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  • Location

    Gosport District

  • Job title:

    Front Line Chinook Manager

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    Rate of pay will be discussed on application.

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    Immediate start

MPI have a requirement for a Front Line Chinook Manager to work in Gosport, Hampshire.

This is a permanent role.

Approx 37 hours per week.

Rate of pay to be discussed on application and is dependant on experience

Position Description

Responsible for the day to day management of the team/section. Position Requirements Key responsibilities and duties:

1.Performance Management of all Associates within their area, including conforming to Company procedures and policies;

2.Analysing, planning, managing and evaluating the effectiveness of competence, training and education of all Associates within their area;

3.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.;

4.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;

5. Where appropriate carry out coaching and mentoring of team members at all levels, including apprentices;

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

7. Promote and facilitate Associate Involvement (AI) and Continuous Improvement (CI) within the teams and across the Business;

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

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

10. To promote and work within the Company core values and behavioural competence framework;

11. Lead the IQ procedures within specific areas;

12. Promote and comply with all relevant HR policies;

13. To be flexible regarding working location – including overseas;

14. Assists Line Manager from a technical point of view with drafting quotations for commercial.

Planning functions as follows:

1. Ordering required spares

2. Task re-planning

3. Raising RFC/NCIRs/emergent task.

4. Experience of working on Navixa

5. Routing items

6. Progressing/escalation of dependency issues.

7. Effective Resource/Capacity planning.



• Must have good communication skills and be able to articulate business aspects to Line Management as required;

• Must demonstrate strong leadership attributes and be seen to lead by example;

• Should demonstrate good planning and organisational abilities;

• Should be results and quality focused;

• Good interpersonal/communication skills;

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

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

• Dealing with Non-conformance reporting.


• Experience of managing multi-disciplined teams;

• Familiar with Contractor Working Parties;

• Experience of GSE;

• Familiar with UK MoD MAA Regulatory requirements – MRP 145;

• Familiar with Civil regulatory requirements – EASA 145;

• An appropriate level of technical qualifications and experience;

• An appropriate level of managerial and leadership training.

Professional Qualifications/Education and Training:


• Aeronautical apprenticeship or equivalent;

• Aerospace Engineering ONC or equivalent;

• Human Factors Training.


• Log Book demonstrated experience.

• ARTL course completed

If selected for the role, you will be required to complete BPSS Security and a DBS background criminal check which will cost you £25.00. Do not apply unless requested to do so.