motivation.
Aircraft experience, within an engineering background is required. A good knowledge of company procedures and the ability to communicate with internal and external customers regarding engineering queries is desirable.