Supportability Engineer (ILS LSA)
Would you like to play a key role in the support of Royal Navy and International programmes? Maritime Services currently have vacancies for Supportability Engineers in Logistics Support Analysis (LSA)at our sites in either Portsmouth or Filton.
As a Supportability Engineer LSA, you will be working across platforms such as the Type 45 Destroyers, Type 26 Global Combat Ships build and export programmes and the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier programme. You will be responsible for applying ILS methodologies to the management of Logistics Support information for the ships, focusing heavily on the configurationandanalysis of engineering data required to support the systems and equipment that make up the platforms.
This role will provide you with the chance to forge a career within the Supportability Engineering domain whilst working with some of the most complex warship programmes in the world. If you want to be part of our future working in partnership with the Royal Navy, then a career in Maritime Services awaits you.
Your main responsibilities as a Supportability Engineer LSA will involve:
Providing expertise, effort and advice in the population and management of the Logistics Support Analysis tools, the data they contain and the related integrated toolsets.
Applying knowledge and expertise to analyse the impact of engineering changes to the ship, including the effect on availability, reliability and maintainability of the platform and its systems and how these changes are configured in the datasets.
Applying system and process knowledge to analyse the impact of material from Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) suppliers on the support engineering datasets and populating the results.
Working across the T45, T26 and QEC Class Output Management (COM) and International programme teams to identify and resolve in-service or build supportability and data issues.
Supporting the management of, and update to, the Unit Maintenance Management System (UMMS) account and content.
Analysing complex datasets to autonomously determine appropriate Support outcomes, updating a shared, complex and integrated Support dataset.
Your skills and qualifications as a Supportability Engineer:
Experience gained from one or more of the following backgrounds:
Maritime or other complex engineering business (Defence, Rail, Aerospace, Automotive, etc.)
Knowledge of engineering drawings and data
Knowledge of Supportability Engineering Defence Standards 00-60, 00-600.
Knowledge of ILS principles and experience in the application of the ILS techniques would be advantageous(Supportability Engineering Defence Standards, e.g. 00-60, 00-600)
Experience in the population of a Logistics Support Analysis Record (LSAR) database.
Experience in use and management of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), preferably Unit Maintenance Management System (UMMS) as used in the Royal Navy.
What we're looking for in you:
We are looking for you to be a team player and good communicator with a flexible and adaptable approach to your work, as well as having the ability to work under pressure. We are looking for you to have a proactive approach with the ability to liaise with a variety of people within the business.
Location: Portsmouth / Filton near Bristol
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.
Flexible Working: At Maritime Services, we embrace flexible and modern working arrangements and feel this is an important part of the benefits that we have on offer. It helps us to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. This role can be undertaken either full time, part time, job share, flexible hours or we would welcome your suggestions for how we could make this role fit your circumstances.
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.
Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us. Our people are encouraged to be as creative as they can be and are always looking at ways to develop and challenge the way we do things, identifying and prioritising continuous improvement activities across the business
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 the Ministry of Defence, 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. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there’s Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!
Join us and the projects you’ll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.
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.