Current Vacancies

All of our current vacancies can be found on this page. You can also find more information at https://jobsearch.nnl.co.uk

Total Jobs: 9

Assistant Accountant - 2 Year Fixed Term Position

Contract type: 2 Year Fixed Term Position

Salary: £21789 - £27789

Closing Date: 2019-11-05

Location: Birchwood, Warrington

We are seeking to recruit a Assistant Accountant on a fixed term basis (2 Years).

As a key member of the Finance team, your role will be to maintain accurate financial records in the Company ERP system including AP, AR and General Finance.

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Senior Tech Lead in Nuclear & Reactor Physics

Contract type:

Salary: £66614 - £72551

Closing Date: 2019-11-15

Location: Warrington or Preston (Dependant on location of successful candidate)

A vacancy for “Senior Technical Lead” has arisen in the Nuclear & Reactor Physics team for a high calibre, motivated scientist or engineer with expertise relevant to nuclear physics and modelling. This individual will lead in NNL’s delivery of high quality, innovative products and services to its customers in both the UK and overseas.

In addition, the successful candidate will lead and drive the implementation of the nuclear R&D which is helping to shape UK energy policy and strategy towards a net zero carbon future.

The “Senior Technical Lead” role in Nuclear & Reactor Physics Team will enable NNL to develop this capability and provide larger technical oversight of a Virtual Reactor Capability team positioning NNL to secure future work in the BEIS NIP (Nuclear Innovation Programme), the BEIS AMR (Advanced Modular Reactor) programme and UK SMR (Small Modular Reactor) Programme.

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Senior Commercial Officer

Contract type:

Salary: £39928 - £43342

Closing Date: 2019-11-01

Location: Multi site

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Commercial Manager to provide effective commercial support to the Commercial Managers and the wider business to ensure robust commercial practises to help secure and deliver the right opportunities both within the UK and overseas. 

This support will help to create value, maximise earnings to reinvest whilst safeguarding NNL’s commercial interests to ensure business targets are achieved. 

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Quantity Surveyor

Contract type:

Salary: £39928 - £43342

Closing Date: 2019-11-01

Location: Multi site

We are currently Recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to provide the provision of expert support to Customer Experience, Delivery Operations and Strategy Science Innovation teams to ensure robust commercial practises to help secure and deliver the right opportunities both within the UK and overseas. 

This expert advice will create value, maximise earnings to reinvest whilst safeguarding NNL’s commercial interests to ensure business targets are achieved. 

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Senior Radiation Shielding Consultant

Contract type:

Salary: £60199 - £64469

Closing Date: 2019-10-24

Location: Cumbria/Preston

An opportunity exists for a senior shielding consultant to join this growing capability within the Nuclear Safety team.  The team provides assessment, support and advice to a range of external customers, as well as supporting NNL’s own active facilities.

 

The successful candidate will have technical leadership responsibility for the effective delivery of shielding support to a variety of internal and external customers, including supporting the customer in setting the technical direction of the work.  The successful candidate will be expected to ensure that a high-quality service to existing customers is sustained, overseeing the work and participating in the mentoring and supervision of less experienced members of the team.

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Lead Project Management Office Analyst

Contract type: 2 Years Fixed Term

Salary: £39928 - £43342

Closing Date: 2019-10-25

Location: Birchwood, Warrington

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Lead PMO Analyst to join the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) Project Management Office (PMO) function based at NNL’s Birchwood Park office on a 2-year fixed term contract basis. (Some UK-wide travel will be required in role)

The Project Management Office (PMO) forms part of a wider Project Management Authority (PMA) and is responsible for all aspects of project delivery governance; controls; standards, and assurance across the full delivery lifecycle. The primary responsibilities of the PMO centre around the establishment of governance and assurance procedures and processes to ensure adequate controls are in place, embedded and being adhered to, to ensure that the delivery of NNL projects is achieved successfully, and in a safe and secure manner to the levels of quality expected.

In the Lead PMO Analyst role you will be primarily responsible for supporting the £46m BEIS Nuclear Innovation Programme. Managing a wide-ranging programme structure co-ordinating PMO activities across internal, joint external and supply chain workstream activities as well as liaise with BEIS PMO

This Lead PMO Analyst role requires knowledge of project management methodologies and techniques in assisting with project governance, audit and initiatives. You'll provide advice and guidance to project resources to ensure compliance with internal and client governance processes and you'll also interface with internal and external programme stakeholders for E2E project delivery and governance.

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Senior EC&I Design Engineer

Contract type:

Salary: £45273 - £49584

Closing Date: 2019-11-05

Location: Seascale, Cumbria

The National Nuclear Laboratory is a Government-owned company run on a commercial basis, providing expert advice and technical services to the nuclear industry and to government.

NNL is in the process of a full business transformation programme, and we are inviting more specialists from diverse career paths to join us.

Our Vision: world-leading nuclear expertise and innovative solutions

Our Purpose: to serve the national interest and create value for our customers, by pushing the boundaries of science, technology and innovation.

We need talented people to support us in fulfilling our purpose and moving us towards our vision.

Job Introduction

The Engineering Design Team provides engineering design support across NNL and in the wider nuclear industry. We cover all aspects of engineering design such as optioneering studies, concept design, detail design, manufacturing, testing and installation. Our expertise includes the supply of active research and development rigs and analytical equipment, and the modification of existing nuclear process plant.

The the Senior CE&I Design Engineer provides engineering and scientific support to:-

The design, build, testing, development, commissioning and on-site installation of active rigs and analytical equipment to support scientific research and development work in the nuclear industry. The modifications of existing active and non-active nuclear facilities (e.g. for upgrades, changes in feeds or process requirements). The troubleshooting of existing nuclear equipment and plant as required. To perform paper based concept designs, strategic optioneering and ad-hoc research to client specifications, collating results, analysing data and the generation of technical reports.
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Electrical, Control & Instrumentation (E,C&I) Engineer

Contract type:

Salary: £35175 - £38542

Closing Date: 2019-11-05

Location: Workington, Cumbria

Remote Engineering Design & Robotics Team is a multi-disciplined technical team located at the NNL Workington Laboratory in Cumbria. We supply bespoke remote handling equipment, tooling, and inspection systems for all aspects of remote operations plant intervention work in the nuclear industry. The Electrical, Control & Instrumentation (E,C&I) Engineer will work in the supply of remotely deployed equipment for use in active plant, underwater operations, radioactive waste size reduction & processing and decommissioning. The NNL is also at the forefront of research and development into the use of robotics and autonomous systems in the nuclear industry and opportunities exist for you to be involved in this pioneering work. In addition the E,C&I Engineer will also be involved in the design, build and operation of inactive test rigs to prove new technology, equipment and processes prior to deployment in active nuclear plant environments.

 

Working with multi-disciplined engineers and scientists the E,C&I Engineer can expect to be involved in some or all of the following activities:

 

The design, build, test, development, commissioning and on-site deployment of industrial control panels, electrical equipment of machinery and instrumentation systems for use on bespoke remote handling equipment, tooling and inspection systems for all aspects of remote operations plant intervention work in the nuclear industry.

The design, development and construction of industrial control panels, electrical equipment of machinery and instrumentation systems for use on inactive test rigs to prove new technology, equipment and processes prior to deployment in active nuclear plant environments.

The operation of inactive test rig trials to client specifications, collating trials results, analysing data and the generation of technical reports.

The innovative use of advanced technologies in Robotics, Remotely Operated Vehicles, etc. and development of engineered solutions to a range of robotic and tele-operational challenges.

Exposure to novel academic research in order to progress the technology into an engineered and developed solution suitable for nuclear industry applications.

Remote Engineering Design & Robotics Team is a multi-disciplined technical team located at the NNL Workington Laboratory in Cumbria. We supply bespoke remote handling equipment, tooling, and inspection systems for all aspects of remote operations plant intervention work in the nuclear industry. The Electrical, Control & Instrumentation (E,C&I) Engineer will work in the supply of remotely deployed equipment for use in active plant, underwater operations, radioactive waste size reduction & processing and decommissioning. The NNL is also at the forefront of research and development into the use of robotics and autonomous systems in the nuclear industry and opportunities exist for you to be involved in this pioneering work. In addition the E,C&I Engineer will also be involved in the design, build and operation of inactive test rigs to prove new technology, equipment and processes prior to deployment in active nuclear plant environments.

 

Working with multi-disciplined engineers and scientists the E,C&I Engineer can expect to be involved in some or all of the following activities:

 

The design, build, test, development, commissioning and on-site deployment of industrial control panels, electrical equipment of machinery and instrumentation systems for use on bespoke remote handling equipment, tooling and inspection systems for all aspects of remote operations plant intervention work in the nuclear industry.

The design, development and construction of industrial control panels, electrical equipment of machinery and instrumentation systems for use on inactive test rigs to prove new technology, equipment and processes prior to deployment in active nuclear plant environments.

The operation of inactive test rig trials to client specifications, collating trials results, analysing data and the generation of technical reports.

The innovative use of advanced technologies in Robotics, Remotely Operated Vehicles, etc. and development of engineered solutions to a range of robotic and tele-operational challenges.

Exposure to novel academic research in order to progress the technology into an engineered and developed solution suitable for nuclear industry applications.

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Deputy Programme Technical Lead (Defence Materials)

Contract type:

Salary: £45273 - £49584

Closing Date: 2019-10-28

Location: Sellafield, Seascale

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is a Government-owned company run on a commercial basis, providing expert advice and technical services to the nuclear industry and to government. We play a key role in the UK and global nuclear industry, that means reducing the cost of clean-up and decommissioning, maintaining critical skills and attracting talented new people to the industry.

Background to the role

Safe production of nuclear energy requires access to highly specialised facilities and knowledge for handling and examining irradiated materials from operating reactors. In the UK this capability is led by teams at NNL’s  site at Sellafield. The Defence Materials team supports a number of large, long-term post irradiation examination (PIE) projects on behalf of several of its major customers. The team provides information on the performance of reactor materials, supporting the ongoing operation of the UK reactor fleets.

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