Process and Product Development Engineer

Looking for a highly motivated engineer/scientist to lead process and product development activities at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant. Prior experience working with HE (high explosive) and energetic materials is highly desirable.

Interested candidates should exhibit sound judgment, initiative and self-motivation, and be able to complete tasks with minimal supervision. Solid communication, teamwork and integration skills will be required to work effectively across functions at multiple levels. The ability to manage time effectively while dealing with a variety of issues in a dynamic environment will be key to the success of this individual.

The successful candidate will under his/her own initiative devise and refine safe, effective, and efficient methods of manufacturing energetic formulations; undertake experiments using corrosive, explosive, and toxic materials in a safe manner; specify lab and pilot equipment in support of development experiments and lab, pilot, and full scale process development; provide chemical support to BAE production departments; and maintain adequate records of work and present in a form suitable for management and legal reporting.

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education Required education: Bachelor Degree in engineering or science field

At least 8 years of engineering experience in process installation, process prove out, process improvement, product research and development.

Ability to render P&I diagrams, process flow diagrams, building and equipment layouts, etc

Understanding of Process Safety Management (PSM) Preferred Skills and Education A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in engineering; > 12 years preferred

Experience in propellant/energetics formulating, pressing, manufacturing and/or ballistic results (preferred)

Established defense industry knowledge and network

Experience with interpreting and adhering to government military specifications

Strong communication, presentation and technical writing skills needed

Strong project management skills and experience.

Knowledge of WBS and application

Ability to work well in team environment

Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally (<20%)
Strong customer focus

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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