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Engineering Team Leader (Environmental Engineering Trials and Analysis Projects)

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27 Oct 2022
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MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.
Salary:£55K dependent on experience + bonus + benefits
Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working
The opportunity:
An opportunity has arisen for an individual to lead a capable and dynamic team of 9 Environmental, Trials and Analysis engineers working across a number of critical MBDA projects.

A key part of the Environmental Engineering & Facilities (EE&F) Function, the team delivers all Trials & Analysis aspects of environmental engineering projects with a robust understanding of advanced digital signal processing principles, often internationally.

As the Team leader, you will focus on the delivery of projects, combined with the management, development and performance of your team.

Utilising the specialist technical knowledge within the function, you will engage with senior business customers to identify forthcoming campaigns and programmes of work to scope and bid activities; deliver, through the team, work packages involving data gathering trials and assessments; the development of test specifications and subsequent trial analysis to ensure delivery of the required quality, timescale and budget. You will also conduct day to day management and leadership for team and be an active participant in functional improvement projects.

What are we looking for?
  • A leader who can inspire people to meet business delivery and enable their team members to flourish within their own areas of expertise
  • Proven Project Management ability to ensure multiple Projects are delivered to time and budget and with the appropriate quality and standards of safety
  • A technical background in Environmental Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, possibly with experience of Engineering Analysis/ Trials

What's in it for you?
  • Become an influential part of a function with dedicated, committed engineers with a strong team spirit, that consistently exceeds expectations.
  • We provide a supported opportunity to develop your technical and people management / leadership skills and experience.
  • An opportunity to deliver against critical business milestones across multiple MBDA projects.
  • Enjoy the satisfaction of solving problems, leading and developing your team, satisfying your customers and delivering your projects.
  • The opportunity to influence the strategy and to keep pace with emerging technologies and threats.
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.


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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