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Rotable Repairs Limited supports Airlines, maintenance facilities and stockist with Aircraft Wheels, Brakes and Tyres. Due to the acquisition of a large Airline contract, Rotable Repairs has multiple exciting opportunities based at its facility just east of London in Essex. The following positions are immediately available to be filled;

Key Account Service Representative
Wheel & Brake Technicians
Supervisor Cleaning Bay / Disassembly
Aircraft Component Painter
Maintenance Engineer
Purchasing Administrator
Stores Assistant


Key Account Service Representative


Job Purpose

Contribute to a thriving team with great customer services and the ability to meet the needs of clients who need assistance. Provides sales and customer service support to customers calling, or emailing.

To be the key liaison with our top-tier Airline customers. To ensure that the customer’s expectations are met during the servicing of their aircraft wheels and brakes. The post holder will be proactive in managing a busy workload and be able to work as part of a team as well using their own initiative when required. A high level of resilience, communication and organisation skills are required as well as excellent attention to detail.

Job Requirements

• Communicate with customers about their orders to prioritise and process their requests.
• To work closely with workshop managers to set production priorities and ensure target dates are met.
• Liaise with customers to keep them informed regarding their orders progress and collection.
• Maintain thorough and accurate customer service records using various computer systems including Quantum and SAP
• Liaise with companies to arrange collections and deliveries of wheels, brakes and tyres
• Work with purchasing and suppliers to ensure minimum stock levels, at various store locations, are maintained and worn tyre casings are returned
• Work with Sales to provide exchanges when needed

Skills & Qualifications

• A presentable team player that prides themselves on the service they provide.
• Attentive to detail, with accurate record-keeping
• Able to prioritise work
• Able to work in a high-paced environment to deadlines.
• Critical Thinker, Problem-Solver, good communication and negotiation skills,
• MS Word, Excel, Outlook
• SAP or Component Control – Quantum and advantage.
• Previous Experience in Airline account management is preferable.


Wheel & Brake Technicians


Job Purpose

To support the company’s repair activities across the business. This is a key mechanical role to the business repairing and overhauling aircraft wheels and brakes to be released into service all parts will be identified and controlled by querying the work orders and various computer systems at your disposal to determine work scope.

Job Requirements

• Read and understand work instructions, maintenance manuals, and customer specification requirements.
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of process operating procedures paperwork and parts control
• Understand and carry out inspection of component and structural aircraft wheel & brake parts
• Preassembly inspection and assembly of aircraft wheel hub
• Mounting of aircraft tyres
• Disassembly and cleaning of aircraft brake components
• Operation of steel shot blast machine
• Operations of media blast machine
• Pressure testing aircraft brake assemblies
• Know and understand risk assessments associated with task, including any Task Risk Assessment or CoSHH Assessment referenced in the work instruction.
• Works accurately and efficiently on individual assignments or as an active team member.

Skills & Qualifications

• English and Math GCSE or equivalent with 3 or more years related field in a high production, fast-paced environment.
• General knowledge of precision measuring tools with skills
• Prior work experience in hydraulics or pneumatics
• Electrical or Electronic experience, an advantage in new aircraft brake technologies.
• Knowledge and experience with personal computer systems.


Supervisor Cleaning Bay / Disassembly


Job Purpose

• Work with department supervisors and oversee all staff
• Making sure Health and Safety requirements are adhered to
• Manage the fair distribution of work between yourself and fellow staff members
• Monitor the throughput of work to ensure customer requirements are met
• Oversee and make recommendations to improve production processes
• Ensure the department, its tools and staff are working correctly and efficiently
• Ensure the maintenance on the plant and machinery is kept up to date
• Monitor the age of customer orders to ensure work is attended to and completed within an acceptable time frame
• Achieve a productive and pleasant environment for yourself and the department’s staff to work in
• Responsible for ensuring adequate training is provided to both new and existing staff, practical and theory
• Provide support and advice where necessary exploring innovative solutions to problem repairs
• Monitoring KPI’s and ensuring production is kept on target
• Performs job duties on various shifts in response to customer needs.

Job Requirements

• Management experience within a maintenance environment
• Communication, listening and persuasion skills are essential
• A high level of numeracy
• Methodical and high level of attention to detail
• Willing to work hard and be flexible both with your hours worked and tasks required.
• Must be able to work well as part of a team as well as work independently
• Able to think creatively and independently
• A willingness to learn quickly and have a positive “Can Do” approach is essential
• Must be able to work well as part of a team as well as work independently

Experience

Experience in managing a team and delegating workloads


Aircraft Component Painter


Job Purpose

In this role you will be required to prime and paint aircraft wheels, hubs, brake top housings, torque tubes and various other aircraft landing gear components. Aircraft painting requires a knowledge of various techniques used to ensure that paint remains on the correct surfaces, including masking and sanding surfaces. Aircraft Painters are responsible for maintaining their equipment between jobs and ensuring they are ready for the next task. They also touch-up paints and finishes.

Job Requirements

• Read and understand work instructions, maintenance manuals, operating procedures and customer specification requirements.
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of process paperwork and parts control
• Clean and mask surfaces to prepare them for painting
• Mix paints to ensure compliance with engineering specifications.
• Apply epoxy/polyurethane or other materials to metal surfaces
• Prepare the primer and topcoat before application
• Follow safety regulations and wear protective gear during spray painting operations
• Maintain a safe and clean working environment in accordance with safety rules and regulations.

Skills & Qualifications

• Knowledge of the properties of various paints, finishes, and paint removers
• Teamwork and interpersonal communication skills
• Strong hand-eye coordination and proficiency in using tools
• Sufficient physical strength and dexterity to handle aircraft hubs and brake parts
• Knowledge of the use, handling, and disposal of hazardous materials
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints and diagrams
• Use computer systems for office and shop applications.
• The job can be a strenuous one and therefore all applicants need to be fit and healthy.


Maintenance Engineer


Job Purpose

In looking after our customers our workshops contain a range of machinery and tooling dedicated to disassembling. cleaning, inspecting and re-assembling aircraft wheel and brakes, this equipment has to be maintained and calibrated. Our Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for plant, machinery, tooling, and our Leigh on Sea facility.

The person that is successful in this role will have the drive to assist in delivering improvements across production lines and processes. This role provides the opportunity to develop individually and as part of a highly skilled team as well as giving someone the opportunity to make a real impact.

Job Requirements

• Maintain plant, machinery, building and attend to company vehicle maintenance
• Participate in line improvements across the manufacturing facility.
• Troubleshoot performance issues using blue prints and schematics, instruction manuals and guides
• Report defects of leased equipment and assist in refurbishment
• Liaise with company approved subcontractors
• Make minor repairs as needed, sometimes improvising solutions
• Carry out or assist in the refurbishment of equipment and facilities
• Adhere to all Good Manufacturing Practice standards in respect of plant, tools and environment.
• Support and challenge your colleagues to maintain all company standards.

Skills & Qualifications

• Qualified to NVQ level 3/City & Guilds with Electrical/Mechanical Bias or equivalent
• Strong work ethic and a self-starter.
• Manage and prioritise workload in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
• Strong understanding of problem-solving methodology.
• Experienced working with Plant and Machinery
• Ability to influence by having strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to follow maintenance schedules


Purchasing Administrator


Job Purpose

This is a great opportunity to join our expanding purchasing team in a well-established Aerospace MRO. We require an enthusiastic and confident individual with a good eye for detail to join our fast paced internal purchasing team. You will be required to perform a wide range of purchasing, administration and customer support activities which will be include some of the following;

Job Purpose

• Processing orders, co-ordinating their fulfillment internally, with third party suppliers and with clients
• Liaising with the internal sales & MRO team regarding open purchases
• Developing loyal and long-lasting client relationships through personal attention and follow-up
• Keeping up to date with ongoing purchasing reports
• Assisting the Purchasing Manager with incoming customer and internal requests
• Negotiating with commercial and aviation-based vendors ensuring both quality and price is met to set targets
• Providing up to date cost-saving reports to Purchasing Manager
• Filling and scanning of internal purchasing forms
• Raising purchase orders for varied departments

Job Requirements

• Previous office experience is preferred, but not essential.
• Experience and a good understanding essential of Microsoft office suite products including; Outlook, word, excel, powerpoint and Internet research.
• Able to work under pressure with lateral thinking in a demanding environment.
• Excellent communication, listening and persuasion skills are essential
• A High Level of Numeracy
• Methodical and high level of attention to detail
• Willing to work hard, in a team, be flexible both with your hours worked and tasks required.

Skills & Qualifications

MS Word, Excel, Outlook
Component Control – Quantum and advantage.


Stores Assistant


Job Purpose

Rotable Repairs are currently recruiting for a Stores Assistant. Our offices are situated close to Southend Airport and we have been operational since 2002. We are looking for skilled and talented individuals to join us to service new contracts the company has won.

Job Requirements

• Work alongside the current Stores Manager to assist with the current workload.
• Manage work card orders
• Load delivery vehicles
• Pack warehouse orders as necessary
• Operates scanners so that the proper order is picked and inventory is managed accurately
• Maintains a high level of health and safety standard
• Ensures that orders are accurate
• Performs other general warehouse duties as needed

Ideal Candidate

• Previous warehouse experience preferable
• Enthusiastic, highly motivated individual with a desire to learn
• Ability to work under own direction and monitor own workload
• Ability to diligently follow work procedures and practices
• Numerate and Literate
• Computer literate
• Experience with Quantum by Component Control or SAP an advantage.
• Counterbalance forklift licence beneficial
• Enthusiastic with a positive can-do attitude and willingness to challenge the status quo
• Attention to detail with a willingness to learn and good numeric skills
• Ability to multitask and work to KPIs
• Heavy lifting.

All jobs require:

• Ability to work hard in a fast-paced, busy environment
• Have the ability to work under pressure
• A willingness to learn quickly and a ‘can do’ attitude are also essential
• Must be able to work well both in a team environment and independently
• Must possess confidence, positive attitude, strong work ethic, and drive to succeed
• Able to manage time effectively
• Current eligibility to work in the UK

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