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RCM Engineer (Hybrid)

Yeovil, England; Bristol, England Job ID 00000404611 Category Engineering Post Date Jan. 11, 2024
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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing Defence UK (BDUK) is a subsidiary of the Boeing Company and currently employs over 1,400 people in the UK. We are responsible for delivering several exciting contracts to our UK defence customers including new capabilities like the E-7 AEW&C and the P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR Services, Support for the Chinook & Apache Fleets, Logistic Information Services and Training Services and are very much in a growth phase.

As a BDUK employee, you will have access to flexible and virtual working arrangements, benefits packages, employee incentive programmes and study assistance, as well as the potential for international travel. You will also have access to many resources that you will be able to access in order to inform and support your development throughout your career with us.

Our programmes are internationally run, with key partners being Boeing Defence, Space and Security, based in the USA, and Boeing Defence Australia. You will be part of our ongoing collaboration with these business units, and this provides opportunities for travel for short-term or longer-term periods if desired.

While we work in agile and dynamic engineering environments, your wellbeing is important to us and we strive to find a healthy life balance and ethical team culture with a strong emphasis on openness, collaboration, innovation, safety and first-time quality.

Boeing Defence UK is looking for an ILS Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) Engineer (Integrated Support Planning & Management) to support the UK AH-64E Programme and BDUK platform portfolio. As part of the delivery of the UK MOD AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopter Long Term Training and Support Service (LTTSS) contract, BDUK has positioned a Product Services Team. This position will be embedded within that team.

Boeing Defence UK operates an engineering matrix organisation consisting of engineering capabilities that deliver technical skills, expertise and products into our programmes. One of the capabilities is Product Support Engineering (ILS Engineering) which provides the product supportability infrastructure comprising the following technical areas:

  • Logistic Support Analysis
  • Reliability and Maintainability
  • Reliability Centred Maintenance Analysis
  • Engineering Data Exploitation
  • Integrated Logistic Support Engineering and
  • Technical Publications

The Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) Engineer will support the AH-64E ILS Lead reporting to the BDUK AH64E Product Support Manager through the RCM Lead.

Your Responsibilities will Include:

  • Support the provision of the RCM Support for the Apache, generation of Processes and re-assessment of plans.
  • Support the generation, review and assessment of RCM supporting documentation.
  • Assist in the preparation of material for briefings, meetings and formal working groups (internal and external).
  • Carry out RCM Analysis as required on Apache platform, systems and equipment Maintenance Schedules to optimise Preventive Maintenance activities.
  • Carry out any investigation, as detailed, in accordance with current engineering policy, regulations and orders.
  • Liaison with Systems functions (Engineering, Technical Publications, Supply Chain Management and Training) to ensure the Product Support Team remains informed and aligned with wider BDUK developments and progress.
  • Liaison with the Customer on specific areas of Technical Services.
  • Assist in coordinating Product Support Team deliverables (CDRLs) ensuring timely inputs are received, reviewed and the final output is ready for approval and acceptance process.
  • Highlight any issues or opportunities within RCM at the earliest possible point and where required support mitigation and development plans for addressing highlighted concerns.
  • Work as directed by the Reliability Centred Maintenance Lead and the AH64E BDUK Product Support Manager.

Required Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Essential to be able to obtain UK SC security clearance.
  • A Thorough understanding of Support Engineering in the Military environment.
  • A thorough understanding of 4000 series MAA RAs.
  • A proven ability to undertake RCM engineering, previous RCM or MSG3 experience and appropriate training.
  • An understanding and previous experience in RCM /R&M / Data Exploitation is desirable.
  • An understanding of the derivation and creation of Support Product documentation.
  • Ability to work with the cross functional business stakeholders to identify optimisation opportunities and ways in which suppliers can enhance our offering to our clients.
  • Ability to liaise with the OEM platform side of Boeing to integrate the UK solutions with those that exist on the base platforms.
  • Proven ability to drive first time quality.

Preferred Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Ideally you will be educated to degree level in a relevant Engineering subject (not essential).
  • Experience of R&M in an in-service environment is highly desirable.
  • Experience in ILS in the Military environment is highly desirable.
  • Experience of working with international support standards such as Def Stan 00-600, ASD/AIA Suite of S Series ILS Specifications is desirable.

What Boeing offers you:

The Boeing benefits package goes above and beyond, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Competitive salary and annual incentive plans
  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the approach and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • 23 days plus UK public holidays and a Winter Break between Christmas and New Year!
  • Pension Plan with 10% employer contribution
  • Company paid BUPA Medical Plan
  • Short Term Sickness: 100% pay for the first 26 weeks
  • Long Term Sickness: 66.67% of annual salary from 27th week
  • 6x annual salary life insurance
  • Learning Together Programme to support your ongoing personal and career development
  • Access to Boeing’s Well Being Programs, tool and incentives
  • Parental leave options available!

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Work Authorisation: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to acquire Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

Security Clearance: This position requires the ability to acquire a UK security clearance for which the Government requires UK Citizenship.

Relocation: This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.


Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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Your Benefits

No matter where you are in life, our benefits help prepare you for the present and the future.

  • Competitive base pay and incentive programs.
  • Industry-leading tuition assistance program pays your institution directly.
  • Resources and opportunities to grow your career.
  • Up to $10,000 match when you support your favorite nonprofit organizations.
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