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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:



MATERIAL CONTROLLER' ASSISTANT - PLYMOUTH

British International Helicopter Services Limited are currently looking to recruit a Material Controllers’ Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity to join our existing team of professionals based in Plymouth.

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

Shift patterns/hours: Mon-Fri. 37.5 hrs per week.

Reporting to the Engineering Director, the successful candidate must be: punctual, conscientious and have the capability to organise their workload and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

We are looking for an effective team player, who is capable of working as part of a small dedicated team and who has the ability to interact well with their colleagues and the wider business.

Primary function: Supporting the Engineering and Operations Department which will include:

  • Check daily requisitions for all operational bases.
  • Order consumable and non-stock items and parts, POL, nuts, bots washers etc.
  • Progress chase orders with vendors
  • Check and clear invoice queries with accounts
  • Liaise with vendors to resolve discrepancies with deliveries
  • Assist with general duties as required with the smooth running of the Logistics and stores function within the company

Essential

  • Previous purchasing experience
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate with other departments and vendors as well as being computer literate
  • Previous logistics and procurement experience

Desirable

  • Aviation background.

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to mgreen@brit-int.com

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  Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

JUNIOR BUYER / MATERIAL CONTROLLER – PLYMOUTH

British International Helicopters Services Limited is currently looking to recruit a Material Controllers' Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity to join our existing team of professionals based in Plymouth.

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

Shift patterns/hours: Mon-Fri. 37.5 hrs per week.

Reporting to the Logistics Supervisor, the successful candidate must be: punctual, conscientious and have the capability to organise their workload and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

We are looking for an effective team player, who is capable of working as part of a small dedicated team and who has the ability to interact well with their customers, suppliers, colleagues and the wider business.

Previous logistics and admin experience is essential with an aviation background being an advantage.

Job Description:

Primary Function:
Supporting the Engineering and Operations Department which will include:

  • Assist with Ordering consumable and non-stock items and parts, POL, nuts, bots washers etc.
  • Progress chase orders with vendors
  • Check and clear invoice queries with accounts
  • Maintain forecasted delivery dates
  • Liaise with vendors to resolve discrepancies with deliveries
  • Assist with general duties as required with the smooth running of the Logistics and stores function within the company
  • Deal with customs import and export clearance
  • Maintain records keeping information up to date

Skills Knowledge & Experience:

Essential:

  • Previous logistics & admin experience
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate with other departments and vendors
  • computer literate with good knowledge of MS Office
  • Knowledge of supply chain principles

Desirable:

  • Aviation background.
  • Previous purchasing experience
  • Customs & Excise and Shipping experience

Salary £18000 - £20000 dependent on experience.

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to  Lynn.Goodwin@bih.uk.com

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