The role is within the NNL’s Sellafield -based Measurement and Analysis Team. The team is responsible for developing and operating analytical methods in support of a wide range of projects.
In this role you will be working within a team of analysts who are tasked with the development and operation of analytical and radiochemical methods and equipment. You will be required to work in fumehoods and gloveboxes within an active area laboratory environment providing high quality analysis for a range of internal and external customers. As part of the role you will be expected to interface with a number of other NNL capabilities.
- Provision of technical/analytical services to internal/external customers to agreed standards and timescales.
- Carry out designated work packages to standards of safety, cost, quality and time.
- Provide advice and guidance on issues appropriate to his/her working area.
- Active involvement in improvement initiatives/projects.
- Ensures all relevant safety rules and procedures are applied by all staff.
- Interface with a number of other NNL capabilities
- Where appropriate participates in the preparation of technical reports and assessments within agreed timescales.
- To contribute to the improvement of safe environment/general housekeeping of the working area particularly in their own area of responsibility.
- Complies with legislative, regulatory and company policy standards and procedures e.g. safety, quality, risk, security etc. applicable to the role
The Ideal Candidate
- Minimum of five GCSE's or NVQ equivalent (grade C or above) including Maths, English and a science plus 2 others.
- Minimum of two A Levels including Maths, Science and/or English.
- Ability to build on this qualification foundation.
- A willingness to undertake enhanced security clearance.
- An ability to develop inexperienced team members.
- High technical standards for all deliverables and project outputs.
- Understanding of the requirements of ISO17025 and operation of a UKAS-accredited quality system.
- Experience of working within a laboratory environment.
- Experience of working with radioactive materials.
About the Company
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. We're the only UK organisation with the skills, facilities and expertise to provide technical support to all aspects of the nuclear industry. What's more, we pride ourselves on offering quality, value and service to every one of our customers.