Brexit and COVID-19 – Information to Candidates

Learn more

Off Wing Powerplant Engineer

  • Zaventem, Belgium

  • 23829

  • Engineering & Maintenance

  • Permanent

  • Full Time

  • 38

Location: Brussels

Function: Off Wing Powerplant Engineer

Contract: Permanent

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Hours: 38h


TUI fly’s engineering department (the only aircraft operator in Belgium also holding an EASA Part-21 Design Organisation Approval) is responsible for the technical follow-up of our fleet, (the fleet currently consists of 34 aircraft: Boeing 767, Boeing 737MAX, Boeing 787, Boeing 737NG & Embraer 190) and is the engineering center of excellence for the B737MAX fleet within the TUI Group. In view of our strong growth ambitions we are looking for new colleagues to reinforce the engineering department.

How you will make an impact
There are many ways for you to get involved:


  • Develop and optimize the TUI Engine Maintenance Programmes (EMP) and off wing modification policy in liaison with the On-Wing Powerplant Engineers, Finance, OEMs and MRO facilities,
  • Develop scheduled engine shop visits forecasts and detailed removal plans for the TUI group in coordination with Finance Teams and MRO’s
  • Manage engines through the entire SV process including:
  • Defining specific workscopes for scheduled and unscheduled shop visits
  • On site representation at the MRO
  • Determining suitability of parts to be installed
  • Detailed Invoice Review
  • Support warranty and insurance claims arising from off wing events
  • Support the Powerplant Strategy Manager to actively manage OEM’s and MRO’s to ensure best service and cost delivery to TUI
  • Provide workscope expertise in support of the effective negotiation of Engine and APU Repair & Overhaul contracts and aircraft procurement
  • Support the Powerplant Strategy Manager, the Head of Powerplant, and other members of the E&M management team, with other support tasks as required
  • Adopt a solutions-focused, continuous improvement approach to all tasks undertaken, using data to drive activities identify opportunities for improvement

What you will bring
There is more than one way to the perfect fit – here are some of the ideal things:


  • Considerable engine technical expertise and significant experience of the technical and commercial aspects of engine overhaul
  • Skilled commercial negotiator, and strong communicator with the proven ability to influence, partner with senior leaders, and gain support and commitment from stakeholders
  • Proven financial acumen and sound numeracy, with the ability to quickly identify and assess risks and opportunities, and to employ analytical tools to improve performance
  • A logical thinker with the ability to generate ideas and alternatives
  • Demonstrable ability to clearly articulate concepts and arguments verbally and in written documentation
  • Sound administration and organisational skills and, and adept with Microsoft Excel
  • A self-motivated individual who takes the initiative and works collaboratively, and with meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to operate within in a pan-European arena, with multiple stakeholders across a range of source markets 
  • Comfortable communicating with internal and external contacts

This role requires strong business English (written & spoken) and may involve travel across Europe.

TUI and You

Working at TUI has many advantages – here are some of the highlights:  


  • Fantastic holiday benefits including discounts
  • Online wellbeing and learning support
  • Fun and dynamic work culture


TUI Aviation is an organisation setup within TUI to cover all Aviation activities. We interlink local airline and group aviation functions to share expertise, collaborate effectively, drive continuous improvement and create economies of scale. With five airlines based in the UK, Sweden, Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany each serving their own markets, we work together to build a better, stronger and more efficient TUI Aviation for the future.


If you want to know more about why TUI Group is the world’s leading tourism group, and our continuing work in the diversity & inclusion space, simply visit

Do you have any questions regarding this job offer? Get in touch!

Niels Libotte

Phone: +32 (0)2 717 82 13