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ILS Engineer

Yeovil, England, United Kingdom

ILS Engineer

  • Yeovil, England, United Kingdom
Lionbridge are looking to hire an experienced ILS Engineer, to work on a temporary fixed term contract, to be based in the Yeovil area, Somerset.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Function)

Responsible for the preparation and data delivery of Product Support Analysis (PSA), formerly Logistics Support Analysis (LSA), data for major defense system deliverables.

Work using established procedures to produce MIL-STD-1388-2B and/or TA-HB-0007 compliant, logistics product data (LPD) reports and support systems engineering in documenting the reliability, availability and maintainability (RAM) and safety analyses.

Job Specifications

  • Proficiency with the integrated logistics support (ILS) process and how to integrate supportability considerations into the system engineering process; recognise opportunities to optimise between Key Performance Parameters (KPP) and Life Cycle Costs (LCC).
    • ILS elements may include product support management, design interface, sustainment engineering, Supply Support (SS), maintenance planning & management, Packaging-Handling-Storage and Transportation (PHS&T), technical data, support equipment (SE), training and training support, manpower & personnel, facilities & infrastructure and computer resources.
  • Proficiency with various analytical techniques available to design and develop an effective and efficient PSA package.
    • Analytical techniques may include Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) analysis, Level-of-Repair Analysis (LORA), Maintenance Task Analysis (MTA), core logistics, source of repair/depot source of repair, baseline comparative, spares provisioning and life cycle cost (LCC) analyses.
  • Proficiency with maintainability and supportability considerations for environmental, safety and occupational health (ESOH), human factors engineering (HFE), support system alternatives, and diminishing manufacturing sources & material shortages.
  • Proficiency with performance-based logistics (PBL) and performance metrics commonly associated with ILS elements.
    • Performance metrics may include: Sustainment KPP, Material Availability, Operational Availability, mean downtime, Reliability, Total Ownership Cost (TOC), Operating & Support (O&S) key system attributes (KSA) and logistics footprint.
  • Proficiency with specifications and data item descriptions to develop analysis database and summarize detailed LPD reports.
    • PSA specs include MIL-STD-1388-2B (LSA) and SAE-GEIA-STD-0007 (LPD)
  • Familiarity with source data (engineering models, specs, parts lists, drawings) and ancillary sources of PSA information.
  • Proficiency with Eagle or comparable PSA database software program including data entry knowledge of the various PSA tables and their relationships.

Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of LSA database software, (EAGLE, SLICWAVE, or equivalent).
  • Functional literacy with specific proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software.
  • Ability to effectively establish credibility with peers and with customer; ability to work within a team environment.
  • Good listener; ability to multitask; detail-oriented; organized; networking skills; resourceful with a willingness to learn.
  • Self-motivated, able to operate independently, work proactively, and to achieve results without close supervision.

Education and Experience

Bachelors Degree + proven logistics support analysis (LSA) or acquisition (life-cycle) logistics experience or BS/BA experience.


Lionbridge is a global outsourcing company that combines its worldwide technical documentation, learning development and engineering expertise. Organizations rely on Lionbridge's content and engineering services to help increase the speed of production adoption and gain market share in local and global markets. Global Content and Engineering is a division of Lionbridge that supports our customer's global product lifecycle from engineering, validation, technical documentation, training, translation and engineering support. With multiple development centers across three continents, Lionbridge combines its worldwide design and development expertise with proven program management to bring life to our clients products. We strive to deliver our solutions to global users and customers in the aerospace, automotive, education, industrial, life sciences, software and teleco verticals, leveraging our multi-shore delivery platform for continuous, long-term efficiency and quality improvements. To learn more, visit

Lionbridge is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

* Please Note - For this role, full SC is required.

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