Process Engineer

BAE Systems
Monmouthshire, Wales
15 May 2018
12 Jun 2018
Caroline Dey
Chemical & Process
Job Type

Process Engineer

Would you like to thrive in a pivotal role delivering heavy munitions projects? We currently have a vacancy for a Process Engineer at our site in Glascoed.

As a Process Engineer, you will be deployed into the product delivery teams dealing with various heavy munitions development projects. You will be responsible for planning and managing process development activities within capital budgets, whilst providing solutions and processes that are robust, timely, and cost effective which meet with customer expectations.

This diverse role will provide you with the opportunity to engage with all the different engineering disciplines, as well as the chance to see the munitions products come to fruition. The newly redeveloped Glascoed site offers excellent staff facilities and benefits including a gym, football courts, as well as bespoke training courses and support for chartership and higher education.

Your main responsibilities as a Process Engineer will involve:

Developing robust manufacturing processes, implementing industry standard controls, to ensure long term process stability, including but not limited to the following: lean principles, Process Control Plans (PCPs), Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Programmable Logic Control (PLC) monitoring with built-in test and visual management systems

Coordinating development activities to establish supporting data that ensures the manufacturing processes are based on a sound understanding of the materials which are being processed and the technology adopted for the plant and equipment

Coordinating and managing a project data file capturing salient data including design and rationale, trials data, process definition including drawings and specifications, certification and safety data. This data is to be controlled through the company's Product Lifecycle Management system, Teamcenter

Working with other engineering personnel and other functions to develop a network of capable suppliers to satisfy the business needs

Leading and supporting a number of activities including process reviews, capability studies, Safe System of Work, preparation and compilation of progress reports

Presenting to peers and customer representatives on topics relating to process status within development or production, e.g. KPIs

Assisting in the preparation of new and revised company standards to support the design and procurement of new equipment

Keeping informed and abreast of general manufacturing technology and assisting in the development of future technology plans to support the company's mission statements

Your skills and qualifications as a Process Engineer


HNC/ HND in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline (or equivalent)

A good understanding of project/risk management and the ability to use associated tools and techniques

Understanding of PLC

Competent in the use of computers including Microsoft Office


Experience and demonstrated knowledge of materials processing

Experience and demonstrated knowledge in manufacturing in a high hazard environment

IOSH Managing Safety / NEBOSH certificate

Green Belt Six Sigma

What we're looking for in you:

You will be self-motivated, with good planning and organising skills. You must also have the ability to work well under pressure, either as part of a team or working independently. Attention to detail is key to succeeding in this role.

Location: Glascoed

Salary: £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.

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence, aerospace and security company.