Powerplant Engineer


To work as a member of the Technical team managing company assets, liaising with existing and potential customers on all technical matters, obtaining and updating technical records and providing technical assistance to marketing personnel and other departments within the organisation. This permanent role will be based in Shannon, Co. Clare. Apply with CV and cover note to careers@elfc.com

ELFC is an equal opportunities employer and invites applications from diverse backgrounds. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations during the recruitment process should contact a member of the HR Team or email careers@elfc.com

Key Result Areas
  • Asset Management – Responsibility for monitoring assigned engine assets on lease or in storage. Liaise with customers, engine manufacturers, aviation authorities and external agencies regarding delivery / redelivery, inspections, maintenance, warranty, shipping / storage and other technical aspects of engine management.
  • Project Management – Project manage lease delivery / redelivery and off lease storage / transportation / maintenance of assigned engine assets as required.
  • Technical Records Management – Responsible for collating, reviewing and archiving engine technical records packages in a timely and accurate manner to ensure full traceability, conformance with aviation authority requirements and expected market standards.
  • Maintain Technical Databases – Responsible for updating technical databases on the various engine types utilised by the Company, particularly relating to the Company engine management control system, airworthiness directive requirements, key service bulletins and maintenance costs/intervals.
  • Stakeholder Management – Responsible for liaising with Customers, MROs, OEMs and Vendors throughout the engine lifecycle. Expected to be literate with regards to maintenance manuals and IT systems in order to provide cost-effective engine management solutions.
  • Marketing Support – Provide technical-commercial support to sales personnel including advice on appropriate maintenance reserve rates and redelivery requirements, term sheet / contract negotiation support, projections of future engine condition and maintenance reserve cash flows.
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time by Technical Manager and the Executive Vice President Technical.
Skills & Experience
  • Degree in Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering OR Qualified aircraft / powerplant engineer holding an EASA/FAA Part 145 company approval for any medium to large commercial turbo fan engine.
  • Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience working with engines within aviation leasing, an airline or MRO.
  • Project management and project leader experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of engine technical records requirements, experience with engine record keeping and familiarity with on-going EASA and FAA record certification industry standards.

  • Experience managing assets and asset risks from manufacture, through shop visits, to redelivery.
  • Capability to analyse engine condition to manage exposure, predict costs, evaluate future utility and commercial value.
  • Understanding of engine life cycle maintenance costs.
  • Experience in the aircraft / engine leasing industry with contract management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team.
  • Proven ability to use own initiative and perform in a professional and composed manner in a pressurised environment.
  • Proven critical thinking / problem solving skills.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Meticulous attention for detail.
  • Must be willing to travel – the position will be primarily Shannon based but there are occasional short and long-distance travel requirements that may vary in their frequency.
To apply

To apply, contact careers@elfc.com elfc is an equal opportunities employer. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodation should contact a member of the HR team or email careers@elfc.com.

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Equal Opportunities

elfc is an equal opportunities employer and committed to promoting a culture of diversity & inclusion. Through our policies, procedures and actions, we aim to ensure fair and equal treatment for all applicants in the recruitment process.

Candidates requiring reasonable accommodation should contact a member of the HR team or email careers@elfc.com. We would like to thank you in advance for your application.

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