PCB Technologies Assembly Technology Engineer

MBDA UK Limited
01 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Opportunity

MBDA has entered the next phase of its exciting evolution as a world class and dominant European missile company. The growing workload within MBDA has created an exciting opportunity within the Electronics Design Function for a proactive and motivated engineer to develop a long term career in the PCB Technologies skill area. It is expected to take at least 3 years for an individual to become competent in this role and could lead to the attainment of higher level grades within MBDA, possibly even Technical Expert.

The Electronics Design Function is tasked with supplying a full range of design activities for our complete range of missile systems covering land, air and naval systems.

The Role

The role encompasses the development of knowledge and skills in the PCB Technologies skill area and provides a service to the design engineers as design activities progress.

The main skills of a PCB Technologies Assembly Technology engineer are the understanding of PCB Materials, their characteristics and how we define them for use in our products and critically how they are assembled.

The role encompasses learning about and assessing PCB manufacturing and assembly processes via laboratory work and by working with the Manufacturing centre at Bolton and Stevenage, primarily it will involve technical and hands on support to the technology lab assembly cell for rapid prototyping. Learning about and implementing programming techniques for the assembly equipment, process development, and build of rapid prototypes so that they can be easily introduced into production. Also techniques used to ensure PCB's are able to survive in the military environment will be studied and applied. A main element of this role will be responsibility to provide support to a fast PCB layout and build prototyping service for our engineers.

What's in it for you?

- This role provides a unique opportunity to develop and broaden technically within a growing company and high capability design teams.
- Exposure to complex and technologically advanced projects and products provides a stimulating experience.
- Working with highly talented and motivated engineers, in a friendly and supportive environment, provides one of the best environments to further career aspirations and achieve a real feeling of success.

What's great about the team?

- The PCB Technologies team is focussed on specific technologies and provide expertise to the design population in their specialist subject.
- This specialist team is well respected, supportive and operate in a friendly environment both within the team and also within the greater Electronics function.
- There are plenty of opportunities to learn, take ownership and expand personally to the level of experience and aspiration that one may have.

What are we looking for?

High performing teams need high performing and competent individuals. To be suitable for this role, Individuals will be able to demonstrate a number of the following attributes:

- Likely have a qualification in Electronics or a closely related subject. This could be ONC, HNC etc.
- Have an interest in engineering and electronics technology and keep up to date in these subjects through reading and experimentation.
- Have an understanding of design processes and the design and development lifecycle.
- Have excellent verbal communication and written communication skills.
- The pro-activeness, motivation, ability and tenacity to deliver a task on time and to cost.
- Willingness to learn and develop skills and competencies and set challenging targets for oneself.
- Possess good problem solving skills.

What would you get?

- Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, an employee funded voluntary private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.

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