ILS Consultants x 2

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£50000 - £80000.00 per annum + fabulous benefits
Business Sector:Electronic Engineering
Job ref:BBBH151121
Post Date:April 02, 2024

ILS Consultants x 2

+ Cutting edge of comms systems

+ Fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing team

+ Company is a champion of diversity Engineering


+ Up to £80,000 per annum

+ Top quartile benefits package

+ Flexitime and hybrid working where possible

Our client is a rapidly growing and highly respected UK company that design and secure the world's most technically advanced data and communications systems for governments and industry - utilising next generation AI, machine learning and advanced sensor technology.

The client has won a series of new projects within the UK MOD and government space and are actively recruiting.

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 carry out new and in-service product and system supportability analysis.
  • Actively collaborate with project, engineering, production and other business areas to ensure that supportability and support-related design factors are fully considered during the design process to optimise through life support and provide system supportability assurance.
  • To provide high levels of confidence in our capability to meet the internal and external customer ILS support requirements.
  • Support customers and products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Influence product, system and support solution design for optimum Reliability, Maintainability, Testability and Availability.
  • Preparation of ILS and supportability documentation.
  • Develop and deliver tailored ILS element plans, reports and in-service support plans to ensure customer requirements are met within project timescales and budget.
  • Conduct detailed Logistic Support Analysis (LSA), Supportability Analysis (SA), Maintenance Task Analysis (MTA), spares modelling and Ease of Maintenance Assessments (EMA).
  • Produce and support the production of FMECAs, RBDs, MTBF generation and reliability predictions.
  • Production and amendment of Technical Manuals to various formats, i.e. AESPs, COTS manuals.
  • Adhere to Business Unit governance and reporting, and active compliance with relevant all Roke policies and procedures.
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties commensurate with the job holder's experience and qualifications as required by the business.

Education and Qualifications

  • Degree or HND/HNC qualified or with relevant experience in the Defence Industry

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Experience in applying ILS methodologies to 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 ASD S-Series Specifications, DEF STAN 00-600, 00-40, 00-42, Mil Std 217F and KiD 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
  • Experience as a technical author
  • Experience in using industry recognised ILS/ARM modelling software