Quality Inspector - Science

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Berkshire
Closing date
16 Dec 2022

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Role- Quality Inspector - Science

Supports quality service delivery through appropriate methods of inspection, evaluation and audit, in support of their specific Quality requirements within a science-based area.

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £26,500-£35,000 per annum (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
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours.
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

You will be required to:

  • Certification of products, process, services, and trials.
  • Management of Route-cards, non-conformities, concessions, and work permits.
  • Maintenance and enhancement of skills, knowledge, and capabilities necessary to support both current and future work programmes.
  • All - maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.
  • Support delivery of technical assessments using appropriate methodologies.
  • Contribute to the development and validation of Quality methodologies.
  • Participation in experimental trials improvement activities and audits, where appropriate.
  • Engagement with relevant AWE stakeholders and other functions to enhance inspection techniques.

To be successful in this role you should have some the following skills:

  • Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship or relevant experience.
  • ONC or equivalent in a related discipline.
  • Good attention to detail is essential.
  • Capable of developing solutions to issues in a unique manufacturing environment.

All 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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