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Crew Training Planner / Crew Planner

Established in 1969 ZIMEX AVIATION LTD. has continuously delivered specialized remote field operations in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Based in Switzerland, the company holds a Swiss Air Operator Certificate, owns its Maintenance Repair Facility and an Aviation Training Organization. We operate and maintain our fleet of over 20 turboprop aircraft under European EASA Aviation Standards. Major petroleum industry companies, international humanitarian organizations, UN agencies and since 2016 the European express cargo feeding market count on the proven professionalism, vast aviation know-how, own spare parts logistics, excellent safety record and high dispatch reliability of ZIMEX AVIATION LTD. 

For our headquarter in Glattbrugg we are looking for a


Crew Training Planner / Crew Planner 80-100% (m/f)


Your main tasks:

  • Crew Training Planner:
    • Planning and booking all ground, simulator and aircraft-based training and checking events for flight and cabin crew
    • Tracking and maintaining the validity of crew training documentation (Zimex AOC, ATO and clients)
    • Managing the process for new pilot training, supervision and upgrading
    • Establishing and maintaining a sound knowledge of regulatory requirements for flight crew
    • Liaising with National Aviation Authorities for pilot licence and type rating queries / issues
    • Liaising with all internal departments and external training providers
    • Completing ad hoc projects and tasks when assigned by the Supervisor
    • External costumer support, billing and course planning (courses sold to 3rd parties and individuals)
    • Cost control and invoicing
  • Crew Planner:
    • Operational planning of flight crews for scheduled, ad-hoc charter flights according to availability, operational demands and regulatory requirements as follows:
    • Monthly crew planning
    • Coordination with Travel department regarding crew positioning
    • Crew vacation management: System entry and overview, tracking of vacation credit in coordination with HR
    • Accommodate crew “days off” requests
    • Adjusting crew schedule based on client needs while ensuring compliance with FTL regulations
    • Daily crew control

Your qualifications:

  • EASA flight crew training regulation and requirements
  • EASA FTL requirements
  • Good internal customer skills. Interface with other departments to ensure good coordination
  • Ability to adapt to constantly shifting parameters.
  • Ability to plan cost-effectively within the regulatory requirements, taking into consideration also crew interests
  • Strong multitasking and time management skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Understanding the factors that impact crew planning
  • Ability to communicate on all levels with internal staff and departments and external clients, such as training providers
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of crew planning software

We kindly ask you to apply with your full application details by e-mail.


Contact details:
Zimex Aviation Ltd.
Andrea Crameri
Cherstrasse 4
8152 Glattbrugg

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