Manufacturing Engineer


Glascoed, South Wales

Manufacturing Engineer



Posted by on December 12, 2023.


Job title: Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Glascoed, South Wales

Salary: £40,049


What you’ll be doing:

  • Supporting Research and Development activities, provide support to the development of new product, and material analysis
  • Planning and designing methods to improve efficiency and product quality by utilising Continuous Improvement (CI) tools and working as a member of a cross functional team
  • Ensuring operational compliance to legislative standards e.g. ISO45001, ISO9001
  • Working to improve equipment availability and capability, carry out OEE/OLE and process capability studies
  • Supporting the site Continuous Improvement plan and manage identified business improvement projects
  • Managing and supporting capital acquisition, engineering proposals, and provide estimated costs to achieve operational improvements and financial benefits
  • Producing technical specifications for new/replacement equipment, carry out factory acceptance and installed article tests, and carry out trials and commissioning on process equipment


Your skills and experiences:

  • Science / Engineering degree, HND, HNC or equivalent or Time served apprenticeship
  • Excellent numeracy, written and oral communication skills
  •      Ability to produce clear and concise written documentation i.e., Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Process Control Plans (PCP), and work instructions
  • IT literate – MS office
  • Relevant experience within a similar manufacturing environment, aerospace, automotive, process industry or chemical processing
  • X-Ray experience
  • Experience working in an energetics process environment
  • SAP and CAD experience


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 Manufacturing Engineering Team:

As a Manufacturing Engineering you will ensure that production is kept running at the facility, supporting the research and development activities, providing support to the development of new products, and analysing materials. This is you chance to join and global company with opportunities for development and progression. 

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: 1st January 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.