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Environmental Domain Lead - Mechanical and Climatic Projects

Closing date
22 Dec 2022

Job Details


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

Salary: 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:

The Environmental Engineering team is integral within all land, sea and air-based weapon-system projects.

We apply specialist technical knowledge and advice, with responsibility for technical accuracy and delivery of projects within assigned work packages.

As the Environmental Domain Lead, we can offer you the chance to work closely with stakeholders across the business to define and deliver the Environmental Engineering (Mechanical and Climatic) activities, such as requirements, proving & design support.

The role provides plenty of opportunity for technical growth in environmental engineering (requirements and proving), stakeholder management and project management.

The Environmental Domain lead will own the strategies and activities required to support the flow of requirements, through to design, proving and certification. The role will operate at all levels within the project and is seen as a key role to ensure the Environmental (M&C) Domain is coherent across all stakeholders.

The Domain Lead role will see you be the focal point of all environmental (Mechanical and Climatic) related activities within AP phase, such as maturation of environmental requirements, Maturation & Delivery of proving strategies, engagement with stakeholders such as ISV, Systems, Mechanical analysis, architecture, quality & external parties to progress work and ensure the Environmental Domain is controlled and delivered. You will lead environmental working groups to coordinate activities required to meet overall strategic goals.You will be responsible for Technical assurance of the design and performance, development, proving and qualification within the domain. The role will provide the opportunity to engage with senior members of the business such as Project Heads and Chief Engineers to resolve environmental engineering challenges.

You will have the ability to influence the design, manufacturing and proving of our products whilst developing technical skills and gaining experience across MBDA UK's Portfolio.

What we're looking for from you:
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience of planning, managing, implementing & delivering strategies.
  • Knowledge of environmental engineering within the defence sector or relevant industry
  • Knowledge of the Mechanical & Climatic environments, and their applicability to different products at different life cycle stages
  • An understanding of environmental test processes, test measurements and instrumentation
  • Awareness of Environmental Engineering Standards (such as DEF STAN 00-035, Mil Std 810) and their applicability for Weapon System Development.
  • An innovative mind set to develop methods around requirement definition and weapon system proving

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.   

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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6 Hills way
United Kingdom

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