Technical and Engineering, Engineering general

Senior Fleet Programmes Engineer

Last updated: 2 months ago
Expires: 1 month ago
Job Role:
Technical and Engineering, Engineering general
Aircraft type:
Hong Kong

Job description

Role Introduction


Reports To: Aircraft Programmes Manager (Development, Definition & Introduction)

Depatments: ENG - Engineering

Engineering’s role is focused on reassurance, keeping our people and our customers    safe, ensuring that in every aspect of our operation we have industry leading performance and that our various fleet programmes are delivering to plan, budget and specification.

Engineering’s ambition is to be one of the world’s highest performing, customer centric and progressive engineering teams and the role of the Senior Fleet programmes Engineer is to support all programme management related activity for aircraft inductions, ensuring key milestones are achieved on schedule and other requirements such as specification, cost and weight are managed in line with the airlines expectations. They will also be expected to support the issuance of reports and physical inspection of the aircraft per the Cathay Pacific Organisation Designation Approval (ODA) 183 requirement for the issuance of a Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA).

Key Responsibilities


  • Coordinate new/used aircraft induction programmes, from specification through to delivery and issuance of first Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA), physical inspections and document acceptance. 
  • Coordinate transfer activities of aircraft from the fleet.
  • Support the Pogram Manager for all phases of induction up to Entry-Into-Service (EIS).
  • Support the aircraft definition process ensuring the specification and options selected are managed through the internal goverance process and are compliant with airworthiness requirements.
  • Support Program Manager for new aircraft source selection analysis process.
  • Support Cathay Pacific Organization Designation Approval (ODA) 183 personnel to ensure that aircraft are compliant with Hong Kong regulations.
  • Support Cathay Pacific Organization Designation Approval (ODA) 183 administrative work including Procedure Manual update and housekeeping of associated records and files.




  • Typically 6 years' experience in aircraft maintenance and/or engineering. 
  • Degree in Engineering / Aerospace discipline.
  • Proven experience of supporting, delivering aircraft projects and working with cross functional teams.
  • Proven ability in stakeholder management and working with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Maintenance Reapir Organizations (MROs).
  • Experience in HKAR-183 Design Organisation is preferred
  • Membership of The Instuitation of Hong Kong Engineers (HKIE) is preferred
  • Experience in leading LEAN projects
  • Good in communication, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Drive for excellence.
  • Adaptable and responsive to change. 

Application Deadline: 18 October 2023

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