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
: Circa £43,000
depending on experienceWhat we can offer you:
Dynamic (hybrid) working:
- 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%
- Up to 15 additional days flexi leave
- 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
We trust our people to agree, within their teams, where and when they can be most effective. Our Dynamic Working policy allows individuals flexibility around the hours they work and where they work. Typically, for this role you will work 5 days per week on-site.The opportunity:
We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our Calibration & Maintenance Team. The work is extremely varied, interesting and challenging. You will be joining a dynamic and focussed team, responsible for the support of the manufacturing function across all stages of product assembly integration and test. The team are self-motivated and work directly with support functions and engineers across MBDA to resolve routine and non-routine tasks arising within the business.
The main aspects of the role will be as technical support for the metrology department at MBDA Bolton supporting COTS (commercial of the shelf) equipment and STTE (Special to type test equipment) calibration and maintenance. You will be required to assist production with technical queries on fixtures and tooling along with supporting CMM (Co-ordinate measuring machine) inspection work.
You will be required to guide operators on best practice within the metrology department on day-to-day technical queries alongside looking at ways to improve process and measurement techniques within the department. You will also give technical support for mechanical calibration such as high/low pressure & temperature calibrations.What we're looking for from you:
- Minimum qualification: HNC in Mechanical Engineering.
- Experience and knowledge in dimensional calibration required
- Experience and knowledge of coordinate measuring machine required.
- Good knowledge of temperature and pressure calibration desirable
- Able to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently.
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.
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: 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.