Duty Maintenance Manager

The Duty Maintenance Managers will, in conjunction with the Continued Airworthiness Manager and Materials Manager, work to ensure that maintenance being conducted is undertaken in a timely and compliant manner.

Reporting directly to the Technical Director, this role will undertake the day to day management of the maintrol and line engineers, in addition to managing contracted maintenance service providers to ensure aircraft are being maintained in an optimum manner and that all unforeseen circumstances are resourced and managed effectively.

The role is the key interface for all maintenance activity, including line and base maintenance; including the coordination of contracts for both line maintenance and heavy maintenance inputs.

Experience and qualifications 

  • Working knowledge and understanding of aircraft maintenance management (E)
  • Experience in negotiation of maintenance contracts (E)
  • Experience of EASA Part M and Part 145 requirements (E)
  • Strong line maintenance experience (E)
  • Experience in the oversight of maintenance checks.
  • Part 66 Licence with B747-400/-8 type ratings would be an advantage.


Key functions:

  • Leading the maintrol (MCC) and Line Engineer (LAE) teams; including team management, managing shift patterns and ensuring that maintenance activity is suitable represented.
  • When required to act as the on-site representative for off-site maintenance activity.
  • Coordinate required maintenance for AOG recovery, including on site as appropriate.
  • To coordinate and manage contracted maintenance activities; including review of tenders and contracts for Technical Director approval, developing relationships with suppliers, managing invoices for payment etc.
  • Ensuring that the requirements of CLA procedures, EASA Part M and Part 145 are met within the roles sphere of influence and developing procedures and processes as required.
  • As part of the management team, assisting with the review and negotiating line and base maintenance support contracts on behalf of CLA.
  • Monitoring the performance of maintenance providers and providing feedback to the management team, including the investigation of incidents and events.
  • Ensuring that there are sufficient authorized personnel to perform the required maintenance activity to support line and base operations.
  • Ensuring that defects are managed and rectified in accordance with EASA requirements and CLA procedures, including working with others to plan maintenance inputs in a timely.
  • Ensuring that repetitive defects are identified and controlled in accordance with procedures.
  • Monitoring and preparing delay reports, safety cases and incident reports.
  • Ensuring maintenance activities are to budget.


Key success indicators:

  • Line maintenance support arrangements in place.
  • Base maintenance support arrangements in place.
  • Deferred defects and management effectivity and DMI’s controlled.
  • CLA support arrangements in place for maintenance inputs.
  • LAE & MCC processes and procedures well defined and understood
  • Activities undertaken within agreed budget

Note: To satisfy our operational needs, the successful applicant may be asked to work a rolling shift pattern in accordance with the Company’s shift system (current 4 on 4 off), with no more than 198 working hours in a month and 22 days annual leave allowance.  This role would not qualify for overtime payments.

Closing date for applications is 28th June 2019.


To apply, please send a CV and expression of interest to:

[email protected]

Alternatively, please post your CV to:

CargoLogicAir, 3 Roundwood Avenue, Stockley Park, Uxbridge, UB11 1AF, UK