MPI are currently looking for an Aircraft Supervisor (Mechanical)
Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire, GB, NG23 5NG
Aircraft Supervisor Mechanical
RAF Syerston, Newark on Trent, NG23 5NN
Full time, 39 hours
Salary to be discussed on application.
Our Client supports the development of the RAF’s next generation of aircrew, engineers and air traffic controllers through our unique contract with the Air Cadet organisation.
They maintain and manage their fleet of gliders, and as their Aircraft Supervisor Mechanical you’ll play a key role in keeping these aircraft operational and in the air.
You will carry out the responsibilities and duties of Support Staff with Supervisory Responsibilities in accordance with Military Aviation Authority Regulatory Publication Regulatory Article 4801 and Part 145.
You will carry out associated roles and duties as directed by the business needs. The role will be based at RAF Syerston and will also be required to satisfy the regular UK-wide mobile requirements of the role.
You’ll be a key member of our dedicated aviation team. We’re a close-knit team of professionals who actively support each other – and as well as ongoing career progression and development we can offer flexible working arrangements and an early finish on a Friday.
What you need to do the role
The members of our team come from both a military and civilian background. To meet the qualification and experience requirements of the role, we require our Supervisors to meet one of the following; Be appropriately experienced and have completed, as a minimum, MOD Phase 2 technical training, or be appropriately experienced and have completed suitable equivalent civilian training.
The successful post holder must demonstrate having experience to hold Support Staff with Supervisory Responsibilities or civilian equivalent. You should have a minimum of 5-years’ experience in the Armed Forces in a relevant trade group or equivalent civilian industry. Other important attributes we are looking
for include; good fault diagnosis skills, be technically competent and possess good communication skills both written and verbal.
Because the aircraft are stationed around the UK you’ll not only need to travel away, which may involve several overnight stays, but you must also hold a full driving licence.
You’ll also need to be medically fit to work in an aircraft engineering environment, with manual handling and aircraft rigging and de-rigging (physically demanding) as part of the job.
A flexible working allowance of 8% may be provided, subject to role requirements and successful completion of probation period
A further 2.5% Trade Allowance may be provided subject to role requirements and successful completion of training and authorisations granted.
Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
An early finish on a Friday
Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
A safe and supportive culture
Interesting and enjoyable work
A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities