Structure & Cabin Systems Engineer
The Jobholder is responsible for the oversight, delivery and performance of the Structure & Cabin System activities provided across all the contracts under Airbus Flight Hour Services scope (FHS) managed by the Central Plateau.
In his function, the job holder will be responsible for maintaining the fleet under his supervision to the highest Operational Reliability, in line with applicable airworthiness requirements such as EASA and NAA and in accordance with Airbus Technical Standards and FHS Financial interests.
The Structure & Cabin Systems engineering team is responsible for the following activities:
Structure & Cabin Systems mid and long term engineering support
Technical publications and embodiment policy management
Structural Parts & Cabin Components/systems reliability analysis and monitoring In addition the job holder shall
Manage the technical interface with customer facing team and liaise with the FHS operational holder administrating the contractual set-up from Toulouse HQ.
Ensure Internal Customer satisfaction acting on relationship, collaboration, responsiveness and performance,
Achieve compliance with Regulation, Airworthiness and Quality standards,
Propose additional values to support Airbus Services (Digital Tool, Methodology, MRO Standards….)
Main activities :
The Structure/Cabin Systems engineer with his/her peers, as a team, shall endorse the key following activities:
Structure & Cabin Systems Engineering work scope:
Ensure engineering technical follow-up and defect/delay analysis in collaboration with Toulouse (FHS Headquarter) and local teams.
Develop close relationship with the customer facing teams, align and collaborate on processes and deliverables expected
Produce and share engineering analysis, action plan and technical follow-up within a regular time frame agreed with the local team
Ensure appropriate support for technical issues resolution within mid and long term timeframe and ad hoc short term support for critical event management
Develop close relationship with FHS HQ and their stakeholders in order to escalate critical issues to be further investigated with Customer Support and Airbus Programs
Contribute to the functional organization objectives and be motor in ensuring knowledge, process and methods are capitalized
Ensure regular reporting on his/her different scopes of activity, for achievement, performance and improvement demonstration,
Ensure Technical support, if required, with Local Aviation Authorities, EASA and FAA, to meet local regulations and expectation
Contribute to the development and implementation of industrialized processes, methods and tools to improve efficiency and qualitatively the activities performed
Provide engineering assistance to the regional on-site engineering team on Structures/Cabin Systems related damage/defect issues when required.
Coordinate with TC Holder to obtain repair solutions for damages out of designated ICA viz. SRM,AMM & CMM & ensure repair solution classification as major or minor with associated follow up actions
Provide Technical Support to maintenance in performing Structural Assessment, Repair & Modifications as well as desired clarifications during Inspection findings & alternate repair material / fastener requests.
Provide Technical Support to manage definition of structural events in designated FHS Digital platform (If applicable) & manage associated CAT B & CAT C repair/inspection requirements
Maintain Structural Damage Database in designated FHS Digital platform (If applicable) with a view to ensure efficient retrieval for reference or End Of Lease handover
Analyse impact of Cabin Modifications on Layout & Configuration as well as provide technical support in producing LOPA/EED post such modifications
Manage the Weight and Balance (W&B) changes on the Aircraft in-service by monitoring the mass and Center of Gravity (CG) of each Aircraft (A/C) introduced by modifications
Provide Support towards Weight and Balance Schedule (WBS) preparation
Provide technical support towards managing Landing Gear configuration including life limited parts , repair & overhaul of Landing Gears & its subcomponents
Master the reliability process and tools and leverage on the reliability team triggers to identify arising low performance topics and properly address the recovery plan with FHS HQ.
Manage reliability technical dossier and contact relevant stakeholders as necessary for technical alignment.
Analyze reasons for removal on identified components (in volume, vs Guaranteed Mean Time Between Unscheduled Removal (GMTBUR), vs worldwide fleet Mean Time Between Unscheduled Removal (MTBUR), No Fault Found (NFF) rate)
Perform technical investigation (using data from aircraft maintenance logs, Maintenance Information System (MIS), aircraft service records and shop finding reports) to determine possible root cause and failure trends as necessary with objective to define/implement available mitigation/solution or drive definition of technical fix
Investigate Reliability Issues on Structures ATA, Cabin Systems & Cabin Systems LRU’s and coordinate the investigation with FHS Engineering, Airbus Support & OEM. Perform regular reliability updates.
Manage and control AD and any mandatory documents to ensure compliance with Regulation, Airworthiness and Quality standards
Master the technical publication process and the documentations such as VSB, SB, SIL, TFU, AOT and OIT issued at aircraft/component level and provide recommendation
Support mods meetings and FHS SB Scan process preparation
Liaise with the customer facing team to assist driving the relevant embodiment strategy which would maximize customer and FHS benefit
Advise engineering actions to enable achievement of FHS performance indicators
Airworthiness Directives Control and Technical publications and recommendations
Structural Database Management
Manage Weight Growth Register
Cabin Layout Management (LOPA/EED)
Minimum degree holder in Aerospace Engineering or equivalent
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Airline / MRO, mainly in Technical Services position
Good knowledge of Continued Airworthiness Management
Structural Damage Assessment & Repair Training preferably with composite parts coverage (Essential)
License or Type training on commercial transport category aircraft, preferably on any Airbus product, A320 / A350 (Desirable)
Superior organizational skills, flexibility managing multiple priorities, adaptability to changing deadlines and attention to detail,
Excellent team player with good communication and interpersonal skills
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