Process Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1320560378-2
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Recruiter: BAE Systems
  • Location: Glascoed, Gwent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job title: Process Engineer

Location: Glascoed

Salary: 42,132 per annum

What you'll be doing:

  • Ensure that manufacturing processes comply with industry standard controls that ensure long term process stability, including: Lean Principles, Process Control Plans, PFMEAs; plus awareness of Programmable Logic Controls and Visual Management Systems on automated process lines
  • Specify and qualify new equipment, often working with suppliers to meet tight deadlines. Ensure all process equipment meets regulatory and safety standards, Lead and support project activities, to include process reviews, capability studies, and Safe System of Work
  • Coordinate development activities to establish supporting data that ensures the manufacturing processes are based on a sound understanding of the materials which are being processed and the technology adopted for the plant and equipment
  • Coordinate and manage a project data file capturing process and design information; to include, trials data, process definition (including drawings and specifications), certification and safety data. This data is to be controlled through the company's Product Lifecycle Management system
  • Keep informed of general manufacturing technologies and assist in the development of future technology plans to support the Company objectives

Your skills and experiences:


  • Minimum HNC / HND Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Chemical, or equivalent
  • A good understanding of project/risk management and the ability to use associated tools and techniques
  • Awareness of automated controls on process lines
  • Knowledge of process safety and risk assessments


  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge of materials processing and knowledge in manufacturing in a High Hazard environment
  • IOSH Managing Safety / NEBOSH Certificate
  • Green Belt Six Sigma


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Heavy Bomb and Payload Team:

As a Process Engineer you will be responsible for the development of manufacturing processes from concept through to commissioning and qualification. Specific duties will include the identification and management of process technical requirements, provision of expertise into the risk management process, provision of engineering support to the tendering process, implementation of Safe System of Work in line with Company and Statutory requirements and the technical management of the commissioning and qualification process. This role will provide you with opportunity for involvement in cutting edge processes and developing your career with BAE Systems.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 23rd May 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.