Principal Mechanical Design Engineers

  • Job Reference: 00070518-1
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Up to £55k DOE + Excellent Benefits + Bonus + Flexible Working

The Opportunity

Due to increased workload, we are looking for experienced Principal Mechanical Design Engineers to work in all areas of the Product Life Cycles from Mechanical Future Concepts, Detailed Design and Qualification to Production and In-service Support.  You will be leading the development of mechanical solutions on a wide variety of complex weapons and weapon systems whilst collaborating with wider multi-disciplinary teams. This opportunity provides fantastic development opportunities for career progression within MBDA.

What we're looking for

High performing teams need high performing and experienced individuals.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate a number of the following attributes:

Ideally Degree/HND/HNC qualified with experience in Mechanical Design and Development in one of the following areas; Mechanisms, Structures, Assembly and Integration, Concept down selection and development.

The ability to lead mechanical design work packages and have experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team with the awareness and understanding of the challenges that this may bring.

Awareness of proving and qualification activities to ensure compliance against requirements.

Robust design experience across the Product Life Cycle (CADMID)

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders across the business.

Experience of supplier engagement and development across internal and external multi-disciplinary teams.

Awareness and understanding of cultural differences with the ability to adapt accordingly.

An understanding of structural/thermal/dynamic analysis would be advantageous.

Relevant 3D CAD/CAE experience (training on our preferred CAE tools will be given)

What's in it for you?

Working within a high performing multi-disciplinary team environment on challenging engineering problems across the product life cycle with training provided on specific aspects of missile system design.

You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects with the associated international travel.

The role provides fantastic opportunities for personal development including Chartership and Professional Accreditation. You will also have the opportunity to develop your leadership skills

Note:  This role requires reasonable travel in the UK and could involve some travel overseas in Europe, (subject to COVID-19 restrictions).   

Our benefits

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

Join a great team!

You will be joining a like-minded enthusiastic team, working on a diverse range of world class products.

Many of our projects are ground breaking and so you can expect to develop and use the latest technologies.

Why us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. 

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended 2-3 days per week approach to on-site and remote working.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role