Principal ILS Engineer

Principal ILS Engineer
  • £46,000 - £67,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • New Malden, London, England, UK New Malden London GBR KT3 4NR
Job Ref: BBBH121389
Date Added: 17 November 2022

Principal ILS Engineer Salary: £46,000-67,000UK Eyes Only


A key member of the Systems Engineering and Safety team, this role will work to provide Logistic Support Analysis, comprehensive and detailed Through-Life support modelling, manage various ILS work packages and provide confidence to our customers that our products and services are robust, reliable and cost effective. You will provide knowledge and advice at all stages of the product-life-cycle ensuring that systems are designed for supportability, through to in-service support solutions and disposal. You will be experienced in delivering and communicating ILS within the UK Defence industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) tasks
    • Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM)
    • Failure Modes, Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA) (to inform design)
    • Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) (to determine maintenance tasks)
    • Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
    • Level Of Repair Analysis (LORA)
    • Verification and Validation (V&V)
    • Life Cycle Costing Analysis (LCCA)
  • Carry out analysis onSupportability for programmedeliverables
    • Identify required spares for replenishment, consumables, base spares and contractual spares
    • Obsolescence
    • NATO codification
    • Packaging, Handling and Transportation (PHS&T)
    • Training
    • Maintenance schedules
    • Disposal issues, detailing hazardous materials/substances or security aspects that impact disposal
    • Identify, introduce and maintain appropriate, modern ILS software tools to support analysis and modelling to enhance the company's ability to deliver comprehensive ILS Solutions.
  • Carry out analysis to assess the impact of
    • Changes to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) data and manage the results by collaborating with the relevant engineering teams
    • Configuration changes and manage the results by collaborating with the relevant engineering teams
  • Collaborate and Liaise with:
    • Suppliers to obtain relevant ILS information to support deliverables and safety evidence
    • Customers to manage expectations and mitigate ILS related risks
    • Supply Chain, Information Assurance and Mission Assurance and the Production Engineering teams to manage the storage of hardware in a secure manner
    • Engineering teams to contribute to the evaluation of technical options, make timely decisions and provide Subject Matter Expertise
  • Demonstrate the value of ILS engineering to all stakeholders and drive the importance of proactive ILS management techniques
  • Maintain obsolescence registers, perform obsolescence sweeps and produce ILS reports

General Operational Duties

  • Attend Business Management department meetings as required
  • Remain compliant with all applicable Business Management / Command Media Processes and procedures
  • Support the Business Management Director in developing and growing a professional and engaged team
  • Understand and apply all policies, processes and procedures around compliance and governance

Include general line management duties

  • Understand and apply all policies, processes and procedures around people management, compliance and governance
  • Provide appropriate support, guidance and training to administration team members when implementing new company policies and procedures

Person SpecificationEssential qualifications / experience

  • Engineering Degree in related discipline or equivalent relevant experience in ILS Engineering
  • Proven track record in delivering ILS projects in the defence industry
  • Knowledge and application of relevant international standards
  • Knowledge and application of relevant of UK Defence Standards

Preferred qualifications / experience

  • Knowledge and experience of ILS application within UK Defence Maritime Surface and Sub-Surface platforms
  • Knowledge and experience of ILS application relating to Control Systems and Software

Competency/Skill requirements

  • Ability to work independently on own initiative, as well as within a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure in a complex and rapidly changing environment
  • Adept at problem-solving, able to develop solutions to a variety of problems
  • Good attention to detail
  • Organised, adept at workload management and prioritising appropriately to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and responsive to changing priorities
  • Proactive team worker, equally self-motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to engage effectively with all audiences/stakeholders
  • Proficient user of MS office
  • Competent in PowerPoint (and face-to-face presentation delivery - if required)
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Strong customer focus
  • Engaging 'can do' attitude

Other requirements

  • Travel requirements: Occasional UK travel may be required to attend team/customer meetings and training activities
  • Clearance requirements: Post-holder must hold and maintain UK Government clearances where required
  • Looking for flexibility? Talk to us at the application stage about hybrid working arrangements.

Carbon60, Lorien, SRG - the Impellam Group STEM Portfolio is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

17/12/2022 11:29:48
GBP 46000.00 67000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Christopher Snehath

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