Cable / Harness Specialist Engineer
- Closing date
- 8 Oct 2022
- Design, Electrical, Electronics, Systems
- Job Type
- Early Career, Engineer, Senior & Chartered Engineer, Engineering Manager
MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.
Up to £55k DOE + bonus + excellent benefits
Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.
MBDA has a fantastic opportunity for a Cable / Harness Specialist Engineer to work within our growing Interconnects team.
Using your expertise, you will undertake a full range of activities; no two days are the same. You will be providing advice and guidance to the team and our customers on electrical interconnects/cables suitable for the transmission of power, signal and data within and between subsystems in our products.
As the Specialist Engineer, you will maintain your expertise in areas and ensure that it is effectively passed to others, including participating in design reviews, process updates, training and other development activities, as appropriate, enabling MBDA to maintain its capability.
You will also support and lead continuous improvement initiatives, helping define best practice and manage the adoption and adherence of agreed methodologies across the teams on an international scale.
What we're looking for
- Knowledge and experience in cable/harness design
- Ideally HNC,HND, apprentice trained or Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering
- Strong communication skills to facilitate regular face to face and electronic communications with all relevant stakeholders
- The ability to write clear and concise engineering documentation
- Strong working knowledge of industry standards and experience of demonstrating compliance to them
- Can lead technical task forces for issues relating to cable harnesses and associated components through to resolution
Due to the nature of our work, experience of Military Defence Standards and a working knowledge of Mil-Aero connectors in support of cable harness manufacture is highly desirable.
What's in it for you?
- A unique opportunity to develop and broaden both technical and leadership skills within a growing company.
- Exposure to all projects and products.
- The opportunity to work with highly talented and motivated engineers, in a friendly and supportive environment.
- The chance to grow and advance your career.
*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!
The Interconnect Engineering team is focussed on specific technologies and provides expertise to the design population in their specialist subject. This specialist team is well respected, supportive and operates in a friendly environment both within the team and also within the greater Electronics function. There are plenty of opportunities to learn, take ownership and expand personally to the level of experience and aspiration that one may have.
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.
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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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