Support Engineer

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Support Engineer

Samlesbury - 12 month contract - £35 p/h Ltd

A vacancy has arisen for a Support Engineer based in Samlesbury. The successful candidate will undertake preparation, research, production and subsequent maintenance of Aircraft Initial Provisioning Lists (IPL's). In addition, you will provide technical support and a query answering service to the customer and liaise with various technical and support departments on aspects related to Initial Provisioning.

As a Support Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • The research, preparation, production, provisioning and subsequent maintenance of technical documentation/data for a wide range of aircraft in-service operation and maintenance activities.
  • Produce IPL data to the guidelines of AvP70 & ASD2000M and Enhanced Procurement System Standard Supply Procedures (EPS SSP's).
  • Close liaison with all aspects of Tornado/Typhoon Aircraft engineering, through the interaction with engineering personnel and/or the interrogation of contributory engineering databases.
  • Additional responsibilities include liaison, support and advice to equipment suppliers.
  • IPLCompilation Engineers work alongside technical illustrators in the creation of new and amended illustrations as these are a critical part of the technical data.
  • Configuration Control of all published data and the creation/maintenance of a job audit trail.

As a Support Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering drawings would be an advantage.
  • Experience of publications toolsets an advantage.
  • ONC or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline.
  • IT literacy is essential.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • The position requires an individual with a high degree of self-motivation, and also the ability to pay particular attention to the quality and integrity of the data produced and product safety.