Lead Mechanical Design Engineer - Missile Actuators

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
17 Aug 2019
Ref
P7673
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Design
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen to work within the dynamic multi-disciplinary Missile Actuators Centre of Excellence, developing and delivering actuation systems into each MBDA nation. The Lead Mechanical Engineer role will be responsible for all the mechanical design aspects of the actuation control system from concept through to manufacturing and the maintaining of series production.
 
What are we looking for?
  • Ideally Degree/HND/HNC qualified plus significant post qualification experience in Mechanical Design and Development (or equivalent experience).
  • Experience of electro mechanical mechanism design is an advantage but not essential.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders across the business.
  • Have the awareness and understanding of cultural differences with the ability to adapt accordingly.
  • 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
  • Robust design experience using common development techniques such as DFMEA, DFA, DFM.
  • Experience of supplier engagement and development across internal and external multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Management of Non-Conformance issues
  • Awareness of proving activities to ensure compliance against requirements.
  • Experience of supporting series production through Industrial validation activities (ensure quality/rate/cost).
 
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 have opportunity to develop your leadership skills
 
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:
  • Managing the day to day mechanical design activities for actuation systems
  • Working with cross functional teams to ensure the successful delivery of the actuation system
  • Investigating and resolving design issues as they occur in the production environment and coordinating 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?
  • Your 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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