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ILS Manager

Industry Sector: Construction inc Facilities Management
Job Function: Procurement/Logistics/Wareh'sing/Dist
Position Type: Full Time
Location: Perth - Metro
Closing Date: 19/02/2019
Ref. No.: 121676

• Global $3.6 Billion, 12 yr. Australian Defence force naval shipbuilding project
• German engineering and manufacturing company establishing in Australia
• Opportunity to get in at the start and make your mark!
Our client Lürssen is a family owned company with over 140 years of shipbuilding expertise, and a global leader in design and construction of ships for commercial and defence purposes. In May 2017, in pursuit of the SEA 1180 contract and regional export opportunities, Lürssen founded a subsidiary company, Lürssen Australia. The company will support Australia’s national sovereign shipbuilding strategy and operates from a new office in the Australian Marine Complex in Henderson, Western Australia.
An opportunity has become available for an ILS Manager to join the Lürssen Australia team. The role plans and directs the identification and development of logistics support and system requirements for the SEA1180 project, with the aim of creating reliable systems, addressing the aspects of supportability throughout the acquisition, but also through the operational life cycle. The role will lead a diverse team of logistics specialists, including supply support, technical data and training as well as Chair the ILS progress meetings and ILS working groups.

It is a critical role that will suit an experienced ILS specialist with a hands-on mindset. The role will be based in Adelaide for 2-3 years before relocating to Perth.

You will have:
• Extensive knowledge and experience in logistic management and execution of ILS tasks
• Demonstrated skills regarding analysis of Engineering/Systems Management Data, development of Logistic Plans, Procedures and Guidelines
• Experience with military engineering standards and procedures including ILS/LSA relevant defence standards
• Strong understanding of Earned Value Management
• High level of interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
• Experience in managing a team
• Technical background in Maintenance and Support Engineering

In return, Lürssen Australia will offer you:
• The unique opportunity to be part of a project that is delivering unique strengths to the Australian defence capability
• An opportunity to work for a world-renowned company based in Perth
• The ability to build your professional career in a multi-disciplined business
• A supportive and dynamic team environment

Apply for this great opportunity by visiting www.downingteal.com or www.luerssen.com.au. Alternatively, contact Ivan Vujicic, on (08) 9481 2424 for a confidential discussion.

Please note Australian Citizenship is required for this role.

Downing Teal is a privately owned global recruitment consultancy, serving the heavy engineering and broader resources sector for over 50 years. We have supported the Australian Defence Industry since the construction of first Australian Collins Class Submarine.

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For further information regarding this position please contact Ivan Vujicic at ivujicic@downingteal.com or by phoning on +61 8 9481 2424

Please quote reference number: 121676 in all correspondence.


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