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Test Equipment Mechanical Design Team Lead

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Circa £55,000 DOE
Closing date
13 Jun 2024
Reference
R21153

Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity for a Test Equipment Mechanical Design Team Lead to join our highly skilled team and play a vital role in the development of defence technology.

Job Title: Test Equipment Mechanical Design Team Lead

Salary: Circa £55,000 depending on experience

Location: Stevenage (We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role)

Dynamic (hybrid) working: Typically for this role you will work 1 day per week on-site.

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may 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.

The opportunity:

Are you passionate leader who can inspire others, drive innovation and encourage collaboration?

Working in collaboration with our wider Test Equipment Group, we are seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to lead our established mechanical and cables team that design mechanical fixtures, jigs, electronic enclosures and cable harness solutions.

You will mentor your team on process, best practice and encourage innovation and collaboration.

What sets this opportunity apart is the opportunity to deliver top-quality test equipment solutions for our complete product line; working with a variety of sub-systems and centre of excellences across the product life cycle. This position offers the chance to be at the forefront of innovative technology and contribute to the delivery of our ambitious projects.

On a day to day basis you will be resource managing the workload, collaborating with project managers, reviewing your team's designs, attending peer and design reviews ensuring design for manufacture and design for test is considered and all requirements internal and external are adhered to.

What we're looking for from you:
  • Some experience leading teams is desirable.
  • Significant experience leading mechanical design packages.
  • Proven experience managing resources to ensure delivery on time.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and negotiate with multiple stakeholders.
  • Relevant 3D CAD/CAE (ProEngineer / CREO / Windchill) experience. (Other CAD Packages such as Solidworks / Solidedge will be considered).
  • Significant experience of the product life cycle (Development through to Manufacture).
  • Some experience in cable design is desirable

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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.

What we can offer you:
  • Company bonus: Up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension: Maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Overtime: Opportunity for paid overtime
  • Flexi Leave: Up to 15 additional days
  • Enhanced parental leave: Offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more.
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression; training and career development opportunities

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.

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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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