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Where everyone can thrive

Everyone in our team is united behind a common goal — to use nuclear science to benefit society. It’s what brings us together. This means that whoever you are, you can always count on us to make you feel welcome, supported and valued as part of our team.

Our ongoing commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (ED&I) is helping us to create an inclusive workplace built upon equal policies, procedures and transparency. Together we’re building a diverse culture where everyone’s free to be themselves and feels like they belong.

Please take a look at our current vacancies and see if we’ve got the ideal opportunity for you. You can also log into our careers portal to see the status of current applications here: https://jobsearch.nnl.co.uk

Total Jobs: 24

Plant Engineer (Vents and Services DAP)

Category: EHSS&Q & Compliance

Salary: Salary from £47,706

Closing Date: 2022-01-06

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Description for Plant Engineer:

NNL is where your solutions solve real-world problems. As part of our Engineering team, you’ll not only be able to get involved with a huge variety of projects, you’ll also have lots of opportunity to drive them through from start to finish — allowing you to see the impact your work has in a real-world environment. This is your chance to use your experience, expertise and ingenuity to collaborate with leading scientists. You’ll be part of a team that delivers work to benefit society by advancing cleaner energy, protecting the environment and keeping everyone safe.

The Plant Engineer (V&S DAP) is a highly visible position of authority within NNL supporting the Engineering Manager to ensure the company's continued compliance to all regulations governing the nuclear industry and Site Licence Conditions. The role is responsible for maintaining plant in state of readiness, leading on incident and event management, and assessing the impact and coordination of the activities required to achieve compliance in the most effective way for the business. 

The ideal candidate will be experienced in working in a regulatory capacity, detail orientated, and be able to work to stringent deadlines.

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Early Careers Advisor

Category: Human Resources

Salary: Salary from £37,064

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: Risley, Cheshire

Job description for Early Careers Advisor:

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career. 

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

NNL have recently relaunched its Graduate Scheme, launched a new Post Doctorate scheme and have expanded the number of Apprentice schemes that are being deployed, which now include degree apprenticeships. As a consequence, the NNL Early Careers team needs to expand to accommodate this increased workload and hence we have a need to recruit an additional Early Careers Advisor. This individual will be responsible for the development and implementation of Post Doctorate and Graduate Schemes as well as providing support the management of the degree Apprenticeship scheme and some Education Outreach activities at college/ university level.

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Early Careers Manager

Category: Human Resources

Salary: Salary from £57,134

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: Risley, Cheshire

Job description for Early Career’s Manager: 

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career.

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

NNL has recently re-designed its Early Career’s offering. The Early Careers Manager will lead the development and implementation of NNL’s new Early Careers strategy. This strategy includes delivery of the Post Doctorate, Graduate, Undergraduate, Apprenticeship development programmes, whilst also encompassing our outreach education activities with Universities, Further and Higher Education Colleges and Schools.  

A significant component of the role is to engage with a variety of stakeholders to design and deliver our Early Career programmes; identifying and maintaining the key performance indicators and success criteria. This includes working closely with the business leaders, recruitment and equality, diversity and inclusion teams to ensure that NNL implements Early Careers programmes that are inclusive and aligned to our future business needs.

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Communications and Engagement Executive (FTC - 18 months)

Category: Science, Strategy and Innovation

Salary: Salary from £31,721

Closing Date: 2022-01-05

Location: Risley, Cheshire

Job Description for Communications and Engagement Executive:

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career. 

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

As part of NNL’s future we need to improve our communications both inside and outside our organisation. We’re creating extra roles to make ambition a reality and that’s where you come in. 

As our new communications co-ordinator you’ll be a key part of the communications “family” which also includes our public affairs agency. You’ll help us engage our internal and external stakeholders as part of this small but dedicated team. 

We’re a purpose-driven organisation - nuclear science to benefit society; this is at the heart of our messaging and we need the right people to connect with our ambition. As the importance of nuclear science grows, driven by population growth, increasing demand for energy, and the need to vastly reduce our carbon footprint, so the value and profile of our work will increase. 

This role is a critical cog in the comms engine, helping to create, co-ordinate and keep on track our variety of communications plans. Based in one of our NNL locations, you’ll work with colleagues from across NNL to design and deliver agile communications plans to drive increased engagement with internal comms content.

You’ll contribute to developing strategies, sourcing and creating compelling content, and you’ll manage our communications channels and roadmap.

So if you’re super-organised communications professional ready for the next big challenge, this could be the perfect opportunity.

The location for this role is flexible and can be based at any NNL site in North West England.

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Mechanical Craft Person

Category: Laboratory Operations

Salary: Salary from £33,503

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Job Description for Mechanical Craft Person:

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career. 

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

To be part of the Mechanical engineering team for building maintenance and breakdown issues. Also, to support the installation and commissioning of improvement and customer projects.

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Graduate Scheme 2022 - Security and Resilience Advisor

Category: EHSS&Q & Compliance

Salary: Salary from £30,000

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career. 

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

We are developing the next generation of technical experts. Not only will you receive the opportunity to work on challenging and exciting projects, but you’ll continually learn from skilled and knowledgeable industry experts who are leaders in their field. We will help you become everything you can be, by challenging, stretching, and pushing you to your limits while supporting you every step of the way.

To join the NNL graduate programme you will have graduated or be on course to graduate with a 2:1 or higher in a security-related subject.

You will have the right to work in the UK, have lived in the UK for at least 10 years and be able to achieve DV level security clearance. 

You will be naturally curious with the drive and determination to discover more – about yourself and our business.

Forward-thinking, proactive and positive, you will bring your own energy to the team and you’ll have an enquiring mind that helps us to discover solutions to the world’s biggest energy issues.

You will have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.

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Graduate Scheme 2022 - Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Design Engineer

Category: Engineering

Salary: Salary from £30,000

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: UK Wide

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career. 

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

We are developing the next generation of technical experts. Not only will you receive the opportunity to work on challenging and exciting projects, but you’ll continually learn from skilled and knowledgeable industry experts who are leaders in their field. We will help you become everything you can be, by challenging, stretching, and pushing you to your limits while supporting you every step of the way.

To join the NNL graduate programme you will have graduated, or be on course to graduate with a 2:1 or higher in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or Mechatronics. 

You will have the right to work in the UK, have lived in the UK for at least 5 years and be able to achieve SC level security clearance. 

You will be naturally curious with the drive and determination to discover more – about yourself and our business.

Forward-thinking, proactive and positive, you will bring your own energy to the team and you’ll have an enquiring mind that helps us to discover solutions to the world’s biggest energy issues.

You will have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.

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Graduate Scheme 2022 - Software Developer

Category: Nuclear Operations

Salary: Salary from £30,000

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: Warrington

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career. 

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

We are developing the next generation of technical experts. Not only will you receive the opportunity to work on challenging and exciting projects, but you’ll continually learn from skilled and knowledgeable industry experts who are leaders in their field. We will help you become everything you can be, by challenging, stretching, and pushing you to your limits while supporting you every step of the way.

To join the NNL graduate programme you will have graduated, or be on course to graduate with a 2:1 or higher in Software Development, Software Engineering or a related degree. 

You will have the right to work in the UK, have lived in the UK for at least 5 years and be able to achieve SC level security clearance. 

You will be naturally curious with the drive and determination to discover more – about yourself and our business.

Forward-thinking, proactive and positive, you will bring your own energy to the team and you’ll have an enquiring mind that helps us to discover solutions to the world’s biggest energy issues.

You will have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.

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Graduate Scheme 2022 - Business, Strategy, Sustainability and Insight Graduate

Category: Science, Strategy and Innovation

Salary: Salary from £30,000

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: Risley, Cheshire

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career.  We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

We are developing the next generation of technical experts. Not only will you receive the opportunity to work on challenging and exciting projects, but you’ll continually learn from skilled and knowledgeable industry experts who are leaders in their field. We will help you become everything you can be, by challenging, stretching, and pushing you to your limits while supporting you every step of the way.

To join the NNL graduate programme you will have graduated, or be on course to graduate with a 2:1 in any degree subject.

You will have the right to work in the UK, have lived in the UK for at least 5 years and be able to achieve SC level security clearance. 

You will be naturally curious with the drive and determination to discover more – about yourself and our business.

Forward-thinking, proactive and positive, you will bring your own energy to the team and you’ll have an enquiring & logic mind that helps us to discover solutions to the world’s biggest energy issues.

You will have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.

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Field Engineer (FTC - 18 months)

Category: IT

Salary: Salary from £31,721

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Job Description for Field Engineer:

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career.

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

Field Support Engineer is responsible for desktop support across Preston site, providing fixes for incidents and requests as well as IT advice and training. 

The role will provide 1st and 2nd line technical problem solving and network management and will collaborate effectively with the wider ICT function to resolve customer problems at their first point of contact wherever possible.

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Principal Process Engineer

Category: Engineering

Salary: Salary from £57,134

Closing Date: 2021-12-12

Location: ​Risley, Cheshire

Grounded in robust science and decades of experience, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is the authoritative voice in the UK and beyond for technological development within the nuclear power sector.

Our unparalleled understanding of the science, challenges and opportunities makes us an unrivalled authority and partner in the field, providing experts, technologies, and access to cutting-edge facilities to organisations around the world.

Harnessing potential technologies and translating them into to industry-ready solutions means our pioneering approach spearheads international improvement and technological progress.

We work on projects for the whole nuclear fuel cycle, such as new fuels for Advanced Modular Reactors (AMRs), developing state-of-the-art power systems for spacecraft based on radioactive materials, investigating new reprocessing flowsheets to make safer waste streams and trialling new waste encapsulation techniques to protect the environment.

Job Introduction

NNL is where your solutions solve real-world problems. As part of our Engineering team, you’ll not only be able to get involved with a huge variety of projects, you’ll also have lots of opportunity to drive them through from start to finish — allowing you to see the impact your work has in a real-world environment. This is your chance to use your experience, expertise and ingenuity to collaborate with leading scientists. You’ll be part of a team that delivers work to benefit society by advancing cleaner energy, protecting the environment and keeping everyone safe.

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.

This role can be based at either Risley or Sellafield. Some national travel will be expected depending on project requirements.

This role can be flexible with time split between the office and working from home. 

Part Time applications are also encouraged (minimum 19.5 hrs/week).

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Process Operator

Category: Waste Management and Decommissioning

Salary: Salary from £30,829

Closing Date: 2021-12-09

Location: Preston

Job Description for Process Operator: 

NNL is where you’ll experiment to help solve global challenges. As part of our Waste Management & Decommissioning capability, your work will impact the lives of generations. By finding new ways to avoid, reduce, store and treat nuclear waste, and drive down the cost of decommissioning, you’ll help to deliver cleaner energy and influence our nation’s energy future. You’ll face new challenges every day, working in unique locations on ground-breaking projects. Whichever area you specialise in this is a place to do great science for a good cause.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Waste and Residue Processing team based at NNL’s Preston Laboratory. The team develops and implements bespoke treatment and processing solutions for a range of complex wastes and residues, predominantly from the front-end of the fuel cycle. The team works across a Pilot Plant processing facility as well as numerous laboratories.

The successful candidate will join a team of Process Operators directly supporting Pilot Plant operations. As a Process Operator you will be expected to operate a wide range of equipment and bespoke processing modules to facilitate the safe and effective delivery of designated work packages to time, and cost. The management team will ensure the successful candidate receives the necessary training, development, and experience; to allow them to run/oversee multiple operations simultaneously, comfortably adapt to change in process, and work under varying levels of supervision.

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Senior Project Manager Site Lead - Windscale

Category: Project Management Authority

Salary: Salary from £70,192

Closing Date: 2021-12-10

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Description for Senior Project Manager Site Lead - Windscale: 

NNL is where your project management helps deliver our purpose. As part of our Project Management Authority, you’ll play a critical role in managing projects that deliver nuclear science to benefit society. Your project management skills and attention to detail will enable industry-leading scientists, engineers and analysts to work together to deliver unique projects using cutting edge technology. It’s a challenging role but it’s an opportunity to grow, adapt and develop new skills in a fast-moving area.

Part of the PMA senior lead team ensuring senior project delivery leadership responsible for ensuring the safe and secure delivery of project through the project life cycle, to time, cost and quality to achieve customer satisfaction; and the provision of management oversight of local project delivery team activities; utilisation; performance; and line management duties for Senior Project Managers.

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Operations and Technical Support Assistant

Category: Fuel, Reactor and Reprocessing

Salary: Salary from £37,064

Closing Date: 2021-12-09

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Description for Operations and Technical Support Assistant: 

NNL is where your understanding of reactors fuels the nation. As part of our Fuel Reactor & Reprocessing capability, you’ll play a vital role in developing the UK fuel cycle in line with advances in new technology and new processes. As old reactors reach the end of their lifespan, we need experts like you, with the technical skills to virtually model scenarios that not only enable us to explore new ways of managing the inputs and outputs of reactors, but also pave the way for the implementation of smaller, cleaner revolutionary new reactors. This is a place where you can use your knowledge and expertise to do long term meaningful work for years to come. 

The Separation Science and Special Nuclear Materials team have a unique expertise and provides the key skills required to support the UK’s future nuclear programmes as well as playing an important role in several European collaborations. The team specialise in lab-scale, medium inventory experiments in reprocessing, isotopic separation and Pu Science.

NNL is looking for a an experienced laboratory operations technician with a background and understanding of chemistry to join a growing team and deliver an exciting programme of work for our customers. The successful candidates will be trained to work in our unique laboratories at the Central Laboratory at Sellafield and apply their knowledge to important projects. You will use a variety of analytical techniques including alpha spectrometry, gamma spectrometry and UV/vis/IR spectrometry. The role will require the individual to learn how to operate experiments in gloveboxes and fumehoods under highly regulated processes and secure Developed Vetting (DV) status. 

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Health Physics Assistant Team Leader

Category: EHSS&Q & Compliance

Salary: Salary from £37,064

Closing Date: 2022-01-05

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Description for Health Physics Assistant Team Leader: 

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career. 

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

The Health Physics Assistant Team Leader will oversee the daily activities of the local Health Physics teams to ensure compliant and successful delivery of compliance, maintenance and production operations.

To fulfil a number of related key safety appointments for their local facility and liaise with relevant stakeholders to provide pertinent radiological safety advice for the safe delivery of all relevant operations. 

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Graduate Scheme 2022 - Project Management

Category: Graduate Scheme

Salary: Salary from £30,000

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: UK Wide, Any of our NNL sites

The National Nuclear Laboratory are expanding its Graduate Scheme to recruit individuals into Project Management roles. There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career. 

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

To join the NNL graduate programme you will have graduated, or be on course to graduate with a 2:1 or higher in a relevant subject.

You will have the right to work in the UK, have lived in the UK for at least 5 years and be able to achieve SC level security clearance. 

As part of our Project Management Authority, you'll play a critical role in managing projects that deliver nuclear science to benefit society. Your project management skills and attention to detail will enable industry-leading scientists, engineers and analysts to work together to deliver unique projects using cutting edge technology. It's a challenging role but it's an opportunity to grow, adapt and develop new skills in a fast-moving area.

Imagine being a Project Manager on ground-breaking projects aiming to reduce the UK’s carbon emissions to net-zero, developing nuclear science to aid a breakthrough in medical application or working on the next generation of space batteries.

We are looking for people with a good appreciation of science and technology, who are good at planning and organising data, communicating between people with differing skills and are motivated to make sure that activities are driven through to completion on time and to a defined budget and quality standard.

If you have a Project Management degree, STEM based degree, or degree in Business or Finance related topics and you have the right attributes. You don’t need to worry about a lack of Project Management knowledge or experience as you will learn on the job with the support of our experienced Project Managers, your line manager, mentor, colleagues, and fellow graduates. You will undertake Project Management training, leading to an APM qualification. 

Our Graduate scheme and dedicated early careers team will support you whilst you work in our business. 

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Security & Resilience Manager (Pan-NNL)

Category: EHSS&Q & Compliance

Salary: Salary from £57,134

Closing Date: 2022-01-05

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Description for Security & Resilience Manager (Pan-NNL): 

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career. 

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

The Security & Resilience Manager is a position of authority within NNL, with accountability for physical and personnel security of all NNL facilities, assets and people, ensuring the company’s continued compliance to all regulations governing the nuclear industry including site license conditions. They shall be accountable for leading and managing the security and resilience team - responsible for ensuring that NNL maintains an effective operational security & emergency preparedness regime - and provide the business with advice on security and resilience matters.

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Commercial Manager

Category: Commercial

Salary: Salary from £57,134

Closing Date: 2021-12-12

Location: Risley, Cheshire

Job Description for Commercial Manager: 

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career. 

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

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 support may also include future opportunities in Advanced Nuclear Technology, Clean Energy, Environmental Restoration, Health & Nuclear Medicine and Security & Non-Proliferation.

This expert advice will create value, maximise earnings to reinvest whilst safeguarding NNL’s commercial interests to ensure business objectives are achieved through a fantastic end-to-end customer experience. 

The location for this role is flexible.   

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Senior Electrical Engineer

Category: Engineering

Salary: Salary from £47,706

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Description for Senior Electrical Engineer : 

NNL is where your solutions solve real-world problems. As part of our Engineering team, you’ll not only be able to get involved with a huge variety of projects, you’ll also have lots of opportunity to drive them through from start to finish — allowing you to see the impact your work has in a real-world environment. This is your chance to use your experience, expertise and ingenuity to collaborate with leading scientists. You’ll be part of a team that delivers work to benefit society by advancing cleaner energy, protecting the environment and keeping everyone safe.

This Senior Electrical Engineer  role will support a varied portfolio of engineering tasks and projects in the Windscale Laboratory to ensure the facility continues to deliver for NNL’s internal and external customers. The role holder will be part of a multidiscipline team and will be expected to provide solutions to engineering problems and issues encountered on the plant during normal operations, maintenance and breakdown phases of facility plant operations.

The role holder will be expected to provide a quick response to issues on plant, providing solutions that meet the required statutory site and national safety standards, comply with NNL’s integrated management system, and meet customer expectations to reduce plant downtime to a minimum.

The role will be based at the Windscale Laboratory, the role holder will be expected to work from site as the work demands. However NNL are operating a flexible approach to work and are encouraging remote working which will be agreed between the role holder and role holders line manager at the start of the contract.

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Instrumentation Specialist

Category: Nuclear Operations

Salary: Salary from £47,706

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Description for the Instrumentation Specialist: 

This is where your skills play a critical role in keeping everyone safe. Working in Safety, Security & Safeguards gives you the chance to make your mark on some hugely interesting projects. NNL does work that nobody else in the sector is doing, and this means we need experts like you to make it possible, whilst keeping everyone safe. We’re committed to using nuclear science to benefit society for years to come. This means that you can build a long and successful career here whilst playing a meaningful role in delivering cleaner energy, reducing waste and keeping colleagues and the public out of harm’s way.

The Instrumentation Specialist will lead work on several aspects to instrumentation development for the nuclear environment. This is an important role working as a Technical Lead for multi-disciplinary teams and will require interaction with a range of internal and external customers.

The position will primarily support customer projects by identification of requirements, writing proposals for research and other customer work, experimental design, providing experimental data, data analysis, testing and underpinning evidence for instrumentation and processes. Technical report writing, cross team communication, troubleshooting of instrumentation, writing C# .Net code on windows and other platforms and image processing. Also, on-plant maintenance of instrumentation including radiation detector systems and bespoke physical sensors.

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Project Manager

Category: Project Management Authority

Salary: Starting from £57,134

Closing Date: 2021-12-12

Location: Workington, Cumbria

NNL is where your project management helps deliver our purpose. As part of our Project Management Authority, you’ll play a critical role in managing projects that deliver nuclear science to benefit society. Your project management skills and attention to detail will enable industry-leading scientists, engineers and analysts to work together to deliver unique projects using cutting edge technology. It’s a challenging role but it’s an opportunity to grow, adapt and develop new skills in a fast-moving 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 project s through the project life cycle, to time, cost and quality to achieve customer satisfaction.

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Electrical and Instrumentation Craft

Category: EHSS&Q & Compliance

Salary: Salary from £33,503

Closing Date: 2022-01-03

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

The role of the E and I Craft is responsible for carrying out safe, quality and efficient maintenance/breakdown & project activities within Windscale 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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Senior Commercial Officer

Category: Commercial

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 2021-12-17

Location: Risley, Cheshire

At NNL we are fortunate to be gifted with some of the most creative and inspired scientific experts in our sector, in the world. Everyone in our workforce is here to deliver environmentally and financially sustainable solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. We combine the decades of expertise of sector veterans, whose science has been at the forefront of nuclear technology over the past 30 years, with an emerging generation of talented and idealistic scientists, engineers and professionals.

This combination of hope and experience, and shared sense of purpose, provides us with the fortitude to maintain and build our distinct identity as the technical authority on nuclear fission; promoting UK skills and interests and solving global challenges.

Across NNL we take seriously our stewardship of a unique set of facilities and capabilities that enable ground-breaking nuclear research and development.

We are leveraging the UK’s rich nuclear heritage to help solve global challenges in four strategic areas: Clean Energy, Health and Nuclear Medicine, Environmental Restoration, and Security and Non-Proliferation. These are the cornerstones of our ambitions, shaping what we deliver for our customers and for UK society, and how we invest in our future.

As part of our growth, we are expanding our team and are looking to hire a Senior Commercial Officer. The team already has three other Senior Commercial Officers, supporting Commercial Managers, with a history of successful career development and progression for this position. We are now strengthening the team to ensure we can achieve our growth aspirations. 

The Senior Commercial Officer will 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 may also include future opportunities in Advanced Nuclear Technology, Clean Energy, Environmental Restoration, Health & Nuclear Medicine and Security & Non-Proliferation.  

The location for this role can be flexible across the NNL sites.

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Discipline Lead Engineer

Category: Engineering

Salary: Salary from £63,435

Closing Date: 2021-12-08

Location: Risley, Cheshire

NNL is where your solutions solve real-world problems. As part of our Engineering team, you’ll not only be able to get involved with a huge variety of projects, you’ll also have lots of opportunity to drive them through from start to finish — allowing you to see the impact your work has in a real-world environment. This is your chance to use your experience, expertise and ingenuity to collaborate with leading scientists. You’ll be part of a team that delivers work to benefit society by advancing cleaner energy, protecting the environment and keeping everyone safe.

Job Purpose

To establish and maintain a competent discipline design engineering community staffed by suitably qualified and experienced (SQEP) resources required to deliver NNL commitments and to guide development and delivery of pragmatic, fit-for-purpose designs within their discipline for all NNL projects ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation.

We are looking for an EC&I Discipline Lead Engineer who could be based at our Risley, Sellafield or Preston sites.

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