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Patriot Aviation regularly recruits for engineers and administration to add to its growing Service Centre team in Coventry. Our current vacancies are listed below.  Should you be interested in applying for a role, please forward your CV to the details provided and we will be in touch.


Vacancies available:

Licensed Aircraft Engineer – B1.1 aneo recruit another experienced Licensed Aircraft Engineer specialising in fixed wing aircraft.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our existing team of professionals based at Coventry Airport.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the post holder will perform a wide range of aircraft maintenance tasks on a diverse fleet.

Qualifications and Experience;
EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence with B1.1 and B1.2 with full group 3 piston engine aeroplanes.
Type ratings that would be advantageous are DA40, DA42, Piper single and multi-engine series and Cessna single and multi-engine series.
Learjet 40/45 and Beechcraft king air 200 series.
Ideally 5 years or more as the holder of the Part 66 licence.
Full UK driving licence.

Normal duties will be in the hangar environment at Coventry Airport, but role holder may be asked from time to time to work in the field, or at one of the other sites within the group.

To apply, please email a cover letter and your CV to Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

Purchase Ledger Clerk - Baginton, Coventry

Patriot Aerospace Group (PAG) has an immediate and exciting opportunity for Purchase Ledger Clerk. This is a new, permanent and full-time role within the company to support the Assistant Financial Controller in delivering improved cost management of the Division.

The successful person will be responsible for...

  • All purchase ledger activities – working as part of a team of purchase ledger clerks looking after up to 6 companies (division of ledgers yet to be established).
  • Ensuring a three-way match for material costs incurred
  • Seeking management approval of non-PO’d costs.
  • Preparing payment runs
  • Reconciliation of supplier accounts
  • Supporting the Finance Managers in ensuring accuracy of transactions in their respective ledgers.
  • Other adhoc duties

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Essential:

  • Proven previous purchase ledger experience
  • Strong analytical skills to be able to see underlying trends and question the figures given
  • Confidence with using Excel to an advanced level
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with staff at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise their own workload within a pressurised environment

Desirable:

  • Knowledge or interest in the Aviation industry
  • Experience of working closely within a shared service or multi-company business
  • Experience with Sage X3 & AeroTrac

A competitive remuneration package is available for the successful applicant.

Working hours are 08:30 to 16:30 Monday to Friday with a half hour lunch break.

Office location is Coventry Airport West, Baginton, Coventry, CV8 3AZ

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to  Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

Continued Airworthiness Manager

Patriot Aviation Engineering Ltd has an immediate and exciting opportunity for a Continued Airworthiness Manager. Based in Coventry Airport you will hold the Form 4 position as the Continued Airworthiness Manager for Patriot Aviation Engineering Ltd. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of Part M compliance on a fleet of fixed wing GA aircraft

The successful candidate is responsible for determining what maintenance is required on the aircraft, when it must be performed and by whom and to what standard, in order to ensure the continued airworthiness of the aircraft being operated.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience;

  • To be acceptable to the CAA to hold a Form 4 position as CAM;
  • Relevant Engineering Degree or an Aircraft Technician Qualification (EASA B1 or B2 Licence)
  • Relevant and current experience in a continuing airworthiness environment (e.g. as a CAM, Airworthiness Engineer, Technical Services Engineer or related discipline)
  • Practical experience of GA fixed wing maintenance.
  • Thorough knowledge of EASA Part M, interaction with an AOC and EASA Part 145
  • Knowledge of other applicable regulations. (EASA, UK CAA etc,)
  • Knowledge of maintenance methods
  • Able to manage and lead a team
  • Knowledge of other NAA Regulatory requirements (FAA, OTAR’s etc,)
  • Good communicator (written and verbal), internally and with Customers and Regulators

Core hours 37.5 per week Monday – Friday 9.00 – 17.30

Salary £50,000 - £55,000 per annum dependent upon experience.

To apply, please email a cover letter and your CV to Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

Technical Records Assistants – Graduate Engineers

Patriot Aviation Engineering Ltd has an immediate and exciting opportunity for a Technical Records Assistants – Graduate Engineers. Based in Coventry Airport you will support the Continuing Airworthiness Manager and the Part M Department.

The successful candidate’s main tasks will involve;

  • Update the Aerotrac system with aircraft hours/cycles and maintenance information.
  • Produce aircraft maintenance work instructions using the Aerotrac system.
  • Process completed aircraft maintenance work instructions using the Aerotrac system.
  • Produce accurate aircraft maintenance status reports using the Aerotrac system.
  • Assist the Continuing Airworthiness Manager in providing comprehensive assessments of Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins and all other applicable technical documentation.
  • Attending production meetings and supplying accurate aircraft maintenance forecast information.
  • Develop strong working relationships with contracted customers and Approved Flight Training Organisations.
  • To develop your skills and expertise to qualify for promotion to Technical Services Engineer and beyond.
  • To become a “super user” of the Aerotrac system
  • ARC signatory in due time.

Skills Knowledge & Experience:  

  • Candidates must have successfully completed a recognised Aeronautical Engineering qualification
  • Previous Continuing Airworthiness experience is desirable, although full training will be given to the right candidate.
  • Have an attention to detail.
  • Be prepared to work under tight deadlines.
  • Candidates must hold a full clean, driving license.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work and reside within the United Kingdom.
  • Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 0800- 1630 with 30-minute lunch break and 15-minute tea break in the morning and afternoon.

Salary £20,000 - £25,000 per annum dependent upon experience.

To apply, please email a cover letter and your CV to Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com