Principal Supportability Engineer

Modis International
Bristol (City Centre)
16 Jan 2019
14 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a world renowned defence company to join the Supportability Department in either their Bristol or Hertfordshire sites.

Job Description

The Role

  • Tasked with managing small to medium sized work packages on behalf of the project ILS Manager.
  • Have a focus within the project for progressing design for support objectives, to include development of supportability requirements and the exploitation of new and existing technologies to facilitate through life support.
  • Liaising with multiple teams and departments to ensure optimum supportability and through life support.

What's in it for you?

  • An excellent opportunity to develop Supportability Engineering best practices in a world leading organisation, known for their training and progression from within.
  • An opportunity to influence the design of state of the art tech and ensuring that it is fully supportable whilst in service.
  • There will be an opportunity for international travel, mostly to Europe.
  • Potential to further develop your career in several areas including ILS Management, Product Support Management, and Support Engineering.

Skills/Qualifications and Knowledge

  • We are looking for a self-motivated team player who has a willing and helpful attitude, and a calm professional manner when working in a dynamic design environment.
  • You must be an experienced engineer with a track record in the application of Supportability Engineering techniques such as level of repair analysis, reliability centred maintenance, task analysis, life cycle cost analysis.
  • You must have a sound knowledge of ILS standards such as Def Stan 00-600 or ASD S3000L
  • You must be able to work to challenging timescales and have a proven track record of doing so
  • We want you to have strong interpersonal and highly developed verbal and written communication skills for interacting with internal and external stakeholders.
  • You must be willing to travel occasionally within the UK and possibly overseas.

What would you get?

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working, paid overtime
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • Bonus
  • Opportunity to work for a company known for their training and progression
  • And many more 'employee funded' benefits (healthcare, cycle to work scheme etc.)

If you are interested please apply and I will be in touch to discuss, alternatively please send me an email to or give me a call on 01179 308 505.

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