Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Chemical Engineer (Glascoed) 2021

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BAE Systems Land UK are responsible for the design, manufacture and support of a wide range of munitions products. This requires us to model and simulate all stages of the product lifecycle from conception to disposal. We have identified an area of growth critical to the success of our newly awarded long term partnering agreement with the UK MoD. The area in question is in the field of modelling and simulating of energetic materials.  This can range from aspects such as chemical ageing all the way through to ignition and growth mechanisms within the material.  This is an exciting opportunity to help grow this capability within Land UK to deliver our future products into service more quickly and with a greater scientific understanding of their behaviour.

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What you will be doing…

You will be working as part of the Engineering Analysis Team, a group of SMEs in various specialisms, helping to develop capability in the area of Chemical Modelling.  This is a burgeoning area within both the team and Land UK as a whole.  You will be expected to help direct and grow the capability alongside senior team members whilst also engaging with other UK SMEs and delivering key technical programmes already agreed by our customer within the field. 

The successful candidate will also be expected to develop their technical knowledge by engaging with key SMEs in related fields as part of a knowledge retention exercise

Entry Requirements and what we are looking for

To apply, you will need to be on course for achieving a 2:1 Master’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or another relevant subject.

You will have a working knowledge of modelling and simulation techniques along with some experience in the area. Coding skills would also be beneficial to the role.

Security/Export Control statement

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.  

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

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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