Mechanical Missile Architecture Undergraduate Placement Stevenage 2024

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DEADLINE 21st December 2023
Stevenage
£20,000 (pro rata)

MBDA is a leading defence organisation that is proud to support our Armed Forces in protecting our nations. We collaborate with governments to achieve a shared goal of defending our freedom.

What we can offer you

  • 10 month undergraduate placement starting September 2024
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals and free car parking
  • A placement that allows you to apply your university learning to real-world engineering projects and technologies
  • Flexible working

Working pattern

Our roles will typically allow a blend of on-site and at-home working to suit the needs of the role and the individual. To gain maximum benefit from the scheme, candidates should expect to be on-site 2 or 3 days a week.

The opportunity

Missile Architecture works with a wide range of technical functions and provides direct input towards project programme delivery across the business.

Missile Architects in MBDA are deployed across all of the project teams. They draw upon a range of inputs from around the company to drive a coherent top-level design for our missiles. Typically the team consists of electrical, test, safety and reliability, and mechanical engineers.

Within your placement you'll be working on allocated projects, which could be at any stage of its lifecycle! This comes with the experience of working with various people and departments within MBDA to achieve successful delivery of your project.

During your placement you'll get the opportunity to learn how to:

  • Undertake and manage design and performance trade-off studies.
  • Work on the design and delivery of subsystems into the project (E.g. Data links, Actuation systems, Telemetry Units. Etc.)

Along with the possibility to assist with trials and testing of components and missiles during the development phase.

What we're looking for from you

  • Currently studying for a degree in an Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Production/Manufacturing Engineering discipline.

Our business

We value new perspectives, collaboration, and diversity. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential.

We encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please note

MBDA UK Limited requires all employees to achieve the required medical and national security clearance for their role. Further restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may also apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

Due to the nature of our business, this particular vacancy requires the applicant as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels mentioned above.

DEADLINE 21st December 2023