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Quality Engineer

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Berkshire, West Berkshire
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

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Role: Quality Engineer

Closing date: 21st September 2021

Location: Reading/Basingstoke area

Salary: £33,000 -c£49,000 per annum) plus a market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependent).

It takes a special sort of person to work at AWE. What if that person was you? AWE plays a crucial role in nuclear defence, providing the warheads for the UK's nuclear deterrent. What we do is unique and so are the people who work here.

You will provide local Quality expertise to support numerous internal or external stakeholders of within their specific area. Work as part of a cross functional team to deliver improvement through collaboration on projects and programmes. You will ensure that Quality is represented at all stages of programme, project, trial or production. Provide technical guidance and customer support to ensure that deliverables and targets are met.

To be successful in this role you will have:

· ONC/HNC or equivalent in a relative discipline and/or extensive practical experience.

· Good working knowledge of Quality Management Systems and related standards (e.g. Health & Safety, Environment, Security).

· Good inter-personal/negotiation/communication skills.

· Good report writing and presentation skills.

· Good understanding of configuration and change management techniques.

· Understanding of improvement techniques, such as Lean, Six Sigma, RLI, etc.

· Influencing and engaging with management.

· Ability to develop, implement and maintain management systems, processes, procedures and other supporting documentation.

· Completion of vendor selection monitoring and management processes.

· Auditing from definition/scheduling through to implementation, reporting and close out.

· Providing quality resource estimates and budgets.

· Supports the application and adherence to LC 17 and accreditation to ISO 9001:2015



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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