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Service Engineer - Complex Aircraft Equipment

Service Engineer - Complex Aircraft Equipment

Posted 10 August by Syntech Recruitment Ltd
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Service Engineer - Complex Aircraft Equipment

  • £££££ Excellent
  • Extensive benefits
  • Defence / Engineering company

We currently have a unique opportunity to join a prestigious engineering organisation in Middlesex.

This position is responsible for carrying out modifications, retrofit activity, corrective action, and repair and maintenance activity on company products.

Identify modification procedures, requirements and design changes required to ensure successful transition from development standard to production standard of company products.

Aid in the preparation of product tests as necessary

This role could suit an ex Military/RAF Technician

Key Accountabilities

  1. Visit customer facilities to carry out trial installation on development projects and feedback findings. Includes but not limited to installation of seats, inter seat sequencing systems and canopy fracturing/removal systems
  2. Visit customer’s facilities to undertake installations, retrofit programmes, modifications and maintenance of company products.
  3. Convert seats based on specifications and be part of the installation team specifying changes and procedures for bespoke installations and modifications
  4. Deliver training to end-users on installation and initial preparation and immediate main activities and certify them to these standards.
  5. Complete warranty repairs / corrective action of company products including ejection seats and parachute packing presses.
  6. Manage and control parts and tools required to fulfil the role of Field Service Engineer.
  7. Complete visit reports for visits, servicing, installation etc in a timely fashion.
  8. Assist in the preparation for a Seat Test.
  9. Prepare seats for business development air shows and mock installations.
  10. Validation and verification of technical data (manuals, mod leaflets, drawings etc)

To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as required / instructed in order to maintain and / or improve the efficiency, quality and service provided by the Design Support Department.

To undertake business travel abroad or within the UK as and when required.

Experience & Knowledge

  • Thorough experience as a seat mechanic / aircraft maintenance - experience gained within aerospace or defence
  • Technical knowledge of company products would be an advantage

Thorough application and experience of Product maintenance techniques.

Technical Knowledge

  • Strong verbal ability - communication skills
  • Basic competency in MS Office suite for report writing, analyses
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work on own in difficult environments

Considered a subject matter expert


HNC/BTech/NVQ 3/4 - mechanical / aerospace engineering or equivalent.

For all successful candidates, our client will undertake background security checks. As part of this, they will need to confirm your identity, employment history and address history to cover the past five years as well as your nationality, immigration status and criminal record. For positions that require Security Clearance, the successful candidate must hold or be willing to obtain security clearance up to the relevant level for the role.

We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

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Required skills

  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Retrofit
  • RAF

Reference: 35601932

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