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Engineering Technician

Manchester Airport, Manchester
Salary: £40,771 plus shift allowance
Closing date
27 Nov 2022

Job Details

Engineering Technicians, Manchester Airport
•    Based at Manchester Airport
•    Salary: £40,771 plus shift allowance
•    Full Shift (Rotating Days and Nights inc. Weekends)
•    Permanent Role 
•    We are proud to be a diverse employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds

Manchester Airport:
Every year, Manchester Airport connects over 27 million passengers with more than 200 destinations across the globe. As the third largest airport in the UK, Manchester is also in the top 20 airports in Europe. 
Part of the largest UK owned airport operator group, MAG, Manchester Airport supports over 19,000 jobs onsite and generates around £7.75bn each year for the region.
Despite the vast scale of the operations, Manchester is a community with people at its heart: customer service is what we do. In enabling air travel, we help families, businesses and cargo connect around the world. As part of a vibrant team, everyone contributes to keeping people safe and comfortable as they use our airport.  
In 2021, Manchester Airport marked a major milestone in its 83-year history when we opened the iconic Terminal Two extension, the centrepiece of our £1bn transformation programme. We still have a few years of further construction work to go, but once completed Manchester Airport will be a facility which competes on a world stage! 
As an employer our airport offers real camaraderie, exceptional training and a wealth of long-term career opportunities. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that will give you huge scope to make an impact and explore your potential to the full: Manchester is an airport that’s going places. 
Join MAG and make the journey. 

A day in the life of a typical engineer
You’ll proactively ensure that Manchester Airports engineered systems, equipment, services and facilities remain operational within specified safety, legislative, quality, environmental and performance standards and targets.
You’ll undertake planned and reactive maintenance work on airport infrastructure to ensure optimum availability and serviceability of assets which meets agreed service levels and provides a trouble-free operational environment for our customers.
You’ll maximise personal capabilities to achieve minimum disruption and downtime in line with service level agreements and other performance standards
You’ll achieve and maintain the competence and knowledge required for the job through a positive attitude in team working, training, reading publications such as trade journals, maintenance manuals and internal policies and procedures
You’ll take responsibility for good engineering practice across site and mentor and coach others so to ensure technical knowledge is shared between engineering colleagues.
You’ll also participate in projects, working parties and carry out any other duties as may be reasonably required by line management.

What will make you successful in this role? 
You’ll have a professional Engineering qualification in Electrical / Electronic with ONC minimum and HNC / HND essential. 
You’ll be a qualified Technician with multi skills and have ideally served a recognised apprenticeship.
You’ll high a high level of Electronic / Electrical / Mechanical knowledge, and be able to lead by example.
You’ll have experience of high-speed automation equipment and associated control systems.
You’ll have vast previous experience of working in a similar capacity on a large commercial / industrial site where a similar range of multidiscipline engineering asset maintenance is undertaken.
You’ll have the ability to read and interpret electronic, electrical, hydraulic, mechanical schematic drawings.
You’ll also be highly IT literate with the ability to carry out effective report writing utilising a suite of PC based Office applications, as well as the ability to utilise PC based systems to interrogate automated equipment and effectively diagnose faults
And you’ll have a full UK Driving License.

What can we offer in return? 
Great benefits as you would expect from a business the size of MAG – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package including 5.5% company contribution pension, holiday allowance plus bank holidays, free parking, subsidised public transport and a huge range of company discounts.

Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments

MAG are a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work. At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to get in touch with our Recruitment Team to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen.


MAG is the country’s largest airport group. We own Manchester, Stansted, East Midlands and Bournemouth Airports. However, our airports are so much more than the place where your holiday starts!

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