Obsolescence Engineer

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    Bristol, England

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    £55 - £69 per hour

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    Hannah Pepper

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    about 2 years ago

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Obsolescence Engineer

Location: Bristol

Rate: up to £69.57

A global aerospace and defence organisation are looking for an Obsolescence Engineer to provide support to our obsolescence service. Liaising closely with our Integrated Project Teams and internal stakeholders, work share partners, engineering and procurement functions to react rapidly and effectively to Obsolescence issues to maintain the company's product range and the customer's capability to operate.

Key Accountabilities - Obsolescence Engineer

  • Undertake Obsolescence investigations of components used in both our main and test equipment's, present where necessary mitigation options for solution to the relevant stakeholders, this can include last time buy opportunities, recommendation of alternative components, asset management. Work with the company's internal stakeholders and work share partners on current and anticipated obsolescence issues.

  • Creation and upkeep of multiple product selected component lists that include component life cycle statuses, stock and consumption data and associated health status reporting to the internal stakeholders.

  • Be responsible for updating Obsolescence issues within the Company's project SharePoints and Obsolescence Management System databases.

  • Provide specialist knowledge to other areas to enable effective closure of customer queries.

  • Produce product Obsolescence Status reports as required by contract or other functional areas.

  • Assist in producing Product Obsolescence Management Plans.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience - Obsolescence Engineer

  • Possess articulate verbal and written communication skills to enable effective dialogue with other functional areas and stakeholders.

  • Possess excellent data analytical skills for analysis and manipulation of excel spreadsheets.

  • HNC or equivalent and 10 years' experience in an Avionic Electronic Component Engineering environment with a firm understanding of Integrated Logistic Support.
    SAP knowledge would be an advantage.

  • Knowledge of Obsolescence Management BS EN IEC 62402:2019. Membership of or will consider working towards IIOM International Institute of Obsolescence Management accretion.