Support Engineer

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Closing date
31 Jul 2021

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Discipline
Project Engineering
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer

Job Details

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

An opportunity has arisen for a proactive Support Engineer to provide support for our Armed Forces community.

You will join a team supporting a specific product and there will be future opportunities to work with different products (missiles and weapons systems), across various platforms and with multiple customers in the UK and internationally as you develop your skills and care.
You will build trusted relationships with a complex array of internal and external partners, ensuring MBDA’s reputation is upheld.

What we’re looking for
  • Good interpersonal/communication skills with the ability to build positive relationships
  • Self motivated team player able to maintain a professional manner in a dynamic environment
  • Experience with IT tools such as SAP would be preferable but not essential
  • Engineering background with a degree or equivalent experience
What’s in it for you?
  • Experience of an in-Service Customer facing role and a strong foundation for career development
  • Opportunity to build a personal reputation for effective project delivery
  • Exposure to a wide range of internal and external partners
  • Opportunity to travel in both UK and Europe enabling you to develop your knowledge of the wider business environment
Our benefits
  • Flexible working with opportunity to Work From Home part of the time *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime) *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 dynamic, focussed Customer Support Service (CSS) team responsible for the in-Service support phase of one of MBDA’s missiles/systems. Every day is different.
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 approach to on-site and remote working.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers) and Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK).

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

Company

MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with 10,000 employees working across France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain and the United States. It has three major aeronautical and defence shareholders - Airbus Group (37.5%), BAE Systems (37.5%) and Finmeccanica (25%) - and is the first truly integrated European defence company. In 2013, the Group recorded a turnover of 2.8 billion euros, produced about 3,000 missiles and added 4 billion euros of new orders to the order book which now stands at 10.8 billion euros. MBDA works with over 90 armed forces worldwide.

MBDA was created in December 2001, after the merger of the main missile producers in France, Italy and the UK. Each of these companies contributed the experience gained from fifty years of technological and operational success. The restructuring of the industry in Europe was completed with the acquisition of the German subsidiary EADS/LFK in March 2006. This further enriched MBDA’s range of technologies and products, consolidating the Group’s world-leading position in the industry.

MBDA is the only Group capable of designing and producing missiles and missile systems to meet the whole range of current and future operational requirements for the three armed forces (army, navy, air force). Overall, the Group offers a range of 45 products in service and another 15 in development.

The Group has demonstrated its ability to bring together the best skills across the whole of Europe and as a result has been chosen to lead a series of strategic multi-national programmes. These include the six-nation Meteor air superiority weapon, the Franco-British conventionally armed cruise missile, Storm Shadow/SCALP, and a family of air defence systems based on the Aster missile for France and Italy (for ground and naval based air defence) and for the UK (naval air defence for the Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyers).

The mastery of cutting-edge technologies is not only an advantage for MBDA in successfully developing and producing new products. It is also a means of guaranteeing customers that innovations can be made to existing products during their life span in order to meet constantly changing specifications arising from increasingly complex engagement scenarios. It is precisely this combination which makes MBDA the defence sector partner of choice in many countries around the world.

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