Senior EMC Project Engineer

  • Location Bristol
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P8069BF
  • 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

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) is a unique capability within MBDA that works with all current launchers, missiles and equipment programmes to support in their development, compliance demonstration and through life updates.

The Role
  • Work alongside experienced members of the EMC Systems team to support MBDA projects to deliver:
  • Environmental Requirement Specifications (ERS’s) and subsequent documentation including EMC Control Plans, Proving Plans, Proving Requirements and Proving Instructions in support of product development and qualification (with limited assistance)
  • EMC & RF trials programmes (with limited assistance).
  • Design advice to support equipment development and EM robustness – (Learn and apply through effective knowledge management how to identify and develop technical solutions to project failures).
  • Responsible for managing assigned milestone deliverables associated with EMC Engineering activities.

What’s in it for you?
  • Gain invaluable EMC practices from an experienced EMC engineer’s on a daily basis.
  • Represent the EMC department for your assigned programme and MBDA during discussions with the MoD or customers.
  • Ability to influence the project teams and how EMC qualification will occur.
  • Potential to participate in research or investigation studies.
  • Ability to bring your ideas and unique skillset to the team.
  • MBDA values the capability provided by the EMC department in knowledge and test facilities; be valued as part of our team.

What’s great about the team?
  • The team is very experienced and do support and develop the capability of each member through effective knowledge management.
  • We are passionate about the technical robustness of the compliance philosophy and testing.
  • We have accredited test capabilities in Filton, UK and Paris, France; where appropriate we work together to improve our way of working and achieve the project needs.
  • Each member has unique skills due to the varying backgrounds before working in electromagnetics.
  • The test and project teams support each other to improve the way both teams work.

What are we looking for?
  • Preferably electronics or physics background
  • Basic understanding of EMC and design principles.
  • Knowledge or experience of EMC standards with preference of military application is advantageous (e.g. Defence Standard 59-41 / 59-411, AECTP500, Mil-Std-461, RTCA DO160 / EUROCAE ED-14). However commercial standards (CE) are also beneficial.
  • Professional manner and adaptability when the project needs are evolving.
  • Basic understanding of the EMC environment life cycle.
  • Good communication skills at all level both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work to defined deadlines and within budget limits.

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.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the 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.

If you think you'd be perfect for this role, we'd love to hear from you‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‏‏‎ ‎

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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