Integrated Logistic Support Manager

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P8186S
  • Closing date 13th Dec 2020

Are you passionate about the defence world and advanced technology?

Would you like to develop your skills in a highly challenging environment? If so…
The Opportunity

A world leader in Missiles and Missile Systems, MBDA is a multi-national group, employing 10,000 employees across Europe. An opportunity has arisen within our Customer Support business area, for an Integrated Logistic Support Manager to ensure our ability to support one of our next generation Missile systems to our worldwide customer base. This opportunity will give you considerable scope to improve programme management skills, develop Customer facing skills and promote your profile internationally within MBDA.

What are we looking for?

  • A broad based engineering background, preferably degree level qualified in a technical discipline, with substantial knowledge and experience of Complex Systems development.
  • Understanding in the application of one or more of international ILS standards (ASD S1000D, ASD S2000M, ASD S3000L, Mil Std 1388, Def Stan 00-600)
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders across the business
  • Prioritisation and ability to deal with multiple issues on a regular basis
  • Strategic planning of ILS work, ensuring commitments are always met
  • Strong stakeholder and relationship management skills

What’s in it for you?
  • Join an established team committed to delivering defence capability.
  • Perform a pivotal role embedded within a Project team, engaging with Customers, Partners, Major Equipment suppliers etc. delivering a support system optimised to meet customer demands.
  • Work within a high profile multinational team providing scope to establish a strong international profile in MBDA
  • The opportunity to learn/evolve technical, business & language skills
  • Opportunity to develop and improve your influencing and relationship management skills

What would you get?
  • *Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.
The Role
  • Develop and implement the support solution for Missile System equipment, generating plans in conjunction with the customer, end user and suppliers, consistent with ensuring the support solution delivers the future ability to supply the in-service needs as defined by MBDA’s customer.
  • Influence the evolution of the Missile System design during development, ensuring the ability to undertake support at the appropiate level
  • Analyse the support needs, and ensure Resources, Skills, Data, Spares, Technical Instructions, Tools and Test equipment, Training Systems are defined, developed and available to meet the projected need.
  • Deliver programmatic, logistics, and technical aspects associated with Missile System ILS, to ensure they are progressed in a timely and controlled manner.
  • Ensure the Support Strategy of the equipment is achievable and reflected in the long term plans for the system.
  • Provide domain expertise to the projects on all ILS / Customer Support related matters.

What’s great about the team?
  • Internationally integrated team of 10,000 people that establish MBDA as Europe’s leading missile and missile systems company
  • An environment of high technology that focuses on the design, development, production and through life support of highly complex weapon systems.
  • CSS team whose aim is for excellence in customer support throughout the full duration of a product’s in-service life.
MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.
We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.
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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

If you think you'd be perfect for this role, we'd love to hear from you‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‏‏‎ ‎


MBDA is the only company capable of designing and producing missile systems to meet the current and future needs of the armed forces over land, sea and air. Through our expertise, we have become a trusted partner to the Ministry of Defence and work closely with the military to ensure that they have the capability they need, in order to protect our freedoms.


We share a unique responsibility that brings purpose to everything we do.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to our home nations and their allies. Whether you are Lead Engineer or Business Support Officer, your work is vital in ensuring that our armed forces have the equipment they need, when they need it.
" At MBDA you always have to bear in mind that we are all a part of a very important process that defends our freedoms. "

Supportability Engineer, Customer Support and Services.


With over 60 years combined experience through our predecessor companies and over 10,000 employees across Europe and the USA, we are trusted suppliers of missile and missile systems to the defence sector.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides smarter and more effective equipment for the armed forces over land, sea and air.


We value difference.

Our work has a far-reaching impact, and we all make a difference every day. Our values-led culture welcomes a diversity of skills, experience and perspectives, where everyone has the opportunity contribute, grow and succeed.

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