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    Aircraft Line Manager

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    01952 201342

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  • Duration:

    9 Months

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MPI have a requirement for an Aircraft Line Manager to work in Rotary in Gosport. Hampshire on a 9 month fixed term contract.

Rate of pay to be discussed on application

As the Front Line Manager, you will be responsible for the Associates within your designated area, including the following duties (but not limited to): 

  • Performance Management of all Associates within your area, including conforming to Company procedures and policies;

  • Analysing, planning, managing and evaluating the effectiveness of competence, training and education of all Associates within your area;

  • Dealing with any disciplinary processes within the team, acting within delegations outlined in HR policy including absence management, return to work interviews, efficiency, timekeeping etc.;

  • Responsible for the management of Time and Attendance systems including control and authorisation of leave, whilst maintaining operational capability and overtime within financial control and delegation;           

  • Where appropriate, carry out coaching and mentoring of team members; 

  • Ensure delivery of output against the plan and performance targets aligned with S&OP process;

  • Promote and facilitate Associate Involvement (AI) and Continuous Improvement (CI) within the teams and across the business;

  • Ensuring an appropriate level of communication between team members and management;

  • Ensuring all relevant Quality Management System (QMS) and Business Manual requirements are complied with, and any issues addressed and resolved promptly;

  • To promote and work within our Clients core values and behavioural competence framework;

  • Lead the IQ procedures within specific areas;

  • Adherence to our Quality Management Systems (QMS), Safety Management Systems (SMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and all associated Business Manuals.



  • Demonstrates strong leadership attributes and be seen to lead by example

  • Demonstrates good planning and organisational abilities

  • Results and quality focused

  • Good interpersonal/communication skills

  • Self-motivated, able to prioritise and manage own workload

  • Experience of managing multi-disciplined teams (desirable)


  • Demonstrates sufficient technical knowledge and experience commensurate with the role and specific platform 

  • Dealing with non-conformance reporting

  • Competent user of Microsoft Office programmes

  • Familiar with Contractor Working Parties (desirable) 

  • Experience of GSE (desirable)

  • Familiar with UK MoD MAA Regulatory requirements – MRP 145 (desirable)

  • Familiar with Civil regulatory requirements – EASA 145 (desirable)

  • An appropriate level of technical qualifications and experience (desirable)

  • An appropriate level of managerial and leadership training (desirable)

Professional Qualifications/Training:

  • Aeronautical apprenticeship or equivalent experience

  • Human Factors Training