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Mechanical Maintenance Operator

Employer
MBDA
Location
Bolton
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Dec 2023
Reference
R17758

Job Details

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.
Salary: £39,123
What we can offer you:
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Paid overtime
  • Parental benefits including up to 26 weeks full pay for maternity, paternity, adoption, neonatal and shared parental leave
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking
  • · Excellent career progression and development opportunities

Shift work/ Shift patterns: Mon - Fri on site (flexi start and finish)

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Operator to join our Calibration & Maintenance Team to service Mechanical Equipment. This will involve working on Process and Plant equipment, Nitrogen Systems, Environmental Chambers, high and low pressure systems. The work is extremely varied, interesting and challenging.
What we're looking for
  • Formal technical engineering/craft apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3
    • Manufacturing Engineering, either:
      • Vocational G or H Units with Further Education, or
      • Vocational TR23/TR21 Units with Further Education or
      • Vocational NVQ3 with Further Education
    • Minimum further education requirement:
      • City & Guilds Parts 1,2 & 3 or
      • ONC/HNC
  • Experience in the maintenance and repair of plant and process equipment.
  • Be competent in following manufacturer's instructions on preventative and routine maintenance requirements.
  • Able to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of defect investigations and fault diagnosis.
  • Familiarity with vacuum systems, temperature cycling systems and dew-point testing would be an advantage.
  • A good understanding of SAP would be desirable.
  • Experience of operating low- and high-pressure air processing and test facilities (including bottled gas systems).
  • Experience of working on Environmental Chambers an advantage.
Here's what's in it for you
  • Working in a forward thinking team that exploits opportunities to improve.
  • Excellent development opportunities.
  • On the job training and yearly development reviews.

The Role
  • Working in a multi discipline team to support the Operations team.
  • Initial calibration, routine calibration and maintenance of test and measurement equipment.
  • Ensure that both factory and proprietary test and measuring equipment is maintained in line with current procedures.
  • Carry out calibration and repair tasks in accordance with departmental processes and procedures.
  • Generating clear and comprehensive calibration/maintenance records for traceability purposes.
Our Business:
We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more...

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 Limited requires all employees to achieve the required medical and national security clearance for their role. Further restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may also apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

Due to the nature of our business, this particular vacancy requires the applicant as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels mentioned above.
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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.

 

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
GB

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