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Fuze Product Development Engineer

  • Torfaen
  • Contract
  • £31.61 - £36.31 per hour

Fuze Product Development Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Glascoed as a Fuze Product Development Engineer.

The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to join a multi-disciplined engineering team involved in the requirements definition, design, development, manufacture and verification of new and legacy munitions products for UK and export customers.

Key Responsibilities

* Product design and systems engineering activities for new and legacy products

* Requirements management

* Preparation of engineering deliverables and technical reports

* Product design and evaluation / down selection e.g. Pugh Matrices, Fault Tree Analysis, Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA)

* Manufacture, test and evaluation of munitions products

* 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 of safe systems of work

* Management of stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure that development activities are completed to time and schedule

* Liaise with customers – both internal and external as demanded

* Working as part of an integrated project team, including engagement with project management, procurement (supply chain) and operations as required

Key skills & qualifications


* Degree qualification or equivalent in engineering discipline

* Experience of mechanical systems design and integration in aerospace or defence

* Proven ability to produce high quality engineering deliverables and technical reports to time and cost

* Experience of requirements management

* Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and models

* A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and strong IT skills


* Chartered engineer with a recognised institution or working towards becoming chartered

* Experience of Electro-mechanical or Electronic systems design and integration in aerospace or defence

* Knowledge of explosives, initiation systems, munition design and manufacture

* Current valid UK Security Clearance to SC level or higher

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Glascoed

Rate: £31.61 per hour (inside IR35)

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

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