Current Opportunities

Component Engineer

Job position/grade: Non-Certifying Engineer
Location: Rayleigh, Essex, UK

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 shop are as follows:

  • Navigational Components & Flight Deck Instrumentation.
  • Interior fluorescent & LED Lighting.
  • Crew Headsets and Cabin Handsets
  • In-Flight Entertainment accessories.
  • DVD Players & Flat Screen Monitors.
  • Multi-Functional Touch Panels & Switch Boxes.

Job entry requirements:

  • Previous experience in the Aviation industry is preferred but not essential. We may consider candidates from other industries having similar skills, with the purpose to cross train them.
  • Experience in engineering.
  • Experience in electronics and PCB fault finding techniques.

Job Information:

  • Starting salary subject to previous experience and industry relevance.
  • 28 days Holiday PA starting entitlement (includes Bank Holidays).
  • Working hours 08:00 to 16:30 Mon-Fri with half hour lunch break.
  • Extra holiday rewards accrued by sick-free years and length of service.
  • Pension and long-term illness/death in service scheme.

Applications can be made by submitting a current CV and covering letter to david.dawson@oakenhurst.com and gareth.cronk@oakenhurst.com

Commercial Department

Job position/grade: Customer Support Executive
Location: Rayleigh, Essex, UK

We are currently seeking a full-time Customer Support Executive to work within our busy and vibrant Commercial Department. The Commercial Department supports all infrastructure aspects of the company, in addition to external sales and third-party management. The main role for the successful applicant will be supporting our customer base by providing them with updates on the progression of open order books within our engineering & maintenance workshops. This will include liaising with all customers and responding to their communications/enquiries. The position is based at our divisional HQ in Essex but will at times require international travel when the company exhibits at industry shows. National travel will at times be necessary when arranging meetings within our UK customer base.

Other duties will include data management on the company’s computer system, producing technical estimates, filing and scanning, photocopying and other general administrative duties.

Job entry requirements:

  • Previous experience in the Aviation industry is preferred but not essential.
  • Experience in office administration.
  • Experienced in the use of office computer systems and email.

Job Information:

  • Starting salary subject to previous experience and industry relevance.
  • 28 days Holiday PA starting entitlement (includes Bank Holidays).
  • Working hours 08:30 to 16:30 Mon-Fri with half hour lunch break (37.5 hour week)
  • Extra holiday rewards accrued by sick-free years and length of service.
  • Pension and long-term illness/death in service scheme.

Applications can be made by submitting a current CV and covering letter to karen.tibble@oakenhurst.com and gareth.cronk@oakenhurst.com