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Lead Missile Concept Engineer


MBDA
Location: Bristol
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
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Lead Missile Concept Engineer

Role Title and Location: Lead Missile Concept Engineer - Bristol

Job Ref No: P8141

MBDA Level: Level 4 (experienced Level 3/3+ considered)

Reports to: Systems (Missile) Lead

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Future Indirect Fires Systems Team, which is rapidly growing to meet the demands of a fast paced study for delivery to our UK customer. The role can be based at either MBDA Filton or Stevenage as part of the Future Indirect Fires Systems Team. The successful candidate will join the project at the start of the study, will own concept missile architectures, and be responsible for managing the change of these as they evolve through the study; liaising with internal and external technical functions to ensure coherence.

What are we looking for?

* A personable, open and honest professional with previous systems engineering experience and a proven track record of working and delivering in a complex engineering environment.

* Ability to make progress and manage technical packages with an expected level of technical and user uncertainty, delivering these on time, quality, and cost.

* A technical background with an understanding across missile design, key missile trades, related systems, and equipment.

* Good communication skills with a flexible approach to team-working within the Systems Team. Capable of liaising with colleagues at all levels across engineering functions.

* Some that enjoys a unique challenge and an ability to manage risk appropriately and effectively. Can react flexibly to changing needs and adjust to ensure aims can be redefined and achieved.

* Ability to think laterally and with initiative to develop new ideas, architectures and concepts.

* A positive attitude towards problem solving and developing solutions.

* Experience of the British Army and land domain is useful.

What’s in it for you?

* An opportunity to grow your experience and expertise and raise your profile in a critically important programme for the UK Customer, the business, and the future of MBDA.

* Joining a rapidly growing team within a project early on in its lifecycle, with ample opportunity to influence missile concept solutions which will form the future direction of the programme

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

* Ownership of missile physical architecture concepts and their development.

* Liaising with the sub-system functional teams and portfolio team to manage the CM&R needs and dependencies for the missile concepts.

* Management of missile configurations and change as they evolve through the study.

* Manage all elements of missile performance modelling, liaising and co-ordinating other missile functionas required.

* Close working with the missile function to ensure coherence across the evolving missile concept options.

What’s great about the team?

* You will be joining a dynamic, enthusiastic and growing team at the forefront of development of a critical weapon for the British Army.

* This team consists of a diverse mix of System Engineers across the Filton and Stevenage site

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).

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.

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

Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news by following our MBDA LinkedIn Company page.* Directorate

GROUP ENGINEERING

* Discipline

Engineering & Design|Systems Engineering/Design

* Title

Lead Missile Concept Engineer

* City

Bristol

* Job Ref no

P8141B

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Lead Missile Concept Engineer

Role Title and Location: Lead Missile Concept Engineer - Bristol

Job Ref No: P8141

MBDA Level: Level 4 (experienced Level 3/3+ considered)

Reports to: Systems (Missile) Lead

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Future Indirect Fires Systems Team, which is rapidly growing to meet the demands of a fast paced study for delivery to our UK customer. The role can be based at either MBDA Filton or Stevenage as part of the Future Indirect Fires Systems Team. The successful candidate will join the project at the start of the study, will own concept missile architectures, and be responsible for managing the change of these as they evolve through the study; liaising with internal and external technical functions to ensure coherence.

What are we looking for?

* A personable, open and honest professional with previous systems engineering experience and a proven track record of working and delivering in a complex engineering environment.

* Ability to make progress and manage technical packages with an expected level of technical and user uncertainty, delivering these on time, quality, and cost.

* A technical background with an understanding across missile design, key missile trades, related systems, and equipment.

* Good communication skills with a flexible approach to team-working within the Systems Team. Capable of liaising with colleagues at all levels across engineering functions.

* Some that enjoys a unique challenge and an ability to manage risk appropriately and effectively. Can react flexibly to changing needs and adjust to ensure aims can be redefined and achieved.

* Ability to think laterally and with initiative to develop new ideas, architectures and concepts.

* A positive attitude towards problem solving and developing solutions.

* Experience of the British Army and land domain is useful.

What’s in it for you?

* An opportunity to grow your experience and expertise and raise your profile in a critically important programme for the UK Customer, the business, and the future of MBDA.

* Joining a rapidly growing team within a project early on in its lifecycle, with ample opportunity to influence missile concept solutions which will form the future direction of the programme

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

* Ownership of missile physical architecture concepts and their development.

* Liaising with the sub-system functional teams and portfolio team to manage the CM&R needs and dependencies for the missile concepts.

* Management of missile configurations and change as they evolve through the study.

* Manage all elements of missile performance modelling, liaising and co-ordinating other missile functionas required.

* Close working with the missile function to ensure coherence across the evolving missile concept options.

What’s great about the team?

* You will be joining a dynamic, enthusiastic and growing team at the forefront of development of a critical weapon for the British Army.

* This team consists of a diverse mix of System Engineers across the Filton and Stevenage site

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).

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.

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

Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news by following our MBDA LinkedIn Company page.* Directorate

GROUP ENGINEERING

* Discipline

Engineering & Design|Systems Engineering/Design

* Title

Lead Missile Concept Engineer

* City

Bristol

* Job Ref no

P8141B

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