JNAAM Engineering Lead
Stevenage, GB
1d ago


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Role Title and Location : JNAAM Engineering Lead, Stevenage

Job Ref No : P8233S

MBDA Level : Level 4 / Principal Engineer

Reports to : Meteor New Development Engineering Lead

The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen to join a fast paced programme working specifically with Japan as part of a new business venture within the company.

The candidate will lead the day-to-day activities within the business, covering a variety of different disciplines, to ensure the successful delivery of the programme.

What are we looking for?

  • The candidate should have relevant experience within Missile Systems, Design, proving and ideally exposure to platform integration.
  • The candidate must be comfortable dealing with engineering complexity, and experience of Guidance Chains and Seekers would be highly advantageous but not essential.

  • The candidate will be comfortable in leading a multidisciplinary team and interfacing directly to a complex customer.
  • The ability to concisely plan, deliver and report activity progress up to Chief Engineer level is required.
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity is necessary. Ability in the Japanese language would be extremely useful, but not essential.
  • What’s in it for you?

  • You will be involved in a high-profile new venture within the business, which will offer the candidate an excellent growth path in the future and would suit someone who is aiming to progress their career with an opportunity to shine within the business.
  • Opportunity to work with a variety of MBDA skill groups, to satisfy a tricky customer and to solve complex engineering and business delivery opportunities.
  • Travel to Japan is expected, which also offers the opportunity for cultural and language development.
  • An exciting opportunity to be part of the team that could open up a lucrative export market for MBDA
  • 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

  • Providing programme leadership to a multidisciplinary team : Guidance and Control, System Engineering, Electrical and Mechanical Design and System Proving
  • Delivering a complex programme
  • Building a mutually beneficial working relationship with a new customer for MBDA within a new cultural environment
  • Reporting into the New Development Engineering Lead, with visibility to the Meteor Senior Management Team.
  • Involvement in a product using AESA Seeker technology, a key growth area and future capability for the business.
  • What’s great about the team?

  • You will be joining a dynamic and focussed team responsible for the delivery of the JNAAM programme. The rewards are there for those that want to succeed.
  • You will be part of the wider Meteor engineering team, a team of highly talented and focussed individuals, delivering a world-leading missile that is key to the profitability of MBDA UK.
  • You will also be part of the Missile System Design function, that will provide training, career development and day-to-day support to you.
  • 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.

    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.

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