LOCATION Reading, UK
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES 5500
POSITIONS RECENTLY RECRUITED FOR Materials and analytical scientist, computational physicist, EMR/ESD/ lightning/radar specialist, radiological waste team leader, operational health physics
PRE-REQUISITES Must be a British National
For almost 70 years, AWE has supported the UK Government’s nuclear defence strategy, providing the warheads for the Continuous At Sea Deterrent. We also use our nuclear know-how and technical expertise to provide innovative solutions that support the UK’s counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction activities.
Why work for us Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects that no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a “nine-day fortnight” giving you every other Friday off to spend more time doing the things that you love. If you want to work in a unique and innovative environment, then AWE could be the perfect place for you.
Training and development We believe in supporting our people through long-term investment in learning and development. Alongside in-house and on-line training capabilities, we support membership of professional bodies. We also focus on building and developing leadership skills, in pursuit of our best-inclass ambition. We do this through tailored leadership development programmes, accredited by the Chartered Management
Institute, designed to equip our leaders with the skills to drive performance and bring out the best in their teams.
Graduate schemes Our two-year programme offers opportunities in a variety of disciplines across our business. The programme is designed to be flexible, to incorporate a range of experiences as well as business needs. You’ll undertake several placements to expand your knowledge of your discipline, enabling you to develop yourself and your ongoing career. Your line manager will work with you to create an appropriate pathway for you – and support you on your journey.
HOW TO APPLY Please visit our website www.awe.co.uk for further information
CONTACT AWE plc Aldermaston Reading Berkshire RG7 4PR, UK Tel +44 (0)118 981 4111 www.awe.co.uk
What we are looking for AWE is an equal-opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We are always looking for high-calibre people to join our team, so why not explore the opportunities that we currently have on offer. Whatever stage of your career, AWE is an exciting and excellent environment to develop your skills and achieve your aspirations. Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role at AWE.
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