Supportability Engineer

BAE Systems
Telford, England, Shropshire
06 Sep 2017
20 Sep 2017
Caroline Dey
Job Type

Supportability Engineer

Would you like to work on the Challenger 2 Tank programme? We currently have a vacancy for a Supportability Engineer at our site in Telford.

As a Supportability Engineer, you will be conducting supportability assessments practically on vehicle or theoretically based upon Computer Aided Design models and production drawings for proposed modifications.

This role will provide you with excellent opportunities to be part of and work on exciting vehicle future programmes.

Your main responsibilities as a Supportability Engineer will involve:

Initial identification of potential safety hazards with close liaison with the safety function to identify and document hazards and support the CR2 hazard log, safety case and that support products are ALARP

Initial identification of potential training needs or requirements, with close liaison with training specialists to identify and document training impact to system or sub system level

Creating comprehensive, clear 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 Centred Maintenance (RCM) processes on existing assemblies, Sub-Assemblies & Components

Responsible and accountable for the population of Logistic Support data within the BAE data


1st and 2nd tier customer liaison to elicit requirements and acceptance criteria or provide feedback on requirements

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

Your skills and qualifications:

REME Control Equipment Technician experience or equivalent

REME Class 1, Challenger 2 trade qualifications

Served in Challenger 2 operational units

Basic understanding of reliability and maintainability

Basic understanding of SHE and product safety would be desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills, demonstrate you are adaptable, self-motivated and have excellent team working skills.

Location: Telford

Salary: £36,500+

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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