Aircraft Maintenance Planner – Melbourne, VIC.

Heston MRO Pty Ltd (Heston MRO) is a provider of world class aircraft maintenance services to a wide variety of domestic and international airlines, operating in Australia since 1992. 

We are currently seeking an experienced  Aircraft Maintenance Planner to join our Melbourne station on a full-time basis. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a diverse and growing team supporting Heston’s expanding client and aircraft base. While we have a strong preference for experienced candidates, there may be scope for development on the job for the right candidate. Key responsibilities include: 

  • Planning for cross fleet tasks, providing forecast reporting for locations and dates 
  • Coordinate production planning and resource scheduling 
  • Ensuring tooling, equipment and resources are available for scheduled works 
  • Review of work packs for sign off and billing 
  • Develop a rolling quarterly maintenance plan 
  • Liaise with Heston stations nationally to ensure appropriate resourcing and performance 

Candidates must: 

  • Have at least 2 years maintenance planning exp
  • Previous experience in line maintenance operations and requirements 
  • Be familiar with CASA maintenance regulations
  • Strong safe work ethic and practical understanding of safe work systems
  • Be able to satisfy pre-employment drug and alcohol testing 
  • ASIC and ADA eligibility
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule 

Desirable but not essential criteria includes: 

  • Cert IV in Aeroskills trade or equiv
  • Strong excel and Microsoft skills 
  • Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold a required visa-type permitting work in Australia
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years aircraft maintenance experience
  • Familiarity with CASA regulations
  • Be in possession of a valid state driver’s licence
  • Possess a high standard of both written and spoken English and great attention to detail

Heston MRO is an equal opportunity employer. If you are a motivated, self-starter with the skills and experience we are seeking we encourage you to join our multicultural, dynamic and successful team. 

To submit your expression of interest with Heston MRO please follow the application prompts.  

Salary is offered dependent on experience. Relocation Assistance and / or Visa sponsorship will be considered for the right candidate.