Careers & Employment at KLM UK Engineering

Careers & Employment at KLM UK Engineering

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Sector / Principal Occupation Property Maintenance Apprentice
Location Norwich
Duration Permanent, full time
Roles and Responsibilities

Introduction

Are you looking for a direct route into a property maintenance role? Then look no further. This apprenticeship is a great opportunity for you to join is in a hands-on and varied role.

We are a leading UK-based Maintenance Repair Organisation in the Aviation sector. We’re market leaders in airframe base maintenance, line maintenance, and technical training in regional and narrow-body types. Focused on creating partnerships with a global base of customers, we offer excellent, safe, and innovative maintenance services. We pride ourselves on our skilled and knowledgeable team who are committed to delivering excellent service.

Please note that the closing date for applications is 26th May 2024.

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The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Property Maintenance Apprentice to join us on a Level 2 Property Maintenance Apprenticeship. This role is based at our head office at Norwich Airport and is Monday – Friday.

You will join our experienced Site Maintenance team to carry out routine checks, repairs, and maintenance.

You will learn the practical and theoretical skills to become a Property Maintenance Operative and gain a recognised Level 2 qualification.

Selection Criteria

We are looking for an individual who has a passion for hands-on maintenance tasks, is aged 16 or over with 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English, with a valid right to live and work in the UK.

  • Be open to developmental feedback with an appetite to continuously improve your performance.
  • Be open, honest, and trustworthy with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Be reliable, flexible, and hard working.
  • Be an effective communicator within a team.
  • Any experience in a similar environment would be an advantage.
Job Requirements

Salary and Benefits

In return for your commitment, we offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Company sick pay
  • Retailer discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health and wellbeing support, including Mental Health First Aiders on-site, a confidential helpline and discounted counselling
  • On-site canteen
  • Social club
  • Holiday allowance increases with length of service
  • Free parking

 

Please apply here: https://forms.office.com/e/2H78YXHvTT

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Sector / Principal Occupation Aviation Technical Training Instructor
Location Norwich
Duration Permanent, full time
Roles and Responsibilities

Introduction

KLM UK Engineering Limited is a leading UK-based Maintenance Repair Organisation (MRO) offering a high-quality service and products from its head office location at Norwich Airport. With 6 fully equipped modern heavy maintenance bays across 3 hangars and over 40 years of experience on many aircraft types, including Embraer 170/190, Boeing 737 All Series, Airbus A320 Family, BAe 146 & Avro RJ, KLM UK Engineering has a solid customer base. The Company prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high-quality product at a competitive price.

The Role

We have an exciting permanent opportunity for an Aviation Technical Training Instructor with a background in airframes, systems, and engines to join our Technical College team. This role is based at the International Aviation Academy Norwich and is Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours per week. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out effective training course delivery (both theoretical and practical) in accordance with EC 1321/2014 Annex III Pt 66 and Annex IV, Pt 147 requirements; and HE / Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) standards.
  • Maintain effective lessons support materials to meet Learning Objectives.
  • When required to train away from base, ensure programme delivery and 3rd party premises remain compliant with relevant requirements.
  • Undertake the duties of an approved Examiner, exam question compiler, practical assessor, and Invigilator.
  • Ensure that practical training sessions are conducted in accordance with maintenance procedures and are undertaken in a safe manner.
  • When appointed to manage a subject or module, carry out annual reviews of assessment criteria in accordance with Pt 147 / Part 66 requirements.
  • Maintain currency in subject areas and maintain an up-to-date knowledge of new trends and technologies in relation to the aviation industry and instructional techniques/methodologies to ensure training materials reflect current and emerging technologies.
  • Remain compliant with Part 147 continuation and compliance training requirements.
  • Undertake training course design, including Training Needs Analysis, setting of Learning Objectives and Enabling Objectives including the development of all supporting course materials.
  • Undertake timely and effective post training course delivery evaluations, ensuring that training course materials remain accurate and current.
  • Understand the purpose of and comply with the Company’s internal safety reporting scheme (Occurrence Reports) and safety investigations in order to improve safety.
  • Provide effective course preparation and planning in accordance with training schedules.
  • Assist College management with operational and strategic planning related to type course delivery.
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Selection Criteria

The successful candidate will:

  • Have either:
    • o A Part 66 Certifying Technician license.
    • o An EASA or CAA Part 147 training certificate.
    • o An aircraft apprenticeship (or equivalent) with the UK Armed Forces, or an approved EU or UK airline/MRO.
    • o An MTO holding a foreign Part 145 or Part 147 approval.
  • Have knowledge of training design and planning with a thorough understanding of instructional techniques, training methods and delivery techniques.
  • Understand Part 147 and Part 66 Legislation.
  • Proven experience in aircraft engineering with airframes, systems, and engines.
  • Have 2 years instructional experience (desirable)
  • Have the ability to appraise, mentor and develop others.
  • Be a strong communicator and communicate openly, honestly, and respectfully at all times.
  • Be active in improving processes with a positive attitude to continuous improvement.
  • Be competent with the use of IT systems.
  • Behave professionally at all times, employing sound equality, diversity, and inclusivity principles in dealing with colleagues, students, and customers.
Job Requirements

Salary and Benefits

In return for your commitment, we offer a salary and benefits package including:

  • Salary – £42,840 per annum
  • Company sick pay
  • Competitive stakeholder pension
  • Retailer discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support
  • On-site canteen
  • Social club
  • Holiday allowance increases with length of service
  • Long service awards
  • Free parking
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Sector / Principal Occupation Line Maintenance Supervisor
Location Edinburgh
Duration 5 on, 5 off shift pattern
Roles and Responsibilities

KLM UK Engineering Limited is a leading UK-based Maintenance Repair Organisation (MRO) offering a high-quality service and products from its head office location at Norwich Airport and Line Stations around the UK. Our Line Maintenance team have approvals includingBoeing 737, Embraer 170/190 and Airbus A320. The Company prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high-quality product at a competitive price.

The Role

We have an exciting permanent opportunity for a Line Maintenance Supervisor to join our Line Maintenance team.This role is based at our Line Station at EdinburghInternational Airport and is a 5 on, 5 off shift pattern.

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Key Responsibilities

In this role you will provide KLM UK Engineering customers with a safe, efficient, and cost-effective service to satisfy contractual obligations. You will have direct responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the line station in accordance with company procedures, health and safety and airworthiness standards.

Selection Criteria

The ideal candidate will:

Proven experience in an Aircraft Line Maintenance environment with proven people management skills.
Licensed aircraft engineer with minimum 3 years of Line Maintenance certifying experience.
Approval to work on Boeing 737-NG, Embraer 170/190and Airbus A320 with willingness to gain other aircraft types as required.
Competent in use of IT systems.
Good commercial and financial acumen.

 

Job Requirements

Skills and Behaviours

As the ideal candidate, you will:

Be approachable, persuasive, and influential.
Remain calm under pressure.
Be able to quickly assimilate lots of information and make decisive and effective decisions.
Set challenging but achievable targets.
Communicate clearly and appropriately through various methods, considerate of audience.
Act consistently and reasonably.
Have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude.
Investigate and evaluate risks appropriately.
Promote an open culture and reporting of near misses/incidents to learn from experience.

Salary and Benefits

In return for your commitment, we offer a salary and benefits package including:

Salary – £65,070.32 (including shift pay and bonus), plus qualification pay for additional aircraft types.
Opportunities for learning and development, including gaining approvals on additional aircraft types.
Company sick pay
Competitive stakeholder pension
Retailer discounts
Cycle to work scheme
Wellbeing support
On-site canteen
Social club
Holiday allowance increases with length of service
Long service awards
Free parking
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Sector / Principal Occupation Line Maintenance Supervisor
Location Newcastle
Duration 7 on, 7 off shift pattern
Roles and Responsibilities

KLM UK Engineering Limited is a leading UK-based Maintenance Repair Organisation (MRO) offering a high-quality service and products from its head office location at Norwich Airport and Line Stations around the UK. Our Line Maintenance team have approvals including Boeing 737, Embraer 170/190 and Airbus A320. The Company prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high-quality product at a competitive price.

The Role

We have an exciting permanent opportunity for a Line Maintenance Supervisor to join our Line Maintenance team. This role is based at our Line Station at Newcastle International Airport and is a 7 on, 7 off shift pattern.

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Key Responsibilities

In this role you will provide KLM UK Engineering customers with a safe, efficient, and cost-effective service to satisfy contractual obligations. You will have direct responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the line station in accordance with company procedures, health and safety and airworthiness standards.

 

Selection Criteria

The ideal candidate will:

  • Proven experience in an Aircraft Line Maintenance environment with proven people management skills.
  • Licensed aircraft engineer with minimum 3 years of Line Maintenance certifying experience.
  • Approval to work on Boeing 737-NG and Embraer 170/190 with willingness to gain other aircraft types as required.
  • Competent in use of IT systems.
  • Good commercial and financial acumen.
Job Requirements

Skills and Behaviours

As the ideal candidate, you will:

  • Be approachable, persuasive, and influential.
  • Remain calm under pressure.
  • Be able to quickly assimilate lots of information and make decisive and effective decisions.
  • Set challenging but achievable targets.
  • Communicate clearly and appropriately through various methods, considerate of audience.
  • Act consistently and reasonably.
  • Have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Investigate and evaluate risks appropriately.
  • Promote an open culture and reporting of near misses/incidents to learn from experience.

Salary and Benefits

In return for your commitment, we offer a salary and benefits package including:

  • Salary – £61,386.64 (including shift pay and bonus), plus qualification pay for additional aircraft types.
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including gaining approvals on additional aircraft types.
  • Company sick pay
  • Competitive stakeholder pension
  • Retailer discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support
  • On-site canteen
  • Social club
  • Holiday allowance increases with length of service
  • Long service awards
  • Free parking

 

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Sector / Principal Occupation B1 Licenced Aircraft Engineer
Location Norwich
Duration Permanent, full time
Roles and Responsibilities

Introduction

KLM UK Engineering Limited is a leading UK-based Maintenance Repair Organisation (MRO) offering a high-quality service and products from its head office location at Norwich Airport. With 6 fully equipped modern heavy maintenance bays across 3 hangars and over 40 years of experience on many aircraft types, including Embraer 170/190, Boeing 737 Classic/NG/MAX and BAe 146/Avro RJ types, KLM UK Engineering prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high-quality product at a competitive price to its well-established customer base.

 

The Role

To support the Company’s continued growth following the opening of our new hangar, we have an exciting permanent opportunity for a B1 Licenced Aircraft Engineer. This role is based at our Norwich Airport Facility and will require leading a team of mechanics efficiently and safely in performing aircraft maintenance tasks in accordance with approved data whilst ensuring compliance with H&S and airworthiness standards.

These positions are permanent, full time working 38.5 hours per week, operating various shift patterns.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform aircraft Base Maintenance tasks as directed by the Supervisor or Project Manager in line with the aircraft maintenance data and Aircraft Project Plan.
  • Perform aircraft inspections, fault diagnosis, defect rectification, repairs, component replacement and functional testing etc.
  • Allocate Mechanic resource to ensure maintenance tasks are completed within budget and on time in line with contractual agreements.
  • Ensure timely identification of risks, swift escalation and solution to supervisor.
  • Lead by example, create and develop an effective and motivated team.
  • Follow company Health & Safety policies at all times. Report all accidents and near misses.
  • Good housekeeping and clean environment maintained at all times.
  • Ensure self and team members follow approved data at all times.
  • Ensure all work performed on an aircraft is documented with the appropriate level of detail.
  • Ensure handovers are robust and effective.
  • Ensure all personal tools are maintained and controlled according to company policy.
  • Promote and report airworthiness safety concerns through the internal safety reporting system.
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Knowledge, Education & Experience:

UK CAA or EASA B1 licenced engineer with proven experience exercising certification privileges.

Hold at least one of the following Aircraft Type Approvals: 737 NG, Max or Embraer 170/190.

Proven experience in an aircraft Base Maintenance environment.

Human Factors, Fuel Tank safety training and EWIS training.

Good knowledge and understanding of CAA/EASA regulations and HSE legislation.

Basic IT knowledge/experience.

Job Requirements

Skills and Behaviors

As the ideal candidate you will:

  • Be open to development feedback with an appetite to continuously develop and improve your own performance.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership abilities.
  • Efficient time management.
  • Adept at motivating, empowering & developing team members.
  • Have the ability to maintain key areas of focus in a busy and complex environment.
  • Have strong organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Be able to identify, investigate and evaluate risks appropriately.
  • Promote an open reporting culture of occurrences, incidents and near misses.
  • Be flexible to support business needs including supporting aircraft at outstations.
  • Be an effective communicator using appropriate methods considerate of audience.
  • Be able to work under own initiative with a ‘can do’ attitude presenting solutions to solve problems when appropriate.
  • Be aware of costs and how to maximise efficiency.
  • Be open, honest, and trustworthy.
  • Demonstrate the skills required to meet, promote, and encourage company values & behaviours.

Salary and Benefits

In return for your commitment, we offer a salary and benefits package including:

  • Salary – £48,186.
  • Additional Qualification pay (depending on type approvals held).
  • Shift pay.
  • Annual Holiday allowance increasing with length of service.
  • Life assurance at 1X annual salary for all staff, increasing to 3X annual salary if contributing to the Company Stakeholder Pension.
  • Company sick pay.
  • Competitive Stakeholder Pension plus matched 5% company contribution.
  • Retailer discounts.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Subsidised On-site canteen.
  • Social club.
  • Long service awards.
  • Free parking.
  • Online discounts.
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Sector / Principal Occupation Aircraft Mechanic
Location Norwich
Duration Permanent, full time
Roles and Responsibilities

KLM UK Engineering Ltd is a leading UK based aircraft maintenance repair organisation (MRO) offering aircraft maintenance from its head office location at Norwich Airport, with over 40 years of experience on many aircraft types and 6 fully equipped, modern, heavy maintenance bays across 3 hangars. Due to continual growth, we have exciting career opportunities for Aircraft Mechanics to join our friendly team, based at Norwich Airport.

These positions are permanent, full time, operating on either a seasonal working pattern of Monday - Friday, 6 months Summer 07:30-14:36 and 6 months Winter 07:30-16:36.

 

Our Successful Candidate

Within this role, you will have safety and compliance at the forefront of your mind and efficiently perform aircraft maintenance tasks in accordance with our regulatory and employment standards. Your key tasks will be:

• Accurately documenting all work performed on an aircraft
• Ensuring all your tools are effectively maintained and controlled according to company policy
• Looking after the aircraft and your colleagues, by adhering to our company Health & Safety policies and raising airworthiness and personal safety concerns through our internal reporting system.
• Taking pride in your work by ensuring good housekeeping and a clean working environment at all times.
• Ensuring effective handovers to your colleagues
• Always following approved instructions

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Salary & Benefits

• Salary £34,000
• Onsite parking
• Subsidised canteen
• Cycle to work scheme
• Annual leave increasing with continuous service
• Stakeholder pension scheme matched up to 5% by Company
• Life assurance at 1X annual salary for all staff, increasing to 3X annual salary if contributing to the Company Stakeholder Pension.
• Social Club
• Buy additional summer leave
• Employee Assistance Programme – Provides confidential counselling, online support, legal and financial advice.
• Online discounts available.
• Opportunities to develop through our Authorised Mechanic scheme through our link with the Technical Training College

Job Requirements

Requirements

Essential

• Right to work in the UK without Visa Sponsorship
• Civil Aviation Apprenticeship, Armed Forces Aircraft training or Basic Engineering Apprenticeship
• Basic knowledge of EASA/CAA, HSE legislation
• Basic IT knowledge/experience
• Appetite to learn and to continuously develop and improve own performance
• Be flexible to support business needs including supporting aircraft at Outstations
• Be open, honest and trustworthy with a ‘can do’ attitude
• In line the Company’s values & behaviours, demonstrate the skills required to meet, promote and encourage those values associated with your position
• Good level of written and spoken English

 

Desirable

• Human Factors, Fuel tank safety training and EWIS training
• Experience with Boeing 737NG and Embraer 170/190

 

Who are we?

KLM UK Engineering Ltd is a leading UK based aircraft maintenance repair organisation (MRO) offering aircraft maintenance from its head office location at Norwich Airport, with over 40 years of experience on many aircraft types and 6 fully equipped, modern, heavy maintenance bays across 3 hangars.

 

Interested?

If you are interested in joining KLM UK Engineering at our Norwich base, please apply via the link below to complete our application form.

What KLM UK Engineering Limited Can Offer You

Our People

Our people are our greatest asset and are fundamental to the success of our business. They are amongst the most highly trained professionals in the industry and are committed to delivering excellent levels of care and service to all our customers.

We achieve this by ensuring we attract, recruit and retain people who support and can demonstrate KLM UK Engineering’s Core Values and Behaviours.

The growth and sustainability of the Company over the last 40 years has only been achievable through the ambition and drive of our team. We want our people to aspire to be the best they can be and we want to support them every step of the way to achieve their goals.

Our People Strategy

In 2017 we put together our People Plan for the business which focuses on driving performance by connecting with our people and supporting their development with the aim of making this a great place to work.  The plan focuses on three key areas; employee engagement, development of our people and rewarding and recognising great performance.

It is our responsibility to ensure that we recruit and retain talented individuals who share our values and demonstrate the behaviours that help deliver the best levels of performance.  We are committed to providing annual reviews which allow individuals to explore their strengths and development opportunities with the aim of provided targeted development plans to help people grow and develop the skills they need to succeed.  This is a two way process which relies on a commitment from both the leadership team and the individuals to ensure that development goals are realised and achieved.

We actively seek feedback from our employees, both on an annual basis with our Employee Engagement survey and on an ongoing basis through our employee representatives and engagement ambassadors.  We understand the need for regular, honest and transparent communication and provide our teams with quarterly business updates to share our progress and our successes.

 

Team Members Benefits

Benefits 

As part of the KLM UK Engineering team you will enjoy:

Technical Team Members

¨ Competitive Salary

¨ Shift Premium (as appropriate)

¨ Type Approval Pay (as appropriate)

¨ Overtime

¨ Provision of Full PPE

¨ Type Training based at our Part 147 Training College 

 

Support Team Members

¨ Competitive Salary calculated using Job Evaluation

¨ Shift Premium (as appropriate)

¨ Flexible Working

¨ On call payment (as appropriate) 

 

All Team Members: 

¨ Minimum 20 days holiday plus bank holidays

¨ Contributory Stakeholder Scheme

¨ Occupational Health Service

¨ Life Assurance

¨ Cycle to Work scheme

¨ Active Sports & Social Club

¨ Long Service Awards

¨ On site Team Canteen

¨ On site Car Parking

¨ Local Discounts

¨ ELCAS Approved Training Provider (ELCAS No.4624)

 

Gender Pay Gap Report

Gender Pay Gap Report 2022-23

Click here to view our Gender Pay Gap report.

Work Experience

Work Experience

KLM UK Engineering Limited can offer limited work experience opportunities at our Norwich site.  Our work experience student placements take place from mid-May to mid-July and are reviewed on a case by case basis.  Places are not automatically guaranteed as your application will need to be reviewed fully and you will be contacted by the HR department to discuss this further. 

Please note that we are unable to offer work experience or placements in 2021.

If you have any queries please telephone the HR office on 01603 254513.

Thank you for your interest.