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MRO Avionics Deputy Team Leader

  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email: e.bainbridge@jamrecruitment.co.uk
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 02 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82486_1716297957

Are you an experienced MRO Team Leader looking for your next opportunity to support solutions within the Avionics sector? Do you have a solid background within Avionics and maintenance? If so, the following permanent role may be right for you…

My client is a market leader within the Avionics sector who are looking to expand their talent team based at RAF Valley.

Their Avionics maintenance unit is responsible for repairing and maintaining avionic components essential for aircraft operations. This department specializes in servicing items such as aircraft radios, central warning panel systems, generators, and more. Their primary goal is to ensure that these avionic components are in optimal condition and fully operational to support flight missions.


As a Deputy Team Leader, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will significantly impact RAF Valley's maintenance operations by ensuring timely repairs, accurate documentation, and smooth coordination, ultimately enhancing aircraft readiness and operational efficiency.


Day-to-day, you'll oversee a team of 3 technicians and 2 supervisors on the daily operations of the avionic component maintenance facility by allocating repair and maintenance tasks to the team, monitor progress and provide guidance as needed, update records and documentation on component repairs and maintenance activities.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing training and mentorship to junior technicians.
  • Participating in meetings and briefings to discuss operational priorities and strategies.
  • Reporting to the maintenance team leader on progress and any issues encountered.


You will have:

  • One of relevant degree, Higher National Diploma, Higher National Certificate or BTEC National Certificate/Diploma in engineering, NVQ, City & Guilds, or similar qualification, or experience.
  • Avionics maintenance experience
  • Supervisory experience

The package:

  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, life assurance and 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

How to apply:

  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested in learning more please send your CV by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.
  • *** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***