Capital Engineering Team Leader

  • Job Reference: R22217
  • Date Posted: 29 May 2024
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £65,000 to £80,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Capital Engineering Team Leader

Location: Aldermaston, Berkshire

Package: £65,000 - £80,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

Additional: Can be hybrid-based role, if required, but expectation is 2-3 days per week, on site)

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

  • Relocation assistance (T&C's apply)

We have hugely exciting challenges ahead at AWE as we invest in our next generation deterrent infrastructure. This role is part of the leadership team in our Capital Engineering function at AWE, which works in partnership to support three significant delivery portfolios: firstly our Future Materials Campus, for new nuclear production facilities. Secondly, our Cross Conventional programme for new explosive, chemi-toxic and conventional production facilities. Finally, our Liabilities programme for the decommissioning, demolition and disposal of legacy production facilities and equipment including some site security projects.

We are seeking a talented and people-focused Engineering Management Team Leader, to lead, coach and develop a large technical team of systems-thinking engineering managers working across our infrastructure portfolios.

To be successful you must be a highly proactive and adaptable engineering leader, with excellent people management and communication skills. As well as supporting and managing your team day to day, you will be transforming the way we work by embracing new tools and technologies, simplifying our ways of working and engaging with our many supply chain partners to establish best practice learning and development. As a people leader, you will need to ensure that we attract, develop and retain the workforce to meet the needs of our vital UK government mission.

If you have engineering management and people management experience and are looking for your next challenge, then we want to hear from you!

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