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EMC Technician

Closing date
8 Oct 2022

Job Details

MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.
Salary:Dependent on experience + bonus + benefits
Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working. This would suit someone looking for a part time role as it will be for 3 or 4 days per week. Alternatively, if you're looking for a full time role, this position can eventually grow into 5 days per week (but both options are available).
The opportunity:
Are you a conscientious, adaptable person who wants to join our EMC team and work in our pioneering test facility? You'll provide vital support to the wider MBDA group in the areas of calibration, validation and test, whilst conducting a great mix of activities within a laboratory environment, such as instrumentation, test equipment and experimental test hardware.

You'll collect and dispatch items for external calibration; check calibration data against historical records to check for anomalies; maintain and restocking workshop consumables; provide assistance in setting up / stripping down of Equipment under Test; provide assistance in the design and construction of test jigs when required and providing assistance in daily trials activities, including running of EMC tests after a suitable training period (tailored to suit you).

This role brings a great opportunity to develop your existing skills and experience whilst undertaking a variety of tasks; on the job training will be provided as required. There is also good potential for future progress into an Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Test Engineer.
What we're looking for from you:
  • Good numeracy and literary skills, able to interact with colleagues effectively
  • High attention to detail and accurate, up to date record keeping skills
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, laboratory quality management system processes (including UKAS / ISO17025 requirements) and other related processes
  • Able to safely handle and use components, mechanical tools, parts and products relevant to the role (training will be given where necessary)
  • Flexible and able to plan own work in a high pressure environment
  • Practical, with the desire to learn
  • Computer software such as Microsoft Word and Excel, with knowledge of Access an advantage
  • Some understanding of simple physics, especially in the area of radio waves would be useful
What to expect:
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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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve appropriate clearances.


Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.



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