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Airworthiness Officer (Contract/FTC)

Requisition ID 140645BR Date updated 06/04/2019
Airworthiness Officer
Waddington
(Contract/Fixed Term Contract)

Justification
With the adoption of EMAR21 under the DAOS approval in the AISR business, the Sentinel program has been integrated into the existing Office of Airworthiness and the design team at Waddington have made the necessary changes to procedures and authorisations to cover the regulatory requirements.
This will mean Airworthiness interface issues and the volume of modification and repair design work should be expected to commensurately increase for the Office of Airworthiness.
To cope with expected increase in Office of Airworthiness and Design Assurance requirements and to ensure they are dealt with in a timely fashion an additional position is proposed to support the Sentinel program.

Summary of Role:
The Airworthiness Officer will be based in Waddington, Lincolnshire and will work within Raytheon U.K.’s Office of Airworthiness, reporting to the Head of Airworthiness.
The Office of Airworthiness main functions are to act as an interface between Raytheon U.K. and the regulating authority/agency, and to coordinate the demonstration of compliance to ensure the airworthiness of aircraft changes and repairs under both military and civil design approvals.
Travel will be required between Raytheon UK sites.

Main Duties:
For aircraft design changes and repairs:
Establish and maintain certification compliance plans.
Advise on airworthiness and environmental protection requirements.
Support classification. (Major/Minor)
Manage certification programmes, including the tracking of compliance documents.
Support preparation of modification and repair data sheets.
Prepare data packs for, and coordinate with, the Compliance Verification Engineers.
Coordinate the preparation of associated Service Bulletins.

General:
Update design and airworthiness procedures.
Provide regular reports to the Head of Airworthiness.
Manage the preparation of Flight Test Permits.
Required Skills/Qualifications:
The candidate will be mentally robust and have the strength of character to take the action that their mind persuades them is correct.
Good verbal and written communication.
Graduate calibre & intellect ideally with a degree.
Aerospace design background, ideally in an airworthiness/regulatory related environment.
Membership of a Professional body is desirable.

For further details on Raytheon AISR visit - https://www.raytheon.com/uk/capabilities/raytheon-in-the-uk/airborneisr

About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets.
Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions.
With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

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Standard Benefits:
25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.

Diversity:

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.
Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I council, Reservist Network etc. and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.
140645
Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
SC

Expertise
Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
Flight & Aircraft

Type Of Job
Contract

Work Location
United Kingdom - Waddington

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