Graduate Opportunity

Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives Graduate Engineers


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What We Do In Consulting

We like problems at Frazer-Nash.

The next stepping stone

"I've just had to say I'd like to do it, and they've made it happen" – Philippa, Consultant at Frazer-Nash.

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The world and our clients have lots of problems and we are motivated in finding engineering and technology solutions to these problems. Through our meaningful innovations, our Consultancy experts help organisations make lives securer, safer, sustainable and affordable.

We work across the land, air, sea, cyber and space domains at the strategic, operational and tactical level. Our diverse and broad portfolio of work means we have developed a unique insight and deep understanding of the multi-domain integration challenge.

Team information:

Within the Weapons Assurance Group we have a diverse team, with first-hand experience as operators, regulators and subject matter experts, who understand the challenges you face in developing, delivering and operating your weapon systems.

This expertise means we are best placed to support you in overcoming these challenges, using innovative, yet evidence based, approaches. We deliver a wide range of weapon related work, from weapons and safety assurance, weapon research and development to in-service support

We work with government and industry clients, nationally and internationally, to support the development of advanced and novel weapons systems.

Using our specialist technical capabilities we collaborate with Defence Safety Authorities, interpreting their policies and procedures to provide expert advice to the wider weapons community on safety and environmental management.

We can support the design, development, production and through-life management of your small arms, naval guns, complex weapons, artillery systems and military and law enforcement products. Our expertise in weapon systems safety assurance means we can undertake research on weapon effects and protection systems for your organisation.

What you’ll be doing at Frazer-Nash?

We work across all five warfighting domains, at all levels – offering a unique understanding of the environment in which defence operates. Utilising our dynamic and original thinkers, we challenge the boundaries to develop bespoke solutions fit for the future. We are at the forefront of modernising technology for defence.

This opportunity is for someone who enjoys working within a team environment, engaging with clients, and who could provide weapons related support, as well as apply their knowledge for research and development in the weapons sector.

What you’ll need?

We are looking for ambitious, intelligent and inquisitive individuals, who can solve challenging problems. We embrace diversity, innovation and collaboration at Frazer-Nash and provide the opportunity for talented people like you to work on projects that make a difference to our world.

We are looking for experience of a combination of the following topics and regulations:

  • 2:1 Degree or higher (or equivalent/experience) with a related Engineering or relevant scientific bias.
  • Some understanding of the structure and development of safety cases, safety requirements and their effect on weapon design.
  • Some understanding of the structure and development of requirements, and their effect on weapon acquisition, design, and support.

It is to your advantage if you meet any of the following additional desirable abilities:

  • Experience in using and applying ASEMS (POEMS & POSMS)
  • Experience in using and applying Defence Codes of Practice DSA 03.OME
  • An understanding of Auditing.
  • An understanding of Project Management.

The nature of our work means that we require staff to access Government material, it is therefore necessary for all our employees to gain appropriate security clearance.

We will apply for clearance if you have successfully been selected for a position, and we will decide if we can successfully gain full clearance on your behalf based on the content of your application. Any offer of employment is subject to this requirement being met.

What can Frazer-Nash offer you?

What makes Frazer-Nash different is the fast pace and trust we place in our employees. We pride ourselves as being an agile consultancy which in turn provides a sense of autonomy for employees, with an effective support network always on hand. This drives variety in work, projects and delivery without excessive bureaucracy.

At Frazer-Nash, we will support your career development so that you achieve further professional qualifications including Chartership if this is not already obtained.

Our Professional Development Scheme (PDS) is accredited by five professional institutions, (IMechE, RAeS, IET, RINA & IoP) with plans for further accreditation. We also can offer the opportunity to undertake Industry recognised training to support your career development.

We provide industry recognised training in a variety of related areas, and often diversify our employee knowledge base to align with their ambitions.

We provide support and guidance from passionate and driven Engineers and Consultants across the business as well as enable you to work with a variety of industry leading experts.


  • Happy to talk flexible working
  • Holiday sale and purchase scheme
  • Enhanced parental benefits
  • Company pension scheme
  • Targeted professional development
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare membership
  • Bonus scheme linked into company performance
  • Paid membership fees to a professional institution
  • Support in attaining professional membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season rail ticket loan

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £31,000 + £2,000 joining bonus + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Dorking (Surrey), Bristol, Burton (Staffordshire), Dorchester (Dorset), Glasgow, Gloucester, Middlesbrough, Plymouth and Warrington (Cheshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Chemical
  • Manufacturing
  • Nuclear
  • Process

Also Accepting...

  • Most Engineering disciplines

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