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Senior Engineering Manager (Design)

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Reading, Berkshire
£58500 - £86000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Closing date
21 Nov 2023

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Engineering Manager

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Senior Engineering Manager (Design)

Location: Aldermaston, Berkshire

Package: £58,500 - £86,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

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 package available (terms and conditions apply)

Acting as a focal point and signpost for advice, information and expertise about policy, best practice, engineering knowledge and standards you will provide due governance and management to meet relevant Nuclear Licence Conditions, safety codes and quality standards.

Leading multi-disciplinary teams to optimise the delivery of Engineering services, in support of the Continuous at Sea Deterrent (CASD) and foster key stakeholder relationships with both internal and external customers will be a key part of this role.

Though not to be considered a check list, we will be looking for candidates to demonstrate:

  • The ability to articulate technical complexities to a range of audiences (technical and non-technical)

  • Delivery of engineering capability across a manufacturing and/or research environment

  • Experience leading multi-discipline teams through the engineering lifecycle

  • Strong communications skills across multiple stakeholders (internal and external to AWE)

  • An understanding and ability to apply applicable legislation and standards relevant to safety within engineering

  • An awareness of supply chain methodologies

  • Degree qualification, and ideally Chartered, in an engineering discipline or have proven experience working in a similar environment

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.

Experience working in a nuclear environment under licence conditions is desirable but not essential.


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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