Aircraft Team Leader - Electrical

  • Job Reference: 40050073-2
  • Date Posted: 13 August 2017
  • Recruiter: Raytheon Systems Limited
  • Location: Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable salary,
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Team Leader - Electrical

Summary of Role:
The primary function of this role is the effective scheduling and allocation of work packages and the management of Approved Operators (across both trades) on a day to day basis to meet aircraft maintenance and test programmes and to demonstrate awareness to issues affecting job performance, whilst maintaining at all times the quality & regulatory standards expected by the company and the customer..

Main Duties:
Team Leaders will hold a personal authorisation stamp (CAB), as necessary, to assist in the progression and clearance of documentation aligned to programme and regulatory needs.
Support in the development of the manufacturing IMS and collect metric data for presentation at the weekly manufacturing meeting, via the Modification Manager.
Deputize for the Modification Manager where required and take an active participation in the following business requirements : Weekly Reporting against agreed metrics
Highlight and suggest solutions to the Modification Manager on issues/concerns affecting aircraft maintenance and testing and delivery of the maintenance tasks
Provide leadership managing the Approved Operators with the goal of fostering a team environment, setting business values and attitudes within the team and communicating to all team members the need to maintain required levels of regulatory approval, productivity, quality and cost during the course of the aircraft maintenance and test activities.
Develop an organisation which embraces an 'Integrated Production Team' concept, providing line side support to Maintenance personnel, Support Staff and interfacing directly with the core support functions as and when required.
To monitor and control man hours spent on each task and the implementation of timely revisions, if required, in order to achieve the most cost effective use of available labour and materials
Ensure shift handovers are conducted and recorded in line with regulatory requirements.
Ensure the Planning Database is up to date and is an accurate reflection of WIP
Ensure that Appraisals, Goal Setting and LMS are completed as required for all team members
The job holder will be responsible for the day to day management of the maintenance bay (facility start up and closure) and for ensuring a safe working environment, for all personnel, through the adherence to Health and Safety and Safety Management System Regulations.

Candidate Requirements:
Experience working in the aerospace industry in an aircraft maintenance and mission integration environment in a team leader/supervisory role
Understanding of CAA/MAOS Regulatory requirements
Working knowledge of core business control procedures

Previous knowledge and experience working on the King Air B350 and GEX aircraft platforms
Previous experience in the leadership/management of a team in an Aircraft maintenance and mission integration business

Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required).

About Raytheon:

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

- 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
- Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
- 6 times salary 'Life Assurance'
- Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrafice scheme's.
- Enhanced sick pay scheme
- Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
- 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role subject to line manager approval.
- Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK proactively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I councel, Reservist Network etc and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.