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Mechanical Engineering Functional Resource Manager

Up to £60000 DOE
Closing date
15 Feb 2023

Job Details

Salary: Up to £60K 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:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Functional Resource Manager to play a leading role in supporting Mechanical Engineering (ME) UK to meet its resourcing challenges in 2023 and beyond.

Working closely with our Group and Sector Leads you will lead in the recruitment of our permanent and flexible workforce.

You will primarily develop and deliver a co-ordinated recruitment plan for all skills, coordinate the role vacancies, participate in candidate selection and interviews and develop our on-boarding process.

Ideally, you will have experience of working within an engineering role, involving people management and/or recruitment activities. Most of all, you will be passionate about finding the right people and delivering on our resourcing challenges this year and beyond.

Reporting directly to the Chief of Staff Mechanical Engineering, this role will be part of the ME Functional Management team and may include supporting other activities such as workload forecasting, Environmental Social Governance, Dynamic Working, office working environment and international collaboration.

This is an excellent development opportunity for someone who is looking to gain experience in a Functional Management Role.

What we're looking for from you:
  • Ideally Degree/HND/HNC Qualified in an engineering subject and ideally experience in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience of people / team management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to influence across levels and stakeholders
  • Ideal but not essential experience of engineering recruitment.

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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