Proving Engineer

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Dec 2022
Reference
R11700

Job Details

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

Salary: Up to £48K DOE + bonus + excellent benefits

Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working - however trials conduct is often on-site/at a remote trials location.

The opportunity:

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Electronic Engineering for an enthusiastic, motivated individual who is looking to broaden their skills within a multiple disciplined team supporting various projects.

Reporting to the Proving Team Lead, as a Proving Engineer, your role will be to plan, prepare, conduct and report on Equipment Level Proving activities focussed around Environmental and EMC testing.

Not only will you have the opportunity to develop and broaden your technical skills by working within a dynamic proving team, you will also be involved in all stages of the Equipment development from trials planning to development testing, qualification and reporting. You will play a key role in reviewing technical requirements through to development testing, Qualification and Certification. This role provides a fantastic opportunity to work collaboratively with other areas of MBDA including Manufacturing and our project teams.

Trials are conducted at various UK facilities so you need to be able to travel when required.

What we're looking for from you:

High performing teams need high performing and competent individuals. Individuals will be able to demonstrate a number of the following attributes:
  • Someone with a high degree of self-motivation and drive, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience of writing trials documentation
  • Very good interpersonal skills and influencing skills.
  • An appreciation of electronics technologies and the sorts of products that MBDA design and produces would be an advantage.
  • Appreciation/Experience of Systems Proving Process and associated methodologies.
  • Ideally an Engineering Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Finally, we are looking for someone who has a record of accomplishment of on-time delivery along with good verbal and written communication 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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Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
United Kingdom

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