Fleet Performance Engineer - £42 -£ 53k DOE + Benefits & Staff Travel

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Position:  Fleet Performance Engineer

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Reference: SW160

Salary: £42,500 - £53,200 per annum DOE (+ Benefits & Staff Travel )

Type: Permanent, full-time


CAS Recruitment is a specialist aviation resource partner that works in partnership with some of the most respected prestigious aviation companies across the globe. We were founded by experienced aviation personnel and all our recruiters are aviation professionals that understand aviation and speak your language.

CAS Recruitment are proud to have been retained to locate a Fleet Performance Engineer on behalf one of our UK based clients. This is a unique opportunity to join a fantastic maintrol team and work with a business who's brand is recognised the world over for the quality of service it provides.

This is a great opportunity to become part of an an iconic airline that is growing, forward thinking and dynamic. 

The role's primary function will be to develop and manage our clients preventive maintance programme for their fleet of aircraft, with a focus on ensuring the highest levels of aircraft availability, the secondary function of this position will be to provide ad-hoc cover for maintrol engineers as an when required.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a world class team, were your experiance and input will be highly valued. This role will enable you to help shape this critical function in partnership with existing senior team members and the maintrol manager. 

The Fleet Performance Engineer position is a challenging one, but very rewarding and would suit a Part 66 Licensed engineer, an experienced maintrol / fleet performance Engineer or those within a relevant technical function.

Now that you know a little about this exciting opportunity lets look at the skill set, experiance requirements and responsibilities of the role;

Experience and Knowledge:

Relevant experience working as a Licenced Aircraft Engineer.
Relevant experiance working within maintrol or Fleet performance.
Recent experience on modern commercial aircraft types.


Minimum: EASA Part-66 B1 or B2 

Core Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Be able to work on own initiative and with minimum supervision.

  • Be able to analyse written information and data and draw accurate inferences.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Ability to effectively prioritise workloads.

  • Flexible in approach and accepting of change.

  • Ability to make decisions based on sound rationale and technical knowledge.

  • Sound analytical and decision-making skills

  • Able to work under pressure and deliver against challenging targets

  • Computer literate

  • Provide support to the team you work in and develop and share your expertise

  • Communicate the right information in the right way and effectively with the team you work in.

  • Flexible to work from other bases and locations as required


  • To manage the Preventative Maintenance Programme through analysis of the aircraft Fault History Database (FHDB)

  • Production of Engineering Technical Requirements in a timely manner to address latent and active aircraft defects, ensuring that any planning and spares requirements are in place.

  • To ensure focused and efficient proactive technical support to the Line and Scheduled Maintenance functions.

  • To liaise with the Part-145, Part-M, Flight Operations and OEMs to ensure efficient implementation of the proactive maintenance processes.

  • Provide guidance to Maintrol with regard to troubleshooting of repetitive defects, engaging with other Technical Services, contracted maintenance providers and aircraft/equipment OEMs as required.

  • Actively support Maintrol department with rectification of live AOG defects.

  • To manage aircraft systems health/condition/trend monitoring.

  • Ownership and proactive management of repetitive defects process.

  • Carry out technical investigation arising from Air Safety Reports/Ground Occurrence Reports.

  • To ensure continued focus on Technical Dispatch Reliability from an Operational and reliability perspective in order to meet the company’s TDC & TDR targets in conjunction with the Reliability Engineer;

  • To make key technical/engineering decisions with respect to safety, reliability and cost

  • Provide ad-hoc cover of Maintrol Engineer shifts where necessary.

  • To implement, amend and control Maintrol & Line Maintenance Engineering Procedures

  • Prepare and chair departmental meetings

  • Represent the company’s position in communications with aircraft manufacture and OEM

  • Other projects as required within the Maintrol team.

Dont Miss this opportunity, Apply Today!

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