Planning Engineer – Atlantic Aviation Group
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Planning Engineer

Job Title: Planning Engineer

Reports to: Planning Leader / Planning & Engineering Manager

Location: Atlantic Aviation Group, Shannon Airport, Shannon, Co Clare

Apply: Email your up-to-date CV together with any supporting qualifications to


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 Planning Engineer 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

  • Become expert in all aircraft planning related processes and gain reasonable knowledge in job card related processes.
  • Prepare all relevant documentation for planned maintenance work for assigned layovers from receipt of customer work scope to preparation for print of work package
  • Manage communication with the customer to ensure correct and efficient generation of the work pack
  • Prepare mini/Special Projects including job cards, milestone plans, capacity plans & job card targets.
  • Act as single point of contact for other departments with regards to project related OPE activities.
  • Clarify and resolve technical issues / work scope with the customer.
  • Support and enable visual management systems to effectively measure performance standards during layover execution.
  • Support Tracking Plan of Project milestones per day, job cards, man hours in both Line and Shop.
  • Collate & fix issues with plans, job cards, general preparation, and coordinate to update associated Master Data.
  • Lead planning continuous improvement of plans and job cards.
  • Ensure EASA Part 145 compliance in planning and job cards
  • Deputise for the Leader Planning & Planning & Engineering Manager as required.
  • Promotes a culture of continuous improvement and supports Lean initiatives within the Planning department and the planning process.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities identified by the Planning & Engineering Manager as it relates to Planning.

 Candidate Requirements

  • University degree in relevant field and/or at least 3 years’ experience of planning or Leadership/Approved Certifier (B1/ B2/ CAT C) in an aircraft maintenance organisation.
  • Very strong planning skills preferably on various aircraft types or within a Maintenance Planning Environment.
  • Very customer focused both internal and external & good interpersonal and communication skills:
  • Understand Standard Production System principles.
  • Robust proven problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to work on ones own initiative and operating to tight deadlines.
  • Experience of writing work documents an advantage.
  • Have a good working knowledge of ERP systems
  • Strong communication skills with ability to explain & question all aspects of the maintenance & planning process
  • Proficient in use of MSOffice applications
  • Detail oriented with exceptional time management and multi-tasking ability
  • Excellent coordinating and organizational skills
  • Must be able to perform well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and meet aggressive schedules
  • Demonstrates proactivity and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment handling multiple tasks with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • An energetic, dedicated approach combined with excellent organisation skills and a commitment to deadlines, targets and high work standards.
  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills
  • A flexible working schedule will be required to support this role.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy
  • Commitment to company values and ethics

Typical Working Conditions

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


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: 29 / 09 / 23

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

Salary Scale: H to I (Flexi)

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 –

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.


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