Production Quality Engineer

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Berkshire, England, West Berkshire
Closing date
13 Dec 2021

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Role - Production Quality Engineer

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £32,000 - £48,000 (dependent on 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 (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply).

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.

Successful Candidates will be responsible for:

  • Support delivery of technical assessments using appropriate methodologies and contributing to capability development.
  • Attend design/technical/task reviews, defect reviews and stakeholder meetings as required to ensure Quality is represented.
  • Control of inspection/calibration/reporting and processes, to ensure Quality delivery is maintained.
  • Engagement with relevant stakeholders across AWE, the UK and our international partners.

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • 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).
  • Experience of a range of inspection techniques including CMM operation and programming (PC-DMIS).
  • Experience of Product Certification.
  • Experience of problem solving in a production environment.
  • Experience of process development.
  • Knowledge of Gauge R and R and statistical tools.
  • 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.



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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