Head of Base Maintenance - Atlantic Aviation Group
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Head of Base Maintenance

Job Title: Head of Base Maintenance

Reports to: Director of Maintenance

Location: Brize Norton, Oxfordshire.

Apply: Email your up-to-date CV together with any supporting qualifications to careers@atlanticaviation.ie


Atlantic Aviation Group

With over 60 years of experience, Shannon based Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) is one of Europe’s leading independent aviation solution providers. The company has a strong reputation of providing customers with a complete range of solutions including aircraft maintenance & modifications, technical, engineering and design services, logistics and material solutions and international training. This reputation is built on a proud history and tradition of superior craftsmanship, technical expertise, and continuous training, which is supported by our flexible, open, and partnership-based customer relationships.

The company provides a range of aviation solutions including Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance, MAA Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance (AAG Defence Services), CAMO & Technical Services, Part 21 Design Services and EASA Part 147 Training which provides aviation training to airlines, MROs, and companies around the world.

AAG have an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated career focused and ambitious Head of Base Maintenance seeking a role in a challenging, fast-paced and rewarding environment. Our aim as a team is to attract and develop key talent across all levels of our growing aviation business.

Duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

Essential Job Function

  • Provide leadership and support to the A400M MRO Team in the delivery of A400M Line and Base Maintenance ensuring effective and efficient use of manpower including recruitment, promotion, and development of employees.
  • Comply with health and safety requirements, company policies and procedures, customer, and regulatory requirements.
  • Identify opportunities to improve standards of safety, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Develop business strategy and plans in line with strategic goals, identify opportunities for business development and growth.
  • Develop and manage internal and external relationships.
  • Oversee customer and supplier contracts.

Candidate Requirements

  • This is a MAOS 145 Form 4 Nominated Post holder role, therefore candidates must be able to satisfy the MAA requirements.
  • Extensive experience in MRO Base Maintenance and experience in Engineering and/or Aircraft Maintenance Management. Ideally also holds a UK CAA or EASA Licence.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Aviation Maintenance and Engineering.
  • Excellent Technical knowledge.
  • You must have experience of people management and effective management of employee relations.
  • Experience of contract and supplier management and business planning.
  • Computer literate and educated to Degree level or equivalent.
  • Strong business acumen with strong influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, be accomplished at problem solving with excellent decision-making skills.
  • Be an effective communicator with the ability to manage relationships at all levels.
  • Must be able to gain UK MOD security clearance.

Typical Working Conditions

  • Must satisfy and maintain the required medical standard.
  • PPE is provided by AAG, and its use is mandatory in the performance of your work.
  • Must satisfy and maintain airport security requirements.

Company Values

  • Agile

We will question the norm, seek out opportunity and embrace change for the better.

  • Ambitious

We will dream big and pursue those dreams with passion and determination.

  • Committed to Excellence

We will always strive to be better, to be different, to Go Beyond.

  • Customer Centric

We will build honest, personal relationships with our customers and aim to wow them.

  • Fun

We’ll have fun while getting the job done and ensure a positive and happy workplace.

  • People Focused

We will develop, engage, protect, and support our staff and each other.

  • Trust

We will create trust by being honest, ethical, and respectful every day. What we say is what we do.

Closing Date

If you feel your skills and experience meet the requirements of this position, we look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date for applications: 09/ 06/ 23

Atlantic Aviation Group reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

As a growing and ambitious organisation, we are always interested in speaking to individuals about their next career move. If this is not the right position for you but you would still like to find out more about working for Atlantic Aviation Group, please contact us at – careers@atlanticaviation.ie

Equal Opportunities Employer

Atlantic Aviation Group is an equal opportunities employer. The people of Atlantic Aviation Group are the foundation of its success, and we believe that employing a diverse workforce is key to this success. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of nationality, religion, ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, or disability. We value your passion, energy, and creativeness.

One of our company values is to provide a people focussed environment with a strong sense of community, where individuals feel safe, valued, and engaged. We are committed to accommodating individuals with disabilities through our recruitment process and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.


Atlantic Aviation Group does not accept unsolicited CVs from 3rd party recruitment agencies without a written agreement in place. Atlantic Aviation Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs and no fee will be paid should the candidate be hired by Atlantic Aviation Group.

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