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Senior Configuration Engineer

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Oct 2022
Reference
R10454
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Job Details

MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence

Up to £42k DOE + Excellent Benefits + Bonus

Hybrid Working: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working

We are looking for a talented engineering professional with an eye for detail and experience of working with and controlling product data.

Using your previous product configuration experience, you will have the opportunity to work within a close and motivated team to provide direct support to many of our key business products. Within this opportunity, you will have the ability to develop your configuration skills as well as work toward professional accreditation.

What we're looking for
  • A background in Configuration Control or Technical Data Management within a Defence or Aerospace industry or similar.
  • Evidential experience in interpreting technical data and Bills of Materials for large and complex product assemblies.
  • Familiar with the principles of Configuration Management within an aerospace or defence setting; preparing and handling Configuration Management documentation which is used to provide governance and control of project activities.
  • Experience of managing and implementing engineering design changes across a multi-stakeholder environment, including the preparation and presentation of changes within change control meetings.
  • Ability to support audits on our suppliers, ensuring Configuration Management processes are observed throughout our supply chain.
  • Strong team working and communication skills which enable close and collaborative working with peers, as well as functional and project stakeholders.
  • You should have an eye for detail and able to apply that with integrity with respect to controlling engineering data, drawings and CAD models.
  • Ideally you will have experience of PTC Windchill as a Product Lifecycle Management tool.

What's in it for you?
  • You will be working on challenging projects across the whole of the product lifecycle. You will receive structured skills development and training in the aspects of Configuration Control as employed by MBDA.
  • The opportunity to bring new ideas and help evolve MBDA's configuration management policy and processes for the future.
  • The role provides great opportunities for personal development including a route to Professional Accreditation in the area of Configuration Management.
  • You will have the opportunity to support programmes which span multiple UK sites for product development and manufacture.
  • potential to work on multi-national projects with the associated prospects of international travel

Join a great team!

We are committed to growing and developing our team by actively sharing knowledge and build the skills and behaviours which will underpin the future success of the business. We go beyond professional associations, and make the effort to grow strong and supportive relationships through unique team building and social events.

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.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve appropriate clearances.

Company

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.

 

 

Find Us
Website
Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
United Kingdom
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