Operations Manager

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Westerham, GB, TN16 3BN

Company: Bombardier

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. The facility has the capabilities to perform an array of maintenance checks, modifications and upgrades all from this site. Only 14 miles from London, Bombardier’s Biggin Hill Service Centre is ideally located to support operators in the UK region and beyond.

In your role, you will

  • Be responsible for the completion of all planned and ad-hoc maintenance project‘s to achieve OTD, through effective supervision and allocation of resources, equipment, assets, and systems.
  • Be responsible for team compliance with environmental and Health & Safety regulations/guidelines and procedures.
  • Management of airmanship standards, including compliance with regulations and company procedures to ensure continued airworthiness of the aircraft
  • Responsible for meeting productivity and cost targets and exploring and implementing improvement opportunities
  • Be thoroughly familiar with and follow the inspection systems and procedures of the MOE/WPI/ relative to the scope of their normally assigned duties.
  • Ensure that personnel assigned to tasks are qualified to perform them.
  • Carry out Performance reviews with all allocated members of the team.
  • Directly manage technicians/Mechanics in the performance of maintenance activities
  • Provide input on future GSE and tooling requirements to the Director operations
  • Ensure employees adhere to company policy and procedures
  • Monitor housing and facilities for compliance with MOE/Part 145 requirements and report insufficiencies to the Director Operations
  • Working with the Planning /CPM’s/Stores/Manager Operations departments to achieve required quality and cost targets as well as delivery of the maintenance product
  • Supporting and implementing business change with a culture of continuous improvement.

As our ideal candidate

  • You have basic knowledge of Environmental, Health & Safety rules, Human Factors, Human performance/-limitations, and regulations as they apply to safety and environmental aspects of aircraft maintenance operations
  • You can demonstrate intermediate to advanced computer literacy and have an excellent understanding of Engineering IT systems
  • You will have experience of working within the scope of legal regulations and company requirements including sound knowledge of EASA/CAA airworthiness regulations
  • You have experience managing a team
  • You can provide a clear direction both inside and outside your team, including to relevant stakeholders such as customers and management
  • You can focus planning activities on cost control and productivity
  • You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to effectively execute the work scope
  • You have interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members and all levels of management
  • You have commitment to growing individual capability by motivating, coaching and developing others.
  • You can delegate effectively and encourage team working, you must be considerate and respectful in all aspects of your work
  • You will have business awareness and understanding of business change processes
  • You have EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance License or equivalent
  • You have basic knowledge of aircraft maintenance programs for business jet aircraft
  • You have basic knowledge of aircraft maintenance inspection programs for business jet aircraft

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.

Whether your candidacy is moving on to the next step of the hiring process or not, we will keep you informed by email or by phone.
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Job [[Operations Manager]] 

Primary Location [[London, Biggin Hill]]

Organization [[BQH Biggin Hill]]

Shift [[Day Shift]]

Employee Status [[Full time]]

Referral Amount [[1000]]