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  • Job reference: RMS0165819

Weapon Tech (Level 1)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/11/2016
  • Duration: permanent
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The Company:
Our client is a major organisation within defence, security and aerospace.

The Role:
To control and manage personnel and resources pertinent to AGF Weapon Trade activities in support of the RSAFs 1st Operational Flying Squadron. To assist in the co-ordination and generation of aircraft to achieve the contracted Operational Ready Rates in accordance with industry best practice, BAE Systems procedures, the Maintenance Organisation Exposition and the RSAF Regulatory Framework.

Allocating manpower to maintenance activities;
Allocating manpower for flight line duties;
Allocating manpower for EOR and Hit Team duties;
Demanding of aircraft spares;
Raising TPRFs against approved data;
Raising TQs for any aircraft related anomalies;
Carry out PMDS downloads and assess arisings including SHM and EHM analysis as required;
Completing EPDRs for the assigned manpower and identifying and training requirements;
Liaise with the Weapon Supt to ensure all engineering authorisations are up to date;
Carrying out thorough shift handovers;
Ensure tool control procedures are carried out;
Ensure adherence to approved data;
Ensure good husbandry practices are observed and maintained;
Support the QA and higher HQ reporting process;
Identifying and implementing and CI that will support operations;
Support aircrew debriefs as required or in the absence of the Spec Supt;
Provide assistance to the technicians in troubleshooting/fault finding as necessary;
Carry out required Supervisory inspections and checks as and when required by the approved data;
Confirm job completion to the RC;
Review any changes to the approved data that impacts upon the trade (data modules, TyIMPs, TTPs etc);
Ensure all man hours are accurately recorded either on ESS for aircraft maintenance or in a local log for unassigned tasks (fork lift driving, training courses, meetings etc)
Monitoring DLF stock availability and identifying any potential shortfalls or issues with stock holdings;
Welfare and discipline of all assigned staff under the control in conjunction with other Management and Supervisory staff.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Must be educated to HNC level or recognised equivalent or have relevant experience supported by formal, recorded workplace applied related training.
Must have completed a recognised aircraft engineering apprenticeship in industry/military or similar qualification in aircraft systems.
Must have previous Typhoon Weapon Systems experience with a formal 'Q' annotation.
Must have experience of military fast jet maintenance support, at Supervisor level within an operational military flying environment and proven ability to manage all levels of engineering personnel.
Good level of interpersonal skill to co-ordinate a number of activities and the ability to communicate, influence and direct decision making.
Good understanding of company processes and procedures and industry knowledge.
Minimum International English Language Test Scheme - IELTS 5.5

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
An understanding of engineering operating procedures.
Proven Managerial experience within the aerospace industry preferably gained on 3rd and/or 4th Generation military aircraft at Supervisor level or equivalent.
Experience of working in the aviation industry in a Gulf Coast Country preferred.
The ability to act upon his own initiative within the scope of his job.
A conscientious approach to work and meticulous attention to detail.
A track record of meeting strict deadlines without compromising standards and quality.
An understanding of ESS or similar electronic based reporting system.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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