Graduate Opportunity

Chemical Engineer Graduate Programme

September 2020 - January 2021 - June 2021 Intake

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Be part of a team responsible for the design, manufacture and support of a wide range of munitions products. Our portfolio is diverse, ranging from chemicals and materials to autonomous vehicles, software and systems, and you’ll formulate new materials, design features and functions and to ensure that we meet design tolerances and volume requirements on complex products.

You are responsible for the design, manufacture and support of a wide range of munitions products. This requires us to formulate new materials, design features and functions and to ensure that we have manufacturing processes able to meet design tolerances and volume requirements on complex products. We have a number of chemical processes and tests in use across our manufacturing sites. Our technology portfolio is diverse, ranging from chemicals and materials to autonomous vehicles, software and systems.

Why join us? Graduates

Our graduates meet real world challenges from the day they join us. Listen to what some of them have to say about the opportunities they have experienced on the BAE Systems graduate programme.

Follow your passion with the following responsibilities

Working as part of a team involved in the development, design and manufacture of propelling charges for new munitions products and maintaining performance of legacy products.

  • Conducting manufacture, assembly and inspection of a variety of explosively filled stores with pyrotechnic and secondary explosive material.
  • Conducting and analysing performance tests for energetic materials and chemical properties
  • Characterisation of materials for key physical and chemical properties
  • Report writing.

As a minimum requirement you’ll need to have obtained, or be predicted to obtain, a 2.2 in your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.

What we have on offer for you!

Take your first steps in a career that challenges, rewards and evolves. At BAE Systems you’ll be working on exciting, world-leading engineering and business projects from day one. Our graduate scheme will prepare you with the skills you need to navigate challenges that bring others to a standstill. We will help you make the very most of your talents. We place great importance not only on what we do, but how and why we do it. We are passionate, collaborative, and take pride in work that helps our customers and communities. Working for BAE Systems, you’ll go home at the end of each day knowing what you do really makes a difference

Security/Export Control

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.
These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Working with us

We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Glascoed (South Wales)
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  • Chemical

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