Support Engineer (ILS)

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

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:


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


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.



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