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Co-ordinator - Airworthiness Records (Strategic)

Virgin Atlantic
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Aviation, Travel and Tourism
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Details

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Full Time

Location: London Heathrow Hangar

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 9th June 2024

At Virgin Atlantic Airways, we believe that everyone can take on the world, and it's our vision to become the most loved travel company. As we embark on this next exciting stage of our journey, we're harnessing our spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation to challenge the status quo.

In a nutshell

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Co-ordinator - Airworthiness Records to join the Asset Management team in Engineering at Virgin Atlantic, covering Assembly Records.

You will be responsible for making sure that all technical documentation for Aircraft and Assembly maintenance is generated, processed, updated, closed and archived, safeguarding compliance with all regulatory requirements in respect of UK CAA regulations including, but not limited to, Part M Sub Part A, B and G, Part CAMO and CAP747.

You will ensure all documentation is delivered on time and that compliant information is available on the VA Fleets for the Engineering Organisation.

Day to day

  • Management of off-wing assemblies including APU, Engine, Landing Gear and Thrust Reversers.
  • Processing of third-party repair agency inputs including component changes, maintenance requirement resets, extraction of pertinent data in relation to Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directives.
  • Carry out manual and Engineering Computer System corrections in a timely manner to ensure information is accurate, compliant, and available I.A.W. UK CAA Regulations and Department Service Level Agreements.
  • Resolve any technical related queries in a timely manner in order to ensure that all departments are working with up-to-date information on the status of the aircraft.
  • Carry out technical investigations and component queries, in order to progress the closure of technical documentation and timely update of the Engineering Computer System.
  • Ensure that all Technical Records are stored, archived and retrievable in line with Service Level Agreements and regulatory requirements.
  • Carry out audits and arrange amendments of own and others documentation in order to maintain the accuracy of all technical records.
  • Provide incident support as required for documentation management and retrieval.
  • Work in line with all Engineering Procedures and Processes for area and highlight any areas that require update or amendment.
  • Manually enter and maintain logbooks for all aircraft/maintenance activities in line with regulatory requirements.
  • Set up and support the aircraft records acquisition and disposal process and manage all documentation pertaining to this as required.
  • Ensure life limited tasks are forecasting against aircraft and major assembly components in accordance with ALS and OEM Time Limit Manuals and are forecasting accurately on the Engineering Computer System.
  • Set up new large assemblies and manage assembly change procedures and controlled documentation, whilst recording all large assembly shop visits into the Engineering Computer System

About you

To succeed in this role you will need to have experience in an airline records department, airline engineering company, or appropriate maintenance environment. You will also need to be familiar with maintaining databases and spread sheets, having excellent working knowledge of MS Word and Excel. Knowledge of aviation terminology would also be an advantage.

The type of person suited to this role will have excellent attention to detail with accurate data entry skills and enjoy problem solving. A great team player, demonstrating a high degree of flexibility in changing priorities and work schedules. You will have great communication skills both verbally and in writing. A City & Guilds qualification in Aviation Studies would be advantageous. If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Be yourself

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do our colleagues. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. At Virgin Atlantic, we believe everyone can take on the world - no matter your age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, or beliefs. We celebrate difference and everything that makes our colleagues unique by upholding an inclusive environment in which we can all thrive. So that everyone at Virgin Atlantic can be themselves and know they belong.

To make your journey with us accessible and individual to you, we encourage you to let us know if you'd like a little extra help with your application, or if you have any individual requirements at any stage along your recruitment journey. We are here to support you, so please reach out to our team, ([email protected]) feeling confident that we've got your individual considerations covered.

Additional information

B Grade


Richard Branson founded Virgin Atlantic in 1984 with the intention of shaking up the aviation industry. Since then, we’ve grown from a small team, one 747 plane and a single route, to a global network that employs thousands of wonderful people worldwide.

We’re not just your average airline. We’re a family-centric one who recognises togetherness as a hugely important aspect of life. We support and care about our employees and their families, which makes Virgin Atlantic a special place to work and the long-haul airline our customers fall in love with.

When it comes to our people, they’re a passionate lot, united in creating something different. It’s always been like this. It’s in our DNA, and it was ignited within us from the moment we started flying. So, step on board, get ready to find your purpose, embrace your human spirit and let it fly.

Our ways of working

We’re on a mission to become the most loved travel company, but with this comes great responsibility. We must support all of our people to embrace a growth mindset. To think like a start-up and act like an owner of Virgin Atlantic and to live our values every day. Our ways of working are designed to reflect the balance of happiness, productivity, collaboration, and team spirit that make us uniquely Virgin. We have built our approach on six core principles, recognising work as an activity, not a place. The focus is less on when and where people work, collaborate, or learn, but on their performance and outcomes. This is built on a foundation of trust and celebrates the diversity of our people, embracing that we all have different work-life considerations and varying times when our energy is highest.

Our people & networks

At Virgin Atlantic, we want to inspire everyone to take on the world, championing inclusivity, activism, and challenger spirit. It guides us in everything we do as we strive to make progress on the issues that matter most.​ We know difference is a strength, enabling us to be a force for good for our employees, customers, and communities​. We aim to be an employer of choice, and our purpose, the belief that drives us, is that everyone can take on the world. We’re committed to bringing together a workforce that reflects the society we live in, creating an environment that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion, and allowing all our people to bring their whole selves to work.

Supported by their own Executive Ally, our four employee networks are employee-led communities where our people can connect, celebrate and support each other. The networks work together to raise awareness of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion across the business and, through regular conversation, inform the actions we need to take as an organisation to create an environment where everyone feels they belong.

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