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Aircraft Component Technician - Interiors, Communications & Navigation Division

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Company Overview

Oakenhurst is an UK CAA, FAA, TCCA, EASA 145 & ISO 9001 approved MRO facility, located near London Southend Airport. Servicing and supporting components for a global network of aviation partners. Our dedicated sales team provide AOG support for airlines worldwide. Experience and quality combined with third-party management; in-house repairs make Oakenhurst the perfect choice for complete peace of mind.

Comprehensive support is provided for Commercial Aviation, Corporate Aviation & Military Aviation.  In addition, our extensive capability list offers services for Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier, British Aerospace, Augusta, Westland, Saab, ATR, Dassault, Lockheed, Fokker & Embraer components.

Why Work for Oakenhurst?

At Oakenhurst we understand that people are our greatest asset. Whilst not a family business, we adopt the same core values and this is reflected in an excellent team ethic throughout the organisation. Our leadership team have created an environment where professional development is encouraged and this has undoubtedly been a factor in staff retention sitting far above the national average.

Current Vacancy

Job Description: Aircraft Component Technician

We currently require a full-time permanent engineer within our Interiors, Communications & Navigation Division. The candidate must be compliant with PCB electronic component fault diagnosis techniques down to discreet component level. Some of the units repaired within the division are as follows:

  • Avionic Equipment
  • Multi-Functional Touch Panels & Switch Boxes
  • In-Flight Entertainment accessories
  • Navigational Components & Flight Deck Instrumentation
  • Interior fluorescent & LED Lighting
  • Crew Headsets and Cabin Handsets
  • Automated External Defibrillators
  • Air Data Computers

Job skills, experience and qualifications:

The applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Previous experience within the Aviation industry is preferred but not essential as we may consider candidates from other industries with similar skills with the purpose to cross train into the aviation industry
  • Experience in engineering
  • Experience in electronics and PCB fault finding techniques

Job Information:

  • Salary range is available upon receipt of application
  • 28 days PA Holiday starting entitlement (Includes bank holidays)
  • Based at Oakenhurst HQ in Rayleigh, Essex
  • Extra holiday rewards can be earned by sick free years and length of service
  • Working hours 08:00 to 16:30 Mon-Fri with half hour lunch break
  • Pension and Long-term illness/death in service scheme

Should you wish to apply for this position please submit a current CV here. Download the job description here.


Aircraft Component Technician - Flight Power & Electro Mechanics, Galley Accessories

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Company Overview

Oakenhurst is an UK CAA, FAA, TCCA, EASA 145 & ISO 9001 approved MRO facility, located near London Southend Airport. Servicing and supporting components for a global network of aviation partners. Our dedicated sales team provide AOG support for airlines worldwide. Experience and quality combined with third-party management; in-house repairs make Oakenhurst the perfect choice for complete peace of mind.

Comprehensive support is provided for Commercial Aviation, Corporate Aviation & Military Aviation.  In addition, our extensive capability list offers services for Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier, British Aerospace, Augusta, Westland, Saab, ATR, Dassault, Lockheed, Fokker & Embraer components.

Why Work for Oakenhurst?

At Oakenhurst we understand that people are our greatest asset. Whilst not a family business, we adopt the same core values and this is reflected in an excellent team ethic throughout the organisation. Our leadership team have created an environment where professional development is encouraged and this has undoubtedly been a factor in staff retention sitting far above the national average.

Current Vacancy

Job Description: Aircraft Component Technician

We currently require a fulltime permanent technician within our technical workshop areas covering Flight Power & Electro-Mechanics, Galley Accessory and Rail Support Divisions. The candidate ideally should be compliant with PCB electronic component fault diagnosis techniques down to discreet component level. Some of the units repaired within the shop are as follows:

  • Starter Motors
  • Windshield Heat Controllers
  • Flight Deck Windows/transparencies
  • Linear Actuators
  • Static Inverters
  • Ovens
  • Water Boilers / Coffee Makers 
  • Generator Control Units
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Retractable Landing Lights
  • Rail Fire Suppression racks

Job skills, experience and qualifications:

The applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Previous experience within the Aviation industry is preferred but not essential as we may consider candidates from other industries with similar skills with the purpose to cross train into the aviation industry
  • Experience in engineering
  • Experience in electronics and PCB fault finding techniques

Job Information:

  • Salary range is available upon receipt of application
  • 28 days PA Holiday starting entitlement (Includes bank holidays)
  • Extra holiday rewards can be earned by sick free years and length of service
  • Working hours 08:00 to 16:30 Mon-Fri with half hour lunch break
  • Pension and Long term illness/death in service scheme

Should you wish to apply for this position please submit a current CV here. Download the job description here.


Global Sales Representative

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Company Overview

Oakenhurst is an FAA, TCCA & EASA 145/ISO 9001 approved MRO facility, located near London Southend Airport. Manufacturing and supporting components for a global network of aviation partners. Our dedicated sales team provide AOG support for airlines worldwide. Experience and quality combined with third-party management, in-house repairs and manufacturing make Oakenhurst the perfect choice for complete peace of mind.

Comprehensive support is provided for Commercial Aviation, Corporate Aviation & Military Aviation.  In addition, our extensive capability list offers services for Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier, British Aerospace, Augusta, Westland, Saab, ATR, Dassault, Lockheed, Fokker & Embraer components.

Why Work for Oakenhurst?

At Oakenhurst we understand that people are our greatest asset. Whilst not a family business, we adopt the same core values and this is reflected in an excellent team ethic that runs throughout the organisation. Our leadership team have created an environment where professional development is encouraged and this has undoubtedly been a factor in staff retention sitting far above the national average.

Job position/grade: Global Sales Representative

We are looking to appoint a Global Sales Representative to work closely with our ever expanding commercial team. The candidate must have prior experience in sales within the MRO/Manufacturing sector of the Aviation Industry.  If you are hard-working, enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about Aviation then this could just be the role for you. We are looking for the right individual whose role will be to represent our global brand at all levels with both new and existing customers.  The ideal candidate will have the drive and energy to be able to demonstrate excellent communication in order to influence, secure new business and provide exceptional service to our customers.

Job skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Previous sales experience within the Aviation industry (namely the MRO/Manufacturing sectors)
  • Understanding and Flexibility to regional and global travel
  • Proven track record of successful sales and business development with the Aviation Sector
  • A broad knowledge of Aviation support services
  • Able to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Excellent command of the English Language (other spoken languages is advantageous)
  • Full clean UK driving License

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Arranging and attending industry events nationally and globally
  • Researching fleet or target region
  • Conducting face-to-face meetings
  • Contract negotiations (where applicable)
  • Pitching to new customers
  • Managing existing client relationships
  • Reviewing quality and performance
  • Management and maintenance of the CRM contact list
  • Providing visit reports and updates
  • Contact Regime for key accounts
  • Arranging follow up calls and meetings
  • Research for new business opportunities

Job Information:

  • Salary £Negotiable depending on background and experience
  • 28 days PA Holiday entitlement (Includes bank holidays)
  • Extra holiday rewards can be earned via length of service and good attendance
  • Company vehicle
  • Hours are Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00 (30 mins lunch break) split between HQ and client visits/events
  • Pension and death in-service scheme

Should you wish to apply for this position please submit a current CV here. Download the job description here.

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