Integrated Logistics Support Manager

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
01 Jun 2018
Closes
01 Jul 2018
Ref
P7229
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Other
Sector
Defence
The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen in a fast-moving multinational team for an Integrated Logistic Support Manager to develop their skills working on a dynamic product range.  This role would suit an experienced Engineer, preferably with previous knowledge in the support engineering domain during product development working in either the Defence or Commercial environment
 
The Role
As ILS manager you shall
  • Define and manage the ILS work packages for a specified product to be delivered across a range of customers around the world
  • Provide domain expertise to the projects on all ILS / Customer Support related matters.
  • Act as the primary interface to the Customer on all support related matters during the concept, assessment, development and initial delivery project phases, and be the customer voice to the project.
  • Lead a team of specialists, ensure a supportable product, and develop & deliver effective and sustainable Support Solutions
  • Be an agent for change, Identifying and Implementing improvements to position the support solution so as to enhance the customers experience in their ability to access and receive support
     
    What’s in it for you?
  • You will gain skills in ILS application in a rapidly evolving and modernising environment
  • You will develop your business, engineering and management skills in a technical environment, engaging on all aspects of support development with the wider business community
  • You will influence systems as they develop from concept to delivery and gain first-hand experience of working with military customers.
  • You will have access to a comprehensive learning and development programme to enable the development of skills that support both technical delivery and broader professional development.
  • You will engage across the MBDA group, with travel required both within the UK and worldwide
     
    What’s great about the team?
  • You will be joining a strong established team, working with and leading a group of people with a broad mix of skills and experience.You will be a key part of the Customer Support Organisation, representing CSS within the project, and representing the support aspects of the product across the business. You will change the way we deliver support within MBDA.
     
    What are we looking for?
  • A technical / numeric degree and significant recent experience in ILS / engineering leadership
  • A sound understanding of engineering processes and their application in development of support elements of the system
  • Knowledge of UK & international standards relating to ILS activities.
  • An ability to challenge design concepts and trade requirements, in order to optimise support.
  • Well-developed strategic planning and organisational skills.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills.
     
    What would you get?
  • Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
     
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