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Quality Engineer

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Berkshire, Reading, England
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Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Quality Engineer

Location: Basingstoke/Reading

Salary: £35,720 - £43,000 depending on skills and experience

Closing Date: 28th Feb 2024

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.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Deliver engineering solutions that meet safety and performance (including quality) requirements.
  • Comply with the design intent across the full engineering lifecycle.
  • Plan and execute tasks in order to deliver agreed objectives to time; requirements, quality and cost.
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality.
  • Additional accountabilities for this job profile may be defined and appointed through the Chief Engineer Management Arrangements, with appointees contained within the Company Design Authorities and Technical Authorities listing, as held in the company management system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Engineering Quality solutions in relation to defined requirements, across the full engineering lifecycle, to a high standard.
  • Effective stakeholder management, engaging others in order to complete the tasks.
  • Task manage multidisciplinary teams to deliver required engineering solutions.
  • Support developing engineers in the production of engineering solutions and their career progression.
  • Identify and support opportunities for cost savings, efficiency, and business improvement.
  • Expand engineering skills and experience relevant to engineering domain.
  • Take ownership of own training and development.
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.



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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