2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements depending on the role you apply for – explore your options with our recruiter during the application process.

Job Description

Job title: Fleet Planning Specialist

Location: RAF Valley. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £42,805+ depending on skills & experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading the development of an efficient maintenance plan to support both the long term and short term requirements of the Fleet
  • Doing the relevant checks and balances in place to assure the Head of Continuing Airworthiness Maintenance Support Services (CAMSS) and the Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) that the Fleet Plan is deliverable
  • Generating fleet planning scenarios to aid with decision-making, taking into account airworthiness considerations, aircraft availability, and cost
  • Ensuring that all aircraft modifications are planned on to the fleet. Identify optimised embodiment strategies
  • Leading the tasking of Maintenance into Depth by generating Statements of Work, leading the pre-input review process and reviewing performance through the post-output reviews
  • Ensuring key out-of-phase tasks are planned onto the fleet in a way in which minimises impact to aircraft availability. This includes Engines
  • Generating good working relationships between all stakeholders required to deliver the Fleet Plan i.e. Pt.145 Maintenance, Supply Chain, CAMSS, CAMO and TAA

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience in aircraft maintenance operations and good fleet planning knowledge
  • Ability to interpret large amount of data and information, to make informed recommendations
  • Strong IT skills, MS Office, Excel and Fleet Planning software e.g. Witness


  • Experience of leading a project across multiple stakeholders and functions
  • Experience with the system of record (MTx)
  • Strong knowledge of the Pt. 145 and Pt.M MAA regulations


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Hawk T2 Fleet Planning Team:

In this team you will be part of the Continuing Airworthiness Management Support Service (CAMSS) and be responsible for leading the Fleet Planning activity primarily for Hawk T2, but offering support to TMk1 as required.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 13th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
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Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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