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Component Engineers

Posted by Sarah Aiken on Oct 14, 2019 3:25:48 PM

VHR are currently looking for a number of Component Engineers to work within a nearly formed division with one of our aerospace clients near Horsham, West Sussex

They are they the world-leading independent specialist in the global management of commercial and business aircraft spares, supporting airlines, MROs and OEMs with the supply, exchange, repair and lease of airframe and engine components

They use data and quantitative methods to improve the decision making throughout the entire supply chain, comprising the on-wing performance of a component (with an emphasis on the reliability) and the off-wing management of the component repair cycle (with a focus on the repair, overhaul or modification of a component).


The primary functions for the role;

  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and utilise all the required repair technologies
  • Display the ingenuity for genuine savings through a collaborative approach with OEM and repair partners
  • Develops and utilises engineering principles and modelling techniques
  • Demonstrate the ability for critical evaluation of cost engineering and risk analysis with regards to component repair management


Experience & Competences

Eexperience within a component/engine/accessory CRO/MRO technical/engineering function or relevant OEM experience

  • Competency in a component engineering function, involved in reliability, configuration control, work scope development and cost management
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of EASA regulations (or equivalent NAA, e.g. FAA)
  • Financial budgeting and cost centre management
  • Proficient with root cause analysis tools 



  • Engineering Degree, preferably in aviation/aerospace discipline
  • Advanced Excel/statistical modelling software or equivalent
  • Relevant Airworthiness qualifications
  • Consideration for Licensed Aircraft Engineers (B1 and B2)
  • Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing



Monday- Friday

08:30- 17:30



Salary: Negotiable depending on experience level

Pension Scheme


For Further information please contact Sarah in the London Office


We look forward to hearing from you.

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Topics: Aerospace & Aviation