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3 months ago
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Electrical Engineering Jobs
Actuator Testing & Laboratory Coordinator - Stevenage

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Role Title and Location: Actuator Testing & Laboratory Coordinator - Stevenage

Job Ref No: P7928S

Reports to: Integration and Proving Team Lead

Salary: Up to £38,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

The Opportunity

A new opportunity has arisen within the Electronic Engineering function for an organised, motivated individual who is looking to support the management ofday-to-day activities of a laboratory and EMC Chamber.

The Role

You will be reporting to the Integration and Proving Team Lead, as the Laboratory Coordinator, you will support the management ofall aspects of the laboratory and EMC Chamber to operate, maintain, improve and support current MBDA Products. You will also ensure adherence to local and UK health and safety standards.

The role will also require the ability to understand, conduct and report on testing in the laboratories, in support of equipment development.

What’s in it for you?


This is a great opportunity to join a growing team, which is continuously looking to improve the way it works within a challenging environment


Responsibility for ensuring that the Laboratory and EMC Chamber are safe and suitable for work


Gain exposure to a variety of sub-systems in development within MBDA


Gain and grow experience of sub-system proving activities. This includes (but is not limited to) on-the-bench testing of equipment and overseeing the operation of test chambers.

What’s great about the team?

The team operates across the whole development lifecycle so there are great opportunities to learn from others as well as working in an atmosphere of high co-operation and team spirit pulling together to face challenges

What are we looking for?


Experience in creating laboratory procedures: health and safety, risk assessments and COSHH


An understanding of test procedures and ability to follow these to conduct tests


A basic understanding of electrical & electronic equipment


Excellent proven organisational and interpersonal skills


A high degree of self-motivation and drive, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team


Ability to communicate with a wide range of internal stakeholders at both engineering and management levels


Responsive and flexible under pressure


A basic understanding of the Systems Proving Process is desirable


Appropriate training/development will be provided, if required

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.

MBDA is 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.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the 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).

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Actuator Testing & Laboratory Coordinator - Stevenage

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