Reliability Engineer

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P7084
  • Closing date 15th Nov 2020

Are you passionate about the defence world and advanced technology?

Would you like to develop your skills in a highly challenging environment? If so…

The Opportunity
  • An opportunity has arisen for an engineer to exploit their reliability skills working on fast-moving projects, ensuring optimum effort is devoted to progressive reliability assurance, with the goal of ensuring the delivery of a lean but effective reliability programme.
The Role
  • You will be developing a convincing Reliability Case, using all the available evidence, and writing the Reliability Case Reports that document progress.
  • To do this, you will need to understand the reliability risks faced by the system so that you can decide what type of evidence will most cost-effectively mitigate them to the customer’s satisfaction.
  • This will involve exploiting a range of techniques and approaches, of which traditional reliability analyses will form only a part.So, while the ability to undertake reliability predictions and FMECAs is important, you will also need to understand the causes of unreliability and be able to assist the designer address those causes and provide evidence that this has been successfully achieved.
  • Using your knowledge of the causes of unreliability and of reliability risks, you will help to define a targeted programme of testing, the results of which will be a key feature of the Reliability Case.An important part of this role will be monitoring the test programme and ensuring that it continues to satisfy the agreed reliability assurance needs.
  • You will also liaise regularly with the customer, presenting them with progressive assurance that the reliability programme will deliver the agreed goals.
What's in it for you?
  • Working alongside core engineering projects you will also have the opportunity to conduct internally funded research packages.
  • A variety in project work that will enable you to apply the breadth of your reliability assurance skillset and experience and develop a deep understanding of the technologies involved.
  • You will also have the opportunity to work internationally.
  • MBDA also offers a comprehensive learning and development programme to enable the development of skills that support both technical delivery and broader professional development.

What's great about the team?
  • You will be joining a team with a strong pedigree in the delivery of reliability assurance.
  • You will have the opportunity to share in that experience and contribute to our learning as we continue to develop our approaches and techniques.
  • You will be able to influence systems as they develop from concept to delivery and gain first-hand experience of working with military customers.
  • Working alongside core engineering projects you will also have the opportunity to conduct internally funded research packages.
  • A variety in project work that will enable you to apply the breadth of your reliability assurance skillset and experience and develop a deep understanding of the technologies involved.
  • You will also have the opportunity to work internationally.
What are we looking for?
  • Fully appreciates that reliability is not just a number, and has experience of reliability planning, analysis and testing.
  • Good knowledge of complex electronic systems and the associated reliability issues.
  • Good verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary / multi-national team.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Familiar with the Def Stan 00-4x series of standards.
  • Ideally degree qualified or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment
  • Detail engineering experience (design, software, manufacture etc.)

What you would get?
  • Competitive salaries, 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.
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WHO WE ARE

MBDA is the only company capable of designing and producing missile systems to meet the current and future needs of the armed forces over land, sea and air. Through our expertise, we have become a trusted partner to the Ministry of Defence and work closely with the military to ensure that they have the capability they need, in order to protect our freedoms.

MORE THAN A JOB

We share a unique responsibility that brings purpose to everything we do.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to our home nations and their allies. Whether you are Lead Engineer or Business Support Officer, your work is vital in ensuring that our armed forces have the equipment they need, when they need it.
" At MBDA you always have to bear in mind that we are all a part of a very important process that defends our freedoms. "

Balpreet
Supportability Engineer, Customer Support and Services.

WE ARE MBDA

With over 60 years combined experience through our predecessor companies and over 10,000 employees across Europe and the USA, we are trusted suppliers of missile and missile systems to the defence sector.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides smarter and more effective equipment for the armed forces over land, sea and air.

INCLUSIVE AND DIVERSE

We value difference.

Our work has a far-reaching impact, and we all make a difference every day. Our values-led culture welcomes a diversity of skills, experience and perspectives, where everyone has the opportunity contribute, grow and succeed.

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