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Integrated Logistics Support Engineer

South Melbourne, Australia
Joshua Deane
Kerry Thurstans
Closing date
10 November 2020 Apply for this job!

About us

At Saab Australia, we’re pioneering Australia’s capability to defend and protect itself with the ongoing development of advanced defence and security technologies. We develop everything from combat, communications and security systems, to mixed reality and cyber security solutions. Over 30 years, we’ve built a proud reputation of driving solutions that keep us ahead of today’s complex challenges and are now seeking our employees of tomorrow to join our thinking edge, as we head toward our next innovative chapter.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose.

The role

As part of our Land group, the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Engineer will play a key role in furthering the development of Saab’s land systems and deployable health solutions. This will entail undertaking logistics engineering and obsolescence analysis activities in support of acquisition projects and sustainment tasks.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Undertake ILS analyses in the areas of: RAM, FMECA,  level of repair, spares and PHS&T

  • Liaise with the OEMs to identify, analyse and recommend corrective actions for equipment obsolescence problems, including development of costed corrective actions plans

  • Undertake life cycle cost analysis for acquisition and sustainment projects

  • Review supplier and OEM generated ILS plans, logistic support data, technical manuals and other ILS documentation

  • Provide logistics engineering input into system engineering planning and hardware design and implementation

  • Support equipment maintenance manuals and training development

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a technical engineering discipline (i.e. logistics, electrical/electronics, mechanical/mechatronics) or equivalent on the job experience

  • Sound experience in logistics and reliability and maintainability engineering

  • Experience in the application of relevant military and commercial logistics standards

  • Knowledge of ILS methods and current tools

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to interact effectively across broad project disciplines

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.

Culture and benefits

We now employ over 500 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience. We offer a fresh and vibrant workplace, with a focus on continuous learning, collaboration and knowledge sharing. By joining Saab, you’ll experience an open minded and supportive organisation, where your health, well-being and work-life balance are emphasised and you’ll have the opportunity to develop a long term career.

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Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. We also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds.

Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.