Technical Services Manager


Technical Services Manager

Would you like to be our further your leadership skills with our ever-growing Air business unit? We currently have a vacancy for a Technical Services Manager at our site in RAF Valley.

As a Technical Services Manager, you will be responsible for managing the provision of technical support to all aircraft maintenance areas (Forward and Depth).

This role will provide you with wide ranging challenges on a day by day basis within the maintenance environment as well as dealing with a variety of people from differing backgrounds daily.

Your main responsibilities as a Technical Services Manager will involve:

Management of all technical information, both mandatory and advisory, includes the distribution for assessment and use

Utilisation of in-service data and defect analysis through the reliability programme

Analysis of all maintenance directives, mandatory requirements and proposed modifications. Ensuring safe and effective Technical support to all ‘in service’ and maintenance activities, by monitoring and maintaining service performance levels

Manage and Control of tail number specific latitudes, deferments and extensions of aircraft by utilisation of the Technical Enquiry process and the aircraft ‘system of record’. Produce reports from such for notification to the TAA / DH

Ensuring the satisfactory validation and derivation of Airworthiness Instructions (AI)

Ensuring the competence and capability of all personnel engaged in Technical Services

Manage the approval route and embodiment, within depth maintenance environments, of modifications and repairs, and ensuring that such activities are carried out to an approved standard

The reporting of occurrences to the respective Hawk CAMOs, TAA and the CDO

Review and implementation, as appropriate, of any additional TAA requirements

Your skills and qualifications:

Understanding of Continuous Airworthiness regulations

Good Engineering Background within Aviation Industry

Demonstrable competence in a management position

Understanding of the Military Air Environment

A Chartered Engineer who has held Airworthiness Delegation

What we're looking for in you:

Our ideal candidate will be well versed at working within a high-pressure environment and have engineering management experience. Effective communication will be a crucial factor to being successful in this position and we want our candidate to be both approachable and flexible in their approach the role.

Location: RAF Valley
Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems Air

If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.