Director of Component Reliability and Engineering

South East England

Corporate Functions

Full Time



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I am seeking a Director of Component Reliability and Engineering for my aviation client in the south-east of England.

The Director of Component Reliability and Engineering will be responsible for managing the Technical and Reliability department. The successful candidate will undertake aviation technical support, reliability reporting, configuration management and Compliance, Technical and Reliability services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversight and coordination of a global team of aviation Reliability Engineers
  • Relationship management of customers’ engineering departments, including the organisation of periodic reliability reviews and the review of engineering contractual KPI’s
  • A full reliability and engineering service that provides statistical analysis on demand, identification of rogue unit performance analysis, allowing quick remedial action
  • Ongoing AD/SB reviews and implementation
  • Technical assessments of inventory reference mod status, applicability to fleet and recommended operator stock holdings to maximise cost benefits
  • Details review and works scope recommendation to repair shops to improve reliability
  • Resolving Technical Dispute or Technical related financial queries
  • Technical support to the BD, repair and AOG team.
  • AD & SB managements/review for components, contract and Customer support
  • Root cause analysis on high demand/removal contracts and actions.
  • Team performance management and support

Ideal candidate profile:

  • Strong aviation component technical knowledge
  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or can demonstrate equivalent relevant experience
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to break down information by spotting trends, interpreting data and considering new information to make educated decisions / conclusions
  • A strategic thinker with excellent communication skills and the ability to delegate effectively
  • Highly competent in Microsoft Excel and Access

Additional information:

  • Full job description available on request
  • Salary is available on application
  • Free onsite parking with good public transport links
  • All candidates must already hold the right to live and work in the UK without restrictions at the time of application

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately.

Due to the number of applications we receive, it’s not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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