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Planning Supervisor

Location: London, ENG, GB

Planning Supervisor-LON00330



Bombardier is a global leader, creating innovative and game-changing planes. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficeincy, reliability and safety. We are a global organization focused on working together with a team spirit.

Bombardier’s Business Aircraft London Service Centre in Biggin Hill is part of an award-winning network and is the flagship of Bombardier’s European operation. This Base and Line Maintenance Centre is the fastest-growing Service Centre in Europe and the largest Business Aircraft OEM in the UK.

- Expansion at Bombardier’s London Biggin Hill service centre will double the facility’s footprint to nearly 250,000 square feet

- Increased capacity will benefit more operators of Bombardier business aircraft, including the new Global 7500 jet

The expansion will introduce sought-after capabilities and state-of-the-art installations, such as component painting and interior refurbishment capabilities, component repair and overhaul workshops and training rooms.

Bombardier Aviation is seeking an experienced Supervisor, Planning for its new Service Centre located at the London Biggin Hill Airport, United Kingdom.

In your role you will,

- Be responsible for continued development, implementation, and maintenance of the facility’s planning &, to include capacity/readiness planning process and related data processing.

- Ensure policies and procedures, technical standards and methods, and priorities are achieved with oversight by upper management.

- Adhere to Bombardier General Work Requirements

- Perform supervisory responsibilities, for example/hire, disciplinary actions, PMP, and professional development

- Provide capacity planning/scheduling functions for the repair station, for example, staffing forecasts and hanger plans

- Coordinate department activities for the proper integration of their functions with data processing, planning, and production control activities

- Shall oversee production planning department and process used to provide work packages and work flows for each aircraft

- Provide guidance and monitoring of progress on major systems projects

- Oversee, develop and/or coordinate readiness plans for new customers as required by assigned site(s)

- Responsible for staff development and training

- Lead and direct a group of two or more employees for given projects or tasks

- Supervise efforts and provides technical guidance on complex issues


As our ideal candidate,

- You have several years of related experience in an aircraft maintenance organisation

- You have previous experience in a progressive supervisory role working in Aviation Services Industry

- You have previous experience in senior strategical planning/project management role

- You hold a bachelor’s degree in Business or Aviation Management, Project Management (aeronautical / engineering course) or equivalent experience

- You have the computer skills necessary to learn and/or operate Microsoft application programmes including Excel, Outlook, Teams, PowerBI as well as database management and web-based applications

- You have working knowledge of CAA and EASA Aviation Requirements including knowledge of Part-145 regulation, company policies and standards

- You have working knowledge of process improvement methodology and application (e.g., Six Sigma)

- You have knowledge and are able to demonstrate an understanding safety risks related to the safety environment and promote the Company’s safety policy

- Working knowledge of airline operations and flight schedule issues

- You have a thorough knowledge of planning and scheduling systems

- You have a thorough knowledge of aircraft maintenance programs

- You have knowledge of logistic processes, resource management and production planning

- You have planning and organizational skills necessary to prioritize, assign, and coordinate workload of assigned area and employees within a multiple project setting

- You have the interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, employees, management, and key stakeholders

- You have knowledge of Human Factors, human factors performance and limitations

- You have project management training, an asset

What we offer,

Bombardier London Service Centre is proud to offer a variety of employee benefits including:

- BUPA Private Medical Insurance and more

- Generous annual leave entitlement; 25 days plus bank holidays

- Cyclescheme

- Pension Contribution Scheme

- Company discretionary annual bonus

Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of any race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age immigation status, disability or other applicable legally protected Characteristics to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

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Job: General Management
Primary Location: GB-ENG-London
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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