Environmental Trials and Analysis Engineers

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Competitive Salary & Benefits
17 Oct 2019
16 Nov 2019
Rosie Connor
Project Engineering
Job Type
MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen in an agile and diverse team for an engineer to work across the entire portfolio of MBDA UK products undertaking complex analysis and supporting both laboratory and field trials.
The Data Analysis team within Environmental Engineering is integral within all land, sea and air based weapons system projects. Environmental provide a key technical focal point for all stages of the product lifecycle, from concept definition and product development, through design aid and formal qualification, and into in-service support. Expertise covers the areas of: requirements specification and management; data analysis; simulation and modelling; and testing in climatic, mechanical (vibration and shock), structural mechanical and fatigue.
What are we looking for?
  • Strong technical background in environmental, mechanical or similar discipline
  • Excellent Analysis and presentation skills
  • Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Highly motivated and adaptable in unfamiliar environmental, with a results driven orientation.
  • Instrumentation, Signal processing and complex analysis experience preferable
  • Experience of Complex vibration, shock and thermal analysis preferable
What’s in it for you?
  • You will have the opportunity to develop your technical skills and experience across the MBDA UK Portfolio including land, sea and air programmes.
  • You will be involved in influencing project heads/chief engineers in technical decisions.
  • This role offers the opportunity for you to work as part of a highly skilled, motivated and effective team.
  • Opportunity for UK and overseas travel in support of field trials and platform integration programmes.
  • You will have the opportunity to develop yourself and others through the delivery of a variety of training methods and tools.
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
  • Apply specialist technical knowledge and provide advice to projects, with responsibility for delivery of technical aspects of data analysis activities, as part of the MBDA EE&F UK Environmental Data Analysis Team
  • Act as a technical interface with customers in the delivery of data analysis tasks or technical work packages, including data gathering trials and assessments, platform integration activities, and structural modal assessment, ensuring delivery to the required quality, timescale and budget.
  • Carry out a full range of technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems attributed to shock and vibration, and the improvement of engineering capability.
  • Develop test specifications and carry out activities related to vibration, shock and signal analysis in line with all technical and quality standards.
  • Plan, deliver and monitor assigned work packages, making engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority to ensure requirements are delivered to plan.
  • Some of the key challenges for the role include:
    • Effectively dealing with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently, cross-projects.
    • Interaction with the customer community at a high level, maintaining integrity of engineering outputs.
    • Acting as a technical consultant to the wider department in the resolution of complex problems, and providing training in areas of expertise.
    • Contributing to EE&F Analysis strategy to keep pace with emerging technologies and threats.
What’s great about the team?
  • The Trials and Analysis team is highly respected within both Environmental and MBDA for the level of technical delivery, consistency and agility.
  • You will be part of a highly skilled and motivated team of Environmental Trials and Analysis Engineers with a strong desire to constantly improve the team’s effectiveness and influence within EE&F and MBDA.
  • The trials and analysis team have a supportive work ethic and demonstrate strong collaborative working in both laboratory and field trials in challenging environments.
    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).
    MBDA is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.
    We encourage applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.  MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.  
    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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