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Mechanical Engineer (Warhead)

Reading, UK
Salary 50800 null
Closing date
26 Dec 2022
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Role ??? Mechanical Engineer (Warhead)

Salary - ??33,850 - ??50,800 (depending on experience)

Location - Reading Area

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

  • In-house development & opportunities for growth in role.
  • Attractive contributory pension scheme.
  • 270 hours a year holiday entitlement.
  • 9-day fortnight (every other Friday off)
  • Salary sacrifice scheme & many other benefits.
  • Generous shift and local area allowance on top of basic package.

You will support quality service delivery through appropriate methods of inspection and evaluation, in a crucial role within AWE providing support to the UKs at sea deterrent.

This division of Warhead Engineering are responsible for maintaining the current container system, ensuring it is safe, secure, serviceable and meets the demands of both internal and external stakeholders, as well as supporting the development of a future container system. The team works on multiple projects from the concept phase, into service and through to disposal and are responsible for:

    Requirements generationMechanical Design using CAD software (preferably Siemens NX)Producing Engineering DrawingsSupporting the development of Concept of OperationsCarrying out Verification and Validation activities (including both onsite and offsite trials management)Stakeholder Engagement with other (international and domestic) government agencies and regulatorsThe development and delivery of viable technical solutions that meet customer requirementsLeading / Supporting project reviews for internal programmes and external contracts, including providing written reports and verbal briefs to management and stakeholders.

Candidates will need to be motivated, delivery focused engineers, capable of working within a team and engaging with various stakeholders from different disciplines, internal and external to the nuclear weapons enterprise.

This is an excellent and exciting opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team with a range of experiences. The role will provide the successful candidate with a wider appreciation of the UK???s nuclear weapon enterprise, responsibility in delivering CASD and cross enterprise engagement at all levels.

To be considered for these roles, you will have a degree or higher qualification in an engineering discipline OR proven equivalent experience working in a similar environment. An appreciation of Mechanical Engineering methods, tools and processes will be required.

Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role at AWE.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country???s nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and people with disabilities.

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