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SAAB invites Experienced Electronics Graduates to apply for this Engineer Support Post in Centurion!

Engineer, Integrated Logistic Support Centurion, South Africa Closing date: 24 March 2023 We have a vacancy for an Engineer, Integrated Logistics Support. We are looking for a strong individual, problem solving and working as part of a team. This position requires someone who is self-motivated and disciplined. A leader who will inspire teamwork and collaboration. You must also be able to function in a high-pressure environment.

Your role

  • Inputs into budgets, quotes & tenders, in support of the ILS manager

  • Responsible for effective and efficient timesheet management (recovery of hours).

  • Participate (with strong influence) in the establishment of the Logistic Engineering process and tasks for target / customer and development product baselines

  • Influence the design in terms of reliability, maintainability, testability and safety

  • Perform a Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) in order to capture all maintenance data in order to support a product / system (maintenance tasks, resources, tooling, personnel, support & test equipment, etc.)

  • Define the most suitable and cost-effective Maintenance Concept per program

  • Consolidate all maintenance data in a Maintenance Plan

  • Define the required Support and Test Equipment to effectively support and test the main equipment per product / program

  • Calculate and define the optimum recommended spare parts for a product / system as per a define operational profile and relevant maintenance level

  • Define the required Packaging, Handling, Storage & Transportation requirements per program

  • Identify and define facility requirements for maintenance and training

  • Participate in failure analysis and relevant corrective actions

  • Perform reliability analysis for products and systems

  • Analyse products / systems by identifying all possible failure modes, the effects of the failures, the causes thereof and possible mitigation actions

  • Expand the Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) to make provision for additional test data to subsequently convert the FMECA to a Failure Catalogue

  • Provide support to the System Engineering environment to perform a Testability Analysis

  • Support Safety Engineer during safety analysis regarding failures, effects / consequences of failures and the probability of failures occurring

  • Support Safety Engineer in the construction of the Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)

  • Authoring of Service Letters, Technical and Service Bulletins per program

  • Authoring of Technical Publications per program on an ad hoc basis when the Technical Author is not available or overloaded

  • Provide the required support to Product Areas and other groups who interface directly with clients

  • Assistance in identifying and evaluating vendors as part of the development and industrialization process.

Your profile Perform Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) analysis tasks to develop in coordination with the system engineering effort and each other, trade-offs which may be required between elements in order to acquire a product / system that is; affordable (lowest life-cycle cost), operable, supportable, sustainable, transportable, safe to operate, reliable and environmentally sound which meet and exceed the market / end user requirements.

Required skills:

  • Knowledge regarding EW and Avionics products and their operational environments

Desired skills:

  • Logistics & System Safety Engineering, Technical Authoring and training experience

  • Experienced with MIL-HDBK-217F Notice 2, MIL-STD-1629A, etc.

  • Systems Engineering knowledge / experience will be an advantage

  • Project and Product management experience.


  • Technical qualification (Minimum requirement: National Technical Diploma – Electronics)

  • Management or leadership training

  • Specific software tools training (e.g. Windchill Quality Solutions (Relex), MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, IFS, Eagle LSA Toolset, etc.).

What you will be a part of Saab is a global company with operations and employees in 40 countries around the world. Through innovative, collaborative and pragmatic thinking, Saab constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. Saab Grintek Defence is a business unit operating within South Africa. The business unit is focused on design, development, integration, testing, documenting and deployment of products for aerospace and defence industries. This position is in the Integrated Logistics Support (Product Design) Department. If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people. SGD will give preference to South African citizens and we also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds Saab Grintek Defence in South Africa will give preference to South African citizens and those that advance its employment equity goals and objectives. Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you have not received feedback from us within 30 days after the closing date.

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