Production/Manufacturing Engineer

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Berkshire, England, West Berkshire
£26500 - £35000 per annum
Closing date
23 Dec 2021

Job Details

As we move into an exciting phase in our programme, we have a number of opportunities for Production/Manufacturing Engineers at the start of their careers to join AWE and support our vital role in 'keeping the Nation safe'.

Production/Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Reading /Basingstoke area

Salary: £26,500 - £35,000 (dependent on skills and experience) + Allowance

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 (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus every other Friday off

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Additional role based allowance

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or apprentice trained engineer who is looking to pursue their career in a Production/Manufacturing role.

AWE offers a tailored blend of training and development opportunities for Engineers across Nuclear and Conventional facilities. In this role you will:

  • Support Production operations

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities

  • Help optimise productivity and reduce cost

  • Support the creation and configuration of manufacturing process documentation (designs, drawings, reports, specifications) in accordance with appropriate procedures

  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player

To apply for the role, we will be looking for candidates to demonstrate:

  • Minimum qualification of either a C&G in a technical discipline or NVQ level 3. An accredited degree (with honours) in an engineering related discipline is desirable but not essential

  • General knowledge of manufacturing techniques and processes which may include machining, presswork, inspection, moulding, joining, non-destructive evaluation, design or welding

  • A background in manufacturing with knowledge/understanding of materials, manufacturing techniques and processes

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • An understanding of UK Health and Safety Legislation in a Manufacturing or Production environment including quality standards, best practice and procedures

  • An ability to produce or assist in the production of Manufacturing Documentation (designs, drawings, reports, specification and operating instructions)

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.



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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