Senior Engineer - Engineering Development

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Company:Kenya Airways
Job Type:Permanent

Job details

Detailed Description:
  • Defines technical standards for optimized aircraft product cost of ownership and safety
  • Ensure regulatory authorities airworthiness directives (ADs); manufacturer’s service bulletins (SBs), service information letters (SILs) are accomplished at optimized cost whilst maintaining safety standards.
  • Develops ETOPS, MELs and Flight Test manuals to ensure that they meet the local authority requirements.
  • Develops Aircraft interior Layout of Passenger Accommodations (LOPA) for different aircraft in Kenya Airways fleet. During VVIP operations, prepare the VVIP LOPA and have it approved by the Director General of the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA).
  • Develop aircraft weighing schedules and perform actual weighing for Kenya Airways fleet and third party operators
  • Performs statistical analysis of aircraft systems failures, components, power plants and structures to improve management of airworthiness and maintenance cost.
  • Initiates preliminary investigations and formulate a recommendation of corrective and preventive actions for conditions that are above alert limits
  • Does continuous monitoring of corrective actions to determine their effectives
  • Represent the airlines position on technical issues to respective original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with a view to improve reliability and cost effectiveness
  • Collates technical disruption data and determine dispatch reliability for comparison with the Kenya airways and industry standards
  • Participates in aircraft, engines & components specifications activities  during aircraft pre- delivery, delivery and redelivery
  • Liaise with manufacturers and vendors on repetitive issues affecting the industry
  • Creates technical / economical substantiation for warranty or claim handling.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience




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  • Graduate from a recognized university (aeronautical or electrical/electronic) with at least five years’ experience in an Aviation engineering / maintenance function of which one must be in development office.
  • Successfully completed graduate engineering training programme
  • Successfully completed a full type course on more than one aircraft in the fleet.
  • Experience in supervising, teams, tasks or projects
  • Project Management Training
  • Contract Negotiation Skills (added advantage)
  • Knowledge in developing engineering documentation and engineering design
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with OEMs, major vendors and other service providers.  
  • Demonstrated experience in using predictive maintenance tools.
  • Excellent Analytical skills (Advanced ability to carry out root course analysis )
  • Detailed knowledge on the KCAA regulations and the Kenya Airways engineering procedures
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