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Maintenance Production Planning Specialist- Part 145

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Specialist
Category: On the Ground
Closing Date: 03/22/2019
Date Posted: 03/15/2019
Reference: 4159


Role name: Maintenance Production Planning Specialist – Part 145
Department name: Maintenance & Engineering Department, Dublin

Are you interested in growing your career with Ireland’s only 4 star airline? We are looking for a Maintenance Production Planning Specialist- Part 145 to join our growing Maintenance and Engineering team. We’re the department that that oversee the Guest and Ramp services on the ground before our Guests take flight. Based in Dublin Airport and reporting to the Line Maintenance Manager, you will have responsibility for short term scheduled maintenance planning, ensuring all required resources are available for the planned maintenance at each station. The role is Monday to Friday.
In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, we offer you the opportunity to grow your career with one of Ireland’s most iconic brands. Take a look below!

Your role:

Attending the Daily Technical Operations and ETOPS meeting to ensure that all required short term maintenance is planned and resourced appropriately. The Friday meeting will encompass work to be performed on Saturday and Sunday.
Ensuring all planned work is carried out as scheduled while liaising with MCC, Maintenance Planning and Operations as required to optimize aircraft downtime and maintenance opportunities.
Reviewing upcoming work packages to ensure the necessary facilities, manpower, tools, spare parts and equipment are in place to support the maintenance planned for all Aer Lingus line stations. Anomalies will be reported to the management team.
Co-ordinating the evaluation of any new tasks that are proposed by Engineering Department.
Monitoring deferred defects (DD) on all fleets to ensure that the required maintenance is planned prior to DD Expiry.
Maintaining familiarisation with the Aer Lingus Flight schedule and ensuring that any changes have minimal impact on maintenance opportunities.
Highlighting any tasks in the AMOS system that have no estimated hours against them.
Monitoring the hours being recorded against rectification work orders in AMOS for accuracy.
Assisting the management team in the closure of Audit Non Conformances.
Carrying out any other duties as requested by the Management Team.

Your qualifications & key criteria: 
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in aircraft maintenance.
Possess a Cat A and/or CAT B EASA Part 66 Licence. 
Experienced and competent in the use of IT systems.
Ability to obtain and maintain a current valid airside pass which includes the ability to pass a 5-year security background check.
Possess strong technical judgement .
Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
Eligible to live and work in the EU.
Current unrestricted passport.
Hold a current full driving licence.
Excellent problem solving, analytical and decision making skills.
Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
Proven organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships.
An enthusiastic team member with a flexible and positive attitude to work effectively in an ever-changing environment.
Fluent in English, both written and spoken, with excellent communication skills
Eligible to live and work in the EU
Current unrestricted worldwide passport 
Be in possession or be able to obtain an airside security pass
Able to pass a five year security background check 

*If you are a non Irish Citizen, you will need to be in possession of a current police disclosure certificate from your home country. If you have lived outside the Republic of Ireland for more than 6 months you will also be required to hold a current police disclosure certificate from that country/countries 

What we offer:

Competitive salary
Generous paid annual leave 
Annual performance related bonus 
Heavily discounted staff travel privileges with Aer Lingus and some select partner airlines
Prime location in Dublin Airport 
Annual salary reviews 
Employer pension contribution to a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
Life assurance cover
Income protection cover
Paid sick leave
Employee assistance program
Cycle-to-Work scheme and Tax Saver Scheme
Subsidised staff canteen 
Subsidised dry cleaners and various airport discounts
Learning & Development support through a catalogue of courses 
Opportunity to work in a team environment and to grow your career in Ireland’s only 4 star airline
Annual Make a Difference Day and team social events
Closing Date: Friday 22nd March 2019


In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you eligible to live and work in EU without restriction?
  • Will you be 18 years of age on 1st September 2018?
  • Are you fluent in English, both spoken and written?
  • Can you provide a verifiable 5 year background/employment history?
  • Can you provide 2 verifiable references?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence in Ireland?
  • Is there anything that would prevent you passing our security clearance process?
  • Are you prepared to complete a medical questionnaire & medical examination?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence (ref Criminal Justice Act 2016)

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