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Engine Build Technician (133jc) – Kelbrook, Lancashire – up to £35k + Benefits


A specialist aviation company who works on a variety of aviation gas turbines are now seeking to recruit an additional Engine Build Technician to join their rapidly expanding company.


In this role you will be reporting to the Line Manager, and your responsibility will be for receiving, strip and assembly of PRATT & Whitney Canada PT6 engines to achieve the performance targets and quality standards required in order to maximise customer satisfaction and maintain competitive advantage.


So therefore, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Receiving, strip and assembly of Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 engines.
  • Ensure all tasks achieve agreed quality standards and deadlines in line with customer, OEM and Company requirements.
  • Work within production team to achieve optimum levels of performance, being particularly aware of Promised Delivery Dates (PDD) and Turn Times.
  • Ensure that processes and procedures are followed to ensure all tasks are performed efficiently and to the required quality standards.
  • Ensure positive working relationships and open communications within and across functional teams to facilitate effective team working.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement processes, in working practices and team efficiency within the Production arena.
  • Employee must be aware of, and adhere to, the Company’s Confidentiality Protection and IT Security Policies.
  • Agree personal development needs with the Line Manager and ensure that training action plans are progressed and completed. Self-development is the responsibility of the post-holder.
  • Act in accordance with the duties and responsibilities stipulated in the Quality Manual and the CAA / FAA / EASA Management Organisation Exposition.
  • Compliance with statutory requirements and regulations and Company procedures.


To be eligible for this role you will need the following skills and experience:

  • GCSE or equivalent including Maths & English.
  • Any combination of experience and education to provide required knowledge on gas turbine engines.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within the aviation gas turbine engine MRO industry
  • Knowledge of Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 engines will be an advantage.
  • Ability to maintain records and to read and interpret the overhaul manuals and the parts catalogues.
  • Can communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to initiative and drive the work alone and as part of the Production Team.


The ideal candidate would probably come from an Aviation Engineering background who is seeking to continue in this sector as they are willing to train and fund candidates to gain their relevant B licences as needed.


In return they are offering a good starting salary, a 37.5 hour working week, Mon to Fri, business performance related bonus, ongoing commitment to continued learning and development, Perkbox – includes monthly treats and discounts from selected restaurants, cinemas, shops etc, Long Service Awards, enhanced Holiday Entitlement based on length of service as well as free parking among other benefits.


They also operate from four purpose-built, fully FAA and EASA approved facilities in Lancashire., They also know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of the business, so they invest in their team and provide excellent career progression opportunities.


For more information, please contact Jean-Claude Hedouin, at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd on 0333 202 6500 or or via the website

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