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Saab Global

Certified Aircraft Technicians for Ex-pat assignment in Saudi Arabia

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date: 9 June 2024

Our Workplace

Saab Business Area Surveillance executes a Logistic and Technical Support Contract included in the delivery of the Saab 2000 AEW&C system to Saudi Arabia in 2014.

Saab is assisting the customer as advisers in establishing a complete Aircraft Line & Base Maintenance facility and supporting their day to day flight operations.

The working hours is daytime and in some cases overtime depending on customer demands.

Some of the existing Ex-pat staff will reach the end of their contract in the end of 2024, therefore replacements is needed.  

Your role

As a EASA Part 66 certified B1/B2 Aircraft Technician you will be part of the regular Maintenance staff and advise the customer in the day to day support on the special mission aircraft operating from customer Airforce base.

You will also support the customer to perform task training on the aircrafts and to assist in the transfer of technical knowledge to the customers maintenance staff.

You will be stationed in Riyadh for 1-3 years employed and seconded by Saab AB as an Ex-patriat.

Your Qualifications

You are a well experienced EASA Part 66 certified Aircraft Technician B1/B2 preferably with knowledge of Saab 2000, experience in leading personal is also favorable.

You are fluent in technical english and willing to share your experiencies with the customers staff. Good social and communication skills and experience of working in an international environment is also favorable.  

You are eager to embrace new cultures, non judgemental, tolerant, very patient, flexible and customer focused.

As an Expat at Saab

You and your accompaning family has a full covered insurance plan, furnished accomodation and company car.

What you will be part of

Behind our innovations stand the people who make them possible. Brave pioneers and curious minds. Everyday heroes and inventive troubleshooters. Those who share deep knowledge and those who explore sky-high. And everyone in between. 

Joining us means making an impact together, contributing in our own unique ways. From crafting complex code and building impressive defence and security solutions to simply sharing a coffee with a colleague, every action counts. We encourage you to take on challenges, to create smart inventions and grow in our friendly and tech-savvy workspace. We have a solid mission to keep people and society safe.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 22,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer and more sustainable world.

Saab designs, manufactures and maintains advanced systems in aeronautics, weapons, command and control, sensors and underwater systems. Saab is headquartered in Sweden. It has major operations all over the world and is part of the domestic defence capability of several nations. Read more about us here

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.