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Manufacturing Engineer

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
up yo £43,000
Closing date
15 Feb 2024
Reference
R17055

Job Details

MBDA is a leading defence organisation that is proud to support our Armed Forces in protecting our nations. We collaborate with governments to achieve a shared goal of defending our freedom.

Salary: Circa £43,000 depending on experience

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
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and gym
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

Hybrid working pattern: This role is 37 hours per week, primarily based on site in Stevenage, with some flexibility around start/finish times and the ability to work from home occasionally as part of dynamic working arrangements.

The opportunity:

An exciting opportunity is available within the Manufacturing Engineering team for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join the team.

As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will be is responsible for the day to day support to the operations staff within the manufacturing facility, the development / production manufacturing lines, and translating design requirements into user instructions including the development of the project manufacturing architecture.

The role will allow an individual to grow their knowledge within manufacturing as part of development into future opportunities. Industrial Validation, manufacturing architecture and factory of the future principles are some of the work packages that provide stretched objectives for such growth.

Working with the Principal Engineer, you will potentially be working on multiple projects, responsible for manufacturing problem identification and resolution:
  • Support existing manufacturing lines and new product introduction
  • Support the industrial validation process through the use of FMEA's, process proving activities etc.
  • Management of Configuration control by the embodiment of Design Modifications into the Manufacturing documentation and industrial validation
  • Support the Non Conformance Process
  • Ensure products are produced in most economical proficient manner
  • Assume the responsibilities for safe operating implementation for changed processes, including liaising with COSHH assessors, SHE and Human factors
  • Liaise with the design authority during the product prototype/development phase, to ensure optimised Design for Manufacture (DfM)
  • Compilation and update of Manufacturing Instructions maintaining production BOMs
  • Tooling development and control

What we're looking for from you:
  • Formal technical Engineering/Craft Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21 And Formal further education certificate to ONC.
  • OR
  • Formal further education certificate to HNC/HND/ Relevant Engineering Degree And Relevant Experience
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Must demonstrate a proactive approach to problem solving and commitment to work as part of a team to deliver the business.
  • Have the ability to interpret Design Drawings with a view to producing Manufacturing Build Instructions.
  • Must be able to work within and contribute to a team environment.
  • Have the ability to communicate both within the working group and at various levels of the organisation.

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.

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
United Kingdom

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