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Maintenance Programme Controller in Manchester

Job description

Over 175 years ago, our founder Thomas Cook began this company with a vision to ‘broaden the mind of others and break down the partition walls of prejudice.'

Once describing himself as ‘the willing and devoted servant of the travelling public,’ Thomas Cook was a true pioneer of the travel industry, opening up a world of new destinations and new travel experiences to everyone. By obtaining the best services and prices for his customers, he laid the foundations of the company that still bears his name today.

Thomas Cook is now one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, supported by around 22,000 colleagues and operating from 15 countries.

Our vision today remains true to Thomas Cook’s ambitions - to be the world’s most loved holiday company.

Role: Maintenance Programme Controller


Location: Manchester Hangar


Working Hours: 37


Job Purpose: Control and maintain Aircraft Maintenance Programs for all Thomas Cook Group Airlines aircraft and 3rd party Operators as required


Key Responsibilities:


  • Produce and maintain AMP’s for all supported aircraft based on manufacturers approved documentation – ie MRBR, MPD, AD, SB, SIL etc.
  • Carry out AMP revisions based on above documentation within agreed SCAMT timescales.
  • Liaise directly with Group Airline Segment CAMOs and regulatory authorities as required with regard to all AMP related issues, primarily, but not restricted to when programs are submitted for approval.
  • Act as focal point for all AMP related issues for any other external customers – ie aircraft manufacturers and all internal customers.
  • Attend relevant meetings/steering groups etc as required related to AMP control and maintenance – ie ISC meetings.
  • Provide first level of accuracy audit when AMP revisions are carried out using manufacturer’s documentation, prior to formal submission to relevant CAMOs
  • Management and control of all AMP related requirements within AMOS in relation to the transfer of aircraft between AOCs
  • Conduct internal annual AMP review meetings for all controlled AMP’s.
  • To undertake any other reasonable ad-hoc duties as and when required, as defined by the Planning & Records Manager and / or Senior Maintenance Program Controller


Key Performance Indicators


  • Production of AMP B amendments within contractual timescales
  • Aircraft transfers in AMOS in accordance with Aircraft Transfer project timeline


Capabilities Profile – technical skills/knowledge, experience & track record.


Must have:

  • Extensive knowledge and proven ability to work in AMOS (V10 +)
  • Aircraft engineering or Records background and basic understanding of regulatory requirements needed for control  of Operator AMP.
  • Ability to produce consistent, high quality output, whilst working in a fast moving and constantly changing environment. 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to provide both written and verbal information to all levels of staff within the company and to external customers when required.
  • Computer literacy, and knowledge/experience of Microsoft Office, in particular Word and Excel.
  • Punctual in attendance and time-keeping with a flexible attitude where circumstances dictate.
  • Proven ability to represent the department and company with external customers at all levels whenever necessary.
  • Ability to adapt to an office area with high activity and changing demands
  • Ability to prioritise workload, and react to sudden changes.


Qualifications, Training, Professional Memberships or Accreditations


  • Previous experience in  Engineering environment


    Closing date: 5th March 2019


Life at Thomas Cook is fast-paced and full of opportunities. We’re a leading international travel company that believes in empowering our people, so when you join us, you’ll be given the chance to create, learn and innovate. You’ll also be given the support and training you need to develop your career in the direction you choose.

As you might expect, our holiday benefits are something special. We’ll give you an allowance towards your holiday every year, depending on how long you’ve been with us.  There are also special last minute employee deals, which give you the opportunity to pick up a holiday at an outstanding price. Working for Thomas Cook, you can travel the world for less.

We also offer a flexible benefits package that gives you a range of options to ensure your benefits match your lifestyle.

Extra information

Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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