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.

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Current Vacancies

Sales Manager – UK Midlands | East Midlands Airport

Job Title Ref No:

Grade:

Department:

SA2a

SA2a

Commercial Department - Sales

Role Summary

Reporting to the Sales Director, the Sales Manager UK South will be the commercial ambassador of BMI Regional in the Midlands and Brussels.

The role is focused on maximising revenue through corporate accounts, trade relations and through relationship management of key partnerships to ensure maximum awareness of the bmi regional brand in the designated markets.

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

  • Manage key corporate accounts and key trade partnerships
  • Plan regular review meetings with key accounts to monitor performance and recommend corrective actions accordingly
  • Initiate gap-closing actions to maximise key accounts revenue generation
  • Reach revenue targets set by the Department
  • Design, implement and monitor a sales plan in collaboration with Marketing for the assigned markets in line with the Department Strategy
  • Constant liaison with the RM team to channel market feedback and formulate commercial offers to prospects
  • Constant liaison with the business development team to exchange on market developments that may translate into new opportunities
  • Represent the company at events, meetings and product briefings
  • First point of contact to airports within the assigned markets for commercial issues
  • Frequent visit to the headquarters are required

Core Competencies & Level Required

Planning & Organising 3
Results Orientated 4
Leadership & Team Working 3
Communication 3
Problem Solving & Decision Making 3
Innovation & Creativity 4

Knowledge / Skills & Level Required

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

* following appropriate training

Legal and/or commercial experience Required
5 years’ aviation commercial experience Required
CRM software (Salesforce) Required
MS Office Pack Required
Commercial Acumen Required

Shared Services Clerk (SSC) | East Midlands Office

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Grade:

Department:

FI1h

R1

Shared Services Centre

Role Summary

The purpose of this role is to process documents within the various functions of the Shared Services Centre and to reconcile statements in a timely and accurate manner.  Also to provide advice and guidance to all level of employees throughout the business.

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

  • Ensure SSC Post is date stamped and forwarded to the relevant persons
  • Scan any invoices received via post, for logging
  • Ensure each purchase invoice has been logged within the Navision system
  • Process complex invoices at a high volume, ensuring all invoices are coded to correct nominal codes and posted to correct supplier account
  • Liaise with internal and external customers
  • Update SSC Supervisor of supplier issues and workloads
  • Support SSC colleagues as and when required
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as required by the SSC Supervisor/Financial Control Manager

Core Competencies & Level Required

Planning & Organising 2
Results Orientated 3
Leadership & Team Working 3
Communication 3
Problem Solving & Decision Making 2
Innovation & Creativity 2

Knowledge / Skills & Level Required

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

Data entry skills 4
MS Excel 3
MS Outlook 2
Navision 2
OASES 1
Knowledge and understanding of VAT regulations 1

Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

Accounts payable experience Required
Accounts receivable experience Desired
Reconciliation experience Required
GCSE or equivalent level of education Required
Capable of working in a high volume fast paced environment Required
Strong communication skills Required
Proven self starter Required
Excellent eye for detail Required

IT Application Support Manager | East Midlands Airport Office

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Grade:

Department:

IT2a

R2

IT

Role Summary

As part of the IT department you will have overall responsibility to ensure that the key applications are set-up, supported and maintained.  You will provide system expertise and advice to individuals and the management of the company.  You will be the point of contact for triage and escalation for any issues and questions.  You will also be responsible for ensuring any issues are logged with the supplier and that these issues are followed up to resolution.  The primary focus will be to support Aims within the company, but you will be required to acquire knowledge of other key systems. Drive continuous improvement through improved processes and automation.  Recommend better practises to improve the business effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

  • Set-up and continued configuration of key applications
  • Set-up and removal of users with relevant access rights
  • Provide strategic guidance to the Head of IT on the best use of key applications
  • Report key incidents to the relevant parties in the standard IT format
  • Point of contact for issues/questions internally
  • Point of contact for issues/questions externally
  • Diagnosing and solving issues
  • Ensuring relevant knowledge is shared between the IT team
  • Document processes in standard IT format
  • Take ownership of any application issue
  • Reporting on performance to management
  • Mentor junior staff where required
  • Delegation of work to the IT Support Technicians
  • Escalation of issues to external parties
  • Preparation, communication, co-ordination of system upgrades
  • Ensure that you represent the IT department in a professional manner internally and externally
  • Ensure key tasks are handed over to another member of the team when you are not available
  • Ensure your manager is aware of any relevant issues

Core Competencies & Level Required

Planning & Organising 2
Results Orientated 4
Leadership & Team Working 3
Communication 3
Problem Solving & Decision Making 4
Innovation & Creativity 1

Knowledge / Skills & Level Required

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

* following appropriate training

Amadeus 1
AIMS 4*
Ink Web Check-in 1
OASES 1
MS SQL Server 2*
Technical & Analytical skills 3
Organisation, interpersonal and communication skills 3
Problem solving skills and a logical mind 3
Meticulous, methodical nature with attention to detail 3
Ability to work well under pressure 3

Senior Licensed Aircraft Engineer B1/B1 & B2 | Birmingham Airport

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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 & Organising 3
Results Orientated 2
Leadership & Team Working 2
Communication 3
Problem Solving & Decision Making 3
Innovation & Creativity 2

Knowledge / Skills

& Level Required

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

Ability to be able to split complex maintenance tasks into clear stages 4
Ability to compile and control completed work cards 2
Ability to confirm proper accomplishment of maintenance tasks. 3
Ability to consider human performance and limitations 4
Ability to determine required qualifications for task performance 3
Ability to identify and properly plan performance of critical task 4
Ability to identify and rectify existing and potential unsafe conditions 3
Ability to prioritise tasks and report discrepancies 3
Ability to process the work requested by the operator 3
Ability to properly process removed, uninstalled and rejected parts 3
Ability to properly record and sign for work accomplished 4
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 systems 3
Ability to use, control and be familiar with required tooling and/or equipment 3
Adequate communication and literacy skills 3
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 limitations 3
Knowledge of Part-M, Part-145 and any other relevant regulations 2
Knowledge of relevant parts of the maintenance organisation exposition and procedures. 3
Knowledge of safety risks linked to the working environment 3
Knowledge on CDCCL when relevant 3
Knowledge on EWIS when relevant 3
Understanding critical task 4
Understanding of conditions for ensuring continuing airworthiness of aircraft and components. 3
Understanding of his/her own human performance and limitations 4
Understanding of personnel authorisations and limitations 4
Understanding of professional integrity, behaviour and attitude towards safety. 3

Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

 

EASA Part 66 B1 Required
Documented evidence of prior relevant experience Required
Mandatory Training Certificates Desired
Type rating on Embraer 135/145 Desired

Senior Licensed Aircraft Engineer B1/B1 & B2 | City of Derry 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 & Organising 3
Results Orientated 2
Leadership & Team Working 2
Communication 3
Problem Solving & Decision Making 3
Innovation & Creativity 2

Knowledge / Skills

& Level Required

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

Ability to be able to split complex maintenance tasks into clear stages 4
Ability to compile and control completed work cards 2
Ability to confirm proper accomplishment of maintenance tasks. 3
Ability to consider human performance and limitations 4
Ability to determine required qualifications for task performance 3
Ability to identify and properly plan performance of critical task 4
Ability to identify and rectify existing and potential unsafe conditions 3
Ability to prioritise tasks and report discrepancies 3
Ability to process the work requested by the operator 3
Ability to properly process removed, uninstalled and rejected parts 3
Ability to properly record and sign for work accomplished 4
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 systems 3
Ability to use, control and be familiar with required tooling and/or equipment 3
Adequate communication and literacy skills 3
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 limitations 3
Knowledge of Part-M, Part-145 and any other relevant regulations 2
Knowledge of relevant parts of the maintenance organisation exposition and procedures. 3
Knowledge of safety risks linked to the working environment 3
Knowledge on CDCCL when relevant 3
Knowledge on EWIS when relevant 3
Understanding critical task 4
Understanding of conditions for ensuring continuing airworthiness of aircraft and components. 3
Understanding of his/her own human performance and limitations 4
Understanding of personnel authorisations and limitations 4
Understanding of professional integrity, behaviour and attitude towards safety. 3

Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

 

EASA Part 66 B1 Required
Documented evidence of prior relevant experience Required
Mandatory Training Certificates Desired
Type rating on Embraer 135/145 Desired

Cabin Crew Opportunities | Birmingham Airport

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 | 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 & Organising 3
Results Orientated 2
Leadership & Team Working 2
Communication 3
Problem Solving & Decision Making 3
Innovation & Creativity 2

Knowledge / Skills

& Level Required

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

Ability to be able to split complex maintenance tasks into clear stages 4
Ability to compile and control completed work cards 2
Ability to confirm proper accomplishment of maintenance tasks. 3
Ability to consider human performance and limitations 4
Ability to determine required qualifications for task performance 3
Ability to identify and properly plan performance of critical task 4
Ability to identify and rectify existing and potential unsafe conditions 3
Ability to prioritise tasks and report discrepancies 3
Ability to process the work requested by the operator 3
Ability to properly process removed, uninstalled and rejected parts 3
Ability to properly record and sign for work accomplished 4
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 systems 3
Ability to use, control and be familiar with required tooling and/or equipment 3
Adequate communication and literacy skills 3
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 limitations 3
Knowledge of Part-M, Part-145 and any other relevant regulations 2
Knowledge of relevant parts of the maintenance organisation exposition and procedures. 3
Knowledge of safety risks linked to the working environment 3
Knowledge on CDCCL when relevant 3
Knowledge on EWIS when relevant 3
Understanding critical task 4
Understanding of conditions for ensuring continuing airworthiness of aircraft and components. 3
Understanding of his/her own human performance and limitations 4
Understanding of personnel authorisations and limitations 4
Understanding of professional integrity, behaviour and attitude towards safety. 3

Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

 

EASA Part 66 B1 Required
Documented evidence of prior relevant experience Required
Mandatory Training Certificates Desired
Type rating on Embraer 135/145 Desired

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 & Organising 3
Results Orientated 2
Leadership & Team Working 2
Communication 3
Problem Solving & Decision Making 3
Innovation & Creativity 2
Knowledge / Skills

& Level Required

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

 

Ability to be able to split complex maintenance tasks into clear stages 4
Ability to compile and control completed work cards 2
Ability to confirm proper accomplishment of maintenance tasks. 3
Ability to consider human performance and limitations 4
Ability to determine required qualifications for task performance 3
Ability to identify and properly plan performance of critical task 4
Ability to identify and rectify existing and potential unsafe conditions 3
Ability to prioritise tasks and report discrepancies 3
Ability to process the work requested by the operator 3
Ability to properly process removed, uninstalled and rejected parts 3
Ability to properly record and sign for work accomplished 4
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 systems 3
Ability to use, control and be familiar with required tooling and/or equipment 3
Adequate communication and literacy skills 3
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 limitations 3
Knowledge of Part-M, Part-145 and any other relevant regulations 2
Knowledge of relevant parts of the maintenance organisation exposition and procedures. 3
Knowledge of safety risks linked to the working environment 3
Knowledge on CDCCL when relevant 3
Knowledge on EWIS when relevant 3
Understanding critical task 4
Understanding of conditions for ensuring continuing airworthiness of aircraft and components. 3
Understanding of his/her own human performance and limitations 4
Understanding of personnel authorisations and limitations 4
Understanding of professional integrity, behaviour and attitude towards safety. 3
Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

 

EASA Part 66 B2 & C Licence Required
Documented evidence of prior relevant experience Required
Mandatory Training Certificates Required
Type rating on Embraer 135/145 Required
   
   

 

 

 

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 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