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Supportability/Systems Engineer

  • Salary: £29370 - £38255 per annum + Competitive plus benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 13/03/2018
  • Job reference: J369177A

Multiple new exciting opportunities have arisen for Supportability Engineers to join the largest support services UK organisation based in Keynsham, near Bristol.

Key elements of the post are:

  • Influencing the design of the submarine - maximising ease of support in service
  • Developing an in-service Support Solution which demonstrably satisfies requirements for availability and cost
  • Ensuring the submarine can be maintained within safe operating limits.
  • Providing provide an embedded team that is responsible for the influencing and reporting on the supportability considerations of the Platform and Secondary Propulsion Major Systems.
  • Technical quality of the engineering deliverables demonstrating compliance with the required technical assurance and governance processes
  • Assessing and influencing the design of named systems by creating a Supportability Bill of Materials
  • Recording risks or issues that may prevent a system from meeting its supportability requirement
  • Providing Through Life support activities for nominated systems to meeting their Design Review criteria and ultimately the programme
  • Engage with other SME in the field of supportability, cost engineering or supply chain as necessary
  • Ensuring coherence with and adherence to engineering strategies, policies and plans

Successful candidate requirements:

  • STEM background - preferably qualified in Engineering/Technical discipline
  • Understanding and experience of working in accordance with support related polices, standards and guidance
  • Experience in forming and delivering quantitative technical cases for implementing opportunities or managing risk.
  • An excellent communicator, you will be able to articulate complex arguments for a wide range of stakeholders to understand. You will be able to demonstrate that you can drive issues to completion.
  • Project Management experience or qualifications would be advantageous as the role requires the delivery of documentation to time and budget.
  • Relevant experience of assessing systems in a defence and/or services environment

What's on offer?

  • Flexible working hours
  • Excellent job security
  • Great work/life balance
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from award winning Investors in People Gold award Learning & Development teams.

Security Restrictions

Successful applicants will be required to obtain UK MOD security clearance prior to appointment

For further information or a confidential discussion please apply now or call Rebecca Smolinska on 0117 9309 727.

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