MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.Salary: Dependent on experience + bonus + benefitsHybrid working pattern
: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working-
such as 3 days on-site per week.The opportunity:
Environmental Engineering & Facilities (EE&F) UK seeks a Senior Principal Engineer to lead the Mechanical & Climatic Project Department, consisting of approximately 27 engineers (including 5 direct reports) in Stevenage. EE&F is integral within all MBDA land, sea and air-based weapons system projects and operates at all stages of the product lifecycle. You'll manage delivery of Environmental Engineering task packages, through the provision of technical management and leadership across the environmental project engineering and data analysis teams.
In the role, you'll provide expertise in defining Environmental Requirement Specifications (ERSs) and assessment of all relevant environmental requirements and their interpretation into design and test levels for the complete product and for its sub-systems, while maintaining overall consistency of logic and an efficient approach across projects.
You'll conduct day to day functional management of the project department in support of the Head of EE&F UK, ensuring all environmental engineering activities are included in the appropriate project management plans and establishing effective communication with supporting functions.
You'll act as a technical support to the Projects during bid phase, being strongly involved in discussions with the customers, provide support to Design Verification Plan (DVP) with respect to interpreting environmental requirements, proving guidelines, conformance documentation and test techniques.What we're looking for from you:
What to expect:
- Educated to degree level or equivalent experience/Chartered Engineer desirable
- Proven people management skills and demonstrated ability to motivate a team
- Comprehensive understanding of mechanical & climatic environments and associated environmental test equipment/facilities
- Demonstrated expertise in the field of shock and vibration analysis and simulation tools would be beneficial
- Experience of environmental defence standards
- Understanding of the environmental life cycle and the key activities across the Product Life-Cycle
We offer opportunities for career progression, paid overtime (subject to level), bonus scheme, comprehensive pension package, annual salary review, collaborative working environment and excellent on-site facilities.
We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.
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: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve appropriate clearances.