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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Employer
MBDA
Location
Bolton
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 Oct 2022
Reference
R10842
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Job Details

MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.

Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working. This role is 37 hours per week, primarily based on site at Bolton, with some flexibility around start/finish times and the ability to work from home on occasion as part of dynamic working arrangements.
The opportunity:
The Senior Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for the day to day support to the operations staff within the manufacturing facility.

An opportunity has arisen on the development / production manufacturing lines, for a support engineer who would be responsible for translating design requirements into user instructions including the development of the project manufacturing architecture.
What we're looking for from you:
  • Formal technical Engineering/Craft Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21
  • Formal further education certificate to HNC or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • BEng in relevant Engineering Degree
  • Must demonstrate a proactive approach to problem solving and commitment to work to meet our deliveries.
  • Have the ability to interpret Design Drawings with a view to producing Manufacturing Build Instructions.
  • Must be able to work within and contribute to a team environment.
The Role:
Working with the Principal Engineer, you will potentially be working on different projects, responsible for manufacturing problem identification and resolution:
  • Support existing manufacturing lines and new product introduction
  • Support the industrial validation process through the use of FMEA's, process proving activities etc.
  • Management of Configuration control by the embodiment of Design Modifications into the Manufacturing documentation and industrial validation
  • Support the Non Conformance Process
  • Ensure products are produced in most economical proficient manner
  • Assume the responsibilities for safe operating implementation for changed processes, including liaising with COSHH assessors, SHE and Human factors
  • Liaise with the design authority during the product prototype/development phase, to ensure optimised Design for Manufacture (DfM)
  • Compilation and update of Manufacturing Instructions maintaining production BOMs
  • Tooling development and control
Here is what is in it for you:
  • An opportunity to take ownership of manufacturing engineering processes and equipment to make improvements to production.
  • Develop new skills and techniques, taking a key role in the manufacturing engineering team.
  • Technically challenging, varied and rewarding work.
  • Interaction with numerous internal and external customers and suppliers
  • Opportunities for flexible/remote working where it meets the needs of the business
  • Become a valued member of an established but growing team
Join a great team:
  • Work as part of the Manufacturing Engineering Team to develop and support our world class manufacturing facility and people using the latest available technology and skills
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.

 

 

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