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Production/Manufacturing Engineer at AWE

Production/Manufacturing Engineer

AWE Reading, Berkshire Full Time

What if you could work with remarkable people on extraordinary things? What if the end result was something a little bit special? What if your role was mission critical?

For nearly 70 years, AWE has been at the forefront of nuclear weapons research and development. We have a critical mission: to provide the warheads for the UK’s ultimate deterrent – Trident. We also use our unique skills to provide wider UK government with counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions.

What we do is unique and so are our people

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    For 70 years we've been part of the defence and security for our nation.

    It takes a special sort of person to work at AWE. What if that person was you?

    As we move into an exciting phase in our programme, we have a number of opportunities for Production/Manufacturing Engineers at the start of their careers to join AWE and support our vital role in ‘keeping the Nation safe’.

    This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or apprentice trained engineer who is looking to pursue their career in a Production/Manufacturing role.

    AWE offers a tailored blend of training and development opportunities for Engineers across Nuclear and Conventional facilities.

    In this role you will:

  • Support Production operations
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Help optimise productivity and reduce cost
  • Support the creation and configuration of manufacturing process documentation (designs, drawings, reports, specifications) in accordance with appropriate procedures
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player
  • To apply for the role, we will be looking for candidates to demonstrate:

  • Minimum qualification of either a C&G in a technical discipline or NVQ level 3. An accredited degree (with honours) in an engineering related discipline is desirable but not essential
  • General knowledge of manufacturing techniques and processes which may include machining, presswork, inspection, moulding, joining, non-destructive evaluation, design or welding
  • A background in manufacturing with knowledge/understanding of materials, manufacturing techniques and processes
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • An understanding of UK Health and Safety Legislation in a Manufacturing or Production environment including quality standards, best practice and procedures
  • An ability to produce or assist in the production of Manufacturing Documentation (designs, drawings, reports, specification and operating instructions)
  • 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.

    AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement - 270 hours a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus every other Friday off
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Additional role based allowance

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    • Moulding
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    • Occupational Safety And Health
    • Quality Management
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