Careers and Training at KLM UK Engineering

Careers and Training at KLM UK Engineering

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Reference SRP/TG14
Sector / Principal Occupation Base Maintanence / Resource
Location Norwich, NR6 6ER
Duration Permanent
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.

As the Strategic Resource Planner your main duties are to:

* Build innovative resourcing processes and procedures to ensure maximum utilisation of staff.
* Build bay teams in line with operational requirements and consider team dynamics/development opportunities.
* Maintain stability and continuity of manpower within teams whilst providing sufficient flexibility for operational requirements.
* Effectively utilise available resources to deliver aircraft manpower in line with Floor Loading Plan safely and efficiently.
* Good knowledge of qualification system versus skills required for the task.
* Effective liaison with Project Manager's on a regular basis regarding manpower allocations and amendments.
* Timely response to any discrepancies.
* Accurate database maintained at all times.
* Accurate control of banked hours system.

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This is a permanent position reporting to Senior Management.

  • In addition to a competative salary, the Company offers the Strategic Resouce Planner:
  • * Minimum 4 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • * Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • * Provision of full PPE
Job Requirements

The successful Strategic Resouce Planner will:

  • * Be degree educated, ideally in Engineering (Licensed/Unlicensed Aircraft Engineer would be an advantage)
  • * Ideally have knowledge of EASA/CAA regulations
  • * Have excellent planning and organisation skills
  • * Have good analytical skills with proven ability to interpret management information into meaningful insight and direction.
  • * Have good Commercial, Efficiency & Safety awareness.
  • * Communicate openly, honestly and respectfully at all times.
  • * Encourage their team to continually review standards and procedures in line with Lean principles and encourage a culture of openness, honesty, trust and reporting to achieve long term solutions.

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 JO14/18
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

Please note that this role is currently on hold, and all CV's will be treated as a Speculative Application.

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.

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!