Industrial Manufacturing Engineer


Job summary

Circa £45,000 depending on experience
Procurement and Supply chain
Aerospace / Avionics, Defence
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job


MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with govern

ments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

Salary: Circa £45,000 depending on experience

What we can offer you:

  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 additional days flexi leave
  • Our enhanced parental leave offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and more
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role

Dynamic (hybrid) working: We trust our people to agree, within their teams, where and when they can be most effective. Our Dynamic Working policy allows individuals flexibility around the hours they work and where they work. Typically for this role you will work 3 days on-site

The opportunity!

We're looking for an Industrial Manufacturing Engineer to join our team in Bolton. You'll be supporting the implementation of the industrial verification plans across our supply base, carrying out product assessments, and chipping in to production readiness reviews.

Working closely with our Industrial Manager, you'll provide support to the manufacturing product teams, defect review boards, and project meetings, and take ownership of any supplier issues that need resolving. For any issues or non-conformances that could affect timing, cost, and quality, implement containment actions and handle the remedial activity with our suppliers. As well as this, you'll be responsible for setting the goods inwards inspection criteria (using SAP), and handle the product verification with the suppliers on delivery.

We need you to have experience of manufacturing and machining processes, and as collaboration is key to your success in this role, you'll need to be a good communicator, able to negotiate and influence, and work with a variety of support functions like Project Management, Supply Chain, and Procurement.

What we're looking for from you!
  • In depth knowledge of manufacturing and machining processes, and be able to define, re-engineer, and review these processes
  • Ideally qualified to HNC.HND or equivalent, plus substantial proven experience
  • Understanding of the principles and processes of project management, supply chain, commercial and finance functions
  • UKAS Lead Assessor qualified
  • Good communication skills including the ability to negotiate and influence
Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential.

We recognise that everyone is outstanding, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

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 requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearances


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