Jun 10, 2018

Development Engineer (Aircraft Systems) UAE Careers - Air Arabia

  • Air Arabia
  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
Full time Engineering Jobs Aviation, Transportation & Logistics

Job Description

Job Title:  Development Engineer (Aircraft Systems)

Company Name: Air Arabia

Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary:  The Development Engineer (Aircraft Systems) will oversee, manage and provide all activities concerned with the development and airworthiness of the Aircraft Systems. This will include the development of the airline’s fleet and the management of the airworthiness to support its continuing operations. The role will encompass safety, compliance, reliability and development of the fleet in relation to the aircraft systems. This role is responsible for providing development support of the aircraft systems to increase both operational dispatch and aircraft reliability, reducing costs and achieving greater aircraft utilization whist maintaining the highest safety standards and compliance to all regulations both internal and external. The role is also considered fundamental as a liaison role within the Engineering/ Maintenance/ QA/ Flight operations units and within the OEM groups.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensuring that the aircraft systems programme is controlled managed and developed as required by the continuous airworthiness requirements of the regulator and OEM
  • Ensuring that the systems continued airworthiness assessment programme is maintained in an optimized condition for the Air Arabia operation
  • Working with data from both the aircraft /systems and review it each month to ensure that the data is captured in a form of reporting so as to highlight relevant trends and improve reliability
  • Ensuring recommendations introduced into the AMP both in relation to escalation and de-escalation are appropriate by providing justification to support them with data analysis, closely working with the planning/AMP and reliability units on defect analysis and report findings
  • Responsible for reviewing and controlling AD/SB/MSB assessments and safety critical items and ensuring implementation into RAL MIS System with a focus on oversight as continuous function
  • Preparing, coordinating and presenting Engineering Orders & Engineering reviews based on OEM data and industry information. Providing liaison role between the OEM and the maintenance staff on system problems, clarification, drawings and any support documentation to allow both on and off site repairs and follow up reports
  • Developing procedures associated with management of the Engineering documentation to support continued airworthiness management
  • Representing Air Arabia at industry meetings with respect to feedback/reporting/ management reviews and development
  • Providing support to line and base maintenance staff on problematic in service issues, generating work orders for further investigation or corrective actions
  • Working with Manufacturer's data to provide useful additional support for maintenance staff
  • Management reporting
  • Closure of occurrence reports and audit findings


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Degree in Aeronautical/ Aerospace/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering or Aircraft Licence
  • Minimum 3- 5 years of relative experience or demonstrable experience in an aircraft maintenance reliability and or engineering environment
  • Good understanding of continuous airworthiness requirements
  • Good understanding of current aircraft planning systems and techniques and their relation to aircraft maintenance programmes
  • Safety/ Airworthiness Awareness and GCAA regulations
  • Team leader with strong supervisory skills
  • Good technical report writing skills
  • Use of IT systems including Microsoft Suite and airline/ MRO Systems. Preference for CAD/ CAM working
  • Excellent command of both verbal and written English skills. Spoken and written Arabic would be an advantage


How to Apply:

Please us a copy of your updated resume clearly mentioning in the subject line: ABY18-Development Engineer (Aircraft Systems)


UAE nationals will be given preference over other nationality applicants

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