Kenya Airways Senior Planning Engineer Job

Brief Description        

The candidate will ensure Heavy maintenance activities/Projects are defined, planned and executed to meet company business, aviation authority and third-party requirements in the assigned area.

Detailed Description        

Principal Accountabilities (Responsibility)

  • Develop and implement new planning & programs activities within the section.
  • Analyze historical data to improve the processes / products of the section.
  • Create and update Heavy maintenance plans (incorporating painting and main components changes like landing gears, APU and engines) and providing the costs of required resources for use in technical department budget preparation.
  • Ensure that Manpower capacity planning (Forecasting, Budgeting and Scheduling) requirements are defined to support Maintenance Work program.
  • Assess and develop proposals for outsourced and 3rd party maintenance contracts.
  • Act as technical representative to MRO when maintenance work is outsourced and act as team leader on behalf of manager technical planning responsible for executing contracts on outsourcing checks/ components/ aircraft leases.
  • Ensure that all maintenance checks are planned and executed as per the company approved Aircraft Maintenance Program and any other relevant documentation.
  • Prepare reports and charts for heavy maintenance pre-input, progressive closure and resources availability to the Business.
  • Ensure the Aircraft Systems and Cabin is maintained to the highest standard as required to achieve Kenya Airways’ goal.
  • Participate in investigations for Quality Lapses and support remedies in accordance with company procedures.
  • Lead and develop Planning Engineers and other junior staff to ensure that they understand and follow company and legislative requirements, procedures and processes.

Job Requirements        

Qualification (Minimum)  

  • Graduate engineer from a recognized university (mechanical, aeronautical electrical/electronic).
  • Planning courses.
  • Knowledge of a database software/MRO system.
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in maintenance/engineering, of which 3 years in technical planning or similar department.
  • Experience in maintenance programs and/or production planning & control.
  • Proven experience in managing aircraft delivery/redelivery or other relevant projects.

Additional Details        

Other Skills

  • Demonstrated computer skills.
  • Teamwork.
  • Committed to success.
  • Responsible decision-making skills.

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