Electronics Test Engineer

  • Location Bolton
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P7767
  • 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

The Production Test Engineering organisation is responsible for the day to day support to the production testing of complex weapons and equipment. An opportunity has arisen for an Electronics Engineer to provide technical support to the test technician group for production test and diagnostics of complex weapons at all levels of build i.e. system, unit and PEC level.

What we are looking for?
  • HNC/HND (Electronics) Level of Qualifications or equivalent, plus substantial level of experience in Digital and Analogue Electronics Manufacture and Test.
  • A good understand of measurement and test principles and equipment.
  • Good Planning and Organising skills.
  • Communication skills; the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail.

What's in it for you?
  • MBDA provides extensive on-the-job training and opportunities for development.

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

Responsible for technical support to manufacture test of Complex Weapons in production, to ensure production targets are met to agreed time, cost and quality requirements.
Specific responsibilities:
  • Test of complex electronic equipment, and diagnosis of production test failures down to component level.
  • Identification of corrective action, in a timely manner allowing Manufacturing to continue production in line with programme.
  • Technical support to Test Technicians to facilitate the efficient throughput of Prime hardware during production.
  • Assessment of related Test Equipment issues, directing support services to resolve equipment failures.
  • Evaluation of Technical problems in order to develop proposals for investigations and corrective actions, including process improvements.
  • Development of test plans and procedures in line with manufacturing and design requirements
  • Test Engineering representative at Defect Review Board meetings to ensure efficient progress of equipment and quality notifications towards corrective action.

What’s great about this 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


    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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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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