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Quality Support Practitioner

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, West Berkshire, Berkshire
Closing date
24 May 2022

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Nuclear Industry
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Role - Quality Support Practitioner - Supply Chain Quality

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

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
  • 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)

You will provide Quality expertise to support the certification of products from our Supply Chain working collaboratively with cross-functional internal and external stakeholders, adhering to AWE's graded approach to Quality.

Successful Candidates will be responsible for:

  • Product Certification of products/materials against Technical requirements and standards.
  • Carrying out Verification and Validation activities at suppliers using Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs) and/or Quality Control Plans (QCPs).
  • Maintain, review and report non-conformance, analyse data, share trends and work collaboratively with all stakeholders to drive continuous improvement and share best practice.
  • Planning and administration of technical/non-technical tasks in support of supply chain quality deliverables.
  • Manage records, reports and administration of business activities within the relevant business area of the quality function.
  • Creation and analysis of reports or records in support of the relevant business area of the quality function.

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

  • BTEC qualification in an appropriate discipline relevant experience with a manufacturing or process related background.
  • Good working knowledge of Quality Management Systems and related standards.
  • Good understanding of configuration and change management techniques.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Good inter-personal/negotiation/communication skills working proactively with suppliers, building strong partnerships, and supporting supplier development.



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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