ILS Engineer - Supply Support

BAE Systems
England, Portsmouth, Hampshire
15 Jun 2017
29 Jun 2017
Caroline Dey
Job Type

ILS Engineer - Supply Support

Would you like to work on supportability analysis for the initial provisioning of spares and Support & Test Equipment (S&TE) for the Type 26 Programme? We currently have a vacancy for an ILS Engineer - Supply Support at our site in either Portsmouth, Filton or Scotstoun.

As a member of the T26 ILS - Supply Support team, you will be responsible for analysing supplier data and recommendations relating to equipment spares and S&TE, leading to the development of the initial provisioning list. As part of that process, spares modelling using specialist software will be required in order to provide an optimised list of ranged and scaled spares to ensure appropriate equipment availability throughout the life of the ship.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on one of the largest, most complex, and high profile engineering programmes in the country.

Your main responsibilities as an ILS Engineer - Supply Support will involve:

Assisting in producing and maintaining the initial provisioning list and in capturing and analysing related supporting evidence

Carrying out spares modelling and ranging and scaling activities within the scope of the contract requirements, in close liaison with all work streams

Carrying out and developing NATO codification activities within the scope of the contract requirements

Identifying potential risks to the supplier programme/content and provide potential remedial actions

Implementing continuous improvement opportunities to reduce costs and enhance the effectiveness of both supply support activities and the overall project

Producing spares reports that validate the level of recommended spares

Producing support and test equipment reports that validate the level of recommended support and test equipment

Identifying packaging, handling, storage and transportation requirements relating to spares and support and test equipment

Your skills and qualifications as an ILS Engineer - Supply Support:


Qualified to HNC/ HND/ degree level or equivalent in an engineering discipline

Experience of ILS activities and functions

Demonstrable engineering experience ideally from maintenance background

Experience of high-level stakeholder management

Competent user of MS packages


Experience in the marine/ship building industry

Experience in spares modelling, ranging and scaling, or spares management

Working knowledge of Def Stan 00-600, JSP 886, Def Con 117 and in-service support requirements

OPUS10 experience

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to be hardworking, self-motivated and driven, with the ability to prioritise your workload appropriately. You will be comfortable regularly interacting with stakeholders such as customers and suppliers. You will also need to be persistent and resilient in order to gain required information from stakeholders.

Location: Portsmouth Naval Base, Filton or 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, 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.

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and a revenue of £650 million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

With our international programmes and core support to UK MoD Maritime, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure vessels, Offshore Patrol vessels, Historic ships and more. And with our development and support of complex equipment ranging from a Spearfish Torpedo to an Artisan Radar, the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the UK Royal Navy for decades to come.

Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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