FCAS AP TLS Supportability Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Supportability Engineer

Location: Warton - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary:£39,316 - £43,323

What you’ll be doing:

    Influencing the “design for support” considerations of the core platform concepts and eliciting requirements for the support solution

      Assist the Supportability Engineering Manager to carry out engineering analysis and influence the design and future sustainment of platforms and systems

        Process and analyse design data and current platform in-service data to help inform the future approach to through-life support

          Generating technical supportability outputs in accordance with a variety of international standards and specifications

            Assist with the overall assessment, management and control of change to supportability characteristics across platform design concepts. Develop support solution requirements.

              Analysis of safety requirements and hazards that may influence the support solution.

              Your skills and experiences:


                Awareness and understanding of the overarching principles of through-life support (Adjacent design & development awareness will be considered)

                  Experience working within a highly regulated environment (Standards Support Engineering would be advantageous)

                    Some experience of working in either a support engineering or maintenance role, or a good level of understanding of the key standards/specifications relevant to these domains

                      An understanding of at least one of the following supportability engineering tools/techniques/approaches: Level of Repair Analysis (LORA), Failure Modes, Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Logistics Support Analysis (LSA), Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM).


                        Degree qualified in a relevant or related engineering field


                        You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

                        The FCAS Through-Life Support Engineering team:

                        This is an exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of the design for the next generation fighter aircraft.The environment is fast paced, dynamic, stimulating and provides plenty of scope for your personal and professional development. You’ll be working cross-functionally with many areas of the Supportability and Design teams, as well as the chance to work with international partners.

                        Why BAE Systems?

                        This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

                        We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

                        Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

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