Careers at bmi regional


bmi regional operates an all-jet fleet comprising 18 Embraer 135 and 145 aircraft. The airline now operates more than 300 scheduled flights a week across a network of 20 destinations in eight European countries and employs more than 400 staff. bmi regional has held the title of the UK’s most punctual airline for the past nine and won Silver Airline of the Year Award 2013 at the European Regional Airlines Awards. The airline’s scheduled network includes Stavanger, Oslo and Kristiansund in Norway, Brussels in Belgium; Esbjerg in Denmark; Toulouse in France; Bremen, Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Munich in Germany; Milan in Italy; Gothenburg, Kalmar and Karlstad in Sweden, and Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Manchester, Newcastle and Norwich in the UK.

Vacancy: Technical Services and Planning Manager

Location: Aberdeen 

Grade: R4

Ref No: TR4a

Closing date: 5 September 2014

Role Summary

The Technical Services Manager is responsible for the Maintenance and Reliability Programmes, Maintenance Planning, Airworthiness Directives Aircraft Records, Maintenance Data and the Technical Log. In addition to this, the role is also responsible for the control, co-ordination and monitoring of Technical Service activities on the bmi regional fleet and liaison with sub-contracted organisations concerning technical issues.

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

• Monitoring and evaluation of compliance with all mandatory and non-mandatory maintenance data
• Compilation of, and recommendation for, implementation of Airworthiness Directives and Service Bulletins for presentation at the company’s Modification Committee
• Responsible for ensuring that the Certificate of Airworthiness for each aircraft operated by bmi regional remains valid and that renewal of Airworthiness Review Certificates for each aircraft is applied for in good time before expiry
• Organising Reliability Meetings and making recommendations to the company’s Reliability Committee
• Acceptance, both from the technical and airworthiness side, of bmi regional’s new aircraft and the handbook or handover of aircraft no longer required form company service
• Control and amendment of the Aircraft, Engine and APU Maintenance Programmes for each type operated
• Monitoring the maintenance organisation control of Technical Services Department Query Notes
• Aircraft Weight & Balance control
• Engine Trend Monitoring control
• Engine Workscope Planning in conjunction with the Technical Service Department of the contracted maintenance organisation

Qualifications, Experience Required

• Considerable experience working in a senior Part M role, with management responsibilities, in a combination of Maintenance Planning, Technical Records and Technical Services roles
• Educated to degree level in Aeronautical engineering, or equivalent
• Undergone aircraft, engine and/or avionic systems training
• Minimum 5 years experience of working with ERJ145 aircraft
• Proficient with IT systems

Qualifications, Experience Desired

• Undertaken maintenance planning and aviation regulatory training (Part M)
• Management qualification, MBA, or equivalent

Competencies & Behaviours

• Positive and focused attitude to aircraft safety and efficiency
• Keen to develop department to modernise practices and develop aircraft availability, with improved reliability
• Cost focused, taking a business management approach to aircraft maintenance
• Good team leader
• Attention to detail
• Good communicator
• Motivated
• Organised

To apply simply email your CV and covering letter to

B1/B2 Engineers required - Aberdeen

bmi regional is the most punctual UK airline for 8 years running and has recently been awarded the prestigious ERA silver airline of the year 2013.

Due to continued expansion, bmi regional have an immediate requirement for EASA Part 66 B1 and B2 Engineers for positions in Aberdeen. Embraer 135/145 type rating would be an advantage but not essential.

Duties include line maintenance, defect rectification and the performance of Scheduled Maintenance.

Engineers are expected to support charter work and long term ACMI contracts both in the UK and abroad. The ability to be able to work shifts is essential.

An attractive benefits package is available.

To apply simply email your CV and covering letter to