Principal Supportability Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00007211-1
  • Date Posted: 20 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £49,640 to £55,690
  • Sector: Engineering, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Principal Supportability Engineer
Stoke Gifford, Bristol
£49,640 - £55,690 dependent on experience

About the Role

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge in a rapidly evolving and changing environment? Are you inspired by a need for innovation? Then why not consider joining Babcock on the latest acquisition programme to deliver the Royal Navy Type 31 Frigates by December 2028?

Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) is a foundation that underpins successful delivery of Complex Warships to the Royal Navy. We are looking for a Principal Supportability Engineer to join the team at Bristol Business Park and be responsible for ensuring a strict, coherent approach to all aspects of Supportability. This will include the day-to-day administration and co-ordination of activities directly related to contract deliverables, with particular focus on managing and maintaining Supportability and R&M cases, and the delivery of Supportability Modelling and associated Type 31 outputs.

As the Principal Supportability Engineer, you will use your previous experience in the application of Supportability Analysis and Reliability and Maintainability techniques to draft the Use Study and to develop the Maintenance Philosophy for the DfS Lead. You will ensure coherence across Supportability and broader ILS activities (e.g. sparing analysis, LORA, technical documents development, RCM and maintenance analysis); take delivery of R&M and Supportability Cases and maintain them throughout the term; deliver availability modelling and maintenance burden modelling. In addition, you will deliver or contribute to the delivery of broader supportability deliverables, as defined in the T31 Design and Build contract and contribute to Supportability and Design Reviews, as required.

As well as working for the UK's leading naval support business, we will also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you would expect from a global company.

What do I need to do the role?

You will be educated to HNC level in a relevant STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths) and be a Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer working towards Chartered status. Ideally, you will have a military background and experience in Reliability Centred Maintenance techniques.

What else do I need to know?

You will work 37 hours per week Monday to Friday with flexible working and you must be able to achieve the appropriate level of Security Clearance.

What impact does COVID-19 have on the recruitment process?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we may face.

Babcock will be continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing.

If you applied to a role which is not categorised as 'essential' or which cannot be performed by remote working, the recruitment process is likely to be affected. This may mean that your application may be delayed.
It is unlikely that shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a face-to-face interview in the first instance. Interviews will be held by phone, WhatsApp video, FaceTime (where available) or you may be asked to complete an online interview. You will have advance notice should we wish to arrange an interview with you and more information will be provided regarding the format by the recruitment team.
It is likely that the start date for successful candidates may need to be postponed. Start dates will be provisional and subject to change.

This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

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