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Trials and Analysis Team Leader

Circa £55,000 - £65,000 depending on experience
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for an individual to lead a capable and dynamic team of up to 6 Environmental Trials and Analysis Engineers, working across a number of critical MBDA projects!

Job Title: Engineering Team Leader (Environmental Engineering Trials and Analysis Projects)

Salary: Circa£55,000 - £65,000 depending on experience

Location: Stevenage

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 3 days per week on-site due to workload classification

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:

The Trials and Analysis team are a key part of the Environmental Engineering & Facilities Function, the team operates internationally and delivers all trials and analysis aspects of Environmental Engineering projects. The team leads platform integration activities and trials campaigns to characterise MBDA's products in in-service environments and provides advanced digital signal processing principles, signal processing and analysis techniques to derive test specifications to support qualification campaigns, flight and firing clearances.

As the Team Leader, you will focus on the delivery of your assigned projects, combined with the management, development and performance of your team.

Utilising the specialist technical knowledge within the function, you will engage with senior business customers to identify forthcoming campaigns and programmes of work to scope and bid activities; deliver, through the team, work packages involving data gathering trials and assessments; the development of test specifications and subsequent trial analysis to ensure delivery of the required quality, timescale and budget. You will also conduct day to day management and leadership for team and be an active participant in functional improvement projects.

What we're looking for from you:
  • A leader who can inspire people to meet business delivery and enable their team members to flourish within their own areas of expertise.
  • Proven Project Management ability to ensure multiple Projects are delivered to time and budget and with the appropriate quality and standards of safety.
  • A technical background in Environmental Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, with specific experience of Engineering Analysis techniques and Trials conduct.
  • Experienced in People Management, dedicated to leading the team and actively supporting the development and growth of individuals and the team itself.

Apply now to become an influential part of a function with dedicated, committed engineers with a strong team spirit that consistently exceeds expectations.

Our company:

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: Bonus of up to 21% of base salary
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • 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.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.


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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