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Composite Repair Supervisor

  • Salary: £144 - £160 per day + £1 retention
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 09/08/2017
  • Job reference: J371915A

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Composite Repair Supervisor

Salisbury, Boscombe Down

£20 p/h + £1 Retention

6 month initial contract

Outline of duties:

  • Carrying out all activities in compliance with legislation.
  • Carrying out all activities in compliance with QinetiQ's policies, procedures and manuals.
  • Carry out work effectively, efficiently and in accordance with HS&E legislation.
  • Ensuring that he/she has the appropriate tools, aircraft repair manuals and spares to meet the work programme.
  • Ensure that all work is properly documented.
  • He/she will solve problems basing judgement on the analysis of information in order to, in conjunction with others, determine a plan of work for the task, and direct the activities of the team utilised on the task.
  • He/she will oversee the work, and authorise progression to the next stage. He/she is required to satisfy himself/herself that all work has been carried out to the required standard and ensure that the task paperwork is raised accurately and reflects the physical state of the component/equipment, no later than close of play each working day. The post holder ensures his/her competency is at the required standard.
  • Senior Technicians, in charge of personnel in their trade groups are responsible to their respective Task Manager for:
  • Careful allocation of manpower under their control to the various jobs comprising the task in hand, so that each technician is given work commensurate with his individual ability, skill and experience.
  • Close and continuous supervision of work carried out by personnel under their control with special attention to the work of inexperienced personnel.
  • The careful and comprehensive carrying out of all progress inspections and checks that are laid down or which may be necessary for the particular work in hand.
  • Reporting any difficulties encountered that cannot be surmounted without further advice or reinforcement.
  • The correct certification of work carried out by personnel under their control and where necessary their own counter certification.
  • The employment of and adherence to the appropriate instructions, regulations or repair scheme in all work undertaken by themselves and by personnel under their control.
  • Ensuring that the personnel under their control are familiar with all procedures appropriate to their trade and employment and any subsequent amendment to those procedures.
  • The active encouragement of personnel under their control to improve their skills and knowledge in their trade, involving personal instructions as necessary, with particular reference to occasions when there is a temporary slack period in the normal work.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • NVQ in engineering or equivalent.
  • Advanced qualification course in Composite Materials and repair/manufacture thereof..
  • Good understanding of aircraft repair publications and documentation set.
  • Computer literate, familiarity/training/access with specific aircraft maintenance information systems, (e.g. LITS, GOLD ESP, etc.) and advantage.

Must have:

  • Apprenticeship in Aero / Engineering (Certificate)
  • Time served (Certificate)
  • Human Factors (Certificate)
  • Be able to achieve a BPSS with progression to SC
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