Quality Inspector – Radiography

Reading area
£35,720 - £45,000, depending on experience and suitability to the role
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AWE has an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that inspects and certifies the quality of nuclear weapon products. We are recruiting a Quality Inspector to join the dynamic, friendly team that is ‘making amazing happen’ with X-rays. Candidates may already hold certifications (PCN/ASNT or similar) to Levels 1 or 2. We are seeking applicants from industrial or medical radiography backgrounds who have a sound understanding in this NDT profession and, if possible, experience in computed tomography.

All training will be provided as well as a career path for ASNT certification to advance your career as a non-destructive testing professional. We encourage and support personal growth in a broad range of skills (including other NDT processes) to enable you to fulfil your potential. You will take up the challenge to deliver the radiography service with a friendly team across AWE, inspecting many kinds of warhead products.

Duties to include:

  • Carry out radiography using digital, film and computed radiography processes.
  • Carry out duties to support the Safe System of Work for Radiography.
  • Accept or reject finished items.
  • Report inspection results with those responsible for products.
  • Carry out inspection duties to meet programme demand and deliver continuous improvement in product quality. 
  • Work to company deadlines and targets.
  • Engagement with the wider team, relevant AWE stakeholders and other functions to enhance inspection techniques. Inspect final products to ensure they are manufactured to a high standard.

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 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 and core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing; more information is available on our careers site.
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To apply, visit: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YW15LmhlbmRlcnNvbi42MjgyNS4xMzM1OEBhd2UuYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t 

Closing date: 17 August 2023

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