Through Life Support Engineer

Rheinmetall Defence Australia

Location: Redbank

Job Type: Full time


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The Through Life Support (TLS) Engineer is part of a team of TLS engineers to support the Land 121 Program and will undertake RODUM investigation work, survey, quotation and input to Safety Investigation work relating to Logistics Vehicle and Modules.

As Through Life Support Engineer, you can anticipate some of your day-to-day tasks to include:

  • Supporting the TLS Lead Engineer in developing, implementing and maintaining of the Contractor Engineering Management Plan;
  • Conducting engineering investigations, including input to Safety investigations;
  • Analysing Engineering Change Requests through the RDA Engineering Change Proposal process and participating in the RDA Engineering Review Board;
  • Coordinating developmental activities for Engineering Changes, including monitoring the input from the Design Engineering Team and other required specialist areas of expertise;
  • Coordinating the required development of, or amendment to, Technical Instructions and status tracking documents;
  • Supporting process improvement;
  • Providing TLS involvement in the RDA System Safety Program;
  • Providing TLS Engineering input into System Reviews and conducting as required;
  • Interfacing with In-Service Support Manager, Configuration Controller and Spare Parts Manager on matters relating to product changes; and
  • Liaising with customers, suppliers and RDA Engineering.

About your new team

Located in Redbank in Ipswich, and Southbank, Melbourne the TLS team supports all through life support activities for the Logistics Vehicle and Modules. Friendly, supportive team.

Find Your Why at Rheinmetall

Our values of Safety, Partnership, Openness, Respect and Trust (SPORT) supports our team members to create a workplace environment where our employees value each other, live up to their promises, communicate openly and work safely every day.

The experience and skillset best suited to this role includes:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering;
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated application of formal Systems Engineering to product development;
  • Good understanding of application of System Safety principles, tools and processes;
  • Experience in interpreting and analysing complex functional requirements;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to resolve complex problems and issues;
  • Relevant experience in a related or similar industry;
  • Very good command of written and spoken English;
  • Willingness to travel, including international travel; and
  • Must hold or be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance (must hold Australian Citizenship).

What we offer you

  • Work as part of a team with real purpose in what we do
  • Attractive remuneration packages with salary sacrificing and novated leases
  • On-site subsidised café with themed days multiple options
  • Long weekends every second week with a 9 day working fortnight
  • Flexible working practices
  • Generous internal incentive and referral program
  • Genuine career development and progression opportunities
  • Extensive Employee Assistance Program to support overall health and wellbeing
  • We are proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180

Our inclusive culture

Rheinmetall fosters a culture of equality, fairness, diversity and inclusion for all our employees and provides a safe and secure work environment where everyone can feel comfortable and supported to bring their unique self to work every day.

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Next steps

Apply now!

Preferred candidates will be required to complete background checks including pre-employment verifications and national police checks.

Applications close: 18th of February 2023

Please note that we will not be accepting any recruitment agency applications for this role.


For further information about this opportunity, please contact RDA Talent Acquisition Team at and quote REF#AU01260.

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