Do you want to be part of something extraordinary? Something that not only gives you the opportunity to develop and grow your career, but offers excitement, challenge and intrigue at the same time making a difference to keeping our country, and everyone in it, safe?
That’s what the proud people of AWE have been doing for more than 70 years.
Our role in nuclear defence and what we do to support the UK’s nuclear deterrent, is vital in defending our country from the most extreme threats and to keeping the peace. From developing the warheads for the nuclear deterrent, to providing counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions, the work we do is of global importance.
Working together with a team of remarkable people who achieve extraordinary things everyday, you too could be a part of something that makes a difference. How? The answer is AWE.
As a Mechanical Engineer on our Undergraduate placement programme you will be part of a team that is involved in concept and detail design, drawings, assembly and testing of precision mechanical devices. This type of work is typically involved in the production of prototype mechanical mechanisms which help de-risk current and future systems and various other programmes.
Working within AWE you will also have exposure to wider projects and company products whilst gaining an understanding of how to work within a complex system and structure.
Within the programme you will have the opportunity to work and meet with internal and external customers with the possibility of collaboration with our overseas partners dependant on programme deliverables.
You will possess the following traits and qualities:
Alongside these benefits you will get the opportunity to learn from some of the top leaders in their field.
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas – if applicable.
AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.
You must be able to Join AWE in August 2022. We recruit on a rolling basis which means as soon as our positions have been filled, we will close.
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