Senior Leading Hand – Mechanical

  • Job Reference: N6030-733S
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2018
  • Location: Waddington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Senior Leading Hand – Mechanical


Our client is currently recruiting for a Senior Leading Hand (Mechanical) to join the team at Waddington, Lincoln.


As Senior Leading Hand your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Previous experience within an aircraft maintenance organisation.

Experience on Sentry E3-D

Previous managerial/supervisory experience

Health and Safety awareness. British Safety Council level 1.


As Senior Leading Hand your main responsibilities will involve:

Supervising and ensuring all aircraft work requested to be completed is done to a high standard, adhering to specified timescales.

Maintaining proper authority in order to supervise and sign-off work being completed at Fitter level

Reviewing and Signing-off accurate and comprehensive documentation for all aircraft work completed, ensuring that appropriate ‘open entries’ are annotated on the documentation.

Ensuring that all work is done efficiently with reference to all approved technical data.

Notifying the Charge Hand of any discrepancy within the approved technical data or maintenance procedure.

Maintaining a clean and tidy working environment.

Using the tool control system correctly.

Ensuring engineering standards and practices are maintained and that flight safety regulations are properly observed.

Supporting technical, safety and other investigations when requested.

Supporting implementation of remedial action from investigations.

Contributing to business improvements initiatives.

Other tasks as directed by the Mechanical Charge Hand.


Senior Leading Hand – Mechanical

Location:  Waddington, Lincoln

Salary: Very Competitive