Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Supportability Engineer


Job Description:

My client is looking for a dynamic & experienced individual who can help us maintain delivery of excellence to their customers.

Ideally experienced in the Naval and Sonar domain, the successful candidate will join a UK-wide ILS Team of talented Supportability Engineers who service Land, Sea & Air sectors for both military & commercial customers.

The Role:

  • Deliver on supportability Commitments for a suite of Products across various programmes:
  • Working with Bid Teams to ensure compliance against customer requirements, optimised solutions and cost.
  • Working with Programme Managers to optimise the work required to meet the needs of their Customers within the available budget.
  • Take ownership of successfully progressing and completing that work to the agreed budget, schedule and technical requirements.
  • Teaming with ILS SME's and the wider TSE Team to achieve contract milestones
  • Work with Design Engineers and Programme Management Team to leverage opportunities, manage risks and optimise financial performance and Through-Life cost of ownership.


  • Work as an experienced supportability / engineering team member to take responsibility for own / team work packages.
  • Undertake own Supportability Engineering activities and provide day-to-day supportability engineering guidance to own team.
  • Make supportability / engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority.
  • Support own team in matters of technical understanding and support in areas of own expertise.
  • Provide help and direction to less experienced team members.
  • Manage and deliver on own elements of ILS work packages and support others.
  • Take responsibility for contributing to team planning, risk management, quality and HSE.
  • Set targets for and manage own development with line manager.
  • Seek & share good practice & knowledge to continuously improve own and Team practices.
  • Contribute to the development & continuation of successful local supply chain relationships.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ideally Degree qualified or equivalent.
  • SignificantILS experience, including:
    • Logistic Support Analysis
    • Reliability, Maintainability and Testability Studies
    • FMECAs
    • Through-Life Cost and spares modelling
    • Initial Provisioning
    • DRACAS
    • LSAR Database creation and maintenance (ideally 'Eagle') experience an advantage.
  • Work Package Management experience.
  • Conversant with Microsoft Office Toolset
  • Experience in effective collaboration with Design Engineering Teams and supporting disciplines.
  • Experience of technical and commercial contact with customers, partners and suppliers.
  • Experience in supporting bids, producing bid estimates and creating, taking ownership of associated ILS deliverables; e.g. spares analysis, maintainability analysis etc. and all documentation deliverables.

If you feel the above matches your skills and experience, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail with you!

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other