Sustainment Engineer

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Job reference:
29 days ago

Role: Sustainment Engineer

Location: Cheltenham

Duration: 12 months

Rate: Up to £70/hour (Umbrella)

Inside IR35

Role Summary:

The Sustainment Engineer will provide through-life design authority and technical oversight for the Military power production products and components. This will include maintaining consistency of a product's performance while ensuring its adherence to design & customer requirements.

Day to day responsibility will be to support and drive technical/design queries to a speedy conclusion whether relating to failure investigations, obsolescence, cost out or enhanced design changes.

You will be working within a cross functional engineering team and expected to gain support (when needed) from other business functions to expediate and simplify tasks.

Key Activities:

  • Own and maintain the Configuration Management Plan for assigned program, responsible for execution of design data including changes to supporting technical documentation, drawings, bills of materials, specifications, etc,
  • Providing engineering leadership to purchasing queries.
  • Promote Technical excellence within team and support other groups through lessons learnt, process improvements, technical reviews
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external customers, ensuring customer requirements are understood and met
  • Provide Leadership and Technical direction to the Power Sustainment Engineering team
  • Become the technical focal for products, transitioning into design authority post toll gate 9.
  • Develop solutions to technical problems, including support to production, field repairs, and component obsolescence
  • Support the implementation of design changes resulting from FRACAS activities (Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System
  • Drive down the cost of production through the generation and execution of process improvement and material cost reduction initiatives through design
  • Managing New Product Introduction (NPI) knowledge transfer and process transfer to ensure product is ready for manufacturing & meets DFM.
  • Ensuring compliance with mandatory regulations, standards and company processes


  • Experience of working in a similar role and environment, not limited to aerospace
  • Experience of working in a design role
  • Strong design document & configuration knowledge.
  • Product knowledge & Expertise with People Management Skills.
  • Multifunctional & Multi cultural Team Working.
  • Engineering repair & production concession management.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Continuous improvement & Results driven.

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