Senior Repairs Executive/Team Leader

Line Up Aviation
West Sussex
14 Aug 2019
18 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Line Up Aviation is a specialist aviation and aerospace recruitment company that has been operating all over the world for more than 30 years. We work with some of the industry's best-known companies and pride ourselves with working to the highest standard of service supported by an ingrained culture of honesty and integrity.

Role: Senior Repairs Executive/Team Leader

Location: Outskirts of Horsham- own transport required


My client, a leading provider of aircraft parts and services to the commercial aviation sector, has a requirement for an experienced Repairs executive.

You will be required to select and process aircraft component repair services from approved suppliers worldwide. Supporting both internal and external customers with high service levels ensuring inventory quality, on time delivery and cost control.

  • Purchase component repair services for the company and Third Party Customer owned inventory
  • Repair administration of aircraft components to aviation industry quality standards and airworthiness regulations
  • Source suppliers to quality and industry approved standards
  • Negotiate with suppliers and customers to obtain best price, terms, warranty and service levels in accordance with departmental key performance indicators
  • Issue repair orders on approved suppliers in accordance with company processes and procedure
  • Evaluation of workshop reports and repair quotations in accordance with company processes, procedures and within existing authority levels, including negotiation of repair costs relating workshop reports
  • Identify component modification and condition status ensuring compliance with required standard
  • Expedite open orders to effectively achieve required delivery and service levels
  • Customer account management, including status reporting and processing of cost recharges
  • Accurate data entry in accordance with department procedures
  • Provide MRO support to all customers both internally and externally
  • Development of successful supplier, customer and internal relationships through a combination of good written & telephone communication
  • Development of business opportunities with suppliers and customers
  • Understand and adhere to Export Control regulations where relevant
  • Assist Management undertake further projects as requested
  • Awareness of component conditions, certification and airworthiness regulations
  • Assist with department reporting and review of KPI's, Third Party Repairs, recharging repairs and customer/supplier information reports.
  • Assist with department training of new staff on IT systems and existing procedures / processes.
  • Adhere to processes and procedures
  • Good communication skills at all levels, verbal and written
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable to work in a busy environment
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • A good understanding of airline technical documentation
Working hours are based on a 37 hour working week between the hours of 08:30 to 17:30, Monday to Friday.

Salary to be discussed but is negotiable depending on the level of your experience.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Rose Blanch at Line Up Aviation

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