Job Role: Munitions Engineering
Company Location: Glascoed
BAE Systems LAND (UK) is based at Glascoed in South Wales, within travel distance of Bristol. The majority of the 3-month placement will be at this site but there is a chance of working at other sites in the UK, Glascoed manufactures and handles a wide range of explosives, propellant and pyrotechnics. The engineering team at Gloascoed are able to offer a placement working on a wide variety of projects involving medium and large calibre munitions. The hosts are able to tailor the placement objectives, offering experience of manufacturing, trial and test and basis of safety. This placement is better suited to graduates further along in their scheme as some prior knowledge of the current weapon systems and OME in general is desireable in order to work autonomously within the team.