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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: 28 July 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 careers@bmiregional.com.


Vacancy: Operations Officer

Location: Aberdeen 

Grade: R1

Ref No: GO1c

Closing date: 23 July 2014

Role Summary

The purpose of the position is to assist the Operations Controller in maintaining an accurate and timely flight watch, ensuring that the Company’s aircraft operate in a safe and punctual manner in accordance with regulatory and company requirements.  

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

• Maintaining an accurate flight watch and ensuring that all systems within Operations Control are maintained with accurate and current data.
• Advising the Operations Controller of problems in regard to the flying programme.
• Complete and communicate to all relevant parties all necessary changes to the flying programme as directed by the Operations Controller.
• Liaison with Crewing, Charter, Technical Control Centre and other Departments as required to ensure optimum delivery of a quality product.
• Ensure all ATC flight plans and ATC slots are obtained in line with operational requirements and that any changes are communicated in a timely manner to the operating crew.
• Assisting the Operations Controller as required.

Qualifications, Experience Required

• Computer literate
• Fully conversant with spoken and written English

Competencies & Behaviours

• Highly motivated and flexible
• Strong decision making skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• Ability and confidence to work individually and equally well as part of a team
• Strong communication skills

To apply simply email your CV and covering letter to careers@bmiregional.com.





Vacancy: Line Maintenance Manager

Location: Aberdeen Hangar

Grade: R4

Ref No: V02APR

Closing date: 31 July 2014

Responsibilities are as follows:

• The management of all bmi regional outstations to the requirements of Part 145, including resource planning, facilities, tooling and spares.
• The efficient organisation of the engineering workforce at Aberdeen to meet the requirements of the maintenance programmes and predicted additional unplanned work.
• Ensure the quality and standard of planned maintenance and defect rectification of the base.
• Ensure that all maintenance services supplied at the base are delivered safely, on time and cost effectively
• Ensure that all shifts have sufficient manpower taking into account the required trade qualifications
• Establish and review procedures relevant to maintenance at the base
• Control of Hangar equipment, ensuring a planned preventative maintenance programme is carried out with all defects appropriately rectified.
• Ensure that all lifting and test equipment are inspected within the time constraints to an agreed inspection standard
• Provide support to Technical Control Centre personnel
• Assist in the co-ordination of defect rectification via the Technical Control Centre
• Assist in the co-ordination of the recovery of unserviceable aircraft via the TCC
• Organisation of rectification co-ordination outside of TCC coverage hours
• Ensure that all subcontractors adhere to all required regulations and procedures
• Ensure that all Aberdeen maintenance staff are conversant with all current procedures
• Advise the Maintenance Manager on the matter of training, ensuring all staff within his control meet the requirements of the Authority and the Company.
• Observance of all current security regulations and precautions
• Deputise for the Maintenance Manager in his absence

The successful applicant should be a B1 or B2 licenced Engineer with a working knowledge of EASA Part 145. In addition to engineering experience, you should have also worked previously in a supervisory role. Proven experience of both line and base maintenance is preferred. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Commsoft OASES software is essential, along with excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to motivate the various members of staff you will have reporting to you.

To apply simply email your CV and covering letter to careers@bmiregional.com.

Embraer 145 Type rated B1/B2 Engineers required - Aberdeen and Bristol

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 Embraer 135/145 type rated EASA Part 66 B1 and B2 Engineers for positions in Aberdeen and Bristol.

Additional ratings on Airbus A320 family would be advantageous but not essential. Duties include line maintenance with the performance of A checks carried out at Aberdeen.

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 careers@bmiregional.com.