AWE is recruiting for Manufacturing Engineers!
As we move into an exciting phase in our programme, we have a number of opportunities for Manufacturing Engineers to join AWE and support our vital role in keeping the Nation safe.
Location: Reading /Basingstoke area
Salary: £33,850 - £50,800 (dependent on skills and experience)
AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:
- Market leading contributory pension scheme
- Generous holiday entitlement
- Flexible working hours
- Salary sacrifice scheme
- Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
- Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)
We design and manufacture a wide range of products, materials and tools to support our mission. Our operations include precision component manufacture, fabrication, explosive formulation, fissile material production, rubbers and plastics, and warhead assembly and disassembly.
Whilst not considered a check list, we are interested in hearing from who have previous experience within some of the following:
A detailed knowledge of manufacturing techniques and processes which may include machining, presswork, inspection, moulding and metallurgy
Design to Manufacture (D2M) experience of tooling or equipment including requirements capture and presenting at design reviews
Knowledge of materials and their properties
Knowledge of design, components, tool design and manufacture
Good knowledge of manufacturing systems and knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
An understanding and application of UK Health and Safety Legislation in a Manufacturing or Production environment including quality standards, best practice and procedures
Experience of applying Lean Manufacturing Techniques, Continuous Improvement, Quality Tools and Model Based Realisation
An ability to produce or assist in the production of Manufacturing Documentation (designs, drawings, reports, specification and operating instructions)
The role of a Manufacturing Engineer within this area of our business is to realise product design, delivering and managing process and tooling designs for both improvements and introduction. This will include the creation and configuration of manufacturing process documentation (designs, drawings, reports, specifications) in accordance with appropriate procedures and legislation within a highly regulated environment.
We are interested in hearing from candidates who are at various stages of their career who can demonstrate a wide engineering experience ideally within a Manufacturing or Production Engineering environment, delivering engineering and production systems to support a range of processes which are compliant with the relevant legislation.
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.