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BIH regularly recruits for pilots, engineers, administration and aviation sales personnel to add to its talented 150-strong air and ground teams. Our current vacancies are listed below.  Should you be interested in applying for a role, please forward your CV to the details provided and we will be in touch.


Current Vacancies:

CHIEF ENGINEER – B1.2 WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON FIXED WING MAINTENANCE – COVENTRY AIRPORT

Due to further expansion, Patriot Aviation is currently looking to recruit a Chief Engineer specialising in fixed wing aircraft. This is an exciting opportunity to join our existing team of professionals based at Coventry Airport.

The successful person will be a motivated professional with high individual standards.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the post holder will perform a wide range of aircraft maintenance tasks on a diverse fleet.

Overall Job Purpose:
The management of aircraft maintenance for Patriot Aviation Engineering Ltd.

Main Duties of the Job:

  • Provide leadership and expertise across the engineering function at Coventry
  • Lead and manage the base engineering staff, contribute to the development of the employees under their management, and manage their conduct, welfare and discipline.
  • The organisation, and supervision of all activities and procedures within the maintenance hangar
  • Have arrangements in place for the provision of all resources necessary to perform the required maintenance activities.
  • Have arrangements in place for the provision of the approved technical manuals, information and publications necessary to perform the required maintenance activities.
  • Ensure adequate resource planning is carried out
  • Ensure that all maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with planning, approved manuals & within the Scope of Work of the maintenance organisation.
  • Ensure that environmental, health and safety conditions in the hangar are as required.
  • Work with the Quality Department to monitor the quality of the workshops, special tools, hangar equipment and ground equipment and initiate corrective actions as required.

Skills Knowledge & Experience:

Essential:

  • B1 or B2 licensed Engineer with a working knowledge of EASA Part 145
  • Solid experience in GA aviation maintenance.
  • People management skills and experience
  • Safety and quality minded
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Desirable:

  • Previous experience of working with or for the Military.
  • A willingness to work towards obtaining an EASA B1.3 licence
  • Good organisational skills and able to plan own workload

Type ratings that would be advantageous are DA40, DA42, Piper single and multi-engine series and Cessna single and multi-engine series. 

Ideally 5 years or more as the holder of the Part 66 licence.

Full UK driving licence.

Normal duties will be in the hangar environment at Coventry Airport, but role holder may be asked from time to time to work in the field, or at one of the other sites within the group.

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to  tracey.canning@scc.com

PURCHASE LEDGER CLERK - BAGINTON, COVENTRY 

Patriot Aerospace Group (PAG) has an immediate and exciting opportunity for Purchase Ledger Clerk. This is a new, permanent and full-time role within the company to support the Assistant Financial Controller in delivering improved cost management of the Division.

The successful person will be responsible for...

  • All purchase ledger activities – working as part of a team of purchase ledger clerks looking after up to 6 companies (division of ledgers yet to be established).
  • Ensuring a three-way match for material costs incurred
  • Seeking management approval of non-PO’d costs.
  • Preparing payment runs
  • Reconciliation of supplier accounts
  • Supporting the Finance Managers in ensuring accuracy of transactions in their respective ledgers.
  • Other adhoc duties

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Essential:

  • Proven previous purchase ledger experience
  • Strong analytical skills to be able to see underlying trends and question the figures given
  • Confidence with using Excel to an advanced level
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with staff at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise their own workload within a pressurised environment

Desirable:

  • Knowledge or interest in the Aviation industry
  • Experience of working closely within a shared service or multi-company business
  • Experience with Sage X3 & AeroTrac

A competitive remuneration package is available for the successful applicant.

Working hours are 08:30 to 16:30 Monday to Friday with a half hour lunch break.

Office location is Coventry Airport West, Baginton, Coventry, CV8 3AZ

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to  tracey.canning@scc.com

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