Principal Stress/Thermal Engineer

Competitive Salary & Benefits
31 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Martina Hayden
Project Engineering
Job Type

The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen in a dynamic team for an engineer with significant experience in structural and/or thermal analysis to utilise their skills working on a multitude of UK and International Weapon System programmes and also on various Research and Development activities.
The Role
  • Perform a full range of structural and/or thermal analyses and investigations, including evaluation, selection of technical options, and preparation of supporting reports
  • Produce structural and/or thermal testing requirements with supporting calculations and oversee testing activities
  • Plan, control and deliver assigned project work ensuring outputs are delivered to plan
  • Act as the main point of contact with customers (internal and external), suppliers and collaborators for assigned structural/thermal analysis matters
  • Potentially manage a team of analysts, with responsibility for their development and quality of work
  • Provide mentoring/coaching to help and direct less experienced team members to support both their effective working and their development.
What’s in it for you?
  • Varied, challenging and interesting work
  • Regular interactions with other Departments within MBDA (e.g. Mechanical/Electrical Design, Environmental Engineering, Aerodynamics, Aircraft Integration)
  • Excellent ‘on the job’ and formal training support
  • The opportunity to develop towards either a technical expert or senior people/technical  management role
What’s great about the team?
  • You will be joining a highly motivated team with a strong desire to constantly improve its effectiveness and influence within MBDA
  • The team consists of about 35 engineers and a strong focus is put on developing a supportive and fulfilling workplace environment in which people feel valued and encouraged to achieve their full potential
  • With a range of skill sets across all fields of structural and thermal analysis, you will have the opportunity to develop in various technical fields
  • The team is responsible for the structural certification of all UK weapon systems in MBDA and reviewing and accepting supplier compliances
What are we looking for?
  • The candidate shall be Degree qualified or equivalent and have substantial relevant industrial experience
  • The candidate shall possess excellent problem solving skills and a sound fundamental knowledge of stress and/or thermal analysis skills/techniques
  • The candidate shall be self-motivated, determined and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
  • The candidate may be required to lead a small team of analysts, therefore strong people management skills/experience are an advantage

What would you get?

  • Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), and superb learning and development opportunities.
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