The UK Atomic Weapons Establishment is embarking on a Replacement Nuclear Warhead programme, to ensure the UK continuous at sea deterrent.
To enable the successful delivery of this programme, we are seeking an experienced Engineer who can drive, deliver and execute key workstreams across multiple projects. The right candidate will have a passion to inspire engineering excellence and an eye for detail.
Senior Manager Engineering
Location: Reading / Basingstoke area
Package: £55,450- £85,000 (depending on your suitability and level of 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 (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus every other Friday off
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)
Acting as a focal point and signpost for advice, information and expertise about policy, best practice, engineering knowledge and standards you will provide due governance and management to meet relevant Nuclear Licence Conditions, safety codes and quality standards.
This role will also involve leading a team to optimise the delivery of Engineering services, in support of the Continuous at Sea Deterrent (CASD), and foster key stakeholder relationships with both internal and external customers.
Though not to be considered a check list, we will be looking for candidates to demonstrate:
Degree qualification, and ideally Chartered, in an engineering discipline or have proven experience working in a similar environment
Ability to articulate technical complexities and have very good communication skills
Ability to deliver engineering capability across a manufacturing and/or research environment
An understanding and ability to apply applicable legislation and standards relevant to safety within engineering
Experience leading multi-discipline teams through the engineering lifecycle
An awareness of supply chain methodologies
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. Experience working in a nuclear environment under licence conditions is desirable but not essential.