Principal Mechanical Design Engineer - Tooling and Pkging

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Posted
01 Oct 2017
Closes
19 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Design Engineer within our Tooling and Packaging Design Teams, developing design solutions for supporting manufacturing and delivery of the next generation of weapons.


The Role
  • The successful candidate will undertake all necessary activities in the design, development and proving activities associated with tooling and packaging solutions (Concept à develop à sustain).
  • Undertake Work Package Management activities (design cycle scheduling and resource profiling) for assigned projects to ensure delivery on time, on cost, on quality.
  • Manage interfaces between internal customers, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Ensure that Mechanical Engineering processes and procedures are followed with compliance to the company Product Life Cycle requirements
What’s in it for you?
  • You will be creating innovative tooling and transport packaging solutions that meet the challenging requirements for current and future Air/Sea/Land missile systems
  • The opportunity to work on a diverse range of products at different stages of the Product Life Cycle
  • You will have opportunities for exposure to all levels of the company though various people development, technology and innovation initiatives.
  • Opportunity for international collaboration and foreign travel.
  • The role provides great opportunities for personal development opportunities including Military Packaging Accreditation Scheme (MPAS) and Professional Accreditation.
What’s great about the team?
  • This team of like-minded engineers are dedicated to developing cutting edge concept solutions and embedding advanced technologies to help protect the future of our service personnel and our nation.
  • You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team responsible for delivering concept engineering solutions whilst developing staff and building capability for the future.
  • You will be supported with the use of state of the art engineering tools and MBDA’s extensive in house facilities and capabilities.

What are we looking for?
  • Ideally a recognised higher level qualification in Mechanical Design, plus relevant engineering experience in Mechanical design and development using appropriate engineering tools and techniques.
  • High level of capability in the use of industry standard 3D CAD packages such as PTC Creo, CATIA, PRO Engineer etc
  • Experience of operating in an environment employing development techniques such as FMEA, DFA, DFM etc
  • Experience of developing manufacturing tooling, mechanical handling equipment or transport packaging.
  • Ability to understand the customer needs to develop a design solution.
  • Capability to operate in an environment of rapidly changing requirements.
  • Ability to define, re-engineer and review processes.
  • Good commercial and financial understanding.
  • Negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Highly developed communication skills: able to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Good cultural awareness.
  • Experience in engineering leadership/management.

What would you get?
  • Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities

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