Senior Mechanical Engineer

Competitive Salary & Benefits
02 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
Rosie Connor
Job Type
Salary: Up to £36k DOE + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Engineer / Electro Mechanical Engineer with drive and enthusiasm to join Europe’s number one missile system provider, developing and designing Test Equipment solutions for the next generation of weapons.
       The Role
  • You will support Design, Development and Proving activities, throughout the product lifecycle, for a wide range of bespoke test system hardware.
  • You will be supported with the use of state of the art engineering tools and MBDA’s extensive in house facilities and capabilities.
        What’s in it for you?
  • You will be working on challenging engineering problems and will receive structured skills development.
  • The role provides great opportunities for personal development including Professional Accreditation.
  • You will be trained in specific aspects of Test equipment system design.
  • You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects.
        What’s great about the team?
  • You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team responsible for the development of Test Equipment design solutions.
  • You will be joining a like-minded enthusiastic team, working on a diverse range of world class products.
  • Many of our projects are ground breaking and so you can expect to develop and use the latest technologies.
        What are we looking for?
  • Significant practical experience in Mechanical or Electro Mechanical Design and Development and/or suitable vocational qualification.
  • Relevant 3D CAD/CAE (ProEngineer / CREO / Windchill) experience. (Other CAD Packages such as Solidworks / Solidedge are acceptable).
  • You will possess good communication skills and be aware of cultural differences.
  • You will have a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner, able to set priorities and deal with multiple issues.
  • An understanding of Manufacturing processes, design for EMC, Connectors to BS & military specifications, Tolerance studies, Environmental test, Thermal management design, Material selection, PCB/Flexi manufacture, Standard electronic components, Design for Manufacture would be advantageous.
       What would you get?
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
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