Senior Supportability Engineer

Ceema Technology Recruitment Limited
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently seeking a Senior Supportability Engineer for a world leading defence company.
Senior Supportability Engineer

We are an international leader in the development of cutting edge sensor products deployed across a wide range of airborne platforms for our Aerospace and Defence customers.
*Our technology defines the capability of the Eurofighter Typhoon
*Our products help return service men and women safely home to their families
*Our surveillance radar helps coastguards to save lives of people lost at sea
We are number 1 in Airborne Infra-Red Counter Measures, in Airborne Laser Designators and in Airborne Radar outside of the US
You will be joining our team of over 1,000 highly skilled engineers at our Edinburgh site. This is a great opportunity to bring your talents to our world class facility and form an integral part of our future.
We are looking for creative thinkers who have a passion for applying technology to solve real world problems and developing our next generation of world beating products.

Job Description
We have an opportunity for an experienced self-motivated engineer to analyse and assess the Reliability, Maintainability and Testability (RM&T) of our new products and product upgrades. Working within a multidiscipline Integrated Product Team (IPT) and supported by a Lead Supportability Engineer, you will be responsible for providing guidance and advice to the design engineers on the Reliability, Maintainability and Testability (RM&T) characteristics of Radar or Laser/Electro-optical products, identifying any potential safety risks to the Product Safety Engineer.

You will be working closely with engineers spanning a number of different disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, optical, laser, RF, microwave, software and systems, to ensure that product supportability is designed in from the concept and early design phases. Beyond the initial design and development phases of the product life cycle, you will be using product RM&T characteristics to verify that the equipment specification requirements have been met, and to feed into spares and repairs models and to develop support resource requirements for the in-service products.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Degree in relevant discipline (ideally including some element of Electronic Engineering)
Knowledge of RM&T assessment and modelling techniques on electronic, optical, mechanical and mixed technology systems
Able to perform Reliability Analysis from component level to full systems level assessment
Knowledge of Maintenance Task Analysis and Reliability Centred Maintenance
Generation and development of Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and linkage to the test solution
Working knowledge and experience of Hazard Identification and Safety Management processes
Knowledge of Reliability Hardware Test Techniques and Planning
Understanding of Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) Processes
Experience of consolidating and presenting design related analysis as part of the design review process
Confidence to represent a compelling argument to the design team in order to ensure RM&T is a key consideration in the design of our products

So now you're part of our team

You will benefit from everything you would expect from an industry leading people focussed company. This includes flexible working arrangements and generous benefits that can be tailored to your individual lifestyle. You will also benefit from training opportunities, access to leisure facilities, childcare and retail vouchers and an award-winning pension scheme.

Due to the nature of the tasks involved, any candidate being considered mush be capable of achieving full SC security clearance and may require access to caveated information such as UK Eyes Only and ITAR.
Senior Supportability Engineer

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