Equipment Support Engineer - Bridging

BAE Systems
England, Telford, Shropshire
09 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Elizabeth Burn
Job Type

Equipment Support Engineer - Bridging

Would you like to play a key role in the Support Engineering function for the Tyro bridging campaign team? We currently have a vacancy for an Equipment Support Engineer - Bridging at our site in Telford.

As an Equipment Support Engineer - Bridging, you will be responsible for all aspects of support across the bridging system, including vehicles, bridge systems and all associated equipment.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a broad and interesting role, interfacing with

Your main responsibilities as an Equipment Support Engineer - Bridging will involve:

Conducting supportability assessments based upon Computer Aided Design models and production drawings, including but not limited to identification of potential safety hazards, identification of potential training requirements, identification of new items of Support & Test Equipment (S&TE) or the use or modification of existing S&TE and provision of supportability feedback to design and safety engineers, platform manager and other business functions

Creating comprehensive support engineering assessments, in the form of reports or presentations of supportability assessments for internal and external customers

Working with specialists to conduct Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) on new and existing assemblies, sub-assemblies and components

Being responsible and accountable for the population of Logistic Support data within the BAE data repositories

Working with other specialist or platform Support Engineers to develop/inform equipment supportability impact statements/cases

Carrying out data cleansing of historic datasets in order to support solution modelling activities

Providing supportability advice to other engineering and other functional departments

Working within our bridging team to develop/inform on equipment supportability impacts across the Defence Lines of Development (DLOD's)

Your skills and qualifications:


HNC/HND or equivalent experience in and engineering discipline

A demonstrable understanding of support engineering/ILS

Ability to analyse large volumes of data

Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel


An awareness of the UK MoD's bridging system is desirable

Achieved or working towards professional recognition with a recognised engineering institute

A basic understanding of SHE and product safety

What we're looking for in you:

You will be an organised and proactive worker, with strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload. You will be an articulate communicator with strong written and verbal skills and be confident interfacing with internal and external stakeholders and various levels of seniority.

Location: Telford

Salary: £37,275+

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, childcare vouchers, 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.

BAE Systems Land (UK)

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced vehicle and munitions products in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, building and maintaining some of their most vital equipment - everything from battle tanks to engineer vehicles; artillery through to advanced missile systems.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and determination to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops get only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence company.

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.

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