MRO Deputy Team Leader – Avionics

Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

Maintenance and Engineering

Full Time



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Our client has an opportunity for a Deputy Team Leader to join them on a permanent basis. This role helps to support customer requirements by carrying out and supervising aircraft engineering tasks on aircraft.

Role: MRO Deputy Team Leader – Avionics
Location: Holyhead, Anglesey
Role Type: Full time/Permanent
Security Clearance: Must be able to achieve BPSS / SC clearance.

The Role:
Our clients Avionics maintenance unit is responsible for repairing and maintaining avionic components essential for aircraft operations. This department specializes in servicing items such as aircraft radios, central warning panel systems, generators, and more. Their primary goal is to ensure that these avionic components are in optimal condition and fully operational to support flight missions.

As a Deputy Team Leader, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will significantly impact RAF Valley’s maintenance operations by ensuring timely repairs, accurate documentation, and smooth coordination, ultimately enhancing aircraft readiness and operational efficiency.

Day-to-day, you’ll oversee a team of 3 technicians and 2 supervisors on the daily operations of the avionic component maintenance facility by allocating repair and maintenance tasks to the team, monitor progress and provide guidance as needed, update records and documentation on component repairs and maintenance activities. In this role you will also:

  • Provide training and mentorship to junior technicians.
  • Participate in meetings and briefings to discuss operational priorities and strategies.
  • Report to the maintenance team leader on progress and any issues encountered.

This position involves manual work. This could include lifting avionic components, bending, and using tools.

This role is full time, 37.5 hours per week and is based on site at RAF Valley. Work hours are between 0700 – 1700, with early finish available on Fridays.

Essential experience of the Deputy Team Leader – Avionics

  • Avionics maintenance experience required.
  • Supervisory experience required.

Qualifications for the Deputy Team Leader – Avionics

  • You will need either relevant: degree, Higher National Diploma, Higher National Certificate or BTEC National Certificate/Diploma in engineering, NVQ, City & Guilds, or similar qualification, or experience.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.
Many of the positions within our client are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available.

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