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Scientist Energetic Materials Scientist

  • Location: Usk
  • Salary: £28.00 - £29.03 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Stella Grundy
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 19 February 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81627_1704711706

Join a world-renowned aerospace and defence organisation as a Energetic Materials Scientist in Glascoed

Would you like to join a global aerospace and defence organisation? Do you want to work as part of an organisation protecting people and maintaining maximum national security?

Due to a drive for greater success, this advanced manufacturing business is currently searching for an Energetic Materials Scientist to add to their talented, hardworking team in Glascoed on an initial 12 month contract. Striving for innovation and creativity you can ensure no two days will be the same. This role will be offering £29.03 (inside IR35) per hour.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a prestigious, advanced organisation, but to gain skills and knowledge you won't find anywhere else.

The Role
* To assess the technology of materials and mixing processes for future developments in secondary explosives and pyrotechnics
* To synthesise new and novel energetic materials
* To conduct technical work on appropriate processing and measurement facilities to provide test data.
* To provide support to Engineering and Operations Departments in the chemistry and processing of secondary explosives and pyrotechnics.
* To report on work and testing undertaken

To succeed within the role of Energetic Materials Scientist you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:
* Degree or BTEC (HNC) in a science-based discipline (chemistry is preferred).
* Available for immediate start
* Ability to work in a team and to work independently when required.
* Capable of producing high quality technical reports.
* Strong IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
In addition, knowledge of some inorganic chemistry is preferable


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

* Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
* Achieve a work/life balance
* Work on long term contracts
* Develop your skills at a prestigious company
* Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Energetic Materials Scientist please send your CV to Stella Grundy today!