Senior Powerplant Consultant

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Salary band: £30k - 70k per year
Location: Wales
Job type: Permanent
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Contact: Neil Leighton
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Line Up Aviation has carved its own place in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace personnel all over the world for more than 25 years. We work with some of the industry’s best known companies who demand the highest standard of applicants.  

Our Client Is One of the world’s leading independent engine consultancies is now recruiting for a Senior Powerplant Consultant

The Role:

Powerplant Consultants are expected to further increase their understanding of technical and commercial engineering and financial principles relating to gas turbine engines as well as the wider aviation industry in general.

There will be an expectation that Powerplant Consultants will also develop a strong consulting and advisory approach, with the aim to broaden the capabilities of themselves and the wider team regarding all aspects of the engine life cycle.

In this role there will be an expectation of developing a skillset that allows full knowledge and familiarity with the requirements of higher level consultancy projects, including engine value assessment, new engine selection evaluation and engine purchase negotiations support/sale/remarketing advice. 

A principally technical role within the Fleet Management Team. This role will involve independently and competently managing multiple customer and internal projects that will include the following engine related activities:

  • Shop Visit Management
  • Table/Physical Piece Part Inspection
  • Engine Health Monitoring (EHM) / Engine Condition Monitoring (ECM) analysis
  • Invoice Review
  • MRO Contract Negotiation and Selection
  • Engine Transition Management
  • Technical Records Due Diligence
  • Engine Physical Inspection/External Parts Inventory
  • Borescope Inspection Overview and Analysis
  • MPA/Test Cell Run Overview and Analysis
  • Lease Contract Review, Interpretation and Negotiation 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop suitable action plans listing all steps necessary to achieve targets as required.
  • Monitor, measure and evaluate performance against key targets and indicators.
  • Broaden capabilities relating to all stages of the engine life cycle such as MRO selection and review of short/long term lease contracts.
  • Being conversant in using all required software (including MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel) in order to execute well-defined tasks to a high standard.
  • Keep abreast of industry news and developments actively sharing relevant articles with the wider team.
  • A firm knowledge and understanding of specific engine management related costs including typical shop visit cost expectations, lease rates and major piece part costs.
  • Apply knowledge of financial aspects of engine management when undertaking customer projects to ensure cost optimisation.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with the following engines is essential: RB211/P&W 4000 &2000/CF6-80/V2500/GE90/Trent Series/CFM56- 3/5/7)

Additional Information:

-Salary: up to £60k pa

-Job type: Permanent, full-time

- Location: United Kingdom, S Wales

-Expect Intl travel

-Full JD available

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Neil Leighton at Line Up Aviation 

Due to the number of applications we receive, it’s not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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