Supportability Engineer

  • Location

    Templecombe, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence, Supportability Engineering

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  • Contact:

    Andrew Morris

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Our client is seeking a Supportability Engineer on a 12 month contract.

The Supportability Engineer will be a practical Engineer and will carry out specialist ILS/LSA activities in support of deliverables for current and future projects.

Duties will include:

  • Carrying out detailed Logistics Support Analysis (LSA) and R&M tasks for Air C4I technology and related capabilities as directed by the SEM.
  • Ensuring that the current capability meets the program supportability needs and delivering the future capability required by the business.
  • Working with the SEM to continuously improve programme supportability engineering performance for our products and services and identify future opportunities.
  • Negotiating with stakeholders to enhance our capability and deliver customer Supportability performance requirements
  • Negotiating with internal and external customers to ensure that we understand their needs and address them
  • Supporting bid submissions - both technical input and review.

The essential functions of the role are as follows:

  • Ensure the effective corporate governance of system Supportability Engineering through compliance within the primary strategies / policies and relevant Standards guidance.
  • To apply appropriate techniques and maintain consistency and accuracy in the application of the followingsupportabilitydeliverables:
    • Assist in the production and development of ILS plans.
    • Assist the SEM and wider supportability team with all Bid and Proposal- related activities
    • Production and implementation of internal processes and procedures
    • Preparation of customer ILS deliverables (CDRL submissions) for all programs
    • Identifying risks associated with all ILS Programs
    • Repairing logistic support analysis outputs according to customer contract and format
    • Assist in the production of Life Cycle Cost (LCC) data.
    • Assist in the production of Level Of Repair Analysis (LORA).
    • Assist in the tailoring, planning and production of Logistic Support Analysis (LSA).
    • Planning and conduct Maintenance Task Analysis (MTA)
    • Planning and conduct of Reliability Modelling, Apportionment and Prediction/FMECA
    • Maintaining the FRACAS process and conducting/reporting routine Failure Review Boards (FRBs) for monitored programmes using applicable tools.
    • Maintainability Prediction/Analysis.
    • Assisting in the planning and generation of Technical Publications according to contracted requirements.


  • Working knowledge of Def Stan 00-600 and applicable R&M Standards
  • Working knowledge of UK military support and the UK MoD Joint Supply Chain
  • Full UK Driving Licence