Calibration & Maintenance Resource Manager

Competitive Salary & Benefits
08 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Rosie Connor
The Opportunity

A new Engineering Manager role has been created within the Engineering (Manufacturing UK) function, to provide functional leadership in the area of Calibration and Maintenance. As a key influencer you will be expected to organise and lead a multi-disciplined team which can deliver day to day business in Bolton, Henlow and Stevenage, whilst also generating a functional strategy to make the department more efficient / effective in delivering customer’s needs.
What are we looking for?

A self-motivated individual with leadership experience who is able to:
  • Build and retain high performing teams.
  • Actively seek opportunities for improvement for self and the team.
  • Experience in asset and budget management (ideally in the application of complex equipment provision and management) and calibration recall in-line with ISO 9100:Rev D.
  • A good appreciation of the standards governing the calibration and maintenance of equipment (ISO 17025)
What’s in it for you?
  • This role is an excellent opportunity to make a real contribution to the success of our projects by ensuring that delivery enabling test platforms are available through planned calibration and preventative maintenance.
  • Leadership of a management team of 4 Engineering Leads with an accountability for the function (34 resource heads)
  • Involvement and opportunity to influence to the company Factory 4.0 improvement plan (Future C&M)
  • The role has the potential to prepare the Engineering Manager for more senior roles such as Production Engineering Manager or a Manufacturing Executive.
  • MBDA values its employee’s personal and professional development, and therefore provides opportunities for both on the job training, e-learning and classroom learning in a variety of technical and managerial subjects.
  • Opportunity to travel and visit MBDA’s UK and European sites as part of the job role.
What would you get?
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus scheme, superb learning and development opportunities and more….
The Role
  • The Calibration & Maintenance Resource Manager will own and manage the resource needed to support the organisation throughout the entire CADMID cycle used within MBDA.
  • Deployment of Calibration and Maintenance engineer and operator resource to align with the Project requirements (existing and future state).
  • Generation and maintenance of people development plans (Knowledge Management, Succession and attrition, Improvement).
  • Involvement during the development product life cycle to implement ‘Design for Calibration and Maintenance’ methodologies.
  • Working with the business improvement team to specify and implement the Industry 4.0 big data analysis and connectivity.
What’s great about the team?
  • Working within the multi-disciplinary Engineering function, the whole team is focused on providing ‘Design for Excellence’ feedback to the design community during the development stage; moving into product support / query management in the production phase. The Calibration and Maintenance team are key in both of these phases in ensuring the equipment acceptance and maintenance delivers product to the customer when required
  • Provide leadership to your management team (4 Engineering Leads) with an accountability for the function (34 resource heads)
    Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).
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