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What we do

Discover how we support the defence and security of the UK.

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Our history

Learn about our proud history and what makes up our DNA.

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Site safety and security

Read about how our sites are regulated and monitored.

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Connecting communities

Keeping you connected to what is happening at AWE

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About us

Learn more about our company and how we support the defence and security of the UK.

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Orion laser facility

Orion is one of the most powerful lasers and largest laser facilities in the UK.

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A unique national asset

We have unique nuclear expertise. We have a clear purpose and goals that set our direction.

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World-class expertise

Find out more about our science, engineering and technology capabilities.

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Working ethically

Learn about how we promote an ethical working environment.

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Freedom of Information

Find out how to make a Freedom of Information Act request.

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AWEsome education

Discover how we are supporting future generations.

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Local Liaison Committee

Find out more about the Local Liaison Committee and how they represent community interests.

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Our regulators

Read about how are sites are regulated and monitored.

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Supply chain

The supply chain is crucial to the delivery of our programme. What does it take to be a supplier.

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Local Liaison Committee

Find out more about the Local Liaison Committee and how they represent community interests.

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International partners

We seek to drive better value and efficiencies through collaborative international relationships.

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Working at AWE

Explore what it’s like to be part of our team

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Before you apply

Things to know before applying for a job.

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How to apply

Search for a role and apply online.

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Current vacancies

See if we have the perfect job for you.

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Jenna, Production Planner

Prior to joining AWE I worked as a financial analyst within a banking group. To extend my business experience and financial scope I joined AWE within the Finance and Business function.

I joined in 2013 and a number of career opportunities and responsibilities have since opened up to me. I have had the opportunity to progress my career by accepting a planning role within Production. This role has given me the chance to work with different professions such as Engineering, Production, Science and Planning.

A great benefit about AWE is the flexibility. When you want a new challenge, there are plenty of opportunities. AWE is also extremely supportive in training and mentoring to help you progress within your career.

If you are fully committed and driven to master new skills quickly and efficiently with an ability to adapt to a changing environment then AWE is the place for you.

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