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Environmental Project Engineer

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Specialty
Environmental Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Are you looking to work in a world-class, specialist mechanical and climatic facilities? At MBDA you will be able to use ground-breaking analytical tools and powerful, innovative techniques for simulating environments across the weapons life cycle.

Job Title: Environmental Project Engineer

Salary: Circa £45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience

Location: Stevenage (we may be able to offer a relocation package for this role)

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 2- 3 days per week on-site due to workload classification

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

The opportunity:

You will provide a technical focal point for all stages of the product lifecycle, through concept definition, design aid and formal qualification, and onto in-service support. Our expertise covers the areas of: requirements specification and management; definition of proving methodologies; project management; data analysis; simulation and modelling and testing in climatic, mechanical (vibration and shock) and fatigue.

We apply specialist technical knowledge and advice, with responsibility for technical accuracy and delivery of projects within assigned work packages. The role provides plenty of opportunity for ‘hands-on' engineering coupled with technical work based on fundamental engineering principles.

We have the ability to influence the design, manufacture and proving of our products whilst developing technical skills and gaining experience across MBDA UK's Portfolio. This role will offer the successful engineer the opportunity to engage with senior members of the business such as Project Heads and Chief Engineers in a position to influence technical decisions.

What we're looking for from you:
  • Educated to degree level or with equivalent experience
  • Experience of planning, managing and delivering small to medium sized work packages
  • Knowledge of environmental engineering within the defence sector or relevant industry
  • Knowledge of vibration, shock, temperature and humidity environments, and their applicability to different products at different life cycle stages
  • An understanding of environmental test processes, test measurements and instrumentation
  • Someone with an analytical mind and excellent problem solving skills
  • Someone who strives for solutions with an inquisitive nature

Apply now to join a team that is integral within all land, sea and air-based weapon-system projects!

Our company:

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

What we can offer you:
  • Company bonus: Up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Overtime: opportunity for paid overtime
  • Flexi Leave: Up to 15 additional days
  • Enhanced parental leave: offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more…
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more…

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.
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