Supportability Analyst

City of Bristol

Job summary

Babcock International
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Supportability Analyst
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: £39,408 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54221/54222

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Supportability Analyst at our Technology Centre in Bristol.

The role
As a Supportability Analyst, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. The MOD 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 December 2028.

Day to day, you'll:

  • Conduct of reliability, maintainability and supportability analysis programme articulated in the Candidate Item List (CIL) and as directed by the Supportability and Reliability & Maintainability Cases Lead.
  • Conduct of system and equipment decomposition to LRU level in support of maintenance planning and configuration management activities and deliverables
  • Support delivery of system, equipment and class supportability and reliability & maintainability cases and supportability evidence framework.
  • Support the reliability centred maintenance programme and expedite sub-contract activity and supportability and design reviews
  • Provide technical input to initial provisioning, ranging and scaling.

This full time roles provides hybrid working with a mix of days in the office and days from home. You may be required to work onsite for longer periods of time if the programme demands.

Essential experience of the Supportability Analyst

  • A practitioner in Supportability Analysis and Reliability and Maintainability techniques including FMEA, RCM, LORA, Maintenance Task Analysis, and experience in Availability and Maintenance Burden modelling.
  • Sound understanding of R&M Defence Standards (00-40, 00-42, 00-44, 00-45 and 00-49).
  • Ability to work in a complex, multi-discipline team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; the delivery of well structured, unambiguous technical documentation and reports.
  • Sound understanding of ship systems and equipment

Qualifications for the Supportability Analyst

  • Degree or HNC qualified in an engineering discipline (mechanical, marine, electrics/electronics or systems) or relevant experience
  • Incorporated Engineer or working towards Incorporated status

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 07/11/2023

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