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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Lead ILS Engineer


Job Description:

The Opportunity

Use your supportability experience and determination to influence and advise the various business functions, engineering, project managers, services and portfolio managers, by promoting and implementing ILS activities. In addition, supporting the projects by identifying and managing ILS risks.
Primary activities include:

  • To provide high levels of confidence in our capability to meet the internal and external customer ILS support requirements.
  • To sustainably grow the service and support function within the business in line with the SSDM direction.
  • To provide portfolio managers, Campaign managers and BU leadership with ILS insights and inputs to both future and current customer supportability requirements.
  • To support the engineering functions in carrying out new and in-service products and system supportability analysis.
  • To keep the Portfolio and project managers informed of relevant risks, issues and progress of the ILS functions, escalating appropriate matters for resolution.
  • To ensure the highest safety and compliance standards are applied throughout all manufacturing and production activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Architect the Roke ILS service support offering across the key business functions (portfolio, project management, engineering and manufacturing) to ensure they meet whole life cost targets ensuring project / service profitability.
  • Determine, develop and delivery of project ILS strategies, plans and reports in conjunction with the relevant service and project deliverables. Includes ILS elements planning, LSA tailoring, in-service support planning and logs demo's.
  • Work with engineering, manufacturing and supply chain to provide both product and system supportability reporting and assurance, through the application of the relevant ARM&T principles.
  • Own and manage the Service and support ILS responses to Customer Requests for Proposal (RFP), Invitations to Tender (ITT), Statements of Work (SoW), Tender Assessments and Contract Specifications.
  • Support business growth as the ILS SME for bids, partnering agreements including planning, pre-contract discussions, product development, project ILS meetings & reviews.
  • Support engineering in the production of FMECA's, RBD's and MTBF generation.

Knowledge and Experience Required;

Education and Qualifications

  • Degree or HND/HNC qualified (or equivalent experience) with relevant practical experience of Electronic equipment

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Experience in the service support of low volume, high value, products and systems in a highly regulated environment
  • Knowledge and experience of the application of through-life support standards such as DEF STAN 00-600, 00-40, 00-42, Mil Std 217F and Defence Logistics Framework
  • Experience in working with customers in a matrix managed team
  • Good knowledge of MOD support frameworks and experience in their application as a supplier
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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