Warship Support Engineer

BAE Systems
Portsmouth, England, Hampshire / Filton, Gloucestershire, England / Scotland, Glasgow
07 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Hannah Bence
Defence, Marine
Job Type
Engineer, Graduate

Warship 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 a Warship Support Engineers at our sites in either Portsmouth, Filton or Scotstoun.

As a Warship Support Engineer, you will be working across platforms such as the Type 45 Destroyers, Type 26 Global Combat Ships build and export programmes and the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier programme. You will be responsible for creation and management of Logistics Support information for the ships, focusing heavily on the configuration, analysis and production of engineering data required to support the systems and equipment that make up the platforms. Training on all aspects of Warship Support Engineering will be provided.

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 Warship 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

Applying knowledge and expertise to analyse the impact of physical changes to the ship, including the effect on availability, reliability and maintainability of the platform and its systems and how these changes are configured in the datasets

Applying system and process knowledge to analyse the impact of material from Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) suppliers on the support Engineering datasets and populating the results

Working with both the T45, T26 and QEC Class Output Management (COM) and International programme teams to identify and resolve in-service or build data issues

Supporting the management of and update to the Unit Maintenance Management System (UMMS) account and content

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

Your skills and qualifications as a Warship Support Engineer ILS:


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

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

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

Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings


Maritime experience

Experience of the population of a defence standard Logistics Support Analysis Record (LSAR) database

Use and management of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), preferably Unit Maintenance Management System (UMMS) as used in the Royal Navy

Use and management of a Common Source Database (CSDB) for production of Integrated Electronic Technical Publications

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a team player and good communicator with a flexible and adaptable approach to your work, as well as having the ability to work under pressure. You will possess a proactive approach with the ability to liaise with a variety of people within the business.

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.



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