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Reliability Engineering Manager

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Reading, England, Berkshire
£47690 - £68000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Defence, Nuclear Industry
Job Type
Engineering Manager

Job Details

Reliability Engineering Manager

Location: Aldermaston, Berkshire

Package: £47,690 - £68,000 (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

Reporting into one of AWE's Technology Centre's Leadership, you will be required to:

  • Provide leadership to Maintenance & Reliability Engineers

  • Take the lead on maintenance projects and implement maintenance reliability strategies

  • Promote reliability philosophy in the delivery of through life asset management, driving a proactive and empowered culture

  • Embrace and promote AWE's employee behaviours - 'We connect with respect', 'We keep our promises', 'We are safe & secure' and 'We embrace simplicity'

This role would be a great match for someone with a background of reliability engineering management or being the lead on maintenance and alteration of plant based engineering projects.

We'd love to hear from individuals with the following:

  • An engineering-related qualification (or demonstrable experience)

  • The ability to deliver engineering and maintenance solutions across an equivalent manufacturing and/or research environment comprising a range of infrastructure facilities and associated manufacturing and/or research plant and equipment

  • Previous experience of leading the delivery of engineering services across the lifecycle of an asset

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.


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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