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: 11

Mechanical Craft Person

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £32,685

Closing Date: 2020-10-15

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

The Mechanical Craft is responsible for carrying out safe, quality and efficient maintenance/breakdown & project activities within Central Laboratory. They shall ensure all activities are being undertaken in a safe and complaint manner, to meet all requirements of the Nuclear Site Licence (as applicable) and all Regulatory and Legislative purposes.

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Human Factors Team Manager

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £61,887

Closing Date: 2020-10-13

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Purpose

Provide team leadership of the Human Factors capability area, including developing/implementing strategy and management of the people/workload/delivery of Human Factors support to projects to time, cost and quality.

Utilise and enhance own technical skills within the Human Factors area, support development of team members’ skills and capabilities and lead activities in support of the development of NNL's national reputation in the Human Factors area.

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Technology & Digital Change Business Analyst (FTC - 18 months)

Contract type: FTC - 18 months

Salary: Starting at £41,046

Closing Date: 2020-10-13

Location: Risley, Warrington

Job Purpose:

Business Analysts (BA) will act as an intermediary between the business community and the technical community. Working with IT project teams and business clients, Business Analysts will collect, clarify, and translate business requirements into documentation and conceptual design (using appropriate tools and models) from which applications and solutions are developed.   The Business Analyst may also provide project management for small scales projects and work packets.

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Assistant Project Manager

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £36,160

Closing Date: 2020-10-09

Location: Risley, Warrington

Job Purpose:

The Project Manager will be accountable for delivering projects safely and to the agreed level of quality, schedule and cost in a manner that complies with the NNL’s defined delivery framework and full compliance with all NNL policies.

Within NNL, Project Managers are required to be flexible and will have opportunity to manage a wide variety of projects, in different areas of the nuclear sector. Initially, projects will be associated with one of our key customers, Sellafield Ltd, across several value streams, but initially with focus on the Retrievals area.

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Assistant Project Manager

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £36,160

Closing Date: 2020-10-09

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Purpose: 

Support the growing Direct Research Portfolio (DRP), which generates c£3m p/y for the business. Support the two Project Managers in all project delivery activities.
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Emergency Manager

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £46,542

Closing Date: 2020-10-02

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria / Preston, Lancashire

Job Purpose:

The Emergency Manager is a pan NNL position of authority supporting the Security & Resilience Manager to ensure the company's continued compliance with all emergency regulations governing the nuclear industry including, Site Licence Conditions, Fire Safety Regulations, Security Regulations and other applicable regulations (as applicable to each site). Theyshall develop an emergency exercise programme that meets all regulatory and stakeholder expectations. They shall provide assurance of NNL’s emergency preparedness through emergency planning, emergency drills and exercises, process development and ensuring emergency resources, facilities and equipment remain in a constant state of readiness. The position takes a lead role and is able to perform duties with minimal management direction.

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Lab Technician (x2)

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £19,773

Closing Date: 2020-09-30

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Job Purpose:

To provide analytical assistance in the M&A laboratories at Preston, for both internal and external customers and maintain the efficiency and capability in the M&A team by replacing two members of the team recently lost, with additional team members who relish variety and can adapt quickly and multi-task.

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Operations and Technical Support Assistant (Post-Doc) – Materials Scientist with Ceramics Experience/ FTC 18 months

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £36,160

Closing Date: 2020-10-15

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

A vacancy has arisen in the Reactor Core Technology team for a high calibre, motivated materials scientist as an Operations and Technical Support Assistant (Post-Doc). A key facet of this role is supporting the BEIS Fast Reactor Fuels programme where NNL is undertaking active Alpha Glove-box operations which are a key part of the UKs long term strategy to re-build and maintain capabilities in key areas to ensure that the UK is in a strong position to be able to take advantage of opportunities in the future nuclear arena – and to have the right skills and experience in place to be able to maintain the UKs positions at the top-table of Nuclear countries.

The BEIS Nuclear Innovation Programme is the vehicle by which this expertise and skillset will be developed and sustained. The work is primarily laboratory based, specifically developing the key active Alpha Glove-box skills and experience which are required by the programme. The individual is expected to be a materials scientist with an aptitude for being pro-active and solving problems as a significant part of this role is engaging a variety of NNL functions to complete paperwork.

The role delivers technical programmes of work to the customer on time, to cost and to quality, working closely with project managers, and providing technical advice and guidance as required. The role requires an ability to work to high degrees of accuracy and with fixed timelines to meet the customers own response times.

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Fuel Performance Physicist

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £41,046

Closing Date: 2020-10-08

Location: Preston

A vacancy has arisen in the Nuclear and Reactor Physics team for a high calibre, motivated scientist or engineer with expertise relevant to fuel performance modelling. This individual will help NNL deliver high quality, innovative products and services to its customers in both the UK and overseas. In addition, he/she will contribute to nuclear R&D which is helping to shape UK energy policy and strategy towards a low carbon future.

Candidates must be qualified fuel performance physicist and have the ability to: (a) critically interrogate large amounts of technical information relating to a complex problem, and identify the key issues and resources; and (b) solve complex problems in an innovative manner, using physics/engineering theory, experimental data, computer programming, and available information and tools (e.g. computer software).

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IT Security Officer

Contract type:

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 2020-10-15

Location: Warrington, Cheshire

The NNL is transforming the way in which IT in the NNL will be delivered and is looking to create a customer facing, technology focused team which is well positioned to meet the changing requirements of the NNL. To achieve this, there is a need for the IT team to engage more proactively with the business to understand exactly what is required and to create a clear roadmap to meet those requirements.

The ITSO will be responsible for ensuring day to day security objectives are met for all NNL information and operational technology.  This will include managing third party suppliers, risk assessments and providing daily security advice to a variety of stakeholders.

 

 

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Corrosion and Plant Chemistry Capability Manager

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £55,740

Closing Date: 2020-10-15

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

NNL is looking for a high calibre, motivated and experienced individual to manage the Corrosion and Plant Chemistry team based across two sites, Sellafield (Cumbria) and Stonehouse (Gloucestershire).  Whilst this role is based in Cumbria travel to Stonehouse will be required.  The team is part of the Fuels, Reactors and Recycling capability within NNL which delivers commercial R&D to help solve a wide range of corrosion-based challenges in the nuclear industry and has a long history of successful delivery of work programmes to an exceptional standard. The group supports strategic programmes across the industry, as well as provide advice on strategic UK issues. Much of the work directly supports plant operation and lifetime extension. The team provides focused solutions to emerging materials degradation problems facing the Sellafield site using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. The team has access to unique facilities and expertise both within our organisations and within NNL’s wider supply chain. The multi-site nature of the team and the hands-on work undertaken at Sellafield makes this role high priority to ensure appropriate management and supervision is in place.

To manage the technical team successfully the suitable candidate must:

have the ability to maximise the team’s potential. ensures clear line of sight of all safety responsibility and the availability of resource to support delivery.

Maintain strong work relationships with the customers and all touch points throughout the organisation.

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