Senior Line Maintenance Engineer

Senior Line Maintenance Engineer

locationHong Kong
PublishedPublished: Published 1 week ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 6 days
Office, Operations

Role Introduction

Reports to: Line Maintenance Operations Manager

Departments: 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.

The Senior Line Maintenance Engineer supports Engineering by enabling every line station to deliver operation excellence through managing the operation, driving changes and improve operation performance.

Key Responsibilities

Line Maintenance is an operational critical section in Engineering Department that delivers a safe, reliable and cost-effective line maintenance service to Cathay Pacific Airways as well as our third party customers in the global network.

The Senior Line Maintenance Engineer ensures safety and compliance, service delivery, capability development, operational disruption recovery, supplier management and business performance in line stations meet the airline’s targets.

Responsible for:

  • Perform pre-start assessment and support supplier selection to facilitate new station setup, change of aircraft types and change of suppliers
  • Manage station capability development and maintenance approvals application to support the Business Operating Plan for Cathay Pacific and third party business contracts
  • Investigate engineering accountable delays in outports and implementing corrective / preventive actions where required
  • Manage and deliver the technical training program to support the operational and third party business needs
  • Manage and improve global aircraft handling policy and procedures in line with industry standards and best practices
  • Manage and drive improvement for the Line Maintenance Quality Control Program to ensure compliance
  • Support Line Maintenance Operations Manager to drive changes and performance improvement for line stations
  • Support LM mobility, eTechLog and maintenance data IT platforms administration and development to improve operational efficiencies
  • Manage riding engineer arrangement to support the scheduled and ad hoc requirements
  • Provide operational support for ad hoc requirements (become a safety sensitive role)


  • Engineering degree or Aircraft Maintenance Licence (preferably with aircraft type endorsement)
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in aircraft maintenance 
  • Proven knowledge of HKAR-145 maintenance organisation requirements
  • Strong knowledge of line maintenance operation and ground support functions
  • Experience of managing cross-functional projects and delivering benefits
  • Ability to build strong and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills 

Application Deadline: 30 May 2024

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