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Graduate Supportability Engineer (Mechanical/Aerospace)

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Martin-Baker is the world's leading manufacturer of ejection seats and related equipment.

It is the only company that can offer a fully integrated escape system that satisfies the very latest in pilot operational capability and safety standards. Martin-Baker offers a complete 'end-to-end service’, from helping the customer to establish operational safety and escape requirements, including design, development and qualification, to on-going support throughout the entire service life of the aircraft.

Martin-Baker | Engineering for life

An overview of our engineering expertise at Martin-Baker.

We are looking for a Graduate Supportability Engineer working in Design Support department at our Denham site. The role holder is responsible for determining the reliability, maintainability and safety of the product and in so doing will oversee the design activity to ensure reliability and maintainability specifications are met and systems are safe to operate when flying and during ejection. is responsible for the performance of some Logistics Support Analysis (LSA), and production of the Logistics Support Analysis Record (LSAR) and to make recommendations to enhance the supportability of Martin-Baker products.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Conduct assessments using an analytical approach to ensure reliability, maintainability and safety of design.
  • Produce computational predictions regarding reliability, maintainability and safety.
  • Produce and present documentation detailing assessment outputs for both internal use and the
  • Participate in the IPT (Integrated Product Team) process; represent the function of R&M as well as
    Logistic Support
  • Achieve closure – FRACAS (Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System).
  • Data acquisition management and maintenance.
  • Revise and test quality of processes where appropriate.
  • Review and amend drawings – apply appropriate judgement.
  • Perform Marginality of Success analyses on hardware subjected to testing and report accordingly.
  • Understand customer requirements and end-user’s maintenance concept in accordance with
    customer provided specification / statement of work.
  • Produce LSAR data sets by means of thorough product research and structured Analysis (LSA) in
    accordance with specified standards. Identify maintenance requirements, procedures and all
    associated support resources necessary for sustainment of the MBA product in-service.
  • Populate LSAR using appropriate software packages ensuring compliance with necessary protocols
    and standards
  • Liaise with Technical Publications to provide clarification and validation of core data transferred
    from the LSAR to MBA technical manuals.


  • Aerospace / Mechanical Engineering degree (2.1) or equivalent.

Person Specification

  • Attention to Detail – thorough, accurate and concern for all the areas involved.
  • Drive to achieve results - sets own standards, checks own work, and demonstrates a positive
  • Judgement and decision making - evaluates key decision making criteria
  • Planning and organising - organises work of self and others
  • Analysis and problem solving - sees basic relationships and reacts positively
  • Working collaboratively - actively contributes to achieve organisational objectives
  • Professional/Technical Expertise - uses technical and professional knowledge, skills and judgment
  • Initiative - acts on various methods and strategies for solving problems and meeting objectives
    before being asked or required to do so.


  • Good problem solving/investigative skills.
  • Well-developed planning and organisation skills.
  • Strong numerical and verbal skills.
  • Comprehensive data analysis skills.
  • Highly IT literate (Access, Excel, SAP, Word, PowerPoint
  • Extensive experience in writing technical documents/reports.

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Thorough experience in working with the design of electro-mechanical systems.
  • Thorough experience in developing design changes to incorporate Maintainability and Reliability
    features in a similar environment (Aerospace/Defence).

For all successful candidates, Martin-Baker will undertake background security checks. As part of this, we will need to confirm your identity, employment history and address history to cover the past five years as well as your nationality, immigration status and criminal record. For positions that require Security Clearance, the successful candidate must hold or be willing to obtain security clearance up to the relevant level for the role.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: SUPPOR1119

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Denham, Middlesex
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerospace
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics

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