• Salary:
  • Function:
    Operations - Engineering
  • Job Type:
  • Type:
    Airport Based
  • Grade:
    Band D - Global Grade 12

Engineering Manager

Job Requirements

To be the airport for everyone whatever your journey

Engineering Manager 

Are you our next Engineering Manager? We are looking for someone who can help us redefine what's possible for Airfield Engineering Team.

As part of our ‘Grow with Gatwick' initiative you'll be provided with plenty of training and support to ensure you're developing and growing your career.

The Engineering team deliver what matters. They protect, maintain, and repair our infrastructure. From the electricity that powers this place. Giant plant rooms that heat and cool the airport. To the specialist equipment on the airfield too!

What is the role?

The Airfield Engineering Manager requires strong leadership of the maintenance team and the effective management of Airside operation and passenger sensitive equipment, the availability of which is subject to stringent quality service levels agreed with the regulator (CAA).  These assets include but are not limited to; the runway and taxiway Aeronautical Ground Lighting (AGL) control and monitoring system, the AGL network, fixed electrical ground power (FEGP), passenger boarding bridges (PBB), stand entry guidance systems (SEGS) and apron lighting.

 What will you do?

  • Agrees, reviews and coaches' performance of the team, via the Engineering Leaders to ensure that targets are met, and team member potential is fulfilled.
  • Ensure that the daily plan completion is executed by the Engineering Leaders, and they are suitably supported to ensure shifts are resourced to deliver it.
  • Ensure all passenger, people, and profit performance targets and compliance/ regulatory requirements are met through effective leadership and management of the Engineering Leaders.
  • Delivery of Core Service Standards (CSS) through team and asset performance.
  • Engaging with key Stakeholders across the business to drive continuous performance improvements.
  • Taking a lead role in asset stewardship processes, procedures and future development in line with ISO55001 standards.
  • Producing Project initiation documents and Statements of Need for a range of continuous improvement/asset replacement activities.
  • Effective management of third-party maintenance contracts.
  • Ensures departmental working areas meet engineering EHS standards.

  Do you have what we're looking for?

  • Engineering management/maintenance management in a major mechanical & electrical services environment.
  • Leading a team in a customer service/operational effectiveness/commercial environment.
  • Leading and managing multi-disciplined technical teams.
  • Delivering continuous improvement in team and facility performance.
  • Effective relationship management in a complex service environment.
  • Effective customer interface skills.
  • Overseeing contract deployment in a complex service environment.
  • Educated to at least HNC level or equivalent

What's it like to work here?

Our employees tell us that working here is something special. Everyone is looking to deliver what matters to our passengers. There is so much that makes air travel possible. No day is like another. Our employees enjoy a range of personal, health and financial benefits, including annual leave and high street discounts. We offer a performance-based bonus scheme and our people can request professional training to support them to Grow with Gatwick

We want our people to reflect our local community and the passengers we serve. We know we are all at our best when we feel comfortable and included. We want our people to feel like they can be who they want to be at work, and we work hard to provide them with the respect and flexibility to do so.

We aim to be an equitable, diverse, and inclusive employer. We encourage and support our people to be their best. We seek different perspectives that redefine what's possible. Together we are a team.

Click apply and complete your application. We'll be in touch soon

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Gatwick Airport
Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, United Kingdom, RH6 0NP

Meet the recruiter

Sam Addison



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