Structural Engineer/Analyst

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Closing date
9 Oct 2021

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Discipline
Electronics
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer

Job Details

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Salary: Up to £50k DOE + Paid Overtime + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Full and Part time working considered

The Opportunity

Are you looking for a new opportunity to demonstrate your skills and grow the depth and breadth of your knowledge?  Does working in a multi-skilled, dynamic team motivate you? 

Then look no further… Here at MBDA, we can offer a phenomenal opportunity for you to work on a variety of projects that will stretch your skills and imagination as a Structural Engineer. Working for an internationally recognised company, delivering cutting-edge military systems, you will play a critical role in ensuring that MBDA’s products deliver the necessary performance against key customer requirements.

What are we looking for?
  • Self-motivated people who are good problem solvers
  • Ideally degree qualified in a subject relevant to the role or demonstrable equivalent experience.
  • Experience carrying out structural investigations (e.g. linear, non-linear, crash, fatigue, modal and vibration) to derive evidence on which to base product development decisions.
  • Experience delivering verbal and written reports our customers.
  • Evidence of evaluating structural problems by applying both hand calculations and numerical based tools; e.g. Hypermesh, OptiStruct, Radioss, LS-Dyna, Mathcad, Nastran, Patran, Adams.
What’s in it for you?
  • Fulfilling work that will stretch and grow your technical knowledge and ability.
  • We encourage collaboration and place a strong emphasis on looking after the welfare of its people, whilst supporting their development.
  • Various opportunities and support to help you develop your skills and knowledge through both structured and ‘on the job’ training.
  • Opportunities to shape the development of MBDA UK’s structural analysis capabilities.
What would you get?

*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

Within this role you will be planning, managing and delivering your own work - ensuring timely delivery of outputs within scope and budgetary constraints.  Typical outputs include deriving structural evidence on which to base product development decisions, developing test requirements and guiding trials/test teams in delivering against requirements.

Proactive communication is vital with our internal and external customers and is an integral part of the role, along with delivering verbal and written reports to our key stakeholders.

What’s great about the team?

We are a highly motivated team with a strong desire to improve our effectiveness and influence across MBDA.  We deliver high priority work that is pivotal to structurally clearing MBDA UK’s military systems.  
We operate in a supportive and collaborative environment where people feel valued and are encouraged to achieve their full potential.  We encourage knowledge sharing within the team and support opportunities work on a variety of projects simultaneously.

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.

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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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