Vice President – Technical

Job Title Vice President – Technical
Department Technical
Reports to CEO
Location Rathcoole, Dublin
Date March 2023


Company Profile
EirTrade Aviation Ireland Limited is an aviation asset trading and management company. Founded in 2010, EirTrade provides specialist services to the airline and aircraft leasing community worldwide.

With operations in Ireland and the US, EirTrade’s role is to optimise Client Asset Value through a variety of services, including:

  • Technical Storage
  • Consignment Programs
  • Technical Services – Back to Birth & Current Market Asset Valuations
  • Engine, Aircraft and Parts Trading
  • Aircraft Storage and Disassembly
  • End of Life Program Management


Job Summary
EirTrade, as a worldwide material and service provider trades internationally as part of its regular day to day activities.  The Technical Team forms an integral part of both the delivery of our commercial strategy and ensuring we have best practices in assessing, developing, implementing and managing EirTrade’s technical services and quality assurance systems. Quality is central to our end to end business operations and to the services that we offer our clients Worldwide

VP of Technical is a key member of EirTrade’s Senior Management team.  The VP of Technical is a senior position in EirTrade Aviation and is a unique opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the aviation industry, has vision, energy, and ambition to lead, develop and improve our technical management capabilities.


The Role
  • Manage the day-to-day running of EirTrade’s Technical Services Team.
  • Oversee the technical records review of all aircraft & engines during the acquisition process.
  • Manage/arrange the physical inspection of assets as required.
  • Manage the delivery & redelivery process of aircraft / engines as required.
  • Assist with the greentime forecasting of serviceable engines to project remaining greentime and the timing of maintenance events.
  • Review & monitor the AD/SB status of engines.
  • Oversee the day-to-day running of EirTrade’s engine disassembly facility.
  • Ensure the technical records for all material & engines are prepared and available for sale.
  • Liaise with other departments such as commercial, operations, repairs, assets, and technical services to ensure adherence to EirTrade policies and procedures while delivering Best in Class Customer Service.
  • Responsible for working with Vendors to ensure EirTrade’s New Supplier Procedures are complied with and all members of EirTrade staff are in compliance with the procedure


  • Qualified Powerplant engineer with prior experience working with an airline, MRO, or lessor.
  • More than 10 years’ experience in a similar role(s)
  • Familiarity with project management and engine management.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • A strong communicator
  • Ability to apply integrity and good practice across all activities and initiatives.
  • Precious people management experience


  • Demonstrate behaviour in accordance with EirTrade Business Ethics and Protection policy in all company business dealings and decisions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment handling multiple tasks taking ownership end to end.
  • Self-motivated and self-driven, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and enjoy working as part of a small entrepreneurial team


Applicants, Please Note

  • You must have the right to work in Ireland at the time of interview.
  • Please send your CV and brief cover letter to
  • Close date for applications: 16th March 2023


EirTrade Aviation is an equal opportunity employer.

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