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Principal Integrated Logistics Support Engineer

Requisition ID: R10044485

  • Category IconCategory: Research and Sciences
  • Location IconLocation: New Malden, London, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Security Check (SC)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

A key member of the Systems Engineering and Safety team, this role will work to provide Logistic Support Analysis, comprehensive and detailed Through-Life support modelling, manage various ILS work packages and provide confidence to our customers that our products and services are robust, reliable and cost effective. You will provide knowledge and advice at all stages of the product-life-cycle ensuring that systems are designed for supportability, through to in-service support solutions and disposal. You will be experienced in delivering and communicating ILS within the UK Defence industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) tasks
    • Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM)
    • Failure Modes, Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA) (to inform design)
    • Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) (to determine maintenance tasks)
    • Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
    • Level Of Repair Analysis (LORA)
    • Verification and Validation (V&V)
    • Life Cycle Costing Analysis (LCCA)
  • Carry out analysis on Supportability for programme deliverables
    •  Identify required spares for replenishment, consumables, base spares and contractual spares
    • Obsolescence
    • NATO codification
    • Packaging, Handling and Transportation (PHS&T)
    • Training
    • Maintenance schedules
    • Disposal issues, detailing hazardous materials/substances or security aspects that impact disposal
    • Identify, introduce and maintain appropriate, modern ILS software tools to support analysis and modelling to enhance the company’s ability to deliver comprehensive ILS Solutions.
  • Carry out analysis to assess the impact of
    • Changes to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) data and manage the results by collaborating with the relevant engineering teams
    • Configuration changes and manage the results by collaborating with the relevant engineering teams
  • Collaborate and Liaise with:
    • Suppliers to obtain relevant ILS information to support deliverables and safety evidence
    • Customers to manage expectations and mitigate ILS related risks
    • Supply Chain, Information Assurance and Mission Assurance and the Production Engineering teams to manage the storage of hardware in a secure manner
    • Engineering teams to contribute to the evaluation of technical options, make timely decisions and provide Subject Matter Expertise
  • Demonstrate the value of ILS engineering to all stakeholders and drive the importance of proactive ILS management techniques
  • Maintain obsolescence registers, perform obsolescence sweeps and produce ILS reports

Essential qualifications / experience 

  • Engineering Degree in related discipline or equivalent relevant experience in ILS Engineering
  • Proven track record in delivering ILS projects in the defence industry
  • Knowledge and application of relevant international standards
  • Knowledge and application of relevant of UK Defence Standards

Preferred qualifications / experience 

  • Knowledge and experience of ILS application within UK Defence Maritime Surface and Sub-Surface platforms
  • Knowledge and experience of ILS application relating to Control Systems and Software

Additional information

  • Travel requirements: Occasional UK travel may be required to attend team/customer meetings and training activities
  • Northrop Grumman offer Hybrid working, please speak to us at application stage to see what is possible
  • Clearance requirements: Post-holder must hold and maintain UK Government Security Clearance


Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.