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Quality Engineer

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Reading, Berkshire
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Closing date
16 Apr 2024

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Quality Engineer

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area - Hybrid Working Opportunities

Salary - £35,720 - £40,000 per annum (dependent on experience and suitability for the role)

Closing Date - 1st April 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 Responsibilities:

  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understand of Quality Management Systems and process frameworks ideally in a engineering / facility related environment.
  • Be able to provide examples where process optimisation tools and techniques have been used to enhance performance.
  • Liaising with local business units to enhance their understanding of Quality aspects and support compliance activities.
  • Providing business level reports that communicate performance and provide assurance to senior management and leadership.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To ensure that Quality is represented at all stages of programme, project, trial, or production.
  • Provide technical guidance and customer support to ensure that deliverables and targets are met.
  • 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.
  • All - maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security, and quality and be a great team player.



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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