MAINTENANCE PLANNING ENGINEER

Air Arabia
Sharjah

13 days ago

About the job

Air Arabia is looking for an individual to plan, schedule, manage, and coordinate the delivery of all plan-able maintenance work performed on the assigned aircrafts to ensure the continuous airworthiness of Air Arabia fleet and 3rd Party Aircrafts. The role also involves developing long/short term maintenance plans and schedules including manpower, procurement and documentations – ensuring safety, cost efficiency and operational dispatch are achieved at their highest levels.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Develop long-term/short-term maintenance plans for Air Arabia fleet maintenance based on the manufacturer’s manual - Approved Maintenance Program (Airbus/ AMP)
  • Maintain a system of monitoring and control of the maintenance program to ensure that the maintenance schedules are executed timely and according to approved practices
  • Prepare work scope of maintenance schedules (line, hangar, workshop); identify group and individual maintenance tasks based on the AMP and as per adopted procedures
  • Coordinate with Stakeholders to develop manpower capacity plan and manage scheduled/unscheduled maintenance activities taking into consideration the agreed parameters (calendar, hours, cycles), cost and business needs, overlaps, unforeseen circumstances as well as emergencies
  • Maintain an effective and updated system of work- package arrangements for (A) and (C) checks to include/record all scheduled routine and non-routine maintenance. Ensure job cards are efficiently prepared and updated
  • Define the tools, components and spare parts needed for aircraft maintenance based on the approved specifications; ensure needed material is prepared in preload lists for all scheduled work packages
  • Coordinate with Engineering Procurement to secure all tools, spare parts and components needed to execute the maintenance program all to be in place and on time
  • Develop/maintain a system to monitor maintenance requirements reflecting components within Air Arabia shops capability list
  • Ensure an accurate and up-to-date database of the spare parts, components inventory is maintained to achieve cost-effective and satisfactory timely maintenance
  • Monitor tasks completion versus Engineers checks requests in accordance with policies, procedures and regulations
  • Establish and maintain necessary procedures to keep RAL Fleet management system updated, thus reflecting the true maintenance status of all aircrafts
  • Schedule compliance of airworthiness directives as well as non-mandatory service bulletins and modifications
  • Provide necessary assistance in the aircrafts lease/sublease process through technical evaluation of aircrafts
  • Coordinate with respective parties in Engineering, Finance and Legal to ensure smooth processing as per agreed terms and conditions and approved regulations
  • Prepare, coordinate and schedule all short term maintenance requirements working closely with line maintenance and MCC departments
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • University Degree in Aircraft Engineering/Aeronautical/Aerospace/Industrial or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience in the Aviation industry, 4 of which as “Planning Engineer” or in a similar capacity, experience with Airbus A320 aircraft is preferred
  • Experienced in aircraft planning systems, procedures and documents such as (MPD, MRB, AMP) and regulations such as those of CAMO (Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization), and their relation to aircraft maintenance program
  • Familiar with aircraft systems and components
  • Familiar with rules and regulations of Civil Aviation Authorities (preferably GCAA) pertaining to the Engineering Maintenance, policies, procedures, manuals and licensing
  • Can demonstrate a working knowledge of EASA part 145, part 21 and sub part “M” requirements
  • Experienced in working with a team of professionals (Engineers and Technicians) in a frequently changing environment with heavy work-load schedules and ad-hoc scenarios
  • Project Management certificate or alternately the proven corresponding working experience
  • Cost Control, Compliance, Budgeting and Quality Assurance certificates and trainings are an added value and some may be treated as conditional for this role
  • Capable of using technology systems & tools; proficient in Microsoft suite and MRO systems
Do you think you have what it takes to be part of our dynamic and target driven team? If the answer is yes, then you may apply for the position by sending us a copy of your updated resume to engineeringjobs@airarabia.com clearly mentioning in the subject line: ABY18-MPEG9

* UAE nationals will be given preference over other nationality applicants