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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Bedford, NS, Canada
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


DRS Pivotal Power, Inc. Located in Bedford, Nova Scotia, DRS Pivotal Power is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of high reliability power conversion equipment for mission critical applications supporting all branches of the military in Canada, the US and many countries abroad. All products are designed and manufactured in house by our growing team of over 60 employees. DRS Pivotal Power is part of the Leonardo DRS Naval Electronics group and has currently over 30,000 fielded units boasting a field reliability of over 99%.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Engineering the ILS is primarily responsible for working with customers to provide technical data packages to support various contracts. This role is based in-office, on-site at our Bedford, NS location. The successful candidate will work with engineering to support obsolescence management and ensure that our information remains up to date. 

As the ILS, your main responsibilities will include (but not limited to)
  • Ensure compliance with all project logistics requirements
  • Ability to work with and on occasion lead a team of engineers and technicians to complete a project or projects
  • Participates in preparing proposal inputs concerning ILS, product support and reliability areas
  • Finalizes and/or generates requested task/man-hour estimates for review and approval
  • Coordinates logistics support program activities in the areas of spares, technical data, field and in-house modification programs where requested
  • Analyzes engineering change documentation to determine applicability and scope of effort on logistics support activities.
  • Work with customers to provide technical data packages to support various contracts (including MTBF calculations, part life cycle management and test data records)
  • Work with engineering to support obsolescence management
  • Provides regular status and progress reporting to management
  • Completion of assigned tasks on time and within technical requirements
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required
  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings as required
  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values, and culture of the organization
What you require to be successful in the role:
  • University degree or technical qualification, preferably in some branch of Engineering
  • 5 years minimum ILS experience
  • Experience in developing ILS and LSA plans
  • Prepare and enter data for, and support various military contracts
  • Conduct reliability analysis and prepare reports using parts count and parts stress methods
  • Prepare training material for all levels of maintenance and operator training
  • Prepare source data for technical publications
  • Prepare RSPLs and support equipment lists
  • Conduct FMECA analyses and prepare reports
  • Support bid and proposal by preparation of technical input and estimates for ILS
  • Good problem-solving skills are key to make independent studies, analyses, interpretations, and conclusions 
  • Effective technical report writing skills to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret data for varied audiences
  • Punctuality and attendance are considered essential functions of this position
  • Takes direction and instruction from others
  • Highly effective customer service skills 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize and meet work schedules 
  • Ability to manage multiple technical assignments 
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proven team player in a multifunctional and changing technical environment 
  • Update existing or prepare new procedures to document processes
  • Excellent computer skills using MS Word, MS Excel as a minimum
  • Knowledge of DND LCMM and Supply Support processes would be an asset
  • Some knowledge or familiarity with the creation and maintenance of technical manuals would be an asset
Benefits of working with DRS Pivotal Power:
  • A motivating team-based environment where your achievements matter
  • An opportunity to work on industry leading edge technology
  • Flexible work hours and a compressed work week to promote a healthy work/life balance
  • Industry leading wellness program including:
    • Health, dental, and vision coverage available on first day of hire at no cost to the employee with access to virtual healthcare
    • Access to Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Competitive compensation including:
    • Reimbursement for professional development initiatives and memberships plus access to free online learning resources
    • Registered Retirement Savings Plan with matching company contributions with access to complimentary financial planning
    • Maternity and Parental leave top-up
    • Vacation, personal days, sick leave, and additional company paid days off

About DRS Pivotal Power 

DRS Pivotal Power Inc., a subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, is a leader in the development and manufacture of high reliability power conversion equipment for mission critical military applications. DRS Pivotal Power is part of the Naval Electronics Canada Group. 


All applicants must fulfill requirements for Canadian security clearance.   

Applicants requiring a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process are to advise Human Resources. DRS Pivotal Power Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. 

Applicants may apply to this position online at www.leonardodrs.com careers.  


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