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Aircraft Maintenance/Modification Engineers (Careers Fair, 1st Feb)

The Boeing Company
West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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Job Description

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Boeing Defence is looking for experienced Aircraft Maintenance/Modification Engineers who have experience of supporting major aircraft maintenance and/or modifications. The roles are to support a major aircraft modification at Birmingham Airport.

Position Overview:

Boeing are looking for highly skilled and motivated individuals to join the small Boeing Shipside Support team to support the Production Supplier (STS Aviatioin) on-site in Birmingham.

The modification programme is expected to take up to 5 years to complete before the aircraft transition to the Main Operating Base at RAF Lossiemouth. The BDUK E7 Production Program team requires candidate's to perform the tasks of Aircraft Maintenance/Modification engineers.

To gain a better understanding of what we do and the opportunities available to you we're holding a Careers Fair on the 1st Feb in Birmingham. No need to register or apply, come along between 10am and 1600pm to meet the team!

The address is Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport - NEC, Coventry Road, Birmingham, B26 3QW. There's plenty of parking on site with refreshments available. Look forward to seeing you there.


  • Provide shipside support to Modification supplier, STS Aviation, and all things related to the UK AEW Production plan.
  • Develop and communicate the plan ahead with regard to sequence Tooling and GSE, and special processes and materials.
  • Ensure that STS has all required materials and knowledge to perform the production task in the GOLDesp job cards.
  • Update and amend the schedule to ensure the most efficient use of resources.
  • Troubleshoot emergent issues and work with Design Engineering as required to develop solutions.
  • Provide leadership in working with Liaison Planning to insure that the Planning for the Modification is maintained in a technically sound manner.
  • Provide Leadership in working with the shipside Support to insure that the schedule for the modification is maintained and reviewed.

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE.

Desirable Qualifications (Experience/Education/Skills):

  • Experience as planning engineer, production engineering technician or experienced aircraft maintenance technician/engineer (B1 or B2) who has led major aircraft modification.
  • Experience supporting major modification in a support capacity.
  • Degree, EASA/UK Part 66 Licence or equivalent (Preferred).
  • Experience of aircraft maintenance/modification on Boeing Aircraft, 737NG (Preferred).
  • Experience with Microsoft office suite.

Important information regarding this requisition: This position does not have sponsorship approval. This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION 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.


This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world's most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process.

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