Flight Line Supervisor

Job Description

Flight Line Supervisor B4T Armament
RAF Valley, Holyhead

About the role
Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit a Flight Line Supervisor Armament.

You will be responsible in assisting with the production of Hawk TMk2 aircraft to meet the daily flying task. Employees may be asked to work over-time to ensure there are sufficient aircraft to meet the task. The Hawk contract requires employees to support planned detachments and down-bird recovery activities as and when requested.

Your main duties will involve carrying out directed trade tasks pertinent to the maintenance, rectification and preparation of Aircraft to meet the allocated daily task. Tasks are to be supervised and carried out in a safe and efficient manner to ensure task progression meets the allocated flying programme without compromising flight safety or the airworthiness of the aircraft. Any problems or foreseen delays are to be passed directly to the Flight-line Controller.

Reporting to the appropriate Senior Supervisor and Flight-line Manager, you'll be expected to promote good practices in quality and safety management in an Aviation environment.

Flight-line Supervisors will oversee all authorised tasks providing oversight and assurance of the quality of the service provided. You'll be technically trained in one of the 3 trades and, will be able to support the rectification task during light flying periods and assist aircrew with crew-in snags. The actions and decisions taken shall be limited to those actions authorised as governed by trade, experience and competence.

The main tasks could include but not limited to:
* Maintain compliance with BAES MOE/AMCs at all times.
* Monitoring attendance, bringing persistent offenders to the attention of the senior controller.
* Managing On the Job training, including the correct raising of paperwork, and manage personnel SQEP criteria.
* Manage a Continuous Improvement Programme with line management.
* Ensure failures and incidents are correctly reported, investigated and appropriate action taken

What do I need to do the role?
You'll need extensive experience as a B3T within a related engineering environment and City & Guilds 2675 Level 3 or equivalent or NVQ Level 3 in Aircraft maintenance.

What else do I need to know?
* The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
* Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants: https://www.babcockinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Babcock-Guidance-for-Applicants.pdf
* Many of our employees work flexibly in many different ways, including homeworking, flexible start and finish times and part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance
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Babcock is an equal opportunities employer that sees value in the different life experiences we all have. We are committed to improving the diversity within our organisation because we know we're not representative of the society we work within and we want to change that. Although we're not where we'd like to be, we're striving to attract the best talent, no matter who they are or how they identify and ensure our culture is one centred around respect and inclusivity, not because we are the same, but because we accept individuals for who they are.

Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.

Closing date: 26/01/2021