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Planning Engineer - Maintenance Programme & Implementation

  • ENG - Engineering
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Application Deadline
    16 Oct 2023
Role Introduction

Reports to: Maintenance Programme & Implementation Manager

Engineering’s role is focused on reassurance, keeping our people and our customers    safe, ensuring that in every aspect of our operation we have industry leading performance and that our various fleet programmes are delivering to plan, budget and specification. Engineering’s ambition is to be one of the world’s highest performing, customer centric and progressive engineering teams and the role of the MPI Planning Engineer is to deliver optimised maintenance programmes that are planned and executed with precision, while driving for continuous business improvement to ensure safe, complaint, reliable and cost-effective operations.

Key Responsibilities

Maintenance Programme & Implementation Team is responsible for delivering a compliant, optimised and effective Maintenance Program, in a package pattern that is aligned with the Maintenance philosophy while retaining maximum value in terms of aircraft availability, being cost effective, and accurately and precisely setup within the Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) system

The MPI Planning Engineer is responsible for delivering a compliant and effective up to date Maintenance Program for a given fleet type(s).

Responsible for:

  • Coordinating and project-manage amongst various key internal and external stakeholder to ensure business readiness and timely incorporation of the new and revised Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA) document including Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) maintenance document to maintain an effective and optimised Aircraft Maintenance Schedule to deliver a safe, complaint and reliable aircraft.
  • Ensuring all applicable maintenance requirements are accurately and precisely set up in the Maintenance and Engineering system with the necessary process and procedure in place for on-going amendment and update to safe safeguard continuous compliance.
  • Liaising with key stakeholders and implement the structure process including regular review of non-routine findings to verify the effectiveness of the maintenance programme.
  • Delivering an optimised maintenance packaging concept to best fit the operations of the airline to maximize aircraft availability in a cost effective way
  • Participating and representing the airline in Industry Steering Committee, Maintenance Working Group, Maintenance Review Board and other related working groups to contribute the development of maintenance programme and voice out the concern of the airline.
  • Supporting process improvement by utilizing digital tools and business solution application such as Robotics (RPA), Cognos, and Microsoft Power platform to enhance the operational efficiency.
    Proactively driving digital transformation initiatives to deliver process and efficiency improvement and desired business outcomes.

List requirements for the position:

  • Engineering degree or Aircraft Maintenance Licence (or equivalent)
  • Typically 4 years of relevant experience, preferably in aspects of aircraft maintenance programme management or maintenance planning role
  • Experience in delivering continuous business process improvement
  • Ability to build strong and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Good knowledge of Cathay Pacific maintenance and engineering systems is preferred
Personal & Application Information

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