Rotable Repairs Limited supports Airlines, maintenance facilities and stockist with Aircraft Wheels, Brakes and Tyres. Due to the acquisition of a large Airline contract, Rotable Repairs has multiple exciting opportunities based at its facility just east of London in Essex. The following positions are immediately available to be filled;

Service Technician
Wheel & Brake Technicians
Supervisor Cleaning Bay / Disassembly
Maintenance Engineer

Service Technician

Job Purpose

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our friendly and hard working team.
The job involves dismantling the wheels, cleaning, preparation and paint removal.

Job Requirements

• Read and understand work instructions, maintenance manuals, operating procedures and customer specification requirements.
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of process paperwork and parts control
• In accordance with maintenance manuals, understand and carry disassembly of aircraft wheel and brake parts
• Dismounting of aircraft tyres
• Cleaning of aircraft wheels and brakes using dedicated cleaning machines.
• Cleaning of aircraft wheel and brake structural and component parts
• Operation of media blasters for paint removal
• Ensure all areas are tidy and that the area is safe to work in
• Performs job duties on various shifts in response to customer needs

Skills & Qualifications

• Previous engineering experience preferred
• Excellent attention to detail
• A willingness to work hard
• Be self motivated and be able to learn quickly and take instruction.
• GCSE Maths and English qualification (or equivalent).
• The job is a strenuous one and therefore all applicants need to be fit and healthy.
• No aviation experience required, all training to be given

Wheel & Brake Technicians

Job Purpose

To support the company’s repair activities across the business. This is a key mechanical role to the business repairing and overhauling aircraft wheels and brakes to be released into service all parts will be identified and controlled by querying the work orders and various computer systems at your disposal to determine work scope.

Job Requirements

• Read and understand work instructions, maintenance manuals, and customer specification requirements.
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of process operating procedures paperwork and parts control
• Understand and carry out inspection of component and structural aircraft wheel & brake parts
• Preassembly inspection and assembly of aircraft wheel hub
• Mounting of aircraft tyres
• Disassembly and cleaning of aircraft brake components
• Operation of steel shot blast machine
• Operations of media blast machine
• Pressure testing aircraft brake assemblies
• Know and understand risk assessments associated with task, including any Task Risk Assessment or CoSHH Assessment referenced in the work instruction.
• Works accurately and efficiently on individual assignments or as an active team member.

Skills & Qualifications

• English and Math GCSE or equivalent with 3 or more years related field in a high production, fast-paced environment.
• General knowledge of precision measuring tools with skills
• Prior work experience in hydraulics or pneumatics
• Electrical or Electronic experience, an advantage in new aircraft brake technologies.
• Knowledge and experience with personal computer systems.

Supervisor Cleaning Bay / Disassembly

Job Purpose

• Work with department supervisors and oversee all staff
• Making sure Health and Safety requirements are adhered to
• Manage the fair distribution of work between yourself and fellow staff members
• Monitor the throughput of work to ensure customer requirements are met
• Oversee and make recommendations to improve production processes
• Ensure the department, its tools and staff are working correctly and efficiently
• Ensure the maintenance on the plant and machinery is kept up to date
• Monitor the age of customer orders to ensure work is attended to and completed within an acceptable time frame
• Achieve a productive and pleasant environment for yourself and the department’s staff to work in
• Responsible for ensuring adequate training is provided to both new and existing staff, practical and theory
• Provide support and advice where necessary exploring innovative solutions to problem repairs
• Monitoring KPI’s and ensuring production is kept on target
• Performs job duties on various shifts in response to customer needs.

Job Requirements

• Management experience within a maintenance environment
• Communication, listening and persuasion skills are essential
• A high level of numeracy
• Methodical and high level of attention to detail
• Willing to work hard and be flexible both with your hours worked and tasks required.
• Must be able to work well as part of a team as well as work independently
• Able to think creatively and independently
• A willingness to learn quickly and have a positive “Can Do” approach is essential
• Must be able to work well as part of a team as well as work independently


Experience in managing a team and delegating workloads

Maintenance Engineer

Job Purpose

In looking after our customers our workshops contain a range of machinery and tooling dedicated to disassembling. cleaning, inspecting and re-assembling aircraft wheel and brakes, this equipment has to be maintained and calibrated. Our Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for plant, machinery, tooling, and our Leigh on Sea facility.

The person that is successful in this role will have the drive to assist in delivering improvements across production lines and processes. This role provides the opportunity to develop individually and as part of a highly skilled team as well as giving someone the opportunity to make a real impact.

Job Requirements

• Maintain plant, machinery, building and attend to company vehicle maintenance
• Participate in line improvements across the manufacturing facility.
• Troubleshoot performance issues using blue prints and schematics, instruction manuals and guides
• Report defects of leased equipment and assist in refurbishment
• Liaise with company approved subcontractors
• Make minor repairs as needed, sometimes improvising solutions
• Carry out or assist in the refurbishment of equipment and facilities
• Adhere to all Good Manufacturing Practice standards in respect of plant, tools and environment.
• Support and challenge your colleagues to maintain all company standards.

Skills & Qualifications

• Qualified to NVQ level 3/City & Guilds with Electrical/Mechanical Bias or equivalent
• Strong work ethic and a self-starter.
• Manage and prioritise workload in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
• Strong understanding of problem-solving methodology.
• Experienced working with Plant and Machinery
• Ability to influence by having strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to follow maintenance schedules

All jobs require:

• Ability to work hard in a fast-paced, busy environment
• Have the ability to work under pressure
• A willingness to learn quickly and a ‘can do’ attitude are also essential
• Must be able to work well both in a team environment and independently
• Must possess confidence, positive attitude, strong work ethic, and drive to succeed
• Able to manage time effectively
• Current eligibility to work in the UK

If you are interested in working with us, please send your CV to

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