Structural Engineer/Analyst

The Opportunity

Are you looking for a new opportunity to demonstrate your skills and grow the depth and breadth of your knowledge?  Does working in a multi-skilled, dynamic team motivate you? 
Then look no further…At MBDA, there is the opportunity for you to work on a variety of projects that will stretch your skills and imagination as a Structural Engineer. Working for an internationally recognised company, delivering cutting-edge military systems, you will play a critical role in ensuring that MBDA’s products deliver the necessary performance against key customer requirements.
What are we looking for?

Ideally degree qualified in a subject relevant to the role or demonstrable equivalent experience.
Experience carrying out structural investigations (e.g. linear, non-linear, crash, fatigue, modal and vibration) to derive evidence on which to base product development decisions.
Evidence of evaluating structural problems by applying both hand calculations and numerical based tools; e.g. Hypermesh, OptiStruct, Radioss, LS-Dyna, Mathcad, Nastran, Patran, Adams.
Experience delivering verbal and written reports to either internal/external customers.
People who are self-motivated, good problem solvers and can demonstrate strong interpersonal skills.

Experience writing formal documents/deliverables on projects.
What’s in it for you?

Fulfilling work that will stretch and grow your technical knowledge and ability.
Working for a company that encourages collaboration and places a strong emphasis on looking after the welfare of its staff, whilst supporting their development.
Various opportunities and support to help you develop your skills and knowledge through both structured and ‘on the job’ training.
A choice of career paths allowing you to develop as either an Analysis Lead or Line Manager.
Extensive opportunities to develop and build your networks and reputation across MBDA.
Opportunities to shape the development of MBDA UK’s structural analysis capabilities.
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

Support communications with internal and external customers and suppliers on assigned projects as necessary.
Plan, manage and deliver your own work, ensuring the delivery of outputs are to time and budget and problems are mitigated as and when they arise.
Derive structural evidence on which to base product development decisions.
Develop test requirements and guide trials teams in delivering against these requirements
Produce and deliver verbal and written reports to internal and external customers and stakeholders to ratify design and equipment performance decisions.
What’s great about the team?

Highly motivated with a strong desire to improve its effectiveness and influence across MBDA.
A supportive, collaborative environment where people feel valued and are encouraged to achieve their full potential.
Opportunity to work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
Delivers high priority work that is pivotal to structurally clearing MBDA UK’s military systems. 

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