Principal Electronics Test Engineer

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Bolton
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
11 Aug 2019
Ref
P7763
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Electronics
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
The Opportunity

Opportunities have arisen in the Manufacturing Test Department at our new manufacturing facility in Bolton for high calibre electronics test engineers; this is an exciting and challenging time to be joining the team as we move from development to production for a number of our high tech complex missile systems and equipment . As the European champion in our sector, our vision is to continue to grow our presence as a global player.
 
What are we looking for?
  • HNC/HND (Electronics) Level of Qualifications or equivalent, plus substantial level of experience in Digital and Analogue Electronics Manufacture and Test, plus a good understanding of electro-mechanical actuation systems.
  • A good understanding of measurement and test principles and equipment.
  • Proven Leadership ability
  • Good Planning and Organising skills.
  • Communication skills; the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
 
What’s in it for you?
  • This role offers the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of product types and testtechnologies, the best the aerospace and defence sector has to offer
  • Working across multiple disciplines you will have the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in a wide variety of technologies
  • The opportunity to build on your current technicalexpertise and your leadership skills
  • Continued professional development is actively encouraged and supported
 
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.
 
The Role:

The Principal Electronics Engineers provide technical leadership and management for the test engineering teams in production test and diagnostics of complex weapons at all levels of build i.e. system, unit and circuit card level.
You can expect to be working closely with the product and test equipment design teams during the development phase of our products and into production
The technologies can include Digital and Analogue Electronics, RF & Microwave, Thermal Imaging and complex mechanical actuation and control.
You will be an integral part of the team responsible for delivering high reliability products in line with demanding and challenging requirements.
 
What’s great about the team?
  • You will be working in a fast-paced, multi-functional operations team who strive for personal and professional excellence working on new product lines
  • You will be working in a brand new bespoke production facility with a modern environment
 
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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