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WOME Engineering Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Management
  • Date posted: 22/08/2018
  • Job reference: J391704A

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WOME Engineering Manager (Military, Ordinance, Munitions and Explosives)

Abbey Wood (Bristol)

6 Month initial Contract

Competitive Rates!!!

Role Summary:

Artillery Systems requires an Engineering Manager with Weapons, Ordinance, Munitions and Explosives (WOME) experience to work on the in-service Multi-launch Rocket System and associated systems.

Key Aspects:

  • In close collaboration with the Delivery Manager (DM) take over leadership of the experienced engineers and control and contribute to the management of the in-service
  • Ensure practices and procedures comply with DE&S policy and
  • Produce or contribute to engineering plans, reviews and
  • Collect, collate and evaluate technical data, review technical equipment and systems, and make recommendations to the
  • Lead on the WOME engineering with advice from the Defence Ordinance Safety


  • Lead the experienced engineering team currently of two Level 2 Engineering Managers; one Civil Servant and one Army Warrant
  • Use MOD and industry practice and procedures to analyse a complex environment and recommend solutions.
  • Establish the engineering approach to the project including Ordinance, Munitions and Explosives expertise.
  • Write and contribute to documents such as Engineering Management Plans, Trials Plans, Safety and Environmental Cases, Safety Notices and Technical Publications as
  • Collaborate with other member of Artillery Systems and DE&S to produce the best outcome in the available

Working knowledge of;

  • The DE&S business (e.g. purpose, strategy, standards, regulatory constraints, structure, policy, processes, procedures and tools and their intent).
  • DE&S Engineering processes in order to deliver work as
  • WOME
  • Systems Engineering
  • Front Line Command customers, their technical requirements and forward
  • Availability, Reliability and
  • Army Equipment Support Publications
  • Legislation compliance

Tools and Techniques;

  • The skills to contribute to the application of the Guide for Engineering Activities & Review (GEAR).
  • Systems Engineering techniques for analysing, presenting and solving
  • Planning techniques.
  • Good written

Engineering Management Skills;

  • The skills to understand and influence the design of a system, component, or process to meet customer requirements within realistic constraints (such as technical, economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, and sustainability).

The ability to help identify, formulate and solve engineering, science or technology problems.

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