Support Bays Manager

Posting Date: 08 November 2019

Location: Holyhead, Anglesey, GB, LL65 3NY

Company: Babcock

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Support Bays Manager
About the role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Support Bays Manager.


You’ll be responsible for all aspects of the products and/or services they deliver and for adherence to the maintenance programme. You’ll hold the relevant delegated maintenance authority for their areas of responsibility and will be responsible for the leadership, management and co-ordination of all areas and people under their control.


• Ensuring the effective leadership of Part 145 activities by setting delivery targets, monitoring progress and developing performance improvement programmes
• Ensuring all tasked maintenance has been carried out IAW the Statement of Work, using the AMC documentation set as defined within the current MOE using the latest approved technical data.
• Ensuring all Part 145 activities are appropriately documented and the appropriate airworthiness records are maintained on relevant systems (IT/paper based).
• Ensure all Part 145 activites are performed by suitably qualified, experienced and authorised personnel.
• Assisting with support staff interviews to ensure staff are competent to hold the relevant authorisations.
• Accountability for the service delivery to the Head of Fleet Operations via the Engineering Support Manager.
• Provides leadership and direction to team members demonstrating sound and comprehensive communication and people management skills. Ensuring that currency and recency records are maintained, capturing experience and all technical training of maintenance personnel.
• Lead Part 145’s compliance and its associated procedures and standards, and any other company procedures and standards, as applicable. Drive and implement change as required, whilst ensuring compliance.
• Liaising with appropriate personnel when maintenance latitudes are to be extended.
• Informing the Contract Manager of all deficiencies in manpower, equipment or performance that could adversely affect the ability of the Company to meet its contracted obligations efficiently and economically.
• Lead the application of Human Factors, Error Management, Risk Management and Safety Assurance within the Part 145.
• Ensuring the Head of Fleet Operations via the Engineering Support Manager is informed of any condition of an aircraft or component which could create a flight safety hazard.
• Ensure all Part 145 activities are compliant with the AM&S Governance and Assurance Framework. Manage audit findings in a timely and appropriate manner. Generate, deliver and implement effective improvements to overcome any non-compliance and monitor effectiveness.
• Lead compliance with all applicable contractual requirements
• Implementing company procedures with regard to the following;
 Discipline, dismissal, sickness and other personnel matters.
 Industrial relations matters.
 Breeches of security (Physical and Cyber), both Military and Commercial. 
• Assist with the management of Staff Performance & Development
• Assist with the management of Staff Recruitment
• Assist with the Training & Development of staff
• Maintaining engineering standards as detailed in MAOS MAI MRP PART 145 MAINTENANCE ORGANISATION EXPOSITION (MOE) & MRP 145 Approval Supporting Documents


What do I need to do the role?

• 5 Years practical experience and expertise in the application of aviation safety standards and safe operating practices
• 2 Years relevant work experience within the aircraft maintenance environment working at a senior supervisory level
• A relevant Engineering qualification, such as a HND/HNC
• 6 months experience on type (in the last two years)
• Hold the necessary management qualifications
• Demonstrable experience or working within an aviation environment with a sound knowledge of Military Aviation Safety
• SMS ‘A’ & SMS ‘B’
• Full UK Driving Licence
• Working knowledge and use of IT Operating Systems (MS Office Suite) and the Internet.
• Security clearance to SC level


What else do I need to know?
• The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
• We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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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If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


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: 22/11/2019


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