Test Systems Design Engineer

Competitive Salary & Benefits
13 Jun 2018
13 Jul 2018
Rosie Connor
Job Type
What’s the opportunity?

MBDA has entered the next phase of its exciting evolution as a world class and dominant European missile company. The growing workload within MBDA has created exciting opportunities within the PCB Layout team for Layout Engineers. 
The PCB Layout team is tasked with supplying PCB Layouts to our designers.  These span all types from simple boards to complex multilayer, rigid/flexi-rigid, surface mount, impedance matched, RF etc... This is a unique and exciting opportunity to develop technical skills across our broad range of products.

What will you be doing?

This role involves the provision of PCB Layouts from initial placements to final definition of manufacturing data for the bare and assembled board.   It requires close and detailed working with the Electronics designers from conception through to delivery of layouts against tight timescales.  
Businesses must continuously improve and MBDA is no exception.  Identification and implementation of improvement activities will be part of the role.  The activities of the role could span the international boundary and encompass our French colleagues.

What are the benefits for you?

This role provides a unique opportunity to develop and broaden technical skills within a growing company.  Exposure to complex and technologically advanced projects and products provides a stimulating experience.  Working with highly talented and motivated engineers, in a friendly and supportive environment, provides one of the best environments to further career aspirations and to achieve a real feeling of success.

What’s great about joining this team?

The PCB Layout team is a dynamic and focused team specialising in all aspects of PCB Layout. The team is located together in one group providing an atmosphere of supportive cooperation and interdependence that binds the team together to face the challenges of the future. The technical challenges are stimulating and provide continuous technical progression for those wishing to excel in their careers.

Who and what we are looking for from you?

High performing teams need high performing and competent individuals. To be suitable for this role, Individuals will be able to demonstrate a number of the following attributes:
  • Significant and proven experience in similar roles, preferably in the defence industry.
  • Significant and substantial experience covering all aspects of PCB Layout
  • Good knowledge of PCB technologies (materials, stack-ups etc..) from simple to complex multi-layer, rigid, flexi-rigid, flexi and RF
  • A good understanding of the design processes and best practices for PCB Layout activities
  • Have excellent verbal communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • The capability to write clear and concise engineering documentation.
  • The pro-activeness, motivation, ability and tenacity to deliver a quality product on time and to cost.
Please note that we welcome applications from individuals who may not be able to demonstrate all of the above as we are able to provide training to enable the successful individual to develop into the role.
Why you should come and work at MBDA
  • MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with 10,000 employees on industrial facilities in France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, , and the United States
  • With some of the most sophisticated technology in defence, MBDA is Europe’s leading guided weapons company and with this in mind we continually look to broaden our existing talent base whilst maintaining a strategic edge, by exploiting new markets and new applications for our world-class technology base
  • Our success is based on the dedication of our people and we strive to offer each and every employee an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding career
  • Our work is complex, challenging and innovative. It takes a range of professionals across the full engineering and commercial spectrum to carry it out.  Whatever field our people specialise in, they all share the same mind-set: a drive to make things work better and to redefine the established standards.

What you would get

  • Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, an employee funded voluntary private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.
Are you a member of LinkedIn?  If so, you are invited to join our LinkedIn Group to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news. LinkedIn Group name: Engineering UK (Defence)

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