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DATE ADDED: Mon 20/05/2019

Line Maintenance Manager

Wakefield, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

Air Personnel are delighted to be supporting their client based in Wakefield for a Line Maintenance Manager.

Overall purpose of the role

The position is based at the NPAS Ops centre in Wakefield, Yorkshire.

Reporting to the Maintenance Operations Manager at Oxford this is a new role that will provide a continuous point of contact between NPAS and Airbus with regard to Line Maintenance operations. The Line Maintenance Manager will have an overview of the activities of the regional engineering team and will be responsible for ensuring the effective management of the team

Main Responsibilities

Liaise directly with NPAS Continuing Airworthiness Management Support Officer (CAMSO) and prioritise AOG responses in consultation with NPAS. • Co-ordination of line engineers to minimise visits to NPAS bases in consultation with NPAS CAMSO (ensure visits are consolidated whenever possible) • Ensure line maintenance team compliance with processes and procedures • Co-ordinate the line maintenance team to ensure that line station inventory is recorded and records maintained • Co-ordinate the line maintenance team to ensure that they are supplied with local maintenance procedures are regularly checked at the line stations for correct revision status. (Chk A, rinse procedures etc) • Manage the line maintenance engineer shift roster and take responsibility for the approval of leave, or absence, and ensure that appropriate cover is maintained • Distribute tasking evenly to ensure that duty time is not excessive • Ensure that tasks are correctly handed over between line engineers when required • Oversee the requisition of spares to repair aircraft husbandry defects or deferrals when required prior to base maintenance inputs • Ensure that each line engineer has a plan for the day whether it be specific tasking or stand by and that the plan is available to NPAS CAMSO and the NPAS Operations Centre • Monitor the progress of tasks being carried out and report completion of line maintenance tasking to NPAS CAMSO and the NPAS CSM • Support line engineers with the co-ordination of tooling and spares delivery to the relevant NPAS base • Co-ordinate additional support where required for tasks that require additional engineers (Critical tasks/independent inspections) • Provide a handover to the duty supervisor at the end of each day and ensure NPAS CAMSO are aware of any outstanding issues

Knowledge and Skills

Familiar with the engineering support requirements for police helicopter operations

Excellent knowledge of Part 145 and Part M regulatory requirements and the relationship between Part M and Part 145 organisations

Familiar with the scheduled maintenance requirements of the EC135 and EC145 helicopter.

Good organisational skills with regard to the prioritisation of tasks.

Excellent supervisory abilities, good personnel management skills combined with the ability to delegate tasks efficiently and effectively


Licensed B1.3 or B2 engineer

Previous supervisory experience in a civilian or military environment

Experience required

At least 5 years experience in helicopter line maintenance operations

Previous supervisory experience

Experienced on Airbus helicopter types

Personality requirements

Flexible with a positive approach and genuine enthusiasm for the job. This role requires constant direct dialogue with the customer and it is vital that the candidate has excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A high level of personal integrity.

Fantastic salary and benefits available

If you would like further information please call Michelle or send your CV
Role: Line Maintenance Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire,

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