Designer – Product and Packaging

£32,285 + commensurate with skills and experience
21 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Would you like to thrive in an exciting and critical role within the Land (UK) business area?? We currently have a vacancy for a Designer (Product & Packaging) at our site in Glascoed.

As a Designer (Product & Packaging), you will be involved in the design and development of new products. You will work closely with the Engineering Manager and will have the opportunity to work with designers from other teams.

This diverse role will provide you with the opportunity to engage and work with the project teams, as well as the chance to visit our other Land (UK) sites . The newly redeveloped Glascoed site offers excellent staff facilities and benefits including a gym, football courts, as well as bespoke training courses and support for chartership and higher education.

Your main responsibilities as a Designer (Product & Packaging) will involve: 

Producing 3d models, CAD, 2D, detailed drawings, related to the above product and its packaging

Generation of an engineering bill of material, using Teamcentre

Design calculations

Report writing re products and trials of these

Your skills and qualifications:


Completed an apprenticeship in a production/engineering facility

HNC or equivalent in Production or Design Engineering

Experience of working in a drawing office environment

Experience working with CAD systems - Solidworks, NX or Pro Engineer

Good understanding of BS8888 (Drawing standards)


Experience working with Siemens Unigraphics NX CAD systems

Working knowledge of Teamcentre.

Knowledge of drawing and configuration management

What we're looking for in you:

You will be an innovative thinker with the ability to work under your own initiative. You will possess good interpersonal verbal and written skills and will have the ability to work well under pressure.

Location: Glascoed

Salary: £32,285 + commensurate with skills and experience

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK’s leading defence, aerospace and security company.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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