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Simulator Engineering Manager - East Midlands

Ryanair Europe's Favourite Airline
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Simulator Engineering Manager to join East Midlands Training in support of their Flight Training Centre at East Midlands Airport. This role will involve ensuring that all Simulators are maintained to the highest industry standards to achieve 100% quality and availability to the Ryanair ATO. Quick action to resolve issues that affect the training of aircrew using the simulators and training equipment will be a priority.

The Role
  • Provide first line management support and facilitate the EMT Simulator Engineers to ensure all PMs, QTGs, Safety Checks, Flyouts are performed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure all facilities associated with the simulator department are maintained to relevant standards to ensure operational continuity
  • Mentor and develop the simulator engineers using the training matrix
  • Identify spares requirement and manage the efficient control and usage of spare parts
  • Perform the Site Safety Manager role and promote the safe operations of East Midlands Training using the SMS as the foundation
  • Work with regulatory authorities to ensure all simulator approvals are maintained at the levels to support the Ryanair ATO
  • Efficient Management of the EMA simulator engineering team
  • Adopt and develop a succession plan using a graduate or apprenticeship scheme
  • Contribute to the development of the Ryanair FSTD Organisation as it grows with the airline.
  • Forecast and plan for future requirements and identify potential obsolescence and upgradess

  • At least 5 years simulator engineering experience
  • Experience of managing simulator engineering operations
  • Experience of working with civil aviation regulatory authorities
  • Detailed knowledge of EASA Part-ORA requirements for FSTD organisations
  • Experience of working with safety management systems
  • Excellent planning skills with the ability to quickly analyse problems and implement practical solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and computer skills to effectively provide reports on a weekly basis
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