Supportability Engineer (ILS)

01 Nov 2018
14 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Brand new exciting opportunities have arisen for STEM Engineers to join the largest support services UK organisation as a Supportability Engineer.

Key elements of the post are:

- Influencing the design of the submarine - maximising ease of support in service
- Developing an in-service Support Solution which demonstrably satisfies requirements for availability and cost.
- Ensuring the submarine can be maintained within safe operating limits.
- Providing provide an embedded team that is responsible for the influencing and reporting on the supportability considerations of the Platform and Secondary Propulsion Major Systems.
- Technical quality of the engineering deliverables demonstrating compliance with the required technical assurance and governance processes.
- Assessing and influencing the design of named systems by creating a Supportability Bill of Materials.
- Recording risks or issues that may prevent a system from meeting its supportability requirement.
- Providing Through Life support activities for nominated systems to meeting their Design Review criteria and ultimately the programme.
- Engage with other SME in the field of supportability, cost engineering or supply chain as necessary.
- Ensuring coherence with and adherence to engineering strategies, policies and plans.

Successful candidate requirements:

- STEM background - preferably qualified in Engineering/Technical discipline.
- Understanding and experience of working in accordance with support related polices, standards and guidance.
- Experience in forming and delivering quantitative technical cases for implementing opportunities or managing risk.
- An excellent communicator, you will be able to articulate complex arguments for a wide range of stakeholders to understand. You will be able to demonstrate that you can drive issues to completion.
- Project Management experience or qualifications would be advantageous as the role requires the delivery of documentation to time and budget.
- Relevant experience of assessing systems in a defence and/or services environment.

What\'s on offer?

- Flexible working hours
- Excellent job security
- Great work/life balance
- Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
- Career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from award winning Investors in People Gold award Learning & Development teams

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