Avionic Supervisor

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Avionics Supervisor

Would you like to work to both RAF and BAE Systems Governance within the Typhoon Support-to-Forward (STF) team? We currently have a vacancy for an Avionics Supervisor at our site in RAF Lossiemouth.

As an Avionics Supervisor, you will be is based within the Typhoon Support-to-Forward (STF) Team at RAF Lossiemouth and will be working in conjunction with the RAF. The role will coordinate and supervise the maintenance, repair and modification activities to meet the requirements of the UK Typhoon fleet, as part of the TyTAN Enterprise Service.

The role will report directly to the Aircraft Maintenance Team Leader for all aspects of maintenance under their control. You will also be supervising on a high performing, fast paced team as you will be responding to delivering a service to the first line operational environment within Typhoon.

Your main responsibilities as an Avionics Supervisor will involve:

Supporting the Maintenance Controller and Maintenance Team Leader in executing the Team output as defined by the agreed STF Maintenance Plan.

Ensuring that all assigned maintenance activities are carried out in compliance with all regulatory requirements, QR640, including all associated procedures and standards, and any other applicable Company procedures and standards.

Day-to-day people management and leadership of assigned technicians, ensuring adherence to Company Policies, Quality Management, Health and Safety and Environmental Protection mandates.

Liaison with Team Leader to ensure sufficient trained and authorised personnel to undertake the agreed Maintenance Plan

Maintenance of assigned aircraft IAW the agreed aircraft Statement Of Work, being directly responsible for the delivery to Cost, Schedule and Quality.

Ensuring that all maintenance tasks are conducted IAW approved data using the approved toolsets, with the correct levels of oversight and supervision through appropriate lines of delegation.

Ensuring timely identification and provisioning of all required aircraft spares, modification kits, tooling, aircraft support and test equipment, and maintenance facility requirements.

Ensuring all aircraft maintenance activities are appropriately documented and airworthiness records are accurately maintained within the Aircraft F700 documentation and relevant electronic documentation systems.

Your skills and qualifications:


2 years relevant work experience within the aircraft maintenance environment working at operator/technician level

Minimum 6 months experience on Typhoon aircraft

Must have current Typhoon Q Course or Type Course (within 3 years)

Good knowledge of Maintenance documentation (Engineering Support System (ESS) and associated toolsets)

Good knowledge of quality procedures, processes and specifications in relation to Military Maintenance Organisation (MMO – QR640)


Typhoon Q or Type Course

Aircraft Maintenance (Typhoon)

Good communication and team ethics

Supervisor or team leader

Job titles – Avionics Maintenance Supervisor, Typhoon Supervisor, Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor, Mechanical Supervisor, Aircraft Mechanical Supervisor, Junior Non Commissioned Officer (JNCO or JuniorNCO or SeniorNCO)

What we're looking for in you:

Compliance with all Airworthiness and Safety Regulatory Requirements, and applicable Company requirements

Compliance and adhering with all Technical Approved Data in execution of duties

Adherence to Company Code of Conduct and Behaviours, and promotion of standards within the Team

Champion for Safety within the workplace, and promoting Company SHE policies and directives

Fostering a culture of Safety Management, including promotion of Human Factors and proactively supporting Safety Action Groups, MEDA Investigations and MEMs

Immediate escalation of any Airworthiness and safety concerns directly to Aircraft Maintenance Controller or Maintenance Manager

Fostering a culture of Continuous Improvement by identifying and challenging inefficiencies or poor working practices

Supporting Change within the Team

Demonstrates a flexible and proactive attitude to carrying out responsibilities

Willing to support both Day and Night shift operations as required

Location: RAF Lossiemouth

Salary: £29,925

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.

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