Technical and Engineering, Other Licensed (Non-EASA) Engineer

Technical Services Manager - Powerplants

Last updated: 3 weeks ago
Expires: 1 week ago
Job Role:
Technical and Engineering, Other Licensed (Non-EASA) Engineer
Aircraft type:
Hong Kong

Job description

Reports to: Head of Technical Services
Department: Engineering (ENG)

Role Introduction

The Technical Services section is responsible for delivering operational excellence in support of the airline’s vision to become one of the world’s greatest service brands by ensuring the Cathay Pacific fleet is safe, compliant, reliable, on-time and defect-free, managing internal and external stakeholders to achieve this in a cost-effective way.

The Technical Services – Powerplants team is responsible for ensuring that the Cathay Pacific and Air HongKong fleets meet company and regulatory authority targets for safety, airworthiness, operational reliability and commercial performance for engine and APU equipment.

Key Responsibilities

The Technical Services Manager – Powerplants is responsible for:

  • Deputising for the Head of Technical Services in his/her absence
  • Engine and APU OEM maintenance contract technical management and compliance
  • OEM technical relationship management to ensure they effectively support the Engineering vision and goals
  • Managing the engine, APU and thrust reverser system reliability and maintenance
  • programme’s effectiveness using the Reliability Centred Maintenance Philosophy
  • Timely evaluation and management of Airworthiness Directives and vendor Service Bulletins
  • Developing and managing team performance and succession planning
  • Providing the operation with specialist technical support
  • Driving continuous process and productivity improvements
  • Keeping abreast of industry best practice ideas and developments
  • Managing off-wing engine and APU maintenance activity in a cost-effective manner


  • Degree in Engineering or aerospace discipline or an equivalent professional qualification
  • Typically a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Engineering role
  • Strong aviation engineering knowledge and experience, preferably in Powerplants trade
  • Strong supplier management experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to influence internal stakeholders,
  • OEMs, other operators, industry experts and regulators
  • Experience of driving innovation and delivering business improvement
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills
  • Commercial and financial acumen