ILS Engineer/Technical Author

Title - ILS Engineer/Technical Author

Category - Engineering

Location - Cambridge, United Kingdom

Type - Permanent

Status - Full Time

Closing Friday, February 23, 2018

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Vacancy Details

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.

We specialise in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of civil and military aircraft, defence vehicle engineering, shelter manufacture, composite solutions and the provision of personnel, training and advice. We are renowned and respected worldwide for our quality of service, engineering excellence, flexibility and reliability

Part of the 105 year-old Marshall Group of Companies, which has an annual turnover of £1.3 billion, we have over 80 years of aviation experience and have completed over 1500 aircraft modifications in 35 countries. Within our land systems capability, we have designed, manufactured, delivered and supported more than 5000 tactical shelters in over 200 different configurations.

Profile Title: ILS Engineer / Technical Author                                                                  
Typically reports to: Lead ILS Engineer / ILS Manager

Primary Purpose of Role:
•To uphold the Marshall Values.
•To follow and feedback into the ILS Processes. 
•To plan and manage a project from an ILS perspective through the CADMID life cycle.
•To provide evidence and progressive assurance through the development and delivery of Supportability Case (SC) & Supportability Analysis (SA).
•To have significant influence on the design to optimise Reliability & Maintainability (R&M) and mitigate risks.
•To tailor the support strategy to achieve the most productive and cost effective support posture. 
•Manage, monitor, evaluate and prove performance of projects from a Logistical and Engineering perspective. 
•To attend and where appropriate chair ILS meetings through-out the CADMID Life Cycle. 
•To provide and implement a bespoke support strategy for the following ILS disciplines PHS&T, Supply & Support, Obsolescence, Facilities and Disposal.
•To manage and produce Technical Publication and associated activities, Commercial & Military through the design, manufacture, test and delivery process ensuring that customer requirements are met.
•Undertake validation and verification of publications against the hardware and ensure all warnings and cautions with any HF impacts as identified within Safety and Hazard logs are captured
•To work to the standards specified within the requirements.

Integrated Logistics Support and Technical Authoring experience is required, preferable on military or land based projects, augmented by budget and project control experience.
Key Skills/Competencies:
•General knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation requirements.
•General knowledge of all aspects of the production of Tech. Publications.
•General knowledge to enable the compilation of Operation, Maintenance and Repair of Mechanical equipment within MLS products.
HND or equivalent or relevant specialised experience.

Marshall ADG offers employees an attractive reward package. This comprises:
•Competitive base salary
•Discretionary bonus scheme
•25 days holiday plus bank holidays
•Generous company pension scheme
•Access to a healthcare plan
•An excellent flexible benefit scheme
•Access to a discount scheme which offers substantial savings with a range of retailers, hotel chains, holiday companies etc.

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.

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