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Shift Manager

Ref J1259

Location London, UK

Salary £40,000 - £45,000 per annum

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Dan Gosden

Shift Manager

McGinley Aviation are currently looking for Shift Managers to our London based client on a permanent basis working a 4 on 4 off shift pattern.

Role Purpose:

  • Accountable for effective supervision of the aircraft and 3rd parties to ensure delivery of maintenance plans and compliance with all safety, regulatory, company requirements and procedures.
  • Working closely with the Operations Manager to ensure customer service levels are met and maintained to the highest standards adhering to all necessary legal compliance.
  • Leading and mentoring the Supervisors to enable the teams to deliver a satisfactory service to the client.

Key responsibilities:

Work with the supervisors to lead and complete the maintenance plan for the responsible area by delivering the highest safety, maintenance and reliability standards whilst achieving the required quality and cost targets.

  • Responsible for the completion of all planned and ad-hoc maintenance tasks within a shift, through effective supervision and allocation of resources, equipment, assets and use of the full scope of qualifications held
  • Responsible for meeting productivity and cost targets and exploring and implementing improvement opportunities
  • Maintaining and delivering the daily DMS briefings, plans and priorities
  • Working closely with senior management to ensure customer service levels are maintained to the highest standard
  • Responsible for customer communications regarding operational delivery and production of all required operational reports IAW contractual requirements
  • Ensure all regulatory requirements are met, in line with Quality requirements
  • Enforce company Health & Safety policy.

Key skills/experience/qualifications:


  • Recognised qualification in a technical discipline
  • Proven experience of EASA Part 21G and Part 145
  • Management of teams, both locally and remotely, including performance management
  • Commercial and financial awareness
  • Knowledge of Continuous improvement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Recognised business management qualification
  • Experience of commercial Aviation / Cabin Interiors
  • Aircraft seat maintenance
  • Lean manufacturing principles

Due to the high volume of applicants it may not be possible to reply to all candidates. If you have not received feedback within 7 days please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful and our team will do by best assist you in other areas.

Why choose McGinley Aviation?

McGinley Aviation & Aerospace is recognised as a leading provider of global recruitment solutions. With a highly-skilled and well established recruitment team, McGinley Aviation & Aerospace are specialists at sourcing the right talent to suit the unique demands of the aviation and aerospace sector.

We pride ourselves on providing our clients with a prompt and effective recruitment service - working to acquire the very best talent the market has to offer. We work equally as hard to ensure that our candidates get the best experience possible, giving them the guidance, support and information they need every step of the way.

All applications will be handled in the strictest of confidence - for a confidential discussion about this job opportunity, call McGinley Aviation and speak with Dan Gosden

All applicants applying for this role must have a right to work within the EU.

McGinley Aviation & Aerospace Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Aviation, Aircraft, Management, Aviation Jobs, Cabin Interiors, Supervisory.

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