The Boeing Company Task Lead - Aircraft Maintenance in Wiltshire, United Kingdom

This role will form part of a MRO modification team.

The successful candidate will lead the assembly, disassembly, modification or repair and Flight test of Chinook aircraft systems. They will oversee technicians performing maintenance activities, directing fault diagnosis and disturbed system functional tests. Carry out inspections of completed maintenance activities to ensure satisfaction of airworthiness requirements. Lead others to perform tasks associated with aircraft safe handling (e.g. jacking, towing, system operations). Candidate will provide training and mentoring to others. Candidate will be responsible to ensure established process adherence, accurate and timely work recording and contractual/regulatory compliance. Candidate must be able to work under minimal supervision with limited direction


  • Leads the assembly disassembly and modification of systems by overseeing the change removal replacement or upgrade of aerospace vehicle components to correct failures or implement changes

  • Oversees assembly disassembly or overhaul

  • Configures aerospace vehicles and bench test equipment

  • Directs troubleshooting of complex pneumatic hydraulic and electrical systems to isolate mechanical or electrical faults and repair faulty components

  • Oversees validation/verification testing of systems and components

  • Documents procedures and established processes to ensure contractual and regulatory compliance (e.g. repairs test results applicable modifications and inspection results)

  • Inspects components and verifies repairs for flight worthiness requirements

  • Leads and supervises others to perform tasks associated with the safe handling of an aerospace vehicle (e.g. jacking towing system operations)

  • Provides training and mentors others. Works under minimal direction

This job will be dual located between RAF Odiham and MOD Boscombe Down

  • Must have served a recognized relevant trade apprenticeship or trade training equivalent and be proficient in the management of team, interpretation of engineering drawings, workbook instructions, and technical manuals

  • Must be knowledgeable in aspects of aircraft maintenance, modification and repair to include skill and experience in both structural and mechanical system disciplines

  • Candidate must have knowledge of general aircraft maintenance, environment processes (FOD control, tool control, health & safety & COSHH) ideally with supervisory level experience to perform the duties as a team lead

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Please apply asap for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IMMEDIATELY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE

Job: *Product Repair/Mod Technician

Organization: *Boeing Defence United Kingdom

Title: Task Lead - Aircraft Maintenance

Location: GBR-Wiltshire-Salisbury

Requisition ID: 1700014706