Service Engineer

02 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Detailed description: Leonardo Helicopters part of the multi-national Leonardo Group is a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of helicopters. We have a great heritage and pride ourselves both on our reputation for excellence and for providing opportunities for our people. Here is your chance to become part of the success story.

We are looking for 4 talented Service Engineers to join our UK team based at our Yeovil site in the South West of England. Your main activities will include:

• Provide faster and better informed technical solutions and advice to customers, enabling customers to maximise the availability and serviceability of their aircraft safely
• Discharge day to day operational technical support through a task management process
• Contribute to the development of the aircraft in service by the direct feedback of in service technical issues to AW CS&S Engineering
• Provide advice on fault diagnosis
• Provide on-site customer location, technical/design support beyond the technical capability / authority of the Field Service Representatives
• Preserve airworthiness of AW in service aircraft by close co-operation and coordination between Operators, Service Engineering and CPE’s offices
• Reduce the workload on core Engineering staff by resolving issues within CS&S UK
• Provide technical advice to AW colleagues to minimise material and minimise maintenance effort
• Develop damage and repair limits
• Assist in maintenance schedule development
• Provide Engineering analysis of technical data feedback from customer operations
• Assist the Platform leads to gain operational and cost of ownership support benefits
• Conduct aircraft surveys when requested
• Provide assistance to the Warranty manager with the provision of advice on in-service issues
• Support the platform User Groups, when requested
• Report on issues and activities
• Provide performance reports as required
• Assist with the development and continuous improvement of departmental processes


• Experienced Aerospace Engineer with a proven track record of responsibilities in either the Maintenance or Design and Development fields
• HNC/HND, Degree or equivalent qualification in an Engineering related subject with significant experience of aerospace design and / or maintenance in a technically responsible role
• Good understanding of aircraft documentation
• Have an understanding of the design process
• Be organised and have sound analytical skills and logic
• Be able to handle challenging conversations. Listen, understand and respect different views and ways of working. Stand ground when needed.

Employment benefits include a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme, the opportunity to join an award winning pension scheme, free car parking, employee discount scheme, an on-site Occupational Health Service, flexible working, flexi -leave scheme and a generous relocation package.

Please note that applications will only be accepted if you are eligible to live and work in the UK. We are not a Tier 2 Visa sponsoring Company. This role may also require the successful candidate to hold full UK MoD Security Clearance.

Interested? Please submit your CV and send with a covering letter to detailing why you believe your skills and experience match the above specifications.

If you have any specific queries please call our Resourcing Team on 01935 704049.

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