Mechanical Design Engineer – Mechanical Future Concepts

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R03163
  • Closing date 27th Jun 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…
MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Part and full time working considered

An opportunity to become part of Europe’s No. 1 Missile Systems Designer, as a Mechanical Design Engineer, within the Mechanical Future Concepts team. You will work closely with other functional teams, such as Aerodynamics and Systems Design, to develop product concepts to meet our customer’s needs for the next generation of complex weapons, which will defend the nation. Within this role you will have the opportunity to undertake cutting-edge research of novel mechanical technologies to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

What we’re looking for
  • Ideally Degree/HND/HNC Qualified plus significant experience in Mechanical Design, particularly in the Concept and Assessment phases of the product lifecycle.
  • An understanding of the Structural and Thermal considerations of Mechanical Design
  • An ability to develop concept design solutions with limited information and changing requirements
  • Wider awareness of other disciplines such as Electronic Packaging, Aerodynamics and Manufacturing, would be beneficial
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to work with, influence and negotiate with stakeholders across the business.
  • Relevant 3D CAD/CAE experience (training on our preferred CAE tools will be given).
What’s in it for you?
  • You will work on Projects that are in the first stages of development providing the opportunity to shape their direction into development and rapidly prototype designs.
  • You will have the opportunity to propose ideas for future research topics and obtain funding to develop these ideas within the Function.
  • You will be working on challenging engineering problems and will receive structured skills development.
  • You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects with the associated international travel.
  • The role provides great opportunities for personal development including Chartership and Professional Accreditation.
Our benefits
  • *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.
Join a great team!

You will be joining a like-minded enthusiastic team, working on a diverse range of world class products.
Many of our projects are ground breaking and so you can expect to develop and use the latest technologies.

Why us?

MBDA is an award winning company; 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’re here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended 2-3 days per week approach to on-site and remote working.

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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 ‎

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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