Typhoon ELP Mechanical Team Leader – BAE Systems , Taif , Saudi Arabia

JOB PURPOSE
BAE Systems is the UK Government’s nominated Prime Contractor under the Government-to-Government arrangements that are in place to provide equipment, support and training to Saudi Arabia. We provide maintenance of Royal Saudi Air Force aircraft and train RSAF personnel safely in a training environment in how to use their aircraft, equipment and weapons.
BAE Systems Saudi Arabia is committed to supporting the Saudi Arabian National Agenda including Saudisation and the training and development of Saudi National capability through the growth of the Saudi National Partner Companies thereby reinforcing Industrialisation and Partnerships.
The Senior, Engineer is located in Taif and is part of the Engineering Logistics Portal (ELP) organisation. The ELP combines engineering and supply expertise in order to give leadership, focus, co-ordination, planning and direction to the logistics effort supporting Forward, Depth and Scheduled Maintenance Upgrade (SMU) Functions.
This role involves the input of engineering expertise into the logistics support process so that ‘Time Change’ assets and other supply & maintenance issues are subject to engineering scrutiny and input if required. Apart from directing support to Forward, Depth and SMU Maintenance functions this role will also assist with the allocation and prioritisation of assets into the 22 Maintenance Shops on site so that Priority and also Routine Kanban demands are met in a timely and efficient manner.
In order to maximise the output and efficiency of logistics support to Operations the Integrated Maintenance System (IMS) is used at Taif. This role is to ensure that IMS capabilities are used to the full in order to maximise output, control costs and meet KPI’s.
This is a Senior position which will require an experienced, skilful and determined individual who is comfortable working in a fast moving and dynamic environment where engineering and supply expertise is combined to the best advantage of the Typhoon Support Organisation. This role involves the input of engineering expertise into the logistics support process so that ‘Time Change’ assets and other supply & maintenance issues are subject to engineering scrutiny and input if required. Apart from directing support to Forward, Depth and SMU Maintenance functions this role will also assist with the allocation and prioritisation of assets into the 22 Maintenance Shops on site so that Priority and also Routine Kanban demands are met in a timely and efficient manner.
In order to maximise the output and efficiency of logistics support to Operations the Integrated Maintenance System (IMS) is used at Taif. This role is to ensure that IMS capabilities are used to the full in order to maximise output, control costs and meet KPI’s.

JOB ACOUNTABILITIES
Verification of scheduled maintenance and unscheduled repair plans and solutions.
Confirm assets are on the respective Component Maintenance Facilities Capability List (C-List) which will be implemented with the ELP.
Examine the Asset’s Technical Records including ESS, ERC and IMS (Maintenix (Mtx)) to determine:
Fault / Failure and other reasons for removal from the aircraft, AGE or assembly.
Lifing or near lifing issues associated with the Asset.
Applicability of any National Instructions (NI’s) or any Engineering Instructions (EI’s)
Raise faults accordingly and against the Asset within IMS (Mtx).
Determine Component Repair Plans in Trilogi View (TV) to assess the required Scheduled Maintenance and allowable Unscheduled Repair tasks in line with the KSA Maintenance Policy (MPOL).
Deliver the component maintenance and or repair tasking for the appropriate ML2 Component Maintenance Facility by creating and assigning the necessary Work Packages (WP’s) in IMS (Mtx).
Ensure that all tasking aligns with Approved Data including any relevant Datasets, Procedures, Engineering (EI’s) and Technical Querys (TQ’s).
Coordinate the relevant Technical Support Team(s) to either challenge the content, clarify, or provide new data to address any errors or omissions using the TQ process. Also carry out any follow up Technical Publication Request (TPRF) action or Policy amendment documentation.
Manage tasked Work Processes (WP’s) ensuring completion by the ‘Part 145’ Component Maintenance Facility and complete the necessary data transfer and system updates.
Inform the, ‘Issue Resolution Process’, and ensure any deviations including additions, changes, deletions and deferrals from the tasked WP are correctly authorised and documented in IMS, Engineering Support Solution (ESS) and other databases as required.
Review and authorise as necessary, ‘Asset Conditioning Recommendations’, for Condemned, ML4 and Beyond Repair (Scrap) inventory.
Monitor arising trends and use experience to help supress arisings on base

RECRUITMENT SPECIFICATION
Senior Mechanical engineering background with a comprehensive knowledge of military and civil aircraft logistic support and the associated documentation.
User experience and access and training on Engineering Support System (ESS).
Understanding of UK Military and BAE Systems logistics supply chain processes and procedures.
An understanding of, ‘Forward Aircraft Squadron Operations’, ‘Depth Maintenance Operations’ and BAE Systems aircraft production methods
The understanding of Maintenance Line 1 (ML1), ML2, Production & Design (P&D) testing and WSSR Test concept and capabilities.
Be available to attend relevant briefings on different elements of the Typhoon Availability Contract.
Thorough Knowledge of the Data Sheets and processes relevant to the user’s area.
Relevant experience in Fault diagnosis techniques and Technical Support
Relevant Trade Q annotation or equivalent engineering experience.
Excellent communicator with good stakeholder and customer management skills.

EXPATRIATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary, rent free accommodation and access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed. On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.

SAUDI NATIONAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous leave and travel allowance, a full health care scheme and access to subsidised recreational facilities

BAE Systems
At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 82,500 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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