Lead Mechanical Design Support Engineer

Recruiter
MBDA UK
Location
Bolton
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
19 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Opportunity An opportunity has arisen for a Lead Mechanical Design Support Engineer with drive and enthusiasm to join Europe’s number one missile system provider. The role will be to directly support the transfer of mechanical designs into manufacturing during the preparation for and maintaining of series production. What are we looking for? Ideally Degree/HND/HNC qualified plus significant post qualification experience in Mechanical Design and Development. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders across the business. Have the awareness and understanding of cultural differences with the ability to adapt accordingly. You will have a willing, helpful attitude, a calm professional manner, and the ability to assess and set priorities and deal with multiple issues on a regular basis Robust design experience using common development techniques such as DFMEA, DFA, DFM. Experience of supplier engagement and development across internal and external multi-disciplinary teams. Management of Non-Conformance issues Awareness of proving activities to ensure compliance against requirements. Experience of supporting series production through Industrial validation activities (ensure quality/rate/cost). What’s in it for you? You will be working on challenging engineering problems and will receive structured skills development. The role provides great opportunities for personal development including Chartership and Professional Accreditation. You will be trained in specific aspects of missile system design. You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects with the associated international travel. You will have opportunity to develop your leadership skills What would you get? Competitive salary, 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), superb learning and development opportunities and more. The Role You will be responsible for: Developing the Design for Manufacturing activities across a wide range of missile equipment’s. Investigating and resolving design issues as they occur in the production environment and coordinating any remedial and corrective action plans. Providing feedback to Mechanical Design Equipment teams on issues raised to ensure continuous improvement and best practices is maintained. What’s great about the team? Your will be joining a multi-disciplinary team of engineers focussed on delivering solutions to a wide range of products The work that this team undertake directly affects the ability for MBDA to deliver to our customers Please Note : MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval). Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to join our LinkedIn Group to view future MBDA UK opportunities and ; LinkedIn Group name: Engineering UK (Defence)

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