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Engineering Manager

Employer
Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Location
Reading, England, Berkshire
Salary
£42650 - £67400 per annum
Closing date
18 Nov 2020

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Discipline
Nuclear
Sector
Nuclear Industry
Job Type
Engineering Manager
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What if you could work with remarkable people on extraordinary things? What if the end result was something a little bit special? What if your role was mission critical?

For nearly 70 years, AWE has been at the forefront of nuclear weapons research and development. We have a critical mission: to provide the warheads for the UK's ultimate deterrent - Trident. We also use our unique skills to provide wider UK government with counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions.

It takes a special sort of person to work at AWE. What if that person was you?

Role - Engineering Manager - Engineering

Location - Reading/Basingstoke Area

Package - Competitive salary plus contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, additional benefits and an excellent work / life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependent). A salary sacrifice scheme is also available. We will consider candidates looking for full time or part time hours.

AWE has been named in the Sunday Times top 25 big companies to work for in 2019.

Supporting the UK's Continuous At Sea Deterrence programme and national nuclear security are at the heart of what we do, therefore working with us is both exciting and challenging - in fact it's everything you would expect from a company that supports national security.

We are looking for several Engineering Managers to be the focal point within the engineering organisation supporting our existing and new high hazard facilities and operations. You will provide management of a professional engineering service in support of the CASD Programme and the company's strategic goals. You will be responsible for maintaining a live safety case for a facility. Including managing the production of engineering design substantiation and assessments which demonstrate that our new and existing assets (facilities, infrastructure, plant and equipment), are safe to operate and are compliant with legislation, Nuclear Licence Conditions, standards and requirements throughout the asset lifecycle.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

Experience of working in a highly regulated environment with responsibility for ensuring the quality and timely delivery of engineering design and outputs which underpins continuous safe operations.Experience of working in a multi-discipline environment with responsibility for the engineering design and guardianship of high integrity assets through the whole life cycle.Experience of articulating technical complexities, able to direct work and team to meet the programme.Knowledge of legislation and standards relating to safety within engineering e.g. HSAWA, CDM and their application if needed.Professionally registered (Incorporated or equivalent with equivalent academic qualifications (HNC/HND)).

This role will require you to:

Ensure compliance with Company Assurance Environment, Safety, Health and Quality (ESH&Q) and statutory requirements. Ensure that the Engineering requirements are suitable, appropriate and support the safety case claims.Be the lead engineering representative, working on behalf of both the Senior Engineering and Maintenance Managers.Able to work across functions providing a supportive interface between the Facility, Safety Case Subject Matter Experts and Technical Authorities.Maintain oversight of asset modifications as they develop via routine reviews, manage the design intent and design information configuration using both internal and external resources.Capable of producing technical specifications and briefs.Support and maintain a culture of zero accidents or incidents relating to occupational and personal safety, security, health issues and environmental matters.Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.

Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role at AWE.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE 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 AWE, including women, BAME and people with disabilities.




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We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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