Interconnects Design Technical Lead

Zoek Pin Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England

Permanent (Unspecified)

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Full or Part time working considered

As the Technical Lead, you will be managing Interconnect work packages across the product range to deliver design solutions for the creation of bespoke cable designs. To do this you will use customer, environmental and technical requirements to define manufacturable solutions delivered on time, on cost and on quality.

You will be responsible for making sure the work load is planned, budgeted correctly and that all design reviews and documentation are held/created at the correct time with the appropriate audience. You will be working with multiple departments and external suppliers to plan, implement, and improve solutions whilst dealing with opportunities and challenges as they arise as an individual and/or part of a team.

Your main skills will be the ability to interpret written and verbal requirements to plan and manage work packages in an agile way - aiming for the gold standard but understanding that is not always the required solution. An understanding of the needs of interconnects in different environments and the effect on their design and manufacture. Being a proactive team member who can work effectively in collaboration with other disciplines to prioritise, delegate and/or manage multiple requirements. A positive attitude to understand and improve not only the product but also tools, process and oneself.

What we're looking for

  • Demonstrable experience of managing work packages
  • Proven experience of Interconnect/Cable/Harness design
  • An appreciation of Interconnect manufacturing process
  • The ability to work to required timescales, identifying and addressing critical aspects as a priority
  • You will need to work effectively in collaboration with other disciplines - mechanical, electronic designers and relevant project managers etc., underpinned by strong verbal and written communication skills
  • We're looking for someone with a proactive approach who is motivated and has the ability to balance cost, quality and schedule; simultaneously giving due consideration to Design for Manufacture and Design for Test.

Whilst not essential, it would be great if you can demonstrate an understanding of the product life cycle, Military Defence Standards and cable harness Manufacture (IPC-WHMA-A-620C).

What's in it for you?

This role provides a wide scope of tasks and a unique opportunity to broaden your inter personal and technical skills whilst working on complex projects. Working with highly talented and motivated individuals and teams, in a friendly and supportive environment, provides one of the best environments for personal development and career progression. Flexi time, extensive training and company bonus are a few of the benefits to a role within Electronic Engineering.

Our benefits

*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.

Join a great team!

We are an extremely competent and highly committed team of people. We work on technologies that we're both interested in and passionate about, which makes us the best at what we do.
Of course, we all need a steer sometimes; a little guidance and advice. No business does this better than MBDA. You will get the support of a mentor network, a people management community (who offer leadership support through focus groups and internationally renowned experts in leadership), peers and the team around you. We work better as a team and when you join us, you will be made to feel very welcome.
If you are great at what you do, we also want you to share your knowledge, enthusiasm and experience to help us improve where we need to.
When properly supported, we can - and do! - do extraordinary things.

Why us?

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're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families - the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended 2-3 days per week approach to on-site and remote working.

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

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