Senior Mechanical/Systems Engineer
AWE have an exciting new opportunity for an Engineer with a background in mechanical and systems engineering to apply their expertise within our Warhead Engineering team supporting both future and in-service projects.
The roles comes with an excellent benefits package which includes a 9 day fortnight working pattern!
Location: Reading / Basingstoke Area
Salary: £42,650 - £67,400 (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)
This division of Warhead Engineering are responsible for maintaining the current container system, ensuring it is safe, secure, serviceable and meets the demands of both internal and external stakeholders, as well as supporting the development of a future container system. The team works on multiple projects from the concept phase, into service and through to disposal and are responsible for:
Development of the Concept of Operations
Architecting and Design solutions
Verification and Validation activities (including both onsite and offsite trials management)
Stakeholder Engagement with other (international and domestic) government agencies and regulators
The development and delivery of viable technical solutions that meet customer requirements
Leading / Supporting project reviews for internal programmes and external contracts, including providing written reports and verbal briefs to management and stakeholders.
Candidates will need to be motivated, delivery focused engineers, capable of working within a team and engaging with various stakeholders from different disciplines, internal and external to the nuclear weapons enterprise. An appreciation of the company procedures and processes would be beneficial but not essential.
This is an excellent and exciting opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team with a range of experiences. The role will provide the successful candidate with a wider appreciation of the UK's nuclear weapon enterprise, responsibility in delivering CASD and cross enterprise engagement at all levels.
To be considered for the role, you will have a degree or higher qualification in an engineering discipline OR proven equivalent experience working in a similar environment. An appreciation of Systems Engineering methods, tools and processes will be required.
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to undertake occasional travel once restrictions are lifted.