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Continuing Airworthiness Engineer in Leicester

Job description

Starting with a single train journey from Leicester to Loughborough in 1841, we’ve grown into a travel company that’s constantly thinking about new and innovative ways to take you places: not just on holiday, but in your career too.

Whether you dream of working abroad or want to help create the next marketing campaign, there’s a range of roles across our retail stores, head office, Thomas Cook Airlines and far beyond. From Product Managers to pilots, there’s one thing we all have in common: keeping the customer at our heart. 

With a team of over 22,000 colleagues, operating across 15 countries, the opportunities are endless, whether you’ve worked in travel before or are looking to start a new adventure today.

Role: Continuing Airworthiness Engineer (Aircraft Transitions)


Location: Manchester


Working Hours: 37.5


Job Purpose: To manage the Airworthiness Review Certification process for all aircraft being imported to and exported from the Thomas Cook Group Airlines Fleet and support the Head of Airworthiness maintain the continued airworthiness of the Thomas Cook Airlines Ltd fleet.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Provision airworthiness advice and management of all airworthiness related tasks such as aircraft import and export.
  • Liaison with Regulatory Authorities, Manufacturers and Vendors on all airworthiness matters.
  • Monitoring of repetitive defects and aircraft reliability.
  • Management of AMP compliance with regulation for all imported/exported aircraft.
  • Provide airworthiness advice and support to all departments in partner airlines.
  • Management of all airworthiness related issues for the airlines aircraft transition programme.
  • Oversight of all airworthiness activities of the subcontracted CAMO and contracted maintenance organisations for sub-leased out and dry leased in aircraft.
  • Ability to travel overseas to support aircraft import/export inspection activity.


Key Performance Indicators:


  • Maintenance of continued airworthiness.
  • Regulatory compliance.
  • Maintenance of Aircraft Certificate of Airworthiness


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


Must have:

  • Demonstrable experience managing in Part M environment.
  • Knowledge of OEM technical publication systems.
  • Detailed knowledge of EASA regulation.
  • Understanding of applicable foreign airworthiness regulation.



  • MEDA Investigation experience.
  • ARC Form 4.


Qualifications, Training, Professional Memberships or Accreditations


  • EASA Part 66 licence or Aeronautical Engineering Degree.
  • Ability to meet the requirements of M.A.707 Airworthiness review staff.


Closing date: Sunday 30th June 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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