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    1. Dovile

      Dovile Well-Known Member

      Jan 2014
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      Would you like to play a key role within the development and delivery of heavy munitions projects? We currently have a vacancy for a Mechanical Engineer at our site in Glascoed.

      As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be working within Heavy Munitions who are responsible for the design, development, evaluation, testing and in-service support of various munitions products. You will have responsibility for the coordination of activities undertaken by specialist engineers as well as carrying out the project-specific activities defined by project plans/ tasks to develop these products.

      This role will provide you with the unique opportunity to work with the design of munitions, as well as the chance to witness the product trials. You will have a really broad scope of work with good variation of day-to-day activities and involvement across the whole product lifecycle. There are a number of different routes available for future career progression, where the provision of training can be tailored towards your individual aspirations.

      Your main responsibilities as a Mechanical Engineer will involve:

      Assisting product design and system engineering activities for new and legacy products

      The configuration and maintenance of engineering Bills of Materials (BOM) for products

      Facilitating product design and evaluation/ down selection e.g. Pugh Matrices, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA).

      Process design, definition and critical evaluation e.g. Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Process Control Plans (PCP).

      Coordination of theoretical simulations e.g. (thermal, structural, fluids and aerodynamics)

      The management of suppliers, both internal and external, to ensure that development activities are completed to time and schedule

      Lifecycle management (contributing towards design reviews) from concept to disposal

      Contribution to the Risk Management process

      Working as part of an integrated project team, including regular engagement with project management, procurement (supply chain) and operations

      Your skills and qualifications as a Mechanical Engineer:


      Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent qualification or experience within mechanical engineering

      Demonstrable mechanical engineering experience

      Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and models

      Capability/ experience of producing high-quality technical reports


      A working knowledge of systems engineering and engineering design

      Working knowledge of risk management

      Knowledge of munitions design and manufacture

      Familiarity with the Life Cycle Management (LCM) process

      What we're looking for in you:

      You will possess excellent communication skills to enable you to successfully coordinate with and build effective relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will be a good team-player, with the ability to work independently when required.

      Location: Glascoed, South Wales

      £32,285+ commensurate with skills and experience

      Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

      BAE Systems
      BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

      To apply: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/e6ebc0046edf

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