Configuration Engineers


Job summary

Atomic Weapons Establishment: AWE
£40,000 - £49,999
Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical, Process/Chemical, Reliability, Systems Design
Automotive, Design, Manufacturing, Nuclear, Process
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

AWE has new opportunities for Configuration Engineers at varying levels of experience, to join their Product Configuration Management Team to support the AWE mission on several technically challenging and rewarding projects.

The role comes with excellent benefits including every other Friday off and a market leading contributory pension scheme.

Role: Configuration Engineers

Location: Reading Area

Salary: £35,720 - £48,000 (dependent on experience)

Closing date: 5th December 2023

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
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)
  • Potential opportunities to travel with work for conferences and collaboration

Within these roles, you will help lead the implementation of the Corporate Configuration Management Strategy and Standards within designated area(s) of responsibility, under the direction of the Product Configuration Management (CM) Team Leader and Product CM Technical Authority.

The output of the strategy will ensure a consistent Configuration Management System across all Product areas.

We are interested in hearing from candidates who have:

  • A working knowledge of technical engineering or information management-based projects
  • An understanding of the elements of Configuration Management
  • Familiarity with the requirements of Def Stan 05-57 and the CMII model
  • Experience with PLM toolsets, such as Teamcenter or Windchill and have the aptitude to use similar applications
  • Experience of working on technical projects
  • ONC / HNC in a mechanical, electrical or systems discipline or experience working in a similar environment
  • Strong stakeholder communication skills

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


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