Electronic Test Engineer
Bolton, GB
11d ago


Electronic Test Summer Placement, Bolton

What’s the opportunity?

Would you like to be part of a highly skilled and dynamic team ensuring the highest quality of delivered products? We are looking for capable, driven, and technically minded individuals to join the Test Engineering group at Europe’s largest supplier of Missiles and Missile Systems on a 10, 11 or 12 week summer placement.

What will you be doing?

Providing technical support to the test operations within manufacturing throughout all stages of a missile’s assembly, from circuit cards and actuators, to launch platforms and weapon controllers

Working with other multi-disciplinary teams to ensure sufficient throughput of products according to project requirements

Improving the efficiency of the manufacturing process using feedback from test analysis

Ensuring that delivered products are of the highest quality and reliability by employing a rigorous test profile and analysing the results

Developing new test platforms and processes to improve the throughput of live products throughout assembly

What’s great about joining this team?

You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team, responsible for the development of new test processes and equipment

The team comprises a range of experience levels, from highly skilled engineers and technical experts to developing apprentices and graduates, all striving for consistent results meeting the highest of standards

Who and what we are looking for from you?

Studying towards a degree in in electronic engineering, general engineering (with electronics) or related subjects.

A practical knowledge of manufacturing systems with additional skills in related software tools being beneficial, but not essential.

Why you should come and work at MBDA?

MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with over 10,000 employees on industrial facilities in France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and a presence in the United States.

With some of the most sophisticated technology in defence, MBDA offers a wide range of advanced weapon systems for maritime Superiority, Air Dominance, Ground Based Air Defence and Battlefield Engagement.

  • We work with over 90 armed forces, successfully integrating our systems onto multiple platforms.
  • Has a technology pedigree that allows innovative and responsive products to be created year upon year
  • Our success is based on the dedication of our people and we strive to offer each and every employee an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding career
  • MBDA is ranked 12th in the Sunday Times Top 30 Best Big Companies to Work For, demonstrating successful growth and high levels of employee retention.
  • Our work is complex, challenging and innovative. It takes a range of professionals across the full engineering and commercial spectrum to carry it out.
  • Whatever field our people specialise in, they all share the same mind-set : a drive to make things work better and to redefine the established standards

    What would you get?

    £16,000 to £18,000 Salary dependant on year of study, flexible working, paid overtime, a comprehensive pension scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities and superb learning and development opportunities.

    Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

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