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Heavy Maintenance Standards & Compliance Engineer

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Ryanair is looking for a highly skilled and experienced airline engineering professional to work in the dynamic environment within our maintenance team. The successful candidate should expect regular overseas travel to accomplish their duties. This will involve building close relationships with Contracted MRO suppliers whilst overseeing Technical Standards for Heavy Maintenance inputs on the growing fleet of 737NG, 737MAX and A320 aircraft within the Ryanair Group of Airlines (Ryanair DAC, Buzz, Malta Air, Ryanair UK, Lauda Europe.) The role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to be part of a highly motivated and evolving team of likeminded professionals.

Based at Stansted Airport or within any of the Ryanair HM Bases, you will be part of the Heavy Maintenance team, responsible for ensuring that Ryanair maintains its industry leading safety standards across a broad range of contracted heavy maintenance providers. Day to day, the successful candidate will be involved in the following:

·        Carrying out independent reviews of technical standards of work accomplishment at contracted MRO organisations.

·        Identifying opportunities for improvements both within the supplier processes and procedures and within the Ryanair interface agreement and other documentation.

·        Identifying industry ‘best practice’ across the range of suppliers and driving change to bring all Ryanair contracted heavy maintenance organisations up to the highest standards.

·        Managing customer audit findings and working with suppliers to ensure robust corrective and preventative action plans are implemented and enforced.

·        Investigating safety reports, maintenance errors and potential errors as part of our SMS.

Identifying trends in reports and taking appropriate action as required.


The ideal candidate:

·        will have worked as a senior mechanic or certifying staff in an airline engineering and / or aircraft Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) organisation.

·        will have heavy/base maintenance experience with Boeing and/or Airbus aircraft types.

·        will have a solid working knowledge of EASA Part CAMO and Part 145 regulations.

·        will have completed a degree in an engineering subject or hold an EASA or UK Part 66 AML or equivalent technical experience.

·        must have the right to live and work in the Uk or be able to obtain visas for overseas business travel to UK and 3rd Party sites.


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