What you will do
In this role you will be responsible for providing technical advice in regards to the obsolescence management and associated technical support of equipment, fittings and documentation associated with all RNZAF aircraft. You will ensure that effective obsolescence management practices are applied to RNZAF platforms and systems, to minimise the loss of operational capability, due to obsolescence.
What we need
We are seeking a person with significant experience in obsolescence management for aircraft components and systems. You will have an Aeronautical engineering background and a knowledge of systems engineering and systems safety analysis principles and practises. This prior experience has given you some really good investigative skills for the treatment of obsolescence issues.
A good level of proficiency in Microsoft Office is needed, especially in Excel. Knowledge of a computerised maintenance management system is desirable.
In terms of qualifications we are ideally looking for advanced trade training and/or a recognised military or aerospace industry qualification. Any SAP exposure would be an advantage.
Who we are
The Continued Airworthiness Management Organisation Auckland, through the Platform Technical Support Cells, is responsible for the Technical Airworthiness of the various aircraft and associated aeronautical structure and systems in support of NZDF Operations.
Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.
NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.
In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:
How to Apply
To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Jules Urlich on 021 135 8759.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.
Applications close on Thursday 19 March 2020.
Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:
Higher level Security Clearance
If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.