Quality Engineer - Labs

Employer
Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Location
Berkshire, England
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
16 Dec 2022
Reference
R16185

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Discipline
Quality
Sector
Nuclear Industry
Job Type
Engineer

Job Details

Role- Quality Engineer - Labs

To provide local Quality expertise to support internal or external stakeholders of within their specific area, based within a Science and R&D area. Work as part of a cross functional team to deliver improvement through collaboration on projects and programmes.

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £33,850-£45,000 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:

  • Provide technical guidance and customer support to ensure that deliverables and targets are met.
  • To provide local Quality expertise to support numerous internal or external stakeholders of within their specific area. Work as part of a cross functional team to deliver improvement through collaboration on projects and programmes.
  • Attend design/technical/task reviews, defect reviews and stakeholder meetings as required to ensure Quality is represented.
  • Control of inspection/calibration/reporting and processes, to ensure Quality delivery is maintained.
  • Engagement with relevant stakeholders across AWE, the UK and our international partners.
  • Maintenance and enhancement of own skills, knowledge, and capabilities necessary to support both current and future work programmes. Identify areas of continuous improvement to promote and enhance Quality capability.

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

  • Relevant HNC/HND or equivalent qualification and/or experience.
  • Tools to deliver superior performance in a manner that achieves commitment and buy-in Influencing and stakeholder and relationship management skills, and collaborative working with a broad cross section of customers, suppliers, and functions
  • Good knowledge of the national and international standards for quality and business management systems.
  • Basic Project Management knowledge.
  • Customer satisfaction and the tools and processes utilised in measuring business performance and delivery.
  • Good understanding of configuration and change management techniques.
  • Understanding of improvement techniques, such as Lean, Six Sigma, RLI, etc.
  • Good depth and breadth of knowledge within their technical field.

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.

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Company

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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