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ILS Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/05/2014
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The Company:
Our client has been established for over 20 years locally and is focused on delivering design solutions to the nuclear industry, specialising in the design of mechanical handling plant and equipment, the design and installation of plant control systems and the provision of support to plant safety reviews.

The Role:
Depending on the stage of the particular project, the ILS (Integrated Logistics Support) Engineer will be accountable to the Quality Manager for:

- Scoping and developing the appropriate support strategy.
- Successfully influencing the product design to enhance in-service supportability.
- Designing and developing the support solution for the product.
- Delivering all the mandated support elements.

To do this, the ILS Engineer will be required to:

- Develop strategic project support /ILS strategies and cascade this through the supply chain, working jointly, as requested, with customers.
- Evolve the ‘design for supportability requirements’ and ensure that the product design is compliant with them.
- Take responsibility for the implementation of contractual ILS requirements, through all phases of the project life cycle.
- Proactively work across the entire project lifecycle, tailoring the support solution design to suit the particular phase of the programme.
- Carry out sensitivity studies of potential support solutions addressing operational use, maintenance policy, and through-life costs across the project life cycle.
- Develop and maintain the Integrated Support Plan (ISP) and all sub-element plans.
- Deliver the maintenance plan, and the associated logistics spares recommendations for the product.
- Co-ordinate development and delivery of technical documentation and customer training.
- Attend Customer Programme, Design and ILS Reviews; to ensure ILS project drivers are fully understood, considered, and the impacts of any associated risks are reduced.
- Be responsible for the ILS interface with subcontractors.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- An engineering background, preferably sub-sea, with a relevant degree or previous related experience.
- Supportability engineering skills to analyse the product supportability to develop and deliver a support solution.
- An understanding of the appropriate UK and international standards and guidance relating to ILS activities.
- A high level of competency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Well developed planning and organisational abilities.
- Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
- A track record of successfully managing a number of varied projects.
- A strong customer focus, both internally and externally.
- Ability to read and interpret technical drawings.
- Ability to conduct FMECAs.
- Defence experience.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Knowledge of Quality management systems, tools and techniques.
- Knowledge of Safety management systems.
- Project Management such as Prince 2.
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