ILS Manager

Gregory Martin International
Dorset, UK
09 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
ILS Manager

Our client is looking for an ILS Manager / Integrated Logistics Support Manager. This ILS role is a multi-faceted role involving the design & development, qualification, production, test, installation, training, initial in-service support and through life. Based in Christchurch, Dorset this role offers a very attractive salary and benefits. There will be some travel with this role and the successful candidate will need to have the ability to be SC security cleared.

As the ILS Manager / Integrated Logistics Support Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

* ILS for EW systems.

* ILS for potential customers of the equipment.

* ILS for bids and proposals

* Develop ILS processes to ensure that the relevant requirements and ILS KPIs are being achieved

* Perform detailed supportability analysis tasks.

* Perform detailed availability, reliability and maintainability analysis tasks, including Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA).

* Produce and maintain ILS Plans (Integrated Support Plan, ILS Statement of Work and ILS element plans).

* Produce and maintain ILS SOWs for subcontractors.

* Manage subcontractor ILS deliverables.

* Establish process for measuring and recording availability performance of equipment

* Work as part of fully integrated project team.

* Liaise with prime contractor and customer organisations.

* Manage handover of ISS tasks to Support Manager.

As the ILS Manager / Integrated Logistics Support Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

* Essential - extensive experience in all aspects of ILS (supportability analysis, AR&M analysis, planning and implementation of ISS).

* Essential - understanding of CLS and availability-based ISS, performance metrics and KPIs

* Experience of airborne electronic equipment projects from both hardware and software viewpoint

* Experience of working with the military

* Experience of airworthiness requirements and regulations

* Experience within the defence industry or of working with defence contractors

ILS Manager / Integrated Logistics Support Manager Personal Skills/Abilities:

* The ability to undertake all aspects of ILS

* Ability to work within a team and on own depending on project and size of task

* Ability to engage with external and internal customers in professional manner in person and by phone

* Flexibility to work away from home on customer sites in UK and abroad, typically for a few days and occasionally be for longer periods of up to a one week

* Able to write formal reports and meeting minutes, which can be used both internally and with customers

* Able to use departmental tools to carry out the tasks required, Excel, Word, HEAT help desk and understand and interpret Project schedules

* Ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues including apprentices and stakeholders

* Health and Safety legislation and related regulation and risk minimisation practices in house and at customer sites

* Good communication skills

* Educational Vocational Qualifications

* Desirable: Degree level engineer preferred, but minimum HNC/HND engineering qualification

Keywords: ILS, Integrated Logistics Support, Bids, Proposals, Production, Test, Installation, Service, Support, CLS, ISS, Aerospace, Airborne, Defence

ILS Manager

Location: Christchurch, Dorset

Salary: Very competitive with excellent benefits

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