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Mechanical Maintenance Operator

  • Location Bolton
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R02266
  • Closing date 21st Mar 2021

Are you passionate about the defence world and advanced technology?

Would you like to develop your skills in a highly challenging environment? If so…
Salary: £33,507

We are seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Operator to join our Calibration & Maintenance Team, to service Mechanical Equipment. This will involve working on Process and Plant equipment, Nitrogen Systems, Environmental Chambers, high and low pressure systems. The work is extremely varied, interesting and challenging.

What we're looking for
  • Experience in the maintenance and repair of plant and process equipment - be proficient in following manufacturer’s instructions on preventative and routine maintenance requirements.
  • Time served apprenticeship or NVQ Level3, C&G/ONC essential.
  • Good IT skills, knowledge of SAP an advantage.
  • Innovative, team player who has a passion for calibration and maintenance activities and able to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of defect investigations and fault diagnosis.
  • Familiarity with vacuum systems, temperature cycling systems and dew-point testing would be an advantage.
  • Experience of operating low- and high-pressure air processing and test facilities (including bottled gas systems).
  • Experience of working on Environmental Chambers an advantage.
  • A good understanding of mechanical calibration.
Here's what’s in it for you?

We are a forward thinking team that exploits opportunities to improve and offers excellent development opportunities alongside on the job training and yearly development reviews.
Benefits Package
*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.
The Role
  • Responsible for calibration and maintenance, repair and installation of Process, Test and Plant equipment, to agreed time, cost and quality.
  • Working with the latest advanced test methods and technologies, with sponsored bespoke supplier and in-house training packages.
  • Reporting directly to the C&M Team Leader, your working activity will see you working in an autonomous manner, with regular communication with Operation Team Leaders and Managers.
  • You will be responsible for the upkeep and control of bespoke tooling and portable test equipment.
Join a great team!

Manufacturing UK is an integral part of the Operations Directorate whose principal mission is to ensure that MBDA deliver in terms of time, cost and quality. We pride ourselves in providing the ultimate application of Manufacturing expertise and capability throughout the entire lifecycle and supply chain of our product.
We're passionate about our people and recognise that to continually exceed our clients' expectations and needs, Manufacturing UK require an intelligent and motivated team. The Calibration & Maintenance department is a hard working team that thrives on daily challenge and team success!

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment were 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.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role

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


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.


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. "

Supportability Engineer, Customer Support and Services.


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.


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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