MBDA Missile Systems – Together. For the future of defence
We have an opportunity for a Mechanical Systems Architect to join our Weapon System Equipment team, to work on the latest generation of vehicle mounted launcher products. The primary activity will be as part of the Land Ceptor team in the continued delivery of equipment to the UK Army and support to our ever expanding export programmes. As you progress in the role, opportunities will arise to influence the wider MBDA product range of mechanical launcher systems in conjunction with our future systems team.
The successful candidate will have responsibilities, working closely with the mechanical engineering design team to secure technical resources and expertise, to deliver mechanical systems engineering documentation that underpins direct activities on the equipment integration to mobile military platforms at system, subsystem and component level. To achieve this, you will have a number of direct and in-direct reports to help you achieve your objectives.
MBDA has a great employee development track record. Working for us will give you access to a range of professional technical experts who can support you in both your technical role and professional goals.
This role will suit Engineering Professionals with a background in:
What we’re looking for:
Someone who can demonstrate good knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:
We are also interested in candidates who have a good understanding of broader fields and are looking to expand their experience. This may include Lifting and slinging / Design or testing in high Vibration and Shock environments / Project and Risk Management / Dimensions and Tolerancing / Critical Parts Management / Systems Engineering V-model / Failure Mode & Effects Analysis/ Mass and Thermal Management.
*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.
What’s in it for you?
Join a great team!
Weapon System Equipment are responsible for development and delivery of equipment for Land, Naval and Airborne domains, as well as training simulator products. The team works together to secure delivery of the hardware, software and validation for the equipment to time, cost and requirement given by the project.
We work across the entire design lifecycle from Concept to In-service and engage across a wide partner community to achieve this. This gives our employees, a great chance to network across a highly regulated but innovative engineering company and work with our management team to enable areas of personal development and growth. Initiatives undertaken by Weapon System
Equipment have transformed the way in which the company delivers products. Our presence in the company is expanding and Weapon System Equipment would like to recruit people who would like to be part of an expanding sphere of influence.
Weapon System Equipment has led the development of a coherent Design for Modularity and Reuse strategy within MBDA at National and International level since the establishment of the directorate and its predecessors.
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 diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.
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