Supportability Engineer

Bae Systems
09 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Supportability Engineer

Would you like to play a key role in equipment support for the Land (UK) business function? We currently have a vacancy for a Supportability Engineer at our site in Telford.

As a Supportability Engineer, you will be working closely with the full support engineering function, working on the equipment support of a variety of armoured vehicles, including but not limited to Challenger 2, Warrior, CVR(T), Bulldog, Terrier, Pinzgauer and Panther.

This role will provide you with exposure to Land (UK)'s wide range of combat vehicles in a varied and exciting role, offering development opportunities and progression within support engineering.

Your main responsibilities as a Supportability Engineer will involve:

Carrying out practical and theoretical supportability assessments on existing and new systems, sub-assemblies and components

Identifying and developing new or modified Support & Test Equipment (S&TE)

Providing supportability advice to other engineering and other functional departments

Working with specialists to conduct Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) processes on existing and new vehicles, sub-assemblies and components

Evaluating design and supplier data, and the production of support related data and reports

Liaising with customer representatives to elicit requirements or provide feedback

Liaising with suppliers in order to obtain supportability data, such as for failure predictions and diagnosis, repair, test, calibration and set-up/installation procedures

Your skills and qualifications:


Experience working in a support engineering role

Good understanding of SHE and product safety

Good understanding of reliability and maintainability


Degree or equivalent experience in mechanical, electrical or electronic engineering

What we're looking for in you:

You will be proactive and conscientious go-getter, who is highly organised, dedicated and committed to professionalism. You will be self-motivated and work to your own initiative, whilst having the ability to communicate well and be a strong team player.

Location: Telford

Grade: Grade B

Salary: £30,000

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Land (UK)

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced vehicle and munitions products in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, building and maintaining some of their most vital equipment - everything from battle tanks to engineer vehicles; artillery through to advanced missile systems.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and determination to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops get only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence company.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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