Maintenance Planner

13 Jan 2019
10 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Air Personnel are delighted to be supporting their client in Oxford for a Maintenance Planner.

Over purpose of the role

•Responsible for Part M/A8-25 medium/short term planning requirements, Part 145/A8-23 material planning requirements and the production of work-packs to support aircraft scheduled maintenance inputs. Review of Aircraft base maintenance work packages prior to A/C departure. Update of Maintenance tracking system post maintenance interventions. The Part M/A8-25 planner is also responsible for raising and the upkeep of the maintenance forecasting sheet(s).

Main responsibilities

•To ensure that all appropriate legislative and Company Procedures are adhered to in order to ensure that the Company remains compliant and aircraft airworthy.

•Liaison with the Key Account Managers, Technical Records and the Maintenance Organisation to ensure a common understanding of capability and capacity.

•Entry of Technical log utilisation data onto the Maintenance system.

•Review of allocated Aircraft status reports on a weekly basis to ensure full maintenance programme compliance is maintained.

•Identify provisional maintenance dates for allocated aircraft based on projected utilisation and update the Maintenance planning calendar with 'Provisional' maintenance dates.

•Review material requirements against provisional maintenance dates for allocated aircraft. Raise reservations/purchase requisitions for missing materials

•Raise aircraft scheduled maintenance orders.

•Review of prepared work specifications and work packages for maintenance inputs to ensure that aircraft downtimes are minimised.

•Confirm material requirements are available for the scheduled maintenance events for allocated aircraft

•Ensure that the support and prepared documentation provided by Planning meets the needs of scheduled maintenance inputs.

•Reset Maintenance tasks in MIS

•Performance of other duties as detailed by the Maintenance Planning Supervisor

Knowledge and Skills

Use of Technical Records, Planning & Maintenance related software applications. (Airbus Helicopters utilise RAL/ENVISION/SAP applications).

Good understanding of aircraft maintenance planning and material planning requirements as related to Part M/A8-25 & Part 145/A8-23

Comprehensive use of Microsoft Office applications

General understanding of Part M & Part 145 and corresponding BCAR regulations.


Minimum 5 GCSE's Grade C or above or equivalent recognised qualifications (e.g. NVQ, BTEC).

Human factors training undertaken

Recognised Part M Training Course accomplished

Recognised Part 145 Training Course accomplished



A minimum of 3-5 years experience in a Maintenance Planning role


Knowledge of my clients products and their related MSM's preferable

Personality requirements

Methodical with acute attention to detail.

Self motivated- able to work without supervision and as part of a team.

Proactive - ability to recognise potential issues and applies remedial action before they raise concern or affect operations.

Excellent salary and benefits offered for the right applicant.

Please contact Michelle for further details.

Air Personnel is acting as an employment agency for their client