Careers and Training at KLM UK Engineering

Careers and Training at KLM UK Engineering

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Reference JO14/18
Sector / Principal Occupation Base Maintenance
Location Norwich, NR6 6ER
Duration Permanent
Roles and Responsibilities

KLM UK Engineering Ltd is an established leader in narrow body and regional aircraft maintenance company with approval on Airbus 320, BAe 146/RJ, Fokker 70/100 and Boeing 737 CG & NG. We would like to hear from Base Maintenance Aircraft Mechanics interested in supporting our Customers at Norwich International Airport.

 As a Base Maintenance Aircraft Mechanic your main duties are to:

  • * Perform aircraft maintenance tasks as directed by a certifying licensed technician / shift supervisor and also ensure all work requiring a Certificate of Release to Service (CRS) is completed.
  • * Responsible for conducting a thorough verbal handover of any partially completed tasks, either being taken on or passed on. Ensuring all documentation is completed as far as possible. Partially completed tasks should only be accomplished in logical stages.
  • * Comply with known and notified health and safety requirements, also ensuring that all facilities, tools and equipment are satisfactory for the tasks to be completed and that any defects are notified to the Certifying Technician, Shift Supervisor or Project Manager.
  • * Accept other duties and responsibilities as may reasonably be requested by the Shift Supervisor, Project Manager as well as carry out all scheduled tasks assigned by Supervisor in accordance with maintenance documentation.
  • * Report to the Shift Supervisor, Project Manager any defects or conditions considered to represent a safety risk; adhere to all pertinent safety precautions and procedures as published in manufacturers, Company and other relevant publications.
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In addition to a competitive basic salary, the following payments are also applicable:

  • * Shift premium
  • * Overtime

The Company also offers:

  • * Minimum 4 weeks leave per annum plus bank holidays
  • * Generous Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • * Type training opportunities based at our own 147 approved Training College
  • * Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • * Provision of full PPE
Job Requirements

You will:

  • * Have completed a proven apprenticeship in aeronautical engineering or be time served
  • * Have good communication skills
  • * Have good administration skills
  • * Be able to work to your own initiative
  • * Have a flexible approach
  • * Be willing to work 4 on 4 off shift pattern

 

If you match the above criteria we would be interested in hearing from you. Please quote the job reference and apply either on line, by emailing your CV to jobs@klmuk.com or by post to HR Department, KLM UK Engineering Limited, Liberator Road, Norwich International Airport, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 6ER. Please ensure you confirm your current notice period and salary expectations within your application.

 

Please note to be successful you will have the 'right to work' in the UK without sponsorship and will be able to provide 5 years employment history references.

Reference JO14/28
Sector / Principal Occupation Media / Design
Location Norwich, NR6 6ER
Roles and Responsibilities

KLM UK Engineering Ltd is an established leader in narrow body and regional aircraft maintenance with approval on Airbus 320, BAe 146/RJ, Fokker 70/100 and Boeing 737 CG & NG.

We have a full time, permanent vacancy for a B2 Learning Tech Coordinator based at our Approved EASA Part 147 technical college located close to our Base Maintenance site on Norwich International Airport. The main purpose of this role will be to develop our e-learning systems and database, so you will ideally be experienced within this field and have a creative personality to inspire new ideas into our training programmes.

Your main duties will be:

  • Development of biennial e-learning Continuation Training course, consisting of sets of lessons presented at quarterly intervals
  • Development of Moodle / VLE content in conjunction with Subject Matter Experts
  • Provide HOTC with opportunities to review courses through the design and development stages
  • Ensure e-learning courses are delivered to schedule
  • Ensure courses make the best use of available technology and instructional techniques to ensure effective learning
  • Develop courses for 3rd party organisations and individuals
  • Allow customers to rate courses and add feedback
  • Manage new entrants ensuring that they are correctly assigned to courses / departments / groups / set of lessons.
  • Liaise with all course developers to ensure that courses are of a uniform standard / quality
  • Produce regular reports for Departmental Managers / relevant Administrators, detailing staff progress
  • Review staff course feedback, ensuring that issues raised are, where practical, resolved in a timely manner, with responses sent to staff
  • Work with Software house to recommend changes to the system.
  • Produce certificates of successful completion, as required.
  • Manage remote LMS / VLE ensuring all 3rd party customer queries are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Use training skills to provide informative and engaging learning material for all areas of the business with priorities agreed by SMT / HOTC.
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Requirements:

Qualifications/Training

  • Licensed Aircraft Engineer/recognised aircraft apprenticeship or equivalent
  • Aerospace or Aircraft Engineering Degree/equivalent or aircraft engineering experience at a senior technician level.
  • Instructional Design / Instructional Techniques qualification

Skills/Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Training Design, Instructional Techniques, Graphic Design, Multimedia production and editing,
  • Planning, Application of Knowledge, auditing of Quality Systems.
  • Knowledge of e-learning systems / Learner Management Systems
  • Thorough understanding of training methods and delivery techniques.
  • EASA Pt 147 and Pt 66 legislation.
  • An awareness of Higher Education requirements (desirable).
  • An awareness of commercial and financial aspects of budgetary control.
  • Proven experience of Instructional design / Graphic design / Video & Audio editing / LMS Management

Experience/Awareness

  • Proven experience in aircraft engineering of which 3 years must be in engineering training.
  • Background in E-Learning course development
  • Good understanding of individual learning styles
  • Proven experience as qualified instructor/lecturer; either teaching aircraft type courses plus basic Part 66 modules or 5 years as a qualified instructor/lecturer teaching only basic subject and system modules within Part 66.
  • Proven experience in developing / managing e-learning courses and or Learner Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email systems with ability to become competent on new systems.
  • Good understanding of Knowledge Presenter (KP) or similar e-learning software tools
  • Good working Knowledge of Learner Management Systems (LMS)
  • Good working knowledge of video / image editing applications (such as Adobe Premier Pro, After Effects and Photoshop)
Job Requirements

Salary / Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary the Company offers:

  • Minimum 4 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to Work scheme

Hours of work:

37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday

How to Apply:

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@klmuk.com quoting reference JO14/28.

Closing Date:

The closing date is Friday 25th July 2014, however this vacancy may close early due to the volume of applicants.

Reference 2014/14
Sector / Principal Occupation Base Maintenance
Location Norwich, NR6 6ER
Duration Permanent
Roles and Responsibilities

KLM UK Engineering Ltd is an established leader in narrow body and regional aircraft maintenance company with approval on Airbus 320, BAe 146/RJ, Fokker 70/100 and Boeing 737 CG & NG. We are interested in hearing from Technicians with an unrestrcited B1 licence with type approval on Boeing 737 CG / NG to support our Customers at Norwich International Airport.

As an Maintenance Certifying Technician your main duties are to:

  • * Adjust aircraft engines and pneumatic systems, removing and installing aircraft components and diagnosing problems.
  • * Check electrical systems, repair pilot static systems and perform regular preventive inspections.
  • * Examine aircraft fuselage (the aircraft's main body) and landing gear for cracks or leakage.
  • * Replace defective aircraft parts and check completed work to ensure that it meets quality standards.
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This is a permanent position working on either days or shift (after successful probation).

In addition to a competitive salary, the following payments are available:

  • * Shift Pay
  • * Type Approval Pay
  • * Overtime

In addition the Company offers:

  • * Minimum 4 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • * Type training based at our own Part 147 training college
  • * Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • * Provision of full PPE
Job Requirements

You will be responsible for leading a small team and therefore you will be required to demonstrate:

  • * Ability to lead, supervise and motivate a small team
  • * Good administrative skills
  • * Good communication skills at all levels (written and verbal)
  • * PC Literate

You will also ideally have the following, although training may be available:

  • * EWIS Certificate
  • * Current Human Factors
  • * Fuel Tank Safety training

 

If you match the above criteria we would be interested in hearing from you. Please quote the job reference and apply either on line, by emailing your CV to jobs@klmuk.com or by post to HR Department, KLM UK Engineering Limited, Liberator Road, Norwich International Airport, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 6ER. Please ensure you confirm your current notice period and salary expectations within your application.

 

Please note to be successful you will have the 'right to work' in the UK without sponsorship and will be able to provide 5 years employment history references.

Reference JO14/24
Sector / Principal Occupation Management
Location Norwich, NR6 6ER
Roles and Responsibilities

KLM UK Engineering Ltd is an established leader in narrow body and regional aircraft maintenance with approval on Airbus 320, BAe 146/RJ, Fokker 70/100 and Boeing 737 CG & NG.

We have a full time, permanent vacancy for a Project Manager based at our site on Norwich International Airport to manage aircraft maintenance in line with project plans, from pre-input to customer authorised invoice, in order to contribute to company profitability. As a Project Manager you will be responsible for up to 70 shop floor personnel and you will report into the Base Maintenance Manager. The Project Manager is also responsible for compliance with EASA/CAA regulations.

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Requirements:

Qualifications / Training:

  • Licensed Aircraft Engineer with proven experience in exercising certification privileges.
  • Management qualification
  • JAR/EASA 66 C License.
  • Experience of coaching and managing a large team.

As a Project Manager you must have / be able to:

  • Ability to lead and motivate a multi-disciplined team.
  • Knowledge of EASA/CAA, JAA & HSE legislation.
  • Commercial awareness
  • Proven experience in aircraft Base maintenance environment.
  • Motivates, coach and empower others on job skills thus enhancing flexibility and development opportunities.
  • Creates an appropriate team environment for effective performance to attain team goals and ensures poor performers are dealt with promptly and efficiently.
  • Communicates clearly, concisely and positively
  • Evaluates the priorities and options in order to make successful, timely business decisions.
  • Treat change as a learning opportunity and help others to adapt to change, coaching individuals through the process.
  • Leading by example, promotes professionalism by ensuring continuous improvement through self and others to achieve departmental goals.
  • Good IT skills.
Job Requirements

Salary / Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary the Company offers:

  • Minimum 4 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to Work scheme

Hours of work:

37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday 0700 - 1500

How to Apply:

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@klmuk.com quoting reference JO14/24

Closing Date:

The closing date will be Friday 25th July 2014, however this vacancy may close early due to the volume of applicants.

Reference 2014/13
Sector / Principal Occupation Base (Lifecycle Solutions)
Location Norwich, NR6 6ER
Duration Permanent
Roles and Responsibilities

KLM UK Engineering Ltd is an established leader in narrow body and regional aircraft maintenance company with approval on Airbus 320, BAe 146/RJ, Fokker 70/100 and Boeing 737 CG & NG.

We are interested in hearing from Engineers/Technicians with an unrestricted B1/B2 licence with type approval on a minimum of two of our aircrafts to assist in dismantling and recycling end of life aircraft. 

Role / Responsibilities:

As a Maintenance Certifying Engineer your main duties are to:

  • * Work within the Life Cycle Solutions team to assist in dismantling and recycling end of life aircraft
  • * Ensure that licensed and serviceable components can be recovered and reconditioned
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Requirements:

You will be required to demonstrate:

  • * Ability to lead, supervise and motivate a small team
  • * Good administrative skills
  • * Good communication skills at all levels (written and verbal)
  • * PC Literate

You will also ideally have the following, although training may be available:

  • * EWIS Certificate
  • * Current Human Factors
  • * Fuel Tank Safety training
  • * Type approval on two types of our aircraft
Job Requirements

Salary / Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, the following payments are available:

  • * Shift Pay
  • * Type Approval Pay
  • * Overtime

In addition the Company offers:

  • * Minimum 4 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • * Type training based at our own Part 147 training college
  • * Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • * Provision of full PPE

 

Hours of work:

38.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

 

How to Apply:

All interested applicants must submit the following documentation for quality purposes:

  • * Updated CV
  • * B1 / B2 licence
  • * Proof of type approvals

To apply, please email the above documents to jobs@klmuk.com, confirming your notice period and salary expectations.

 

Closing Date:

Friday 1st August 2014, however this vacancy may close early due to the volume of applicants.

Reference JO14/25
Sector / Principal Occupation Aircraft Cleaning & Maintenance
Location Norwich, NR6 6ER
Duration 6 months
Roles and Responsibilities

KLM UK Engineering Ltd is an established leader in narrow body and regional aircraft maintenance company with approval on Airbus 320, BAe 146/RJ, Fokker 70/100 and Boeing 737 CG & NG. We would like to hear from Maintenance Operatives and Cleaners interested in working within the Aviation industry.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Report to the Bay Supervisor at the commencement of shift to establish work allocation.
  • Ensure bay area is kept clean and tidy in accordance with cleaning schedule.
  • Ensure all hazardous waste is taken to Site Maintenance on a regular basis.
  • Carry out aircraft cleaning as requested by zonal/aircraft supervisor.
  • Assist with the removal and cleaning of interior/soft furnishing as directed.
  • Assist with the aircraft external panel removal and cleaning as directed.
  • Ensure any aircraft related maintenance tasks is performed under guidelines of the relevant aircraft maintenance manual and company procedures and inspected accordingly.
  • Ensure any anomaly/error is reported to your Supervisor immediately.
  • Complete all paperwork correctly to Company standard and in a timely manner.
  • Provide details to your Supervisor/PM of tasks undertaken in order to facilitate accurate handover.
  • Ensure all tooling is returned to Stores or toolbox at the close of shift.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment at all times.
  • Comply with Health & Safety requirements as laid down in the H&S Manual at all times.
  • Ensure any H&S hazards/non conformity is reported immediately to your Supervisor/Project Manage.
  • Ensure any discrepancy within the aircraft maintenance area is reported immediately.
  • Be aware of the MEMs process and know how to use it.
  • Carry out any other reasonable request/task which may be directed by management from time to time.
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PERSONAL PROFILE:

  • A keen interest in working within the Aviation industry
  • You will ideally have experience in industrial / commercial cleaning and/or as a maintenance operative
Job Requirements

WORKING HOURS:

38.5hrs per week. Initially Monday to Friday 07:30 - 15:36. Possibility of going onto the company’s shift pattern after successful completion of probation (currently 4 on/4 off 07:30 - 18:45).

SALARY:

National Minimum Wage dependent upon age, overtime and shift pay may be available but is not guaranteed.

CONTRACT:

Fixed term contract from 1st October 2014 to 31st March 2015.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter to jobs@klmuk.com quoting reference JO14/25.

CLOSING DATE:

The closing date for applications will be Friday 8th August 2014.

Short listing for testing and interviews will take place shortly after the closing date.

Aircraft Apprenticeship Scheme

Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship Scheme aimed at 16+ years.  A sponsored four year course, based in Norwich, which will equip individuals with the academic and practical skills required to become a skilled Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic.

PREREQUISITES

Minimum 16 years of age with an aptitude and passion for Engineering

Minimum of 3 GCSE, grade C or above in Maths, English and a Science

Ability to pass our pre-selection examination

Good communication skills both written and verbal

Good IT skills

QUALIFICATIONS

At the end of the 4 year training programme, successful students will be qualified to:-

Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering

C&G 2675 in Aeronautical Engineering

EASA Part 66 Category A licence

COURSE STRUCTURE

The course structure includes practical training together with periods of on-the-job training spent in our Workshops to perfect hand-skills, our Support Departments to gain a full understanding of how the business works and within the hangar environment working on aircraft undergoing maintenance within the facility.

At the end of the 4 years, the top 2 highest achievers will be guaranteed employment. All other apprentices will be interviewed and recruited subject to performance, results and suitable vacancies.

INTERESTED?
Please download our application form, complete and return the application form to the HR Department, KLM UK Engineering Limited, Liberator Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 6ER or telephone us on +44 (0)1603 254513 to request a form to be sent.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED FOR 2014 INTAKE AND WILL OPEN AGAIN FROM 1ST SEPTEMBER 2014 FOR 2015 INTAKE

EASA Part 66 B1 Licensed Engineers' Course

The EASA Part 66 UK Foundation Degree in Aircraft Licensed Engineering is in its 10th year and is run in conjunction with Kingston University London. The degree is aimed at 18+ years, is a two year course that is undertaken at KLMUKE Technical College based in Norwich. The course aims to equip graduates for the job market by combining academic learning with practical skills.


QUALIFICATIONS
On successful completion of the 2 years, students will be awarded a Foundation Degree in Aircraft Engineering and after successful completion of a further minimum 2 years maintenance experience, a full B1 licence.

PREREQUISITES
Application is via UCAS. For more information including entry requirements, please visit Kingston University’s website at http://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate-course/aircraft-engineering-2012/

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On successful completion of this course, KLM UK Engineering looks to recruit selected individuals to work within their aircraft maintenance hangars based at Norwich Airport. Graduates starting salary package in excess of £18K with ability to progress and develop!