Reliability Engineer

Recruiter
Austin Fraser Limited
Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
35000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual + + Salary depending on expience
Posted
20 Mar 2017
Closes
28 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
The opportunity exists for a dedicated Reliability Engineer to join an expanding European Operator with a growing site in the UK. The organisation specialises in aircraft supply chain. Reporting to the Technical Director you will join a small team of Engineers responsible for:

- Monitoring of system and component reliability on all aircraft parts
- Review of service bulletins and component bulletins and comment on behalf of the reliability department.
- Recommend specific minimum company modification standards for components that are likely to cause in-service problems.
- Liaise with aircraft and equipment manufacturers to develop modifications to equipment that have given reliability or operational problems with a view to improving reliability or replacing with improved hardware.
- Assist in the production of reliability reports, attendance at reliability meetings, production of specific component reports.
- Review of strip reports to identify trends and confirm correct repair activity.
- Identify potential warranty claims relating to low cycle removal or poor previous repair workmanship based on strip report findings and report to senior staff.

Skills and attributes:

- Highly organised and able to liaise at a moderate technical level with staff of all levels.
- A basic understanding of aircraft and their systems is necessary and previous experience within a reliability department would be an advantage, however, candidates with academic engineering qualifications or equivalent would also be acceptable.
- Ability to manage time and follow task prioritise set by senior department staff.
- Must be computer literate and familiar with the basic functions of Microsoft Office suite.
- Ability to write clear reports is required.