Maintenance & Reliability Engineer

  • Job Reference: R20093
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2024
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £37,860 to £52,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + excellent benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Maintenance & Reliability Engineer

Location: Reading / Basingstoke Area

Package: £37,860 - £52,000 (depending on suitability)

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

AWE is now recruiting for Maintenance & Reliability Engineers to deliver engineering solutions that will maximise productivity, reliability, innovation and quality to the business.

What will you be required to do?

  • Deliver Maintenance & Reliability solutions in relation to defined requirements, across the full engineering lifecycle

  • Lead/participate in failure mode effects analysis of critical assets and key systems

  • Lead/participate in root cause analysis techniques

  • Effective stakeholder management, engaging and influencing others in order to drive improvements across the function

  • Identify and support opportunities for cost savings, efficiency and business improvement

  • Expand own engineering skills and experience relevant to engineering domain

  • Using KPI's to ensure work remains on track and performance is measured

We'd love to hear from individuals with the following:

  • A recognised Engineering-related qualification (NVQ level 4/HNC ideal) and a strong maintenance engineering background (the hiring manager is flexible on discipline)

  • The ability to solve a range of technical problems and make the necessary decisions to rectify

  • Ability to communicate and present reports with others on technical requirements and modifications

  • Knowledge & experience of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems would be highly beneficial in order to support analysis activities

Because what we do is of the highest security, to work here you'll need to be a British National and normally to have resided in the UK for the past five years for Security Clearance (SC) roles and ten years for Developed Vetting (DV) roles. If you have had periods when you lived outside of UK and Northern Ireland for less than a year during the last five years or less than two years during the last ten years, we may still be able to consider you, so please do apply. We may consider dual nationality for certain roles.