Support Engineer (ILS)

Recruiter
BAE Systems
Location
Portsmouth/Filton/Scotstoun
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 May 2019
Closes
07 Jun 2019
Ref
00059963

Support Engineer (ILS)-00061556

Support Engineer ILS

Would you like to play a key role in the support of Royal Navy and Overseas warship programmes? Maritime Services currently have vacancies for Supply Support Engineers at our sites in either Portsmouth, Filton or Scotstoun. This role will provide you with the exciting opportunity to work on and influence some of the largest, most complex, and high-profile engineering programmes in the country.

As a Supply Support Engineer, you will be working across platforms such as the Type 26 Global Combat Ship, Australian Hunter and Canada build and export programmes. You will be involved in the creation and management of Logistics Support information, focusing heavily on the configuration, and analysis of data required in supporting the systems and equipment of each platform.

This role will provide you with the chance to forge a career within the Support Engineering domain whilst working with some of the most complex warship programmes in the world. If you want to be part of our future working in partnership with the Royal Navy, then a career in Maritime Services awaits you.

Your main responsibilities as a Support Engineer ILS will involve: 

Providing expertise, effort and advice in the population and management of the Logistics Support Analysis tools, the data they contain and the related integrated toolsets

Providing supportability analysis against Supplier data in developing an Initial Provisioning list of Spares and Support & Test Equipment (S&TE) and in the production of reports to validate the level of recommended spares and S&TE against our customers’ requirements

Liaising with the wider T26 Support team to promote an integrated approach to programme deliverables including Input to equipment level analysis and acceptance requirements. Identifying potential risks to the supplier programme and providing potential remedial actions

Analysing large and complex datasets to determine appropriate Support outcomes including the update and management of a shared integrated Support solution database

Your skills and qualifications as a Support Engineer ILS:

Essential:

Experience gained from one or more of the following backgrounds: Maritime or other complex engineering business (Defence, Rail, Aerospace, Automotive, etc.)

Experience in one or more of the following areas: Commercial ships Support or Maintenance engineering, Aviation Support engineering, Draughtsperson/designer, Technical author or Illustrator,

Logistics Organisation Support

Degree/HNC/HND or equivalent experience in an Engineering discipline

Desirable:

Maritime or Defence experience.

NATO Codification experience

Working knowledge of Def Stan 00-600, JSP 886, Def Con 117 and in-service support requirements

Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a team player and good communicator (written and verbal) with the ability to liaise with a variety of people within a business. You will be pro-active, logical and methodical in your work with excellent attention to detail coupled with an ability to be flexible and adaptable when working under pressure.

Location: Portsmouth/Filton/Scotstoun

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, 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 revenue of £600million, 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 the Ministry of Defence, 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. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there’s Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

Join us and the projects you’ll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.  These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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