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      Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire

      Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Package

      Embark on an influential journey with a leading helicopter manufacturer, shaping the future of aviation efficiency. As the Hangar Operations Lead, become the cornerstone of a newly formed team dedicated to enhancing operational flow within the hangar environment. This pivotal role promises a dynamic and challenging workday, with the satisfaction of directly impacting the success and safety of crucial aircraft operations.

      The Hangar Operations Lead will be entrusted with the supervision of the operations support team in support of aircraft movements, ensuring the meticulous coordination of refueling procedures, ramp control, and maintaining the hangar’s condition – all vital components to the seamless operation of the hangar floor. This role is not just about leadership; it’s about fostering a culture of continuous improvement and setting the standards for excellence.

      Ideal candidates will possess a robust background in aviation operations, with a proven track record of leading teams in a high-stakes environment. A keen eye for detail and a commitment to upholding the highest safety standards are essential. Experience in ramp operations, aircraft handling, and hangar management will be highly regarded.


      Responsibilities of the Hangar Operations Lead:

      • Ensuring compliance with AOS and 5S in the hangar.
      • Co-ordination of aircraft ground movements and ensuring aircraft are tied down when
      • required if left outside.
      • Liaison with the CSMs and pilots to optimise aircraft dispersal/ramp utilisation.
      • Consultation with MRO/Installations and airport personnel to provide aircraft refuelling.
      • Ensuring that aircraft are well presented in time for the handover back to the customer.
      • Regular interaction with the MRO supervisors to ensure support functions are effective.
      • Oversight of general hangar cleanliness.
      • Coordination of tooling and parts supply to the aircraft maintenance bays in the hangar.
      • Experience in the leadership of a small team or willingness and motivation to learn.
      • Background in aviation either in maintenance or operations.

      In return for your expertise and dedication, enjoy a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, coupled with the chance to work alongside industry experts in state-of-the-art facilities. This role offers the chance to grow professionally, with ample scope for career advancement within a company renowned for innovation and quality.

      Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and hold relevant qualifications pertinent to the role. A passion for aviation and a drive to excel in a team-focused setting is the fuel that will propel the right individual to success in this role.

      To express interest in this integral position, please submit a CV detailing relevant experience and qualifications. Join a team where your contributions are not only valued but become a part of aviation excellence.

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