E7 Flight Test Maintenance / Manufacturing Planner

Boeing Company

E7 Flight Test Maintenance / Manufacturing Planner

Salary Not Specified

Boeing Company, Lossiemouth, Moray

  • Full time
  • U
  • Onsite working
  • Graduate programme

Posted 3 weeks ago, 20 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: ad3479604d11472bbdf66e05b3d6aafe

Full Job Description

Our programmes of comprise of several service lines (i.e. workstreams) spanning communications systems, mission systems and platform integration as well as associated support elements. We require a Maintenance/Manufacturing Planner to join us to play a key part in the team responsible for delivering elements of capability and development, including product development and testing, mission support systems and training devices. The roles are fundamental in translating customer needs/requirements into appropriate solutions and will require the successful candidate to work in multidisciplinary teams to both generate proposals and develop deliverable solutions.

Our programmes are internationally run, with key partners being Boeing Defence, Space and Security, based in the USA, and Boeing Defence Australia. You will be part of our ongoing collaboration with these business units, and this provides opportunities for travel for short- or longer-term periods. While we work in agile and dynamic engineering environments, your wellbeing is important to us and we strive to find a healthy life balance and ethical team culture with a strong emphasis on openness, collaboration, innovation, safety and first-time quality., The Maintenance Planner (Level 3) role provides ownership and accountability of the creation/ maintenance of electronic work packages for each Maintenance Input, Repair or Modification through the use of Gold ESP MRO tool in accordance with PT145 and BDUK/ Boeing policy and processes.

This role is to support BDUK's delivery of Maintenance and Modification support of the UK E7 Wedgetail Mk1 AEW&C Aircraft based at RAF Lossiemouth whilst it undergoes it's Flight Test Program.

Key Tasks include:

  • Authors technical work instructions to approved process & regulatory requirements, writing, editing & proof-reading text, collating & verifying technical /engineering information, creating and editing bespoke work instructions.

  • Interprets multiple source formats of approved engineering data from Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Design Organisation, or Applicable Customer controlled Maintenance data sources in order to produce a standardised, easy to use & logical set of production/manufacturing plans with consideration of regulatory requirements for accurate maintenance recording.

  • Supports the creation, receipt and delivery of multiple complex electronic manufacturing plans/work packages.

  • Manages configuration control of plan sets including engineering baseline establishment lists, manufacturing work instructions (Master Plans), associated aircraft specific plans (A/C Work Orders) and Nonconformance Report (NCR) Work Orders (WOs).

    Experienced in scheduled maintenance, repair and modification of aircraft/component and suitably trained/authorised on the aircraft type or component type being worked.

  • Capable of creating detailed work instructions using technical writing ensuring all requirements and work recording measures are met.

  • Proven working knowledge of Engineering Resource Planning tools such as Gold ESP MRO

  • An excellent communicator, with a demonstrable ability to communicate and understand the technical work requirements of the team in order that key business targets are met.

  • Proven working knowledge of MAA Regulatory Articles (RA), MAA Regulatory Publication (MRP) Part 145, aviation Quality Assurance (QA) and Safety Management System (SMS) processes, and the application of these requirements within their area of accountability, responsibility and authority

  • Capable of understanding and interpreting Technical Documents, Technical Drawings and/or associated Authorised Technical Publications (ATP's), to provide guidance and support to the teams working on the aircraft or in the production of Work orders

  • Capable of working and communicating within management levels, cross functional areas and the customer effectively

  • Capable and experienced in sequencing and controlling demanding workloads, on time, to budget and to the required standard

  • Proven knowledge of the air system scheduled maintenance to enable effective Review, acceptance and rejection of SoW, AWRs, deferred work etc at the pre-input phase.

  • The willingness to work a shift pattern if required


  • Work Authorisation: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

    Security Clearance: This position requires the ability to obtain a UK security clearance for which the Government requires UK Citizenship.

    At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us., Boeing Defence UK (BDUK) is a subsidiary of the Boeing Company and currently employs over 1,400 people in the UK. We are responsible for delivering several exciting contracts to our UK defence customers including new capabilities like the E-7 AEW&C and the P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR Services, Support for the Chinook & Apache Fleets, Logistic Information Services and Training Services and are very much in a growth phase.