Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Engineering Manager

BAE Systems
England, Frimley, Surrey / Portsmouth, England, Hampshire / Surrey, England, New Malden
15 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Grainne Henderson
Project Engineering

Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Engineering Manager

Would you like to play a key role in managing logistics and maintaining material supply levels across both Naval and Company Stores? We currently have a vacancy for an Integrated Logistics Support Engineering Manager at either of our sites in Broad Oak, Frimley or New Malden.

As an Integrated Logistics Support Engineering Manager, you will need to work closely with the Ship Service Team, Equipment Support Team, Procurement amongst many other stakeholders to ensure the JSS2 programme delivers its contracted equipment.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to manage ILS activities across 37 ships and managing areas such as logistic movement of spares, purchasing and forecasting of spares and configuration management, whilst liaising with the wider team on failure reporting and flagging issues.

Your main responsibilities as an Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Engineering Manager will involve:

Ensure stock levels are managed effectively in both naval Stores and company stores across the JSS2 programme and, where appropriate, across the wider CCSEP group

Ensure proactive monitoring of obsolescence (including data capture and reporting) and liaison with the Equipment Support Team to devise resolution approach

Ensure provision of logistical support to the resolution of ship system defects.

Ensure maintenance of the DRACAS database is carried out to inform dynamic stock holding levels.

Proactively engage with the Customer to ensure data provision on stock holding between both parties is at an optimal level (incl. CRISP data)

Ensure configuration control of the relevant in-service BoMs is maintained

Lead ILS work package including detailed materials spend planning and provision of a central point for material ordering to maintain the benefits of a pan platform common spares pool

Your skills and qualifications:


Knowledge and relevant experience in ILS, e.g. DRACAS, inventory management, BOM configuration management

Evidence of strong stakeholder and team management skills


Knowledge of Engineering and Project Management techniques

Experience of naval and/or defence

Experience in planning & managing budgets

What we're looking for in you:

You will be self-motivated with strong commitment, allowing you to influence and manage across a wide and diverse group of project managers and engineering teams

You will also have strong communication skills

Location: Broad Oak, Frimley or New Malden with regular travel between sites (1-2 times per week).

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 Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

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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