Head of Maintenance – Aviation

2Excel Engineering

Lasham Airfield. Full-time, permanent.


2Excel Engineering Ltd is a successful maintenance and repair organisation (MRO) based at Lasham in Hampshire.  Now in its 6th year of trading, it is completing a transformational journey which has seen it grow into a well-respected, relevant, modern and efficient MRO with an impressive customer base.  2Excel Engineering’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated its resilience and it has laid the foundations of a bright future in the post pandemic world.

About the role

Due to internal succession planning, we are seeking a new Head of Maintenance to join our Senior Leadership Team.  Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, the Head of Maintenance is a Form 4 position that provides crucial leadership for all maintenance activities.

You will lead the Delivery Department in order to provide controlled, efficient and compliant maintenance, modifications and repair of Boeing, Airbus, Beechcraft and Piper aircraft.   You will line manage the Shift Managers and support them to effectively lead, motivate and control their teams.  Through the Maintenance Programme Manager, you will prioritise tasking and drive continuous improvement in quality, efficiency and productivity.  You will play a key role in communicating with clients and ensuring customer satisfaction remains high.  You will ensure we continue to meet compliance requirements and you will contribute to our excellent relationships with our Regulators.  You will contribute to, and support the implementation of, the Company’s strategy and plans. 

About you

You will already have experience of working within a Part 145 MRO setting, probably as a Shift Manager, Base Maintenance Manager or Head of Maintenance.  You will have excellent people skills and extensive experience of dealing with employees, customers and working well with your peers.  You will have the ability to understand the differing, and sometimes complex, maintenance demands in a tight commercial environment.  You will have a solution-focussed attitude and creative ability to help to your teams to make the right decisions.  You will be flexible, displaying a can-do attitude that results in a motivated workforce and resilient, commercially-viable outputs.

If this sounds like you, and you’re looking for a new challenge, we want to hear from you.   To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter noting your salary expectations and current notice period to recruitment@2excel.uk.  You will be asked to demonstrate your right to work in the UK if we seek to take your application further. 

We can offer you a competitive salary, 25 days of annual leave from day one, flexible working arrangements and a matched Company pension.

If you would like more information before applying, then please do not hesitate to make contact with us via recruitment@2excel.uk and we will arrange for someone to give you a call.  No agencies please.

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