Wizz Air, the largest low fare - low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe - is committed to deliver enhanced customer travel experience at affordable prices. Wizz Air operates a young fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft from 17 bases in 9 countries (Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine Czech Republic, Serbia, Lithuania and Macedonia). Wizz Air carried 13.5 million passengers in 2013. At Wizz Air we believe that people make all the difference. We offer many opportunities of carrier development to our team members who share our passion for our business. Currently there are over 1700 employees in the international Wizz Air team. Our continued growth provides an ever increasing number of job opportunities and carrier advancement throughout our network.

Maintenance Control Centre Duty Engineer

Location: Budapest
Job Code: MCC 08/2011



For our Budapest office we are currently looking for colleague to join our team as



Maintenance Control Centre Duty Engineer





Overall responsibility


24/7 monitoring of aircraft technical status in order to minimize time to rectification of MEL items and deferred defects.

To provide immediate real time expert advice and guidance to the Airline’s pilots on interpretation of the MEL dispatch and technical trouble shooting. The role is the primary interface between the maintenance department and the flight crew on a day to day basis.

The role will also ensure correct 24 hrs short term maintenance planning and AOG recovery.This includes the support to operations control to minimise schedule disruption.

The role reports to the MCC supervisor, and ultimately to the Head of Engineering and Maintenance.



Specific activities include


Create a 3 days plan of all line and light maintenance activity on the Airline’s fleet, incorporating all routine and non-routine work this plan will detail exactly when and where the work will take place.


Work with OCC (operations control centre) to update the maintenance plan as a result of changes to the day to day operation.


Ensure compliance with all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance requirements, including daily and weekly checks. This includes also monitoring all aircraft condition data to understand status of the fleet, and develop necessary actions to rectify findings and areas of non compliance.


Initially, aircraft condition data will be obtained from post-flight reports once ACARS data transfer is working effectively and Airman is installed, all condition data will be sent via ACARS, and downloaded into Airman for analysis.


Monitor all deferred defects across the fleet and ensure plans are in place to rectify each within the allowed time limit


Track and analyse repetitive and recurring defects across the fleet Liaise with flight crews to understand and advise on technical arisings as and when they happen.


Liaise with maintenance suppliers at each base to understand and advise on technical arisings as and when they happen. Ensure maintenance resource is located for all non-scheduled arisings in the most expeditious manner possible.


Manage the AOG recovery process including AOG spares request initiation and follow up.

Assure precise and ontime communication regarding all techncial related schedule disruptions.





  • EASA PART-66 CAT-B1 or CAT-B2 certified on A320 family
  • Five years relevant work experience, in depth troubleshooting experience desirable
  • Previous experience within a JAR-OPS 1 approved organization, and familiarity with EASA Part M and Part 145 requirements
  • Previous maintenance control and/or line maintenance experience would be an advantage
  • High school, college or university degree is a must
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in intense environment
  • Driver’s license
  • Fluent English essential, Hungarian and/or Polish desirable



Work environment requirements


Shift work time system, including night shifts


 If you meet the above requirements, and you are interested in joining the great Wizz Air team to assume the role of MCC engineer, please send your CV to us by September 30th.


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