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B1 & B2 Licensed Aircraft Engineer

Date: 14-Jun-2019

Location: Manchester (LOC_GBR_100280), GB

Company: Thomas Cook

Over 175 years ago, our founder Thomas Cook began this company with a vision to ‘broaden the mind of others and break down the partition walls of prejudice.'

Once describing himself as ‘the willing and devoted servant of the travelling public,’ Thomas Cook was a true pioneer of the travel industry, opening up a world of new destinations and new travel experiences to everyone. By obtaining the best services and prices for his customers, he laid the foundations of the company that still bears his name today.

Thomas Cook is now one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, supported by around 22,000 colleagues and operating from 15 countries.

Our vision today remains true to Thomas Cook’s ambitions - to be the world’s most loved holiday company.


Role: B1 & B2 Licensed Aircraft Engineer


Location: Manchester


Working Hours: 37


Job Purpose: Carry out, supervises and certifies aircraft maintenance


Key Responsibilities:


  • Maintain acceptable airworthiness, safety and performance standards in their delegated areas of responsibility while striving to uphold company OTP record
  • To ensure the accomplishment of  maintenance and inspection tasks within responsible area by the use of  resources in the most efficient and cost effective manner
  • To maintain a working knowledge of company maintenance procedures ensuring strict adherence while carrying out work tasks
  • Responsibility to ensure all company and legal requirements regarding aircraft/component inspection and production documentation are duly complied with
  • To uphold the terms of any authorisation gained as required by the Quality Manager ensuring the highest quality standards of work carried out by himself and staff under his control
  • To maintain licence/qualification and training validity necessary to support inspection authorisation utilised during completion of productive work tasks
  • To ensure all tooling, equipment and premises within allocated responsibility are serviceable and any discrepancies are duly reported
  • To undertake additional tasks and projects as required for the efficient and productive functioning of the company



Key Performance Indicators


  • Maintain acceptable airworthiness, safety and performance standards in their delegated areas of responsibility while striving to uphold company OTP record
  • Show good control over Paperwork, Compliance and Tooling Control



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


Must have:

  • Recognised part 66 B2 Aircraft Engineers License
  • Excellent effective communication skills
  • Self-motivated and demonstrate organisational skills within time limiting situations
  • Understand and adopt effective team leadership when required
  • Hold company approvals on relevant aircraft types



  • Knowledge of TCAE organisation and procedures
  • Commercial focus and understanding of Company business objectives
  • Willingness to embrace change and flexible working practices
  • Knowledge of company computer systems
  • Ability to work away from base as required and on request



Qualifications, Training, Professional Memberships or Accreditations


  • EASA Part 66 B2 Licensed Aircraft Engineer.
  • At least 1 TCX fleet aircraft types, but preferably Airbus A320 family and A330

Direct reports:

  • No direct reports, but management of the shift could be required on ad-hoc basis




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.