Document Control Team Leader

  • Newmarket Rd, Cambridge, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.

Since 1909, we have been valued for our integrity, performance and customer focus which we have demonstrated through our innovative solutions and ability to deliver on time and to cost. 

We specialise in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft, alongside defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture.  Our capabilities include engineering design, manufacture, test and the provision of personnel, training and advice, whilst providing maintenance, integration and product support.   

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is part of the Marshall Group of Companies that employs over 6,000 people with a turnover in excess of £2.7bn.

We are a respected total solutions provider for the military and commercial sectors.

Job Description

The Document Control Team Leader provides day-to-day leadership and management of the Document Control and Production Control team who play a key role in the timely delivery of aircraft to our customers. Working closely with internal stakeholders across the Maintenance Repair Organisation (MRO) and directly with the customer to support delivery of aircraft.

The Document Control Team Leader provides line management of the document control and production control team: managing performance, training and succession of the team to ensure the team has the capability and capacity to meet business and customer requirements both now and in the future. This role is responsible for driving improvement of the document control and production control processes, methods and tools.

The Document Control Team Leader is a subject matter expert and manages the document control team to:

1. Raise, control and co-ordinate Military documentation, both hard copy and electronic for RAF Hercules aircraft.

2. Ensure accuracy of Fault Reporting and Maintenance activities, accurate compilation of Aircraft Technical Log (F700) including Flight Servicing and Out of Phase Maintenance.

This is an exciting role that plays a key part in delivering aircraft in a growing part of the business.


Competent user of MoD LITS software.

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Aircraft Maintenance or Equivalent.

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either an MoD SC (Security Check), appropriate UK Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.

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