Senior Mechanical Design Support Engineer

Competitive Salary & Benefits
14 May 2019
06 Jun 2019
Rosie Connor
Salary: £32,000-£40,000 DOE + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Note that Part-Time and Flexible Working Requests will be considered
The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with drive and enthusiasm to join Europe’s number one missile system provider. The role will be to directly support the transfer of mechanical designs into manufacturing during the preparation for and maintaining of series production.
What are we looking for?
  • Ideally Degree/HND/HNC qualified plus experience in Mechanical Design and Development.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal and be aware of Cultural differences.
  • You will have a willing, helpful attitude, a calm professional manner, and the ability to assess and set priorities and deal with multiple issues on a regular basis
  • Knowledge of common development techniques such as DFMEA, DFA, DFM.
  • Experience of supplier engagement and development across internal and external multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Awareness of proving activities to ensure compliance against requirements.
  • Applications will be considered by those wishing to work on a part-time or flexible basis
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 Chartership and Professional Accreditation.
  • You will be trained in specific aspects of missile system design.
  • You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects with the associated international travel.
  • You will development key knowledge and skills in supporting the transition from development to series production through Industrial Validation activities (ensure quality/rate/cost)
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), superb learning and development opportunities and more….
The Role
You will be responsible for:
  • Developing the Design for Manufacturing activities across a wide range of missile equipment’s.
  • Investigating and resolving design issues as they occur in the production environment and supporting any remedial and corrective action plans.
  • Providing feedback to Mechanical Design Equipment teams on issues raised to ensure continuous improvement and best practices is maintained.
What’s great about the team?
  • You will be joining a multi-disciplinary team of engineers focussed on delivering solutions to a wide range of products
  • The work that this team undertake directly affects the ability for MBDA to deliver to our customers
    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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