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Quality Engineers

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Reading, Berkshire
£27000 - £28000 per annum
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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As we move into an exciting phase in our programme, we have several opportunities for a recent graduate or someone looking to graduate later this year. This role will give you the opportunity to start your training in Quality Engineering from day 1 with tailored learning and development. Whilst this is not part of a Graduate scheme you will have the opportunity to build on your learning at university and craft this into a career with AWE.

Quality Engineers - Graduate

Location: Reading/Basingstoke area

Salary: £27,000 - £28,000 (dependent on skills and experience)

Closing Date - 8th March 2023

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site

You will work towards becoming a key member of the Quality Function of the future, bringing new ideas and innovation, whilst maintaining the robust standards, policies, processes and procedures and compliance to our licence conditions. Working towards membership of the CQI on a planned career path you will ensure that the ISO 9001 certified Quality Management System, policies, and procedures are adhered to.

To be considered for this opportunity you will have some of the following skills and experience:

  • HNC/HND in an engineering or science field.
  • Experience in planning and managing multiple workloads.
  • Experience in providing reports and data analysis in supporting performance.
  • Experience in the application of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience in planning / undertaking data review.
  • Computer and numerate literate.
  • Ability to develop internal and external working relationships.
  • To act as a customer focal point / interface for the relative business area of the quality function.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise based on importance.
  • Ability to process data accurately.
  • Ability to work with cross functional staff and external/internal stakeholders.
  • Desirable - A degree in an engineering or science field. Associate membership of a professional body or working towards it.
  • Please note this opportunity is not part of the Graduate Evolve scheme. This is a Entry level opportunity for recent graduates.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.



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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