Rochelle Robinson

Account Manager

I have worked at aap3 for 2 years as an Account Delivery Consultant consistently placing IT Professionals within the Defence, Aerospace and Engineering sectors. I work on specialist roles with my clients and have built up a reputation for identifying and sourcing niche skill sets. I enjoy collaborating with clients to ensure they have the perfect fit for their large scale projects. Outside of work I enjoy reading, travelling to new places, and baking.  


Electronic Design Engineer

  • Dorset
  • Contract
  • £43.00 - £48.48 per hour

Electronic Design Engineer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Christchurch as a Electronic Design Engineer. The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be involved in an exciting new programme over the next decade and will be involved in adapting, integrating and exploiting emerging commercial technologies for challenging environments.

Electronic Design Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Christchurch as a Electronic Design Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be involved in an exciting new programme over the next decade and will be involved in adapting, integrating and exploiting emerging commercial technologies for challenging environments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Electronic circuit design and simulation with the appreciation of firmware requirements and limitations.
  • Subcontractor management and design review where appropriate
  • PCB layout and Gerber Data Generation.
  • Verification testing of prototype and pre-production samples.
  • Harness design and new component selection to support system design.
  • Review and integration into component design EMC and electrical safety standards
  • Accurately report on progress
  • Complete work to a high standard and to scope, quality and budget
  • Support System Integration activities

Key skills & qualifications

  • Designing components to meet stringent environmental requirements (e.g. extreme temperatures, vibrations, humidity, pressure…) and EMC, EMI/EME, TEMPEST requirements
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Technical Management/liaison with Engineers/Customer/Suppliers
  • A good understanding of the complete engineering lifecycle and development processes (e.g. requirements, design, specification, implementation, integration and testing, acceptance),
  • A good understanding configuration management
  • Minimum 6 years industry experience and preferably with a degree in a related discipline.

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: Christchurch

Rate: £48.48 per hour (Inside IR35)

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


Senior Project Professional

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £40.00 - £46.71 per hour

JOB TITLE Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Project Professional. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to manage the project monitoring and controls processes of a small project, or a part of a larger, more complex project (such as a particular work package).

Key Responsibilities

  • Able to perform intermediate project reporting & scheduling.
  • Able to undertake intermediate problem solving typically based on previous experience.
  • Have a good knowledge of Business processes and procedures.
  • Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/ Microsoft packages.
  • Attend on the job training as appropriate.
  • Able to lead the PM&C processes on a small non-complex project or a work package of a larger project.
  • Able to manage the PM&C processes on a full project lifecycle to ensure that, over time, the needs of customers/users continue to be met and that financial and other benefits are achieved.
  • Identify, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.
  • Applies appropriate PM&C methods and tools whether predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Agrees PM&C approach with stakeholders, and prepares realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and tracks activities against the project schedule, managing stakeholder involvement as appropriate.
  • Consolidate expertise from multiple sources, including third party experts, to provide coherent advice to further organisational objectives. Supports and promotes the development and sharing of specialist knowledge within the organisation.
  • In some business, this will be a transition role for a PM Apprentice or Graduate coming off their development scheme.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of PM&C policies, processes, procedures and systems.
  • Comprehensive PM&C experience demonstrated in a professional capacity within a project.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of their projects.
  • Comprehensive understanding of one or more PM&C tools techniques and practices.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Business environment for their project.
  • Knowledge and experience of PM governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs).
  • Experience of influencing stakeholders typically inside the company to achieve Business success.
  • Good understanding of the wider PM&C environment, and of developments and practices in the field.
  • Good understanding of own project/s, its markets, customers, strategic priorities and culture.
  • Knowledge acquired through job related training and on the job experience with theoretical and practical skills.
  • Experience of building relationships and negotiating outcomes with internal stakeholders.

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: Barrow

Rate: £46.71 per hour (inside IR35)

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


Product Development Engineer

  • Monmouthshire
  • Contract
  • £30.00 - £34.77 per hour

Product Development Engineer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Glascoed as a Product Development Engineer. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to engage with many different engineering disciplines, as well as gaining a wealth of experience in this area.

Product Development Engineer

Role Summary

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

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to engage with many different engineering disciplines, as well as gaining a wealth of experience in this area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting product development and systems engineering activities for new and legacy products
  • Coordination of product development and related engineering activities
  • Configuration and maintenance of Engineering bills of materials for products Product development and evaluation 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 safe systems of work
  • Development of quality systems
  • Management of stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure that development activities are completed to time and schedule
  • Contribution to the Life Cycle Management Process where required
  • Contribution to the Risk Management process
  • Liaise with customers – both internal and external as demanded
  • Working as part of an integrated project team, including regular engagement with project management, procurement (supply chain) and operations

Key skills & qualifications

  • Minimum HNC in a Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) discipline
  • 5 Years product development experience in the Engineering industry
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate a proven capability in development projects, in particular system integration
  • Proven ability to take ownership, prioritise and deliver product Engineering tasks within development projects to ensure completion within agreed timescales and to required standard
  • Ability to produce high quality technical reports
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and strong IT skills
  • A good understanding of project/risk management and the ability to use associated tools and techniques
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and models

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: £34.77 per hour (Inside IR35)

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


Project Manager

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £44.00 - £49.28 per hour

Project Manager Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Project Manager. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for the Initial Provision Spares/Support & Test Equipment budget of £81M as it is progressively firmed up via a contractual tasking process.

Project Manager

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Project Manager.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for the Initial Provision Spares/Support & Test Equipment budget of £81M as it is progressively firmed up via a contractual tasking process.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and influence stakeholders on whom performance depends, in order to achieve the outcomes required for each task.
  • Establish and operates the required Project Management procedures.
  • Adapt own project plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges.
  • Guides own team in the application of Project Management techniques.
  • Accountable as a member of the Project Management team for development and implementation of appropriately tailored practices.
  • Provide leadership to own small team.
  • Responsible for training members of the team, monitoring their quality of work and contributing to pay decisions

Key skills & qualifications

  • Project Management of activities with a significant procured element involving RFQs, orders, acceptance and payments
  • Experience in estimating and preparation of bids for submission to MoD of £5M or greater.
  • Extensive knowledge of Project Management (tools, techniques, practices).
  • Able to resolve project-related problems that do not have routine solutions, but the norm is to follow established procedures.
  • Good understanding of the Business environment for own project and team.
  • Recognised as a Project Management practitioner.

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: Portsmouth

Rate: £49.28 per hour (Inside IR35)

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


Civil & Structural Engineering Consultant

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £665.01 - £685.01 per day

Civil & Structural Engineering Consultant Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Civil & Structural Engineering Consultant. The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to look at fuel switching and deep retrofitting of buildings to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Individuals with a buildings/ structural/ civil/ surveying background will be considered along with energy specialists.

Civil & Structural Engineering Consultant

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Civil & Structural Engineering Consultant.

The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunityto look at fuel switching and deep retrofitting of buildings to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Individuals with a buildings/ structural/ civil/ surveying background will be considered along with energy specialists. If you have any experience in Concept Design, Civil & Structure Engineering or have considered the use of energy within buildings, perhaps undertaken or supported Feasibility studies and you’re a motivated self-starter then we can help develop you in this new exciting hybrid role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with customers to understand their carbon profile and develop their NZC roadmap and infrastructure upgrade requirements
  • Work to develop effective energy and low carbon solutions (generate, recycle, storage, monitor & control) in the form of feasibility studies and business cases through to detailed design and installation. For example, PV, CHP, low carbon heat networks, heating systems, battery storage, hydrogen, carbon capture and energy management systems.
  • Provide cross-discipline expertise and oversight of design development.
  • Design management and integration of sub-contractor products, systems and solutions.
  • Generate new ideas and collaborate with our R&D team to develop new energy & carbon reduction products

Key skills & qualifications

  • Requires knowledge gained through professional qualification and including substantial work experience. MSc/ MEng level degree qualification and working towards CEng level.
  • Requires technical breadth & depth, is Civil/Strucutral engineering discipline expert on projects, programmes and contracts.
  • Provide professional leadership for the engineering team. Promote team capability development and capability developments are communicated effectively within the discipline
  • Responsible for design integrity and safety for products, services or sub-assemblies of low value, technical complexity and commercial risk. The role may hold technical or design authority
  • May lead a small team of engineers

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: Portsmouth

Rate: £685.01 per day (inside IR35)

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


Senior Professional – Supply Chain

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £31.80 - £36.80 per hour

Senior Professional - Supply Chain Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Senior Professional - Supply Chain. The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work for our major defence client in the Maritime sector.

Senior Professional – Supply Chain

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Senior Professional – Supply Chain.

The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work for our major defence client in the Maritime sector.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish & maintain accurate forecasts for supplier document deliveries, based on equipment maturity and supplier practicalities, for assigned Procurement Packs.
  • Act as Comments Consolidator for Support CDRLs (for assigned suppliers and Procurement Packs), liaising with reviewers, suppliers and the engineering teams to achieve ontime, quality deliveries
  • Continuously improve the processes relating to Supplier CDRLs Procurement Activities
  • Plan procurements, including:
    • Working with the teams and other stakeholders, to recommend or influence make/buy and sourcing solutions
    • Identification of suppliers, including running competitions and gaining supplier approval where appropriate
    • Flow down of appropriate terms and conditions
    • Developing a negotiating strategy
  • Place subcontracts, direct to the Maritime Services supply chain.
  • Review and manage the supplier performance, manage change and maintain relationships.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Requires professional knowledge and understanding of Procurement principles and practices, including an understanding of the impact and implications of decisions made across the wider Supply Chain
  • Works with other functional representatives and/or customers and suppliers to meet operational needs of line management and the business. Typically this role would also be involved in roll-out and management of supply chain processes and technologies.
  • Leading teams that maintain and update infrastructure and processes and transport management, as well as leading cross-functional teams to optimise these and implement improvements.
  • Will have an in-depth understanding of how the teams co-ordinate their efforts and resources to achieve shared objectives.

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: Portsmouth

Rate: £36.80 per hour (inside IR35)

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


Senior Quality Engineer

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £35 - £40 per hour

Senior Quality Engineer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Cumbria as a Senior Quality Engineer. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to support the Quality Function in order to achieve a scope of work which ensures that the Business Unit remains compliant to the local Quality Business Management System.

Senior Quality Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Cumbria as a Senior Quality Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to support the Quality Function in order to achieve a scope of work which ensures that the Business Unit remains compliant to the local Quality Business Management System.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work as a fully contributory member of the Quality team
  • Responsible for demonstrating SHE and responsible business behaviours
  • Undertake routine Quality Assurance activities and tasks in their related area
  • Undertake non-routine and or complex Quality Assurance activities and tasks in their related area with minimal support
  • Manage own development
  • Able to access, have a clear understanding of and develop the local Management System documentation e.g. policies, procedures, workmanship standards, risk assessments and processes in their related area
  • Responsible for leading internal audits and supporting supplier audits
  • Support the management of non-conformance resolution and corrective actions with key stakeholders and process owners
  • Responsible for conducting Quality investigations
  • The ability to analyse data effectively resulting in themes and corrective actions
  • Contribute in working groups ensuring deliverables are achieved and Learning from Experience (LfE) is captured and applied
  • Support requirements relating to certification activities
  • Capable of leading and driving a scope of work
  • Use of Company computer systems and software as appropriate
  • The ability to articulate and deliver Quality objectives
  • Support departmental reviews and liaise with the customer when required
  • The ability to critique and tailor issues and ideas in written reports and presentations ensuring accuracy and clarity of meaning
  • Support the delivery of results via continuous improvement activities
  • Providing support to Early Careers on rotation through Quality roles

Key skills & qualifications

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001/ EN9100 standards
  • Understanding of Business Management Systems, Operational Framework and Operational Assurance process
  • Knowledge of product safety
  • Understanding the importance of cross functional integration
  • Export requirements knowledge (for example International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (where applicable)

Skills:

  • The ability to interpret specifications, procedures and contract requirements
  • Experience of Root Cause Analysis (RCA) methodologies; Fishbone, 5 Why, relationship diagrams, six sigma etc. gathering and analysing evidence cross functionally
  • Effective action management and verification
  • Effective stakeholder management (including with the customer)

Qualifications:

  • HNC or degree qualified in an appropriate technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Quality professional, lead auditor status or equivalent experience

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: Barrow-In-Furness

Rate: £40.00 per hour (inside IR35)

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


HR Advisor

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £20.72 - £25.72 per hour

HR Advisor Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Cumbria as a HR Advisor. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to act as a key interface between HR and Functional Operational Workforce Planning Leads to ensure an in year recruitment plan is developed and deployed with integrated, holistic supply solutions.

HR Advisor

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Cumbria as a HR Advisor.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to act as a key interface between HR and Functional Operational Workforce Planning Leads to ensure an in year recruitment plan is developed and deployed with integrated, holistic supply solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Functional Operational Workforce Planning Leads and Line Managers to understand resourcing requirements
  • Responsible for developing a forward look ahead of resource requirements to understand and develop holistic supply solutions (i.e. targeted campaigns, utilising talent management opportunities)
  • Responsible for integrating talent and recruitment requirements to take a coordinated approach to supply solutions
  • Develop and maintain in year supply solution plan
  • Understand in year leadership development plans (non SQEP) to ensure they support requirements
  • Provide governance around standards and content for Development and Assessment Centres
  • Develop Management Information as required to demonstrate health of supply Solutions
  • Work closely with Functional Workforce Planning Teams and HR Managers ensure clarity of progress against in year supply solutions within their remit

Key Skills & Qualifications

  • As per role profile.

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: Barrow-In-Furness

Rate: £25.72 per hour (inside IR35)

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


Employee Services Professional

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £10.16 - £13.16 per hour

Employee Services Professional Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as an Employee Services Professional. The role will be an initial 10-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be giving advice and guidance relating to HR processes handled by the Employee Services Team, which includes but is not limited to Exit, Retirement, Fixed Term Contract Expiry, Work Life Integration, Central Correspondence and Central Filer activities.

Employee Services Professional

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as an Employee Services Professional.

The role will be an initial 10-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be giving advice and guidance relating to HR processes handled by the Employee Services Team, which includes but is not limited to Exit, Retirement, Fixed Term Contract Expiry, Work Life Integration, Central Correspondence and Central Filer activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing advice on services and offering support with minimal supervision, following established methods and procedures, but on occasion judgement may need to be exercised.
  • Handling requests which relate to Employee Services processes to agreed service level specifications and accuracy measures
  • Achievement of individual and team quality performance measures and standards
  • Responding to and resolving email and telephone queries and providing relevant advice, in line with policy.
  • Taking ownership and responsibility of requests and queries from initial request to resolution.
  • Building and developing effective and collaborative relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Ensuring procedures and policies are adhered to, including data protection and confidentiality guidelines
  • Supporting continuous improvement projects and implementation of new processes within the Employee Services Team.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Experience of working with customers
  • Ability to work at a fast pace, sometimes working under pressure to challenging deadlines whilst maintaining the highest standards of accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communications skills
  • Self motivated, enthusiastic team player with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload
  • Proven experience of working in an environment with conflicting priorities
  • Ability to follow customer policies and procedures.
  • Personal credibility and professional confidence
  • Ability to build excellent relationships
  • Influencing skills

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: Preston

Rate: £13.16 per hour (inside IR35)

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


Senior Weapons Integration Engineer

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £41.38 - £46.38 per hour

Senior Weapons Integration Engineer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as a Senior Weapons Integration Engineer. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to gather and exchange factual technical information, respond to technical enquiries, provide technical explanations, provide advice and technical discussions daily, and be able to manage a small team of direct report engineers if required.

Senior Weapons Integration Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as a Senior Weapons Integration Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to gather and exchange factual technical information, respond to technical enquiries, provide technical explanations, provide advice and technical discussions daily, and be able to manage a small team of direct report engineers if required.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Writing requirements for weapon integration, qualification, interface, or testing
  • Assessing, accepting, and challenging supplier documents
  • Managing weapon test vehicle assets
  • Managing & supporting rig, aircraft ground and flight testing of particular weapons/stores.
  • Writing loading and arming schedules
  • Producing equipment Declarations of Design & Performance (G-DDP)
  • Producing safety assessments for the weapon in the platform environment
  • Answering customer technical queries
  • Producing weapon qualification statements
  • Meeting with customers and suppliers
  • Ensuring all tasks are performed in accordance with Weapons Engineering governance requirements in terms of process, format, quality including the necessary reviews and signatories.
  • To complete all assigned work packages to agreed timescales and budget. Work Packages should not be undertaken without the knowledge and agreement of the Section Leader and an appropriate funding source.
  • Have an awareness of the cost implications of own actions and seek to improve efficiency by questioning relevant processes and work methods.
  • Implementation of effective data filing and traceability on a day-to-day basis.
  • To work within the agreed Quality system identified for the work package they are undertaking.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Educated to a Higher National Diploma (HND) and a willingness to complete part time education to a Degree Level in aerospace engineering or educated in a related technical field.
  • Minimum of four years of experience in the technical discipline.
  • Technical management experience, planning and control techniques would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Typhoon or Tornado and its systems and/or solid background in aeronautical weapon systems interrelations and system integration.

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: Preston

Rate: £46.38 per hour (inside IR35)

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