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Lead Concept Engineer - Strike


MBDA
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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Lead Concept Engineer - Strike

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Role Title and Location: Lead Concept Engineer - Strike. Stevenage or Filton.

Job Ref No: P8338S

MBDA Level: 4

Reports to: Strike Systems Lead

The Opportunity

A new role has been created to deliver strike weapon concept studies in support of MBDA’s Vision 2040.

What are we looking for?

* The ability and cultural awareness to work with multiple disciplinary functions supporting technology and concepting, across MBDA Group
* The confidence to embrace the uncertain nature of early concept development to progress towards defining solutions and system concepts
* The ability and desire to employ new techniques and utilise new ideas and technologies
* To be adaptable and flexible to changing/emerging requirements
* An understanding of concept development and trade studies is essential; experience preferable
* An appreciation of weapons systems, platforms and sub-systems
* Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with a broad range of internal and external partners
* Experience of task package ownership and technical delivery

What’s in it for you?

* This is a high profile role with interactions across our business including Programmes, Engineering, Sales & Business Development and TMO
* This is a new programme of work, so there is significant opportunity to shape it as it grows
* The role will develop a broad skill base, across technology and systems engineering
* There will be opportunity to travel internationally
* The outcomes you deliver will directly influence MBDA's future through Vision 2040
* There is opportunity for the role to develop in line with personal development

What would you get?

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

The Role

Generate weapon system concepts and facilitate experiments with the customer community to communicate, explore and test them.

Typical activities include:

* Exploring customer needs and opportunities
* Concept Generation and Refinement
* Facilitating customer focused Experiments, using a wide range of techniques and tools including war games and synthetic environments
* Influencing future weapon system programme Portfolio planning
* Concept capability analysis and competitor product technical performance analysis
* Informing and creating links with Research and Technology activities
* Co-ordinating concept activity across the MBDA Future Systems Directorate

Join a great team!

* This is a growing team shaping the way MBDA develops concepts for our Customers
* There is a breadth of experience to directly draw upon, and indirectly through the Future Systems cohort
* There will be significant exposure to a wide set of Future System activities that also shape the business

MBDA is an award winning company; 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 varied community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We encourage applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role!
Lead Concept Engineer - Strike

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Role Title and Location: Lead Concept Engineer - Strike. Stevenage or Filton.

Job Ref No: P8338S

MBDA Level: 4

Reports to: Strike Systems Lead

The Opportunity

A new role has been created to deliver strike weapon concept studies in support of MBDA’s Vision 2040.

What are we looking for?

* The ability and cultural awareness to work with multiple disciplinary functions supporting technology and concepting, across MBDA Group
* The confidence to embrace the uncertain nature of early concept development to progress towards defining solutions and system concepts
* The ability and desire to employ new techniques and utilise new ideas and technologies
* To be adaptable and flexible to changing/emerging requirements
* An understanding of concept development and trade studies is essential; experience preferable
* An appreciation of weapons systems, platforms and sub-systems
* Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with a broad range of internal and external partners
* Experience of task package ownership and technical delivery

What’s in it for you?

* This is a high profile role with interactions across our business including Programmes, Engineering, Sales & Business Development and TMO
* This is a new programme of work, so there is significant opportunity to shape it as it grows
* The role will develop a broad skill base, across technology and systems engineering
* There will be opportunity to travel internationally
* The outcomes you deliver will directly influence MBDA's future through Vision 2040
* There is opportunity for the role to develop in line with personal development

What would you get?

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

The Role

Generate weapon system concepts and facilitate experiments with the customer community to communicate, explore and test them.

Typical activities include:

* Exploring customer needs and opportunities
* Concept Generation and Refinement
* Facilitating customer focused Experiments, using a wide range of techniques and tools including war games and synthetic environments
* Influencing future weapon system programme Portfolio planning
* Concept capability analysis and competitor product technical performance analysis
* Informing and creating links with Research and Technology activities
* Co-ordinating concept activity across the MBDA Future Systems Directorate

Join a great team!

* This is a growing team shaping the way MBDA develops concepts for our Customers
* There is a breadth of experience to directly draw upon, and indirectly through the Future Systems cohort
* There will be significant exposure to a wide set of Future System activities that also shape the business

MBDA is an award winning company; 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 varied community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We encourage applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role!
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