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Principal ILS Engineer

Location: New Malden Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Defence, Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

We have 2 new ILS Engineer positions available at Senior and Principal level.
Flexibilirty for home working is an option.

Please see below a summary of the skills and background we are looking for.

Qualifications / experience

  • Engineering Degree or proven relevant experience in ILS Engineering
  • Proven track record in delivering ILS projects in the defence industry
  • Knowledge and application of relevant of UK Defence Standards


  • Perform Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) tasks
    • Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM)
    • Failure Modes, Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA) (to inform design)
    • Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) (to determine maintenance tasks)
    • Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
    • Level Of Repair Analysis (LORA)
    • Verification and Validation (V&V)
    • Life Cycle Costing Analysis (LCCA)
  • Carry out analysis on Supportability for programme deliverables
    • Identify required spares for replenishment, consumables, base spares and contractual spares
    • Obsolescence
    • NATO codification
    • Packaging, Handling and Transportation (PHS&T)
    • Training
    • Maintenance schedules
    • Disposal issues, detailing hazardous materials/substances or security aspects that impact disposal
    • Identify, introduce and maintain appropriate, modern ILS software tools to support analysis and modelling to enhance the company's ability to deliver comprehensive ILS Solutions.
  • Carry out analysis to assess the impact of
    • Changes to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) data and manage the results by collaborating with the relevant engineering teams
    • Configuration changes and manage the results by collaborating with the relevant engineering teams
  • Collaborate and Liaise with:
    • Suppliers to obtain relevant ILS information to support deliverables and safety evidence
    • Customers to manage expectations and mitigate ILS related risks
    • Supply Chain, Information Assurance and Mission Assurance and the Production Engineering teams to manage the storage of hardware in a secure manner
    • Engineering teams to contribute to the evaluation of technical options, make timely decisions and provide Subject Matter Expertise
  • Demonstrate the value of ILS engineering to all stakeholders and drive the importance of proactive ILS management techniques
  • Maintain obsolescence registers, perform obsolescence sweeps and produce ILS reports

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