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Charge Design Engineer

  • Torfaen
  • Contract
  • £18.98 - £23.98 per hour

Engineer (Designer Charge)

Your main responsibilities as an Engineer (Designer Charge) involve:

Design Engineer operating as part of a multi-disciplined propelling charge development team involved in the development, design and manufacture of charges for a number of new munitions products and maintaining performance of legacy products.


  • Design, development, test and evaluation activities of new and legacy propelling charges
  • Conducting and managing trials in a safe and suitable manner, from the trials planning stage to completion of the trial and presentation of the data
  • Development and use safe systems of working for Engineering tasks
  • Interface with suppliers, both internal and external, to ensure that development activities are completed to time and schedule
  • Development of quality systems
  • Contribution to the Life Cycle Management Process where required
  • Contribution to the Risk Management process
  • Liaise with customers – both internal and external as demanded

Your competencies, skills and qualifications

  • Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • 3 Years experience in the Chemical/Chemical Engineering industry
  • Experience of hazard identification, risk assessment and mitigation in support of trial or test activities.
  • Experience in the planning and conduct of evaluation trials.
  • Proven ability to take ownership, prioritise and deliver objectives within development projects to ensure completion within agreed time-scales and to required standard
  • A good understanding of project/risk management and the ability to use associated tools and techniques
  • IT Literate
  • Applicants must be self-motivated, able to demonstrate good planning and organisational skills, have good technical and chemistry knowledge, show initiative and be able to work under pressure
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are essential, together with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate a proven capability in development projects in particular system integration

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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