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Engineering Safety Organisational Coordinator

We are recruiting for an Engineering Safety Organisation Co-ordinator to be responsible for the development, co-ordination and/or maintenance of various aspects of ESO operations including processes and procedures, competence, training, supply chain management and embedded resource task management. You will be required to work with a wide variety of stakeholders across site, at all levels of the company. Apply now


There has never been a more exciting time to join AWE. We are at the start of a once-in-a-generation – possibly two generations – programme to design and produce a replacement warhead for the UK’s continuous at sea deterrent. We are also managing one of the most important infrastructure programmes – delivering a cutting-edge, sustainable environment for the future – as well as effectively maintaining an estate that spans over 1,000 acres and has some unique buildings. If you’re looking for a role with intrigue and something that really makes a difference, then now is the time to join AWE.

Science opportunities

If you’re looking for a fresh challenge, then why not join us at one of the UK’s largest high technology research and development sites.

Engineering opportunities

At AWE, you can have a rewarding career in a host of engineering roles to suit your core skills. Over the years, we have invested heavily in our sites and facilities and today, job opportunities have grown across the business in support of our work defending the nation.

Business Services opportunities

Like any business, our business support teams ensure we run smoothly and effectively. And we have lots of opportunities available across our support services from Human Resources and Project Management to Finance and Information Technology.

Industrial opportunities

Be part of our manufacturing teams, working in a key area of the business. Past experience is not essential – our first-class training programme gives you everything you need to support a long and varied career

AWE cares about doing things right, valuing its people and understanding the importance of a truly engaged workforce.

We are delighted and proud to have been recognised this year in a number of categories in the Best Companies to Work For accreditation. The awards are made based solely on employee feedback, so they really do speak for themselves. If you want to work in a unique and innovative environment, where people are at the heart of the business, then AWE is the perfect place for you. Whether you’re an engineer, a scientist or a business professional, and whatever stage you’re at in your career, we’re always looking for high quality candidates to join our team.

Because of what we do is of the highest security, to work here, you’ll need to be a British National and have resided in the UK for the past five years for SC clearance (and ten years for DV). We may consider dual nationality for certain roles.

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