Deputy Continuing Airworthiness Manager


Job summary

BAE Systems
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Electrical/Electronic, Mechanical, Reliability, Systems Design, Electronic
Aerospace / Avionics, Defence
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job title: Deputy Continuing Airworthiness Manager

Location: RAF Leeming. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £61,110+ (Commensurate with skills and experience)

What you'll be doing:

  • As the Deputy Continuing Airworthiness Manager (DCAM) you will be reporting to BAE Systems Military Continuing Airworthiness Manager (MilCAM) who is based at Warton
  • Very much a central role in ensuring Continued Airworthiness of No11 Squadron operating at RAF Leeming and a critical role to provide Technical leadership between the Continuing Airworthiness Management Support Services (CAMSS function), the MilCAM organisation and the Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO/P145)
  • You will be the on-site CAMO/Pt M representative assuming the day-to-day CAMO responsibility, as authorised, on behalf of the Head of MilCAMO
  • Provide assurance that high levels of engineering standards & practices are maintained within CAMO & AMO Engineering teams (P145), within the CAMO's area of responsibility (AOR)
  • Be actively engaged in Preventative and Corrective maintenance planning. Be the focal point for triaging of Technical Queries (TQs) managing, as appropriate, to resolution
  • Be actively involved in the planning and coordinating of significant unscheduled maintenance and repair activity, Drafting, Approving and authorising (as appropriate) MilCAM & CAMSS Instructions
  • Ensuring reportable Safety events (DASOR/MEMS) are investigated and resolved appropriately
  • Ensuring that the Accountable Manager is informed of any condition of an aircraft or aircraft component which could impact safety

Your skills and experiences:

  • Background in a Part M/Engineering organisation
  • Educated to a Degree level in an Aeronautical Engineering discipline (or equivalent in an aircraft engineering discipline background). Capable of Professional Registration with Engineering Council, (CEng or IEng working towards CEng)
  • The role requires the breadth to think strategically across the CAMO support organisation and all of its constituent activities and functions
  • Proven track record of Operational management within a Support Environment and can demonstrate compliance with MAOS/DAOS (Maintenance Approved Organisation Scheme)/Design Approved Organisation Scheme) regulations


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation team:

The Deputy Military Continuing Airworthiness Manager (DMilCAM) is responsible for the co-ordination of all appropriate areas to ensure compliance with the relevant continuing airworthiness and maintenance requirements of both the customer contracts and Maintenance and Continuing Airworthiness (M&CA) Function. It will include activities to any Hawk aircraft operating under the accountability of the BAE Systems Accountable Manager (Military Flying), including deputising for the Military Continuing Airworthiness Manager (MilCAM) during periods of absence.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 9th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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