Lead Availability, Reliability and Maintainability (AR&M) Engineer position at BAE Systems


Would you like to conduct a full range of AR&M activities across high value, large scale and complex submarine combat system programmes? We currently have a number of vacancies for Lead AR&M Engineers at our site in Weymouth.

As a Lead AR&M Engineer, you will be working within the Integrated Logistic Support team to help define the support engineering programme that will underpin the definition of support products for the Common Combat System.

This challenging role will provide you with the chance to work with the latest cutting edge defence technology, as well as excellent future career progression opportunities.

Your main responsibilities as a Lead AR&M Engineer will involve:

Availability Analysis based upon a system’s intended usage rate and environment of use that will form the basis for availability projections to guide the system engineering process.

Reliability Analysis based upon the application of a standard set of mathematical or statistical methods to predict the reliability of a system is adequate or to identify where the reliability of a system can be improved by design changes.

Maintainability Analysis to support the design criteria in order to develop the support resources required to perform maintenance utilising modelling allocations, predictions and testing.

Leading discussions on AR&M requirements with the customer and the whole boat team and determining applicable standards to be used

Being the technical lead on AR&M for Combat Systems, developing tools, techniques and staff

Your skills and qualifications as a Lead AR&M Engineer:


Good working knowledge and experience of Availability, Reliability and Maintainability

Experience with ARM analysis tools and techniques such as: Failure Mode Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Level Of Repair Analysis (LORA), Reliability Block Diagram (RBD) and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)

Formal training and/or qualification in AR&M


Knowledge of the defence industry and associated standards

What we're looking for in you:

You will possess excellent communication skills to liaise and build relationships with a variety of project stakeholders. You must also be logical in your approach and have strong problem solving skills.

Location: Weymouth, Dorset
Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

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