Welcome to the Jet Engine Management team. We are a group of industry experienced individuals with over 80 years engine management experience across all sectors of engine management. With backgrounds in numerous Airlines, Engine MRO's and Engine Consultancies we can leverage our historical expertise to assist in any engine management projects.
After gaining a BEng (Hons) in Aeronautical Engineering at Kingston University Simon joined a graduate placement scheme with British Airways followed by 6 years at Rolls Royce as a development engineer on the Trent 800 programme. Positions as Plant Manager with both British Airways and Easyjet followed before founding Jet Engine Management in 2008 – an engineering company now employing 5 full time senior engineers working on Powerplant related projects with various airlines on all matters pertaining to Jet Engines. Typical activities include Maintenance Contract negotiation; Technical documentation review; Failure investigation; lease negotiations; Shop visit forecasting; Financial forecasting for Engines; Shop visit management; Insurance claims and loss adjusting; Engine appraisals and valuations; Lease return management; Spare engine requirements and sourcing; SB and AD tracking and other aspects of Engine Fleet Management.
Ben is a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). After gaining BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Brunel University he joined Rolls-Royce in 1998. There he held a number of positions within the Controls and Development teams until 2009. These included roles with the responsibility for engine development testing, both in testbeds in Derby and flight testing in Toulouse. Ben was a recognised expert within Rolls-Royce and Airbus and was onboard for many of the Trent 900 flying testbed and early test flights of the A380 during the aircraft certification programme.
In 2009 Ben joined Jet Engine Management as a powerplant manager providing specialist services for the management of aircraft engines. Focusing on all areas of the engine life cycle from acquisition to lease return or asset sale. He has valuable experience with numerous customers particularly in the low cost Airline sector. Specialist areas include operating leases, due diligence, financial modelling/analysis, maintenance negotiation, shop visit planning and management. A dedicated professional with strong technical background.
Nick graduated in 2000 from Southampton University with a Master degree in Marine Engineering. He joined the aviation industry the same year as a Program Support Engineer for Total Engine Support based in the UK. In his role Nick worked with a range of airline and lessor customers, such as go-fly, easyjet, Macquarie (formerly GATX Capital), managing their engine assets through shop visits as well as maintaining their removal plan and modification baselines. After 2 years Nick moved into an Engine Program Manager role, also at Total Engine Support, the role focussed on commercial management of maintenance and lease contracts across a range of powerplants, including CFM56, PW4000, RB211-535E4, V2500, PW125 and CF6.
Dave has also held the position of Operations Manager at TES Aviation Group, leading a 30 strong aero-engine maintenance, operations and logistics team across sites in the UK, Singapore and USA responsible and accountable for all maintenance activities undertaken by an EASA Part 145 maintenance facility and responsible for the storage, control and logistics associated with over £100 million of aviation engine piece part inventory, before moving on to become the Materials Business Manager, heading a multi-functional business unit with annual turnover up to £35 million, responsible for providing aero-engine materials provisioning solutions.
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