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Senior Production Quality Engineer

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Berkshire, England, Reading
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Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Nuclear Industry
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Quality Engineer

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary - Starting from £44,990, depending on skills and experience.

Closing date - 30th 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 Accountabilities:

  • Planning and delivery of Quality engineering working as part of a team, or individually, within the area they represent.
  • Provide specialist expertise in the application and deployment of Quality tools and techniques within their represented area.
  • Advises on the application of the Quality engineering and metrology, and its application within the workplace.
  • Act as a subject matter expert to a technical multi-functional team to resolve problems when required by the area they represent.
  • Provision of technical review and guidance on process development and Quality application within their specialist field.
  • All - maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver technical assessments using appropriate methodologies and contributing to capability development.
  • Support the implementation and development of tools, techniques and validation methods to ensure Right First Time methodology.
  • Generate KPI data and reports to support improvement through accurate metrics and action plans.
  • Engagement with relevant stakeholders across AWE to promote Quality influence at all stages of projects and programmes.
  • 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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