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Facility Engineering Design Manager

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Reading, Berkshire
£42650 - £65000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Engineering Manager

Job Details

Facility Engineering Design Manager

Location: Aldermaston, Berkshire

Package: £42,650 - £65,000 (dependent on experience)

Why work at AWE?

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 (including Bank Holidays) 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

  • Relocation assistance (terms & conditions apply)

Supporting the UK's Continuous At Sea Deterrence (CASD) programme and national nuclear security are at the heart of what we do, therefore working with us is both exciting and challenging - in fact it's everything you would expect from a company that supports national security.

What will you be doing?

As a Facility Engineering Design Manager, you'll be the focal point for supporting our existing and new high hazard facilities and operations. Partnering the Senior Engineering Manager, it will be your responsibility to ensure facility designs are suitable and appropriate by identifying and selecting solutions to meet business needs, whilst considering functional performance and licencing conditions.

What will you need to be considered?

We'd love to hear from individuals with a recognised engineering-related qualification (HNC/D/Degree) with the ability to work across functions, providing a supportive interface between the Facility, Safety Case Subject Matter Experts and Technical Authorities. We will be looking for you to have some of the following knowledge and experience:

  • The delivery of engineering design and outputs which underpin continuous safe operations

  • Contributing within a multi-discipline environment and being responsible for the engineering design and guardianship of high integrity assets through the whole life cycle

  • Articulating technical complexities and allocate Project/Design Engineers with design-related tasks to meet with working programmes

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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