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Supportability and R&M Cases Lead

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Bristol

Job Title: Supportability, Reliability & Maintainability Cases Lead
Location: Bristol, GB, BS16 1FJ
Compensation: Competitive
Role Type: Full-time / Permanent 
Job ID: 35678


Here at Babcock, our Marine Engineering & Systems (MES) business unit is expanding rapidly with complex, high-profile defence projects including Type 31 Frigate Design & Build Programme and the Successor Programme as well as providing engineering services to the UK Surface Ship and Submarine fleet. Therefore, we are looking to grow our existing team, building on a well-established foundation of over 700 staff across the UK. 


The Type 31 Project will deliver 5 general purpose, global, adaptable and exportable frigates to the Royal Navy designed to undertake a range of operational tasks from maritime security, humanitarian aid and disaster relief and defence engagement to operation in a high threat environment. The Project is the pathfinder and cornerstone of the National Shipbuilding Strategy and will be delivered in an innovative manner at pace with all 5 ships to be in-service by Dec 2028.


Who we are looking for?


We are looking for a Supportability, Reliability & Maintainability Cases Lead with responsibility for daily management of the R&M and supportability analysis programme and for the delivery of the supportability and R&M cases, supportability modelling and associated T31 contractual deliverables.


What will you be doing?


As the Supportability, Reliability & Maintainability Cases Lead, you will manage R&M and supportability analysis programme for the Supportability Analysis Lead. You will deliver System and Equipment Supportability Cases, Class Supportability Cases, R&M Plan and Case Reports. You will deliver Maintenance Burden and Availability modelling, as well as manage RCM programme and Xpedite sub-contract activity.


You will provide technical input to Initial Provisioning Ranging and Scaling. Manage the T31e Defect Reporting and Corrective Action System. Deliver or contribute to the delivery of broader supportability deliverables as defined in the T31 Design and Build contract and as directed by the T31 Head of Supportability. Lastly, support Supportability and Design Reviews.


The experience you will bring 


You will be Degree or HNC qualified in an engineering discipline (mechanical, marine, electrics/electronics or systems) or relevant experience. Ideally, you will be a Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer working towards Chartered status.


You will have experience in the application of Supportability Analysis and Reliability & Maintainability techniques. You will be an ARM Practitioner with experience in Reliability Centred Maintenance techniques and the ability to work in a complex, multi-discipline team. 


A defence or marine background is essential with experience of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS). More specifically, working understanding of appropriate ILS Defence Standards (e.g. 00-600, 00-45) and ASD S-Series of ILS specifications in particular S3000L and S4000P.


Lastly, you will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.


What a role with Babcock offers? 


  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Pension Plan
  • Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
  • A tailored personal development and training programme
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.


About Babcock 


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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Application Guidance


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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

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