ILS Engineer

BAE Systems
England, Hampshire, Portsmouth
15 May 2018
12 Jun 2018
Caroline Dey
Job Type

Senior Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) Engineer

Would you like to play a key role in the development and delivery of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) and Logistic Support Analysis for Royal Navy warships? We currently have a number of vacancies for Senior LSA Engineers at our sites in Filton and Portsmouth.

As a Senior LSA Engineer, you will be working across platforms such as the Type 45 destroyers and the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier programme. You will be responsible for managing LSA for the ships, focusing heavily on data (supplier data, maintenance data and design information).

This role will provide you with the chance to work in a growing area of the business with a novel approach to integrated logistics support, as well as the opportunity to influence and shape LSA for future naval ship programmes.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior LSA Engineer will involve:

Providing specialist LSA/ Logistics Support Analysis Records (LSAR) expertise, effort and advice in the management of the LSAR tool, the data it contains and the related integrated toolsets

Applying knowledge and expertise to analyse the impact of physical changes to the ship configuration on the ILS dataset, as well as populating the results

Applying system and process knowledge to analyse the impact of updated material from Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) suppliers on the ILS dataset and populating the results

Working with both the T45 and QEC Class Output Management (COM) teams to identify and resolve in-service data issues

Interfacing with the Master Records Data Centre to maintain definitions for the BAE Systems supported scope

Supporting the BAE Systems Deployed Services in respect of management of and update to Unit Maintenance Management System (UMMS) account settings and content

Analysing complex datasets to autonomously determine appropriate ILS outcomes, updating a shared, complex and integrated ILS dataset

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior LSA Engineer:


Navy/commercial ships ILS or Maintenance engineering background

HNC/ HND level engineering qualification (or equivalent if from Royal Navy/ Air Force Background background)

Ability to read engineering drawings


Naval experience

Experience of the population of a DEF STAN Logistics Support Analysis Record (LSAR) database

UMMS maintenance management systems knowledge

What we're looking for in you:

You will be an excellent communicator who is able to articulate technical information to a range of stakeholders including customers and suppliers. You must also possess a flexible attitude to your work alongside the ability work well as part of a team.

Location: Portsmouth or Filton (Bristol)

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and a revenue of £650 million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

With our international programmes and core support to UK MoD Maritime, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure vessels, Offshore Patrol vessels, Historic ships and more. And with our development and support of complex equipment ranging from a Spearfish Torpedo to an Artisan Radar, the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the UK Royal Navy for decades to come.

Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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