Reliability, Availibility, Maintainability & Durability Analyst

South Wales - Oakdale, United Kingdom (UK), General Dynamics UK Limited [8605]

Field(s) of expertise
Business Administration and Finance
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About this job

GDUK is engaged in a Reliability Growth Trials (RGT) Program for the AJAX family of vehicles. RGT Program comprises operation of 9 vehicles from 4 variant designs through simulated Battlefield Missions (BFMs) to identify and correct failure modes. GDUK is seeking a Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, and Durability (RAM-D) Analyst to support the RAM-D throughout the RGT program. The successful candidate will be a key player within the team who is prepared to lead from the front and work within a multi-national team and customer community. The individual will be required to lead a diverse team, working across geographical and cultural divides to execute an intensive test program with a challenging schedule.


Purpose of Position

The RAM-D Analyst is responsible for executing the RAM-D analysis in accordance with the company processes. Activities include but not limited to:

  • execution of reliability models (Duane, Crow, AMSAA, PM2, etc.),
  • review of failures and assessments of corrective actions to determine appropriate FEFs,
  • development of RAM-D CDRLs.


  • Development, maintenance, and ownership of the vehicle RAM-D models
  • Support the RAM-D Manager in development, maintenance, and ownership of the program RAM-D processes and tools
  • Development, maintenance, and reporting of RAM-D metrics
  • Development of the RAM-D CDRLS
  • Support of DRACAS process to define and enforce scoring criteria
  • Close monitoring of key supplier RGT Programme
  • Support to R&M Working Groups



  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work and forge sound relationships with project driven teams
  • Knowledge of military vehicle operation and/or maintenance
  • Excellent communications & interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Attention to detail with the ability to drive tasks to closure


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in relevant field
  • Experience with reliability models such as Duane, Crow-Extended, AMSAA, and PM2
  • Good understanding of MIL-HDBK-189C

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