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: 13

Assistant Project Manager

Contract type:

Salary: 39,928

Closing Date: 2020-01-03

Location: Cumbria

The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for the delivery of tasks / sub-projects (which form part of a wider project scope) to the requirements set out in the over-arching project quality plan; to meet safety & security standards & requirements; to time, cost and quality, and to achieve customer satisfaction.

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Project Manager

Contract type:

Salary: 45,273

Closing Date: 2020-01-03

Location: Cumbria

Project Manager reporting in to the Senior Project Manager and responsible for the delivery of projects delivered on behalf of our NDA and AFCP clients, including the design, installation and commissioning of new capabilities in our research laboratories.

Responsible for the successful delivery of project related work including the establishment of project execution strategies; management of cross-functional project teams, and the safe and secure delivery of projects through the project life cycle, to time, cost and quality to achieve customer satisfaction.

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Spent Fuel Specialist

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Salary: £35,175

Closing Date: 2020-01-31

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

NNL is looking for a high calibre, motivated and experienced individual to support laboratory’s work on the management of irradiated fuel between discharge from reactor to disposal in a geological repository. The role sits within the NNL’s Post Irradiation Evaluation (PIE) team part of the Fuels, Reactors and Reprocessing capability based in West Cumbria.

The role will require undertaking a range of activities related to understanding the behaviour of irradiated fuel and providing advice on the future management and disposal of irradiated fuel from nuclear reactors. Current work is centred on the management of AGR fuel in long term pond storage but includes supporting work on fuel drying, dry storage and disposal, but extends to the management of uranic fuels, legacy and exotic fuels and water-reactor fuels.  The team is also supporting NNL’s activities on development of advanced fuels and advanced/modular reactor systems and undertakes work supporting strategic assessments of the UK fuel cycle. The team actively participates in international activities, including Horizon 2020 projects, IAEA co-ordinated research programmes and spent fuel storage and disposal technical meetings.

Activities will include desk-based assessments, equipment development and practical examination/testing work in both non-radioactive laboratories and in shielded R&D facilities. As part of the role you will be expected to interface with a wide range of people in other NNL teams, customer organisations and UK universities. You may have opportunities to/be required to work in other related areas within NNL, such as fuel PIE and materials/corrosion teams to broaden expertise and apply relevant knowledge to fuel management. Travel to customer or supplier sites may be required. Opportunities for wider engagement in international research will become available to candidates that demonstrate appropriate mastery of relevant topic areas.

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Project Manager

Contract type:

Salary: £45273

Closing Date: 2019-12-31

Location: Stonehouse

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Manager to join the NNL Project Delivery team within the National Nuclear Laboratory, based at Stonehouse.

 

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 this position will likely be to manage projects within the Defence and Reactor-support areas.

 

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Assistant Accountant - 2 Year Fixed Term Position

Contract type: 2 Year Fixed Term Position

Salary: £19,223- £21,798

Closing Date: 2019-12-31

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.

This role is a full time (39 hours per week) position however part-time applications will be considered with reduced hours over a 5 day working week. 

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Electrician (Electrical Craft)

Contract type: Fixed Term - 12 months

Salary: £31,793

Closing Date: 2019-12-18

Location: Preston, Lancashire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Electrical Craft Person to join the Laboratory Operations Team within the National Nuclear Laboratory, based at Preston.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the safe, efficient and compliant delivery of scheduled maintenance, breakdown support and installation of project requirements within the Preston Laboratory

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Assistant Project Manager (Capital Expenditure Projects)

Contract type:

Salary: 39,928

Closing Date: 2019-12-17

Location: Cumbria

The Assistant Project Manager will report into the Capital Expenditure (Capex) Project Management team delivering work in support of various facilities in the Cumbria area.

Responsible for the successful delivery of project related work including the establishment of project execution strategies; management of cross-functional project teams, and the safe and secure delivery of projects through the project life cycle, to time, cost and quality to achieve customer satisfaction.

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Research Technologist

Contract type:

Salary: 35,175

Closing Date: 2019-12-16

Location: Cumbria

NNL are pleased to provide a vacancy for a Chemist to support the Immobilisation Science & Technology team at Workington, Cumbria.

The team’s work focusses on research and development of encapsulation processes using cementation technology. This includes technical support to encapsulation plants and researching alternative encapsulants.

This role will involve working closely with other Technical Leads in the team and will require interaction with a range of internal and external customers.

The successful candidate should have a PhD in chemistry and have experience of working within a laboratory or rig hall based environment. It would also be beneficial to have an understanding of encapsulation technologies.

The position will provide opportunities for the successful candidate to author high impact publications and to be actively involved in knowledge exchange with the nuclear industry.

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Fuel Cladding Material Scientist (Post Doc)

Contract type: Fixed Term - 12 months (March 2021)

Salary: £39,928

Closing Date: 2019-12-12

Location: Preston, Lancashire

An exciting position is available to work on a Government-funded project to develop the next generation of nuclear fuel cladding manufacturing technologies.  The successful candidate will be part of NNL’s Reactor Core Technology Team, working on the Advanced Fuel Cycle Programme’s (AFCP) research activity on coated cladding for Accident Tolerant Fuels.

The role requires a high calibre person with experience in the area of fuel coating and cladding who is interested in developing the maturity of this technology from academic scale to that approaching larger scale.

Please note that this role is a Fixed-Term Contract through to March 2021, but will be considered for a more permanent role should this area continue in the next phase of the AFCP project

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Instrument Mechanic

Contract type:

Salary: 31,793

Closing Date: 2019-12-09

Location: Preston

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Instrument Mechanic Craft Person to join the Laboratory Operations Team within the National Nuclear Laboratory, based at Preston.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the safe, efficient and compliant delivery of scheduled maintenance, breakdown support and installation of project requirements within the Laboratory.

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Radiological Safety Consultant

Contract type:

Salary: £45273 - £49584

Closing Date: 2020-01-03

Location: Cumbria

An opportunity exists for a proactive and motivated Radiological Safety Consultant to join the Safety Engineering & Assessment team within the Safety, Security and Safeguards (SSS) area of NNL. The successful candidate will join a strong existing team, delivering projects across a diverse internal and external portfolio of projects.  There will be a need to be creative in the solutions provided, influential in shaping project outcomes and pragmatic in finding the best fit-for-purpose solution.

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Fuel Performance Physicist

Contract type:

Salary: £45273 - £49584

Closing Date: 2019-12-24

Location: Preston & Warrington Sites

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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Infrastructure Support Engineer

Contract type:

Salary: £27564 - £31793

Closing Date: 2020-01-02

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.

NNL have in-sourced IT infrastructure and services There is a requirement for a 3rd line infrastructure support engineer to support the day to day management and operation of the new infrastructure including Server Patching, Monitoring and providing 3rd line support to field engineers via service management process.

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