Date Posted
01 Oct 2019

Cobham Mission Systems are looking for an ILS Engineer to analyse specific equipment and contract requirements and to develop and maintain optimised Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) data and deliverables. Reporting to the ILS Manager for Weapons Carriage & Release (WC&R), they will support the planning, establishment and delivery of optimised support arrangements, relating to engineering and technical elements of Cobham WC&R equipment support and material logistics services. Further, they will engage with all aspects of supportability (maintainability, material supply support, support and test equipment development, manpower, training support, technical data/publications, resources, facilities, packaging, handling, storage and transportation).


This role is based in Wimborne, Dorset.


As an ILS Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Degree or HND/HNC qualified with relevant practical experience (aerospace/military desirable).

  • Knowledge of Aerospace Standards and Specifications eg:

  • DEF STAN 00-60/600; DEF STANs 00-40/42/44; MIL STD 1388-1/2A/2B; MIL STD 1629A; MIL STD 2165;

  • MIL HDBK 471A; MIL HDBK 472; MIL STD 785; MIL STD 756; MIL STD 470; Def Stan 00-250 and MIL-STD-1472; ASD

  • Specifications 1000D/2000M; ATA Specifications MSG-3, 300, 2000, iSpec 2200.

  • Experience of working within a structured LCM framework is highly desirable.

  • Experience of systems engineering processes, product development & through life support life-cycles.

  • Experience of new product introduction/development is highly desirable.

  • Experience of working to ASD Specification S2000M; ATA Specification 2000.

  • Experience of working closely with technical publications, including S1000D.

As an ILS Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Assessment & development of Maintainability and ILS logistic solutions.

  • Logistic Support Analysis, compilation and maintenance of support data sets in an LSAR.

  • Level of Repair & Maintenance Task Analysis.

  • Maintenance Programme generation & Life Cycle Cost modelling.

  • Initial Provisioning Data compilation (Spare Parts & Equipment)

  • Recommended Spare Parts Recommendations (including spares optimisation).

  • Definition and support to development of CMS Through Life Support capability across project teams.

About Cobham Mission Systems

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The most capable critical control solutions for extreme environments.


As the world’s leading supplier of critical control solutions, we help our customers to increase the safety and mission capabilities of their personnel and equipment in extreme environments.


Our proven and trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems, deliver assured performance and class-leading through-life costs that enable our customers to bring complex projects to market quickly, and with minimal risk.


About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.


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