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

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

Technical Information Officer | East Midlands Airport Office

Job Title Ref No:

Grade:

Department:

TR1c

R1

Technical Services

Role Summary

The Technical Information Officer is responsible for maintaining, updating and distributing technical information documents, management of aircraft records and providing support to the technical service department, including assisting in producing technical reports and general administration duties.

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

·Management, updating  and distribution  of technical documents and manuals, which includes a range of hard and soft copy publications and documents , as needed by all stations and department operated by bmi

·Daily inputting of aircraft technical records into the OASES database, along with general technical records administration duties such as filing, updating aircraft and engine logbooks, sourcing missing technical log pages, sending out technical log corrections and handling of internal Yellow Mail Bags to/from the stations operated by bmi

·Scanning and storing aircraft records

·Auditing aircraft C Check documentation along with preparation for archiving

·Auditing of Tech Log Pages and Work packs for compliance.

·Entering component strip report information into relevant databases

·Entering all received Technical Information onto the database for technical review.

·Updating the Essential Docs and technical log books.

·Managing the technical documents on Vistair- loading, amending, deleting.

·Review and recommending changes to departmental procedures and work instructions as required for the role.

·Undertake any other duties requested by the Airworthiness Engineer or Technical Services and Planning Manager.

Core Competencies

& Level Required

 

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

Knowledge / Skills

& Level Required

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

 

Computer literate 3
MS Office ( excel, word, access) 3
Filing and Archiving 3
EASA Part M / Part 145 regulations 2
Document Management & Control 3
Auditing 2
Data Entry 3

Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

 

General administration experience Required
Technical records experience Desired
Experience of database entry and accuracy required Required
Experience of working in a library environment Desired
Experience of filing, scanning, archiving etc. Desired
Airline Part M experience Desired

 

Customer Contact Executive | East Midlands Airport Office

Job Title Ref No:

Grade:

Department:

CU1a

R1

Commercial

 

 

Role Summary

Working within the customer contact team on a shift work basis, the role is responsible for handling inbound reservations sales and service calls, customer relations queries, handling group booking enquiries and staff travel bookings.

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

· Fully accountable in handling pre and post travel reservations queries via phone, including making bookings and updating existing records and making any recommendations to processes in order to improve the overall customer journey· Proposing and developing new initiatives to improve the contact centre performance and customer satisfaction·Full end to end responsibility of group bookings, handling enquiries, negotiation of rates and managing the payment process.·Assisting passengers that require any special service requests including medical clearance, ensuring a seamless process from beginning to end·Responsible for pre and post customer relations correspondence through phone, email or letter, offering ideas, recommendations and being empowered to demonstrate initiative and ability·Working within a small team and other departments to ensure all common business goals are achieved·Successfully hitting individual and team performance targets for both sales and service·Processing staff travel bookings and enquires for bmi and other carriers·Providing disruption management support including out of hours and weekends

Core Competencies& Level Required

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

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

* following appropriate training

MS Excel 1
MS Word 1
Reservations systems knowledge * 4
GDS knowledge * 3
Fares & ticketing knowledge * 2
Worldtracer knowledge * 2
AIMS * 1
Knowledge of the Airport Services Manual * 2
MS Outlook 3
Digital media knowledge 4
Written & oral communication skills 4
E-ticket manager * 3

Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

Experience in a similar role Required
Customer service / call centre experience Required
GCSE or equivalent level education Required
Airline experience Desired

 

 

 

 

Operations Officer | East Midlands Airport Office

Job Title Ref No:

Grade:

Department:

GO1c

R1

Crewing & Operations

Role Summary The purpose of the position is to assist the Operations Controller in maintaining an accurate and timely flight watch, ensuring that the Company’s aircraft operate in a safe and punctual manner in accordance with regulatory and company requirements.
Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities ·  Maintaining an accurate flight watch and ensuring that all systems within Operations Control are maintained with accurate and current data. ·  Advising the Operations Controller of problems in regard to the flying programme. ·  Complete and communicate to all relevant parties all necessary changes to the flying programme as directed by the Operations Controller. ·   Liaison with Crewing, Charter, Technical Control Centre and other Departments as required to ensure optimum delivery of a quality product. ·  Ensure all ATC flight plans and Runway slots are obtained in line with operational requirements and that any changes are communicated in a timely manner to the operating crew. ·  Assisting the Operations Controller as required. ·  Prepare Daily Flight Schedule Reports for Contract Clients and any other Daily Reports as required.
Core Competencies & Level Required Planning & Organising 1
Results Orientated 2
Leadership & Team Working 1
Communication 1
Problem Solving & Decision Making 2
Innovation & Creativity 1
Knowledge / Skills & Level Required (1 = basic, 2 = reasonable, 3 = good, 4 = excellent) Computer literate 2
Written & spoken English skills 3
MS Word 2
MS Excel 2
MS Outlook 2
Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify) Aviation experience Desired

Closing date: 03 March 2017

 

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
   
   

 

 

 

Maintenance Controller | East Midlands Airport Office

Job Title Ref No:

Grade:

Department:

EN3c

R3

Engineering

Role Summary The Maintenance Controller is required to co-ordinate the technical operation on a day to day basis. Assist the line station personnel, issue night stop work orders and liaise with Operations.
Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities
  • Responsible for compilation, planning and implementation of all scheduled maintenance which occurs between checks, and the issue of a 7 day maintenance plan
  • Assess defect information from flight crews and line engineers
  • Liaise with station engineers and contracted maintenance staff to ensure appropriately approved manpower available for work requests
  • In conjunction with operations ensure required down time planned for maintenance
  • Compile aircraft defect information and statistics and maintain acceptable deferred defects at a pre-determined acceptable level
  • Ensure all night stop maintenance is planned and co-ordinated for the line stations
  • Produce daily logs and keep operational defect records for further evaluation
Core Competencies

& Level Required

 

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

& Level Required

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

* following appropriate training

 

Commercial knowledge/awareness 2
OASES 3*
Airline operational maintenance knowledge 3
Knowledge of EASA part 145 2
Knowledge of Company Operations Manual 3*
Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook 3
  Knowledge of Maintenance Procedures Manual 3*
  Working knowledge of Safetynet/Qualinet reporting system 3*
  Human factors, performance and limitations knowledge 4
Qualifications/Experience Required or Desired (please specify)

 

Supervisory experience Desired
Line and base maintenance experience Desired
Previous experience in similar area or role Desired
Full B1 or B2 Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Required
Embraer 145 Authorisation Desired
 

Line Storekeeper | Bristol

Grade:

Department:

R1

Engineering

Role Summary Facilitate the receiving, transfer and issue of aircraft parts and material to support line and base maintenance activities in line with CAA, EASA and Part 145 regulations
Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities · Ensure aircraft parts, tooling and other material is received, transferred and issued from stock in accordance with Part 145.A.42 and bmi company procedures.  All Goods Receiving activity is carried out in cooperation with ABZ Stores in accordance with MPM 5-16 Receiving Items Away From Main Base

· Meet airside and landside deliveries of aircraft parts, tooling and other material, including collections from DHL Sorting Facility

· In cooperation with the Materials Department, manage parts under Shelf Life control, and tooling under calibration control.  Manage all consumables deemed to be scrap due to Shelf Life Expiry in accordance with HMRC regulations, as advised by the Stores and Logistics Supervisor

· Place goods in ‘query’ should they not meet the stipulations described in company procedures or Part 145.A.42

·  Produce delivery notes and shipping documentation, including Dangerous Goods road shipments in accordance with ADR European Regulations

·  Receive unserviceable components removed off aircraft, or items due calibration into stock

·  Maintain segregated storage of Rotables, consumables, tooling and chemicals in accordance with Part 145.A.25(d)

·  Carry out a rolling programme of BRS and outstation stock checks as directed by the Stores and Logistics Supervisor

·  Manage and monitor Temperature and Humidity within the BRS Store, Shift Handover Logs and other logs as described in the Maintenance Procedure Manual

·  On Oases, issue aircraft components to scheduled and unscheduled works orders at BRS Store.  Any stock issued or returns outside agreed working hours to be completed on Oases utilising the BRS Movad, as advised by outstation engineers

·  Issuing and return of tooling and material to facilitate line and base maintenance, ensuring all tools and material are accounted for prior to an aircraft entering service

·  Implement corrective actions as a result of any audit performed with Stores, as directed by the Stores and Logistics Supervisor

·  Carry our stock checks as directed by the Stores and Logistics Supervisor

·  Implement new outstations, and close old stations as they cease to operate, as directed by the Stores and Logistics Supervisor

·  Liaise with transport organisations to ensure the on time delivery of aircraft parts and material

·  Ensure all processes and procedures are designed and carried out in the most lean, efficient and cost effective manner

·   Maintain a team ethos throughout Stores (ABZ & BRS) ensuring continuity across the department.  Communicate effectively with BRS engineers to ascertain their day to day workscope and how BRS Stores can meet their needs and demands.  Communicate effectively with the Stores and Materials department in ABZ with the aim of resolving issues and improving processes and procedures

·   Follow a housekeeping programme ensuring a clean, tidy and organised Store is maintained at all times

·  Be available during audits involving BRS Stores

·   Maintain awareness of the expiry dates of current qualifications and communicate training requirements and refresher dates to the Stores and Logistics Supervisor

·   Ad-hoc projects as deemed necessary by the Materials Manager and directed by the Stores and Logistics Supervisor

·   Manage Hands of Crew shipments within working hours

·  Hold airside driving permits

·   Be available to travel as deemed necessary by department Supervisors or Managers

·   Carry out approximately 1 month training at ABZ Main Stores

Core Competencies

& Level Required

 

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

& Level Required

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

 

OASES 3
Computer literacy 2
MS Excel 1
MS Word 1
MS Outlook 2
EASA Part 145 knowledge 3
Working knowledge of Maintenance Procedures Manual 3
Qualifications / Experience Required or Desired (please specify) 1 year Storekeeper experience Required
Dangerous Goods by Road qualification Desired
BRS Airside Driving Permit Desired

 

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