Ascend Airways | MCC Liaison Engineer X4
London Gatwick Airport 

Ascend Airways have been operating a small fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft (NG and MAX) in the ACMI market, opening its first operational base at London Gatwick in early 2024.

The company is founded on the legacy of Synergy Aviation, a respected UK AOC holder, which has been acquired by Avia Solutions Group, already the world’s largest ACMI provider. Our objective is to offer ACMI and charter customers a modern fleet of UK-based aircraft. and crews to meet their capacity requirements, while aligning our business decisions with the UK’s Jet Zero strategy. We want a reputation for operating to the highest standards of safety and providing the best customer service.

The MCC Liaison Engineer is part of an on-site team at London Gatwick liaising between Ascend Airways and the contracted Maintenance Repair Organisation (MRO). With a clear focus on managing the Fleet maintenance requirements, scheduled work, defect management and coordinating any Aircraft on Ground (AOG) situations that arise at base or down route.


  • Acting as the focal point for day-to-day Fleet Technical Operations, 24/7.
  • Liaising and overseeing contracted MRO’s, ensuring that service and requirements are fulfilled.
  • Onsite Liaison for Base maintenance inputs and lease transitions.
  • Sourcing spares required for Scheduled Maintenance, Defect Rectification, ADD’s and AOG situations in conjunction with the Procurement Team.
  • Working closely with the MRO to efficiently manage and rectify all ADD’s.
  • Updating, distributing, and discussing Aircraft Daily Status Reports.
  • Ensuring organisation procedures, standards and interfaces are followed.
  • Working with Technical Services, ensuing that Technical Delay Reports are raised to capture any repetitive defects/reliability items.
  • Coordinating AOG Situations at Aircraft bases and overseas.
  • Attending aircraft arrival, departure, and transits as necessary.
  • Arranging and attending meetings as appropriate to the job role.
  • Ensuring all arising issues are reported to the Engineering Station Manager.
  • Ensuring safety and compliance are always maintained.
  • Review and issue of Work Orders, Work Requests and Daily Status to MRO’s.
  • Review of completed Work Orders, Technical Log Pages, and Paperwork returns.
  • Communicating across a wide range of Internal departments on a regular basis providing updated on operational issues as required.


  • B1/B2 Licence (UKCAA/EASA)
  • Min 5 Year Experience on Boeing 737 NG (MAX Desirable)
  • In a similar role (Liaison Engineer or Maintenance Control Engineer)
  • Strong understanding of engineering process and procedures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 Application, Excel & My Boeing Fleet.
  • Team Leadership experience

We offer a competitive salary and great opportunity for career progression, we welcome your application, and any recommendations to [email protected].

Salary comment: £85,000

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