Careers at bmi regional

If you think you’ve got the skills, experience and determination to join our 400-strong team, apply for a career with us today.

a bit about us

bmi regional operates an all-jet fleet comprising 18 Embraer 135 and 145 aircraft. The airline now operates more than 300 scheduled flights a week across a network of 22 destinations in ten European countries and employs more than 400 staff.

bmi regional has held the title of the UK’s most punctual airline for nine of the last ten years and won Silver Airline of the Year Award 2013/2014 at the European Regional Airlines Awards. The airline’s scheduled network includes Oslo in Norway, Brussels and Liege in Belgium; Esbjerg in Denmark; Paris, Nantes and Toulouse in France; Bremen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Munich in Germany; Karlstad and Jönköping in Sweden, Rotterdam in the Netherlands, Bern in Switzerland and Aberdeen, Bristol, East Midlands, Newcastle and Norwich in the UK.

NOTE: bmi regional has noticed that a number of websites claiming to be acting on our behalf in recruiting or facilitating recruitment of employees. We only authorise selected recruitment partners to select people on our behalf. All bmi regional employees are recruited via our official website, social media partners or authorised recruitment partners. bmi regional never charges job applicants any kind of fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Please follow the proper placement channel when applying for a career with bmi regional, the UK’s most punctual airline. bmi regional disclaims any liability arising from any claim, damage, or loss suffered by you in connection with or as a result of your contact or correspondence with any recruitment agency purporting to be an authorized recruitment partner, or any action you take in reliance on any statement, representation or undertaking given to you by any such recruitment agency.

Your application will be processed in line with our policy on Data Protection. The core principles of which are that we will only process your details for the purpose of consideration of employment with our Company, we will hold that information for no longer than is necessary (which we expect to be no more than 12 months), and will securely destroy any data held beyond that period.

Current Vacancies

Charter Sales Executive | East Midlands Head Office

Job Title Ref No:

Grade:

Department:

BD2a

R2

Business Development – Charter Sales

Role Summary

The purpose of the role is to act as focal point for the successful quoting and execution of all Ad-hoc Charter and ACMI contracts.

The role also requires the development of Account Management with our many customers so as to ensure that BMI Regional is regarded as one of the leading suppliers of Ad-hoc charter and ACMI capacity in the 50 seat market leading to growth in repeat business.

This role requires exceptional customer service.

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

  • Act as point of contact (telephone and email) for general charter and ACMI enquiries – processing requests promptly, professionally and efficiently
  • Prepare competitive quotations for brokers and end clients ensuring that these are followed up on to establish the outcome of each Charter request
  • Monitor spare capacity and gather industry knowledge on what other Operators have available in the market so as to vary BMI’s pricing competitively
  • Support the Head of Charter Sales in the production of quotes and reports as and where necessary
  • Liaise with the Product Delivery and Charter Liaison Manager and all other relevant departments on all aspects of catering supply including pick-up points, bar type, storage etc.
  • Attend seasonal Product & Catering presentations to ensure that you remain fully aware of all new services and catering products that are available to BMI’s customers
  • Liaise with other departments e.g. Operations, Accounting, Aircraft Management, and Crewing to ensure the entire Charter process flows seamlessly
  • Maximise efficiency of charter flights by spotting revenue opportunities and ensuring positioning flights are linked together to save the business money
  • Visit Aircraft Brokers, Tour Operators and end Clients in support of the Head of Charter Sales to develop relationships
  • Attend Industry functions such as BACA and broker events as and when required
  • Build up and maintain own key accounts
  • Generate and develop new business and leads
  • Develop and maintain a full client contact database for use in promotional activities
  • Issue charter contracts and invoices for payment
  • Approve charter related invoices where necessary
  • Provide ‘out-of-hours’ telephone cover from home during evenings and weekends – working on a rotation basis as part of the team
  • Become a charter ambassador for the company

Core Competencies
Level Required

Planning & Organising3
Results Orientated3
Leadership & Team Working2
Communication2
Problem Solving & Decision Making3
Innovation & Creativity3

Knowledge / Skills
Level Required
(1 = basic, 2 = reasonable, 3 = good, 4 = excellent)

MS Excel3
MS PowerPoint1
MS Word2
PPS & Jetplan Flight Planning1
Aircraft Performance knowledge1
AIMS1

Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

Airline ExperienceRequired
Customer Service ExperienceRequired
Account ManagementRequired
Charter Sales ExperienceDesired
Crewing ExperienceDesired
Crew FTL ExperienceDesired
Basic Airfield ExperienceDesired

EMA Office & Flight Crew Training Administrator | East Midlands Airport Office

Job Title Ref No:

Grade:

Department:

HR1d

R1

Administration

Role Summary

Reporting to the Office & Administration Manager, the Administrator is responsible for the efficient delivery of all administrative tasks that facilitate the smooth running of the East Midlands office and the Flight Crew Operations & Training function.  This will include administration and maintenance of crew records including training files and associated organising of crew training.  The role will be a professional liaison point for all staff, visitors and callers to the East Midlands office.

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

  • Administration and maintenance of crew records, including:
    • recording information from flight reports into database
    • Filing/maintenance of training/assessment records
    • Liaising with the Rostering team to ensure timely scheduling of all recurrent training and any expiry dates are appropriately recorded in AIMS and My bmi
    • Recording planned training into My bmi and updating with training assessments and results
    • Ensuring all required training paperwork is issued to crew as appropriate
    • Ensuring any missing paperwork is identified and chased accordingly
  • Organising and co-ordinating meetings, crew training sessions and conferences with internal and external parties; this will include procurement of required simulator slots required by the training plan
  • Supporting the Office & Administration Manager in the delivery of the following:
    • Office support, property and equipment maintenance
    • Stationery stock check and ordering for East Midlands Office and the rest of the company
    • Ordering of supplies for First Aid facilities on site
    • Invoice processing and requisitions
    • Distributing incoming mail and co-ordinating despatch of outgoing mail and couriers
    • Arranging catering for meetings when required
    • Minutes of meetings as required
    • Receiving visitors, issue of visitor passes
    • Pool car use, including transporting staff and visitors when required
    • Administration of car hire insurance claims.
    • IATA card processing and ordering
    • Expenses administration as directed
    • Co-ordination and reporting of management statistics for the Operations function
  • Constantly maintain an utmost level of confidentiality and discretion with all information pertaining to the business, the Directors & senior management, information learned/obtained, colleagues and business activities
  • Flexibly react to requests at short notice in a helpful, efficient and proactive manner
  • Constantly portray a professional image to colleagues, senior employees and clients in person and in all communications

Core Competencies
Level Required

Planning & Organising2
Results Orientated2
Leadership & Team Working1
Communication2
Problem Solving & Decision Making1
Innovation & Creativity1

Knowledge / Skills
Level Required
(1 = basic, 2 = reasonable, 3 = good, 4 = excellent)

English language and grammar skills3
Interpersonal skills3
MS Word3
MS Excel3
MS PowerPoint2
MS Outlook3
Navision3

Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

Previous experience in a similar roleRequired
Office support experienceRequired
Driving LicenceRequired
Airline experienceDesired
Customer Service experienceDesired

Senior Licensed Aircraft Engineer B1 | Bristol Airport

Job Title Ref No:

Grade:

Department:

EN1a

BRES/B1

Engineering

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

  • Carrying out in an efficient and expeditious manner, all maintenance activities as directed by any member of the supervisory staff
  • Ensure that they and others carry out the highest standard of maintenance
  • Certification of maintenance within the scope of authorisation held for work carried out by themselves and others
  • Ensure that all work carried out complies with the requirements of both the Regulatory Authority and Company requirements
  • Observance of all Health and Safety requirements
  • Assist in maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in the working environment
  • Observance of all current security regulations and precautions

Core Competencies

& Level Required

Planning & Organising3
Results Orientated2
Leadership & Team Working2
Communication3
Problem Solving & Decision Making3
Innovation & Creativity2

Knowledge / Skills

& Level Required

(1 = basic, 2 = reasonable, 3 = good, 4 = excellent)

Ability to be able to split complex maintenance tasks into clear stages4
Ability to compile and control completed work cards2
Ability to confirm proper accomplishment of maintenance tasks.3
Ability to consider human performance and limitations4
Ability to determine required qualifications for task performance3
Ability to identify and properly plan performance of critical task4
Ability to identify and rectify existing and potential unsafe conditions3
Ability to prioritise tasks and report discrepancies3
Ability to process the work requested by the operator3
Ability to properly process removed, uninstalled and rejected parts3
Ability to properly record and sign for work accomplished4
Ability to recognise the acceptability of parts to be installed prior to fitment.4
Ability to understand work orders, work cards and refer to and use applicable maintenance data.4
Ability to use information systems3
Ability to use, control and be familiar with required tooling and/or equipment3
Adequate communication and literacy skills3
Knowledge of human factors, human performance and limitations.4
Knowledge of occurrence reporting system and understanding of the importance of reporting occurrences, incorrect maintenance data and existing or potential defects.3
Knowledge of organisation capabilities, privileges and limitations3
Knowledge of Part-M, Part-145 and any other relevant regulations2
Knowledge of relevant parts of the maintenance organisation exposition and procedures.3
Knowledge of safety risks linked to the working environment3
Knowledge on CDCCL when relevant3
Knowledge on EWIS when relevant3
Understanding critical task4
Understanding of conditions for ensuring continuing airworthiness of aircraft and components.3
Understanding of his/her own human performance and limitations4
Understanding of personnel authorisations and limitations4
Understanding of professional integrity, behaviour and attitude towards safety.3

Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

 

EASA Part 66 B1Required
Documented evidence of prior relevant experienceRequired
Mandatory Training CertificatesDesired
Type rating on Embraer 135/145Desired

Cabin Crew Opportunities – Bristol, UK | Bristol

At bmi regional, the UK’s most punctual airline, we pride ourselves on a number of points, not least our first-rate cabin crew who are the face of our airline.

 

We expect the highest standards from our cabin crew who are required to be fast thinking and intuitive whilst delivering an exceptional Customer Service on-board product to our customers.   

 

What are the requirements?

  • our minimum age is 18
  • between 5’2” and 5’9” in height, without shoes, weight in proportion
  • qualifications: minimum 4 GCSE’s at A-C or the equivalent.  Certificates must be presented at interview or before employment commences
  • applicants must hold a 10 year British or European passport before employment OR have the indefinite right to live and work in the UK, as well as any relevant visas.  Copies of passport stamps should be included with applications from non-European passport holders
  • full driving licence
  • a high standard of physical fitness and visual acuity of 6/9 in each eye, aided or unaided
  • a good standard of fluency in the English language
  • immaculate appearance
  • must live within one hours travelling distance from Bristol
  • languages – German/French would be advantageous

 

If you meet the requirements above and believe you have what it takes to be part of our team in Bristol, please click here to complete the application form and email this to the recruitment team at careers@bmiregional.com

Senior Licensed Aircraft Engineer B1/B2 | Munich Airport

Job Title Ref No:

Grade:

Department:

EN1c

BREA/B2

Engineering

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities·   Carrying out in an efficient and expeditious manner, all maintenance activities as directed by any member of the supervisory staff

·   Ensure that they and others carry out the highest standard of maintenance

·    Certification of maintenance within the scope of authorisation held for work carried out by themselves and others

·     Ensure that all work carried out complies with the requirements of both the Regulatory Authority and Company requirements

·     Observance of all Health and Safety requirements

·     Assist in maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in the working environment

·    Observance of all current security regulations and precautions

Core Competencies

& Level Required

 

Planning & Organising3
Results Orientated2
Leadership & Team Working2
Communication3
Problem Solving & Decision Making3
Innovation & Creativity2
Knowledge / Skills

& Level Required

(1 = basic, 2 = reasonable, 3 = good, 4 = excellent)

 

Ability to be able to split complex maintenance tasks into clear stages4
Ability to compile and control completed work cards2
Ability to confirm proper accomplishment of maintenance tasks.3
Ability to consider human performance and limitations4
Ability to determine required qualifications for task performance3
Ability to identify and properly plan performance of critical task4
Ability to identify and rectify existing and potential unsafe conditions3
Ability to prioritise tasks and report discrepancies3
Ability to process the work requested by the operator3
Ability to properly process removed, uninstalled and rejected parts3
Ability to properly record and sign for work accomplished4
Ability to recognise the acceptability of parts to be installed prior to fitment.4
Ability to understand work orders, work cards and refer to and use applicable maintenance data.4
Ability to use information systems3
Ability to use, control and be familiar with required tooling and/or equipment3
Adequate communication and literacy skills3
Knowledge of human factors, human performance and limitations.4
Knowledge of occurrence reporting system and understanding of the importance of reporting occurrences, incorrect maintenance data and existing or potential defects.3
Knowledge of organisation capabilities, privileges and limitations3
Knowledge of Part-M, Part-145 and any other relevant regulations2
Knowledge of relevant parts of the maintenance organisation exposition and procedures.3
Knowledge of safety risks linked to the working environment3
Knowledge on CDCCL when relevant3
Knowledge on EWIS when relevant3
Understanding critical task4
Understanding of conditions for ensuring continuing airworthiness of aircraft and components.3
Understanding of his/her own human performance and limitations4
Understanding of personnel authorisations and limitations4
Understanding of professional integrity, behaviour and attitude towards safety.3
Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

 

EASA Part 66 B2 & C LicenceRequired
Documented evidence of prior relevant experienceRequired
Mandatory Training CertificatesRequired
Type rating on Embraer 135/145Required
  
  

 

 

 

Cabin Crew Opportunities – Munich, Germany | Munich

With a 70 year heritage and a tradition of service, flying with bmi regional is always about delivering a quality experience on our all jet fleet. Celebrated as the UK’s most punctual airline, we pride ourselves on a number of points, not least our first-rate cabin crew who are the face of our rapidly expanding airline.

Flying to over 25 European destinations on our single crew Embraer 135/145 aircraft, we expect the highest standards from our cabin crew who are required to be fast thinking and intuitive whilst delivering an exceptional level of service to our customers.

What are the requirements?

• at least 18 years old
• Under 175cm
• A good, completed education
• Unrestricted residence and work permit in Germany and hold a full passport
• full driving licence
• a high standard of physical fitness and visual acuity of 6/9 in each eye, aided or unaided
• Live – or be prepared to relocate to Munich to live – within 1 hour from the base
• Fluency in English and German
• Previous experience of being a flight attendant preferred

If you meet the requirements above and believe you have what it takes to be part of our team, please click here to complete the application form and email this to the recruitment team at careers@flybmi.com

 

Direct Entry Captains | Bristol and Munich

What are the requirements?

 

bmi regional are seeking to recruit Direct Entry Captains with ERJ 135/145 type rating preferable.

 

  • must hold full EASA ATPL, preferably issued in the UK. Certificates must be presented at interview or before employment commences
  • preferable ERJ 135/145 type rating
  • a minimum of 3500 hours with at least 500 hours jet or 1000 hours turbo-prop command achieved within a multi-crew system.
  • You must be in possession of a valid JAA/EASA Licence on commencement of employment with the Company; any costs incurred in meeting this requirement is down to you
  • Applicants will need to apply to the Disclosure & Barring Service in order to obtain an airside security pass; failure to obtain a pass will invalidate any offer of employment. Arrangements for obtaining this pass will be confirmed to you under separate cover
  • Prior to employment you will need to provide full and comprehensive personal and employment references covering the last 5 years; details of referees will be requested by the Company
  • must live within one hours travelling distance from the assigned base
  • Level 6 English language proficiency
  • Applicants must hold a 10 year British or European passport before employment OR have the indefinite right to live and work in the UK, as well as any relevant visas. Copies of passport stamps should be included with applications from non-European passport holders
  • You will be issued with a Health Assessment form; the offer is conditional on satisfactory review of this by our Company Doctor
  • a high standard of physical fitness and visual acuity of 6/9 in each eye, aided or unaided
  • immaculate appearance
  • You must be in possession of a valid Class 1 medical category with at least 6 months validity remaining on commencement of employment. Any costs incurred in meeting this requirement are for your own account
  • You must hold a full valid driving licence and provide the Company with a copy of your photo ID licence documentation

Where are the bmi regional bases?

We currently have flight crew based at the following airports:

  • ABERDEEN
  • EAST MIDLANDS
  • BRISTOL
  • NEWCASTLE
  • MUNICH
  • KARLSTAD

 

What hours do flight crew work?

The length of your working day will vary, depending on how many sectors you are rostered to complete. The number of sectors may vary and is dependent on the length of the flight. Your working day may be affected by delays or changes to your flights. However the company strictly complies with the limits imposed by EASA as a minimum in relation to flying hours as well as adhering to the working time regulations.

 

How do rosters work?

Flight crew are given a roster four weeks in advance. Duty days will vary between early starts and late finishes. The number of sectors worked may include standby duties either at home or at the airport. Crew must be contactable either by a landline or a mobile telephone and be able to report for your duty (i.e. the crew room) within one hour of receiving the call from the crewing department. The time off work will inevitably vary and you should expect to work weekends, Christmas and bank holidays as the airline operates 365 days of the year. Published rosters may change due to operational requirements.

 

What are the benefits?

 

first class training and career progression

a competitive salary

yearly incremental increases

after qualifying period, concessionary travel

company pension scheme

life assurance cover

private health cover

a total of 38 days annual leave per year, made up of 30 days annual leave plus 8 days in lieu of public holidays

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to careers@flybmi.com