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Process Design Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


We have an opportunity for a Process Design Engineer which can be either based at Warrington or Sellafield, Cumbria.

Please note this role is inside IR35

Job Introduction

The Engineering Design Team require further design resource over the next 12 months to deliver new and exciting programmes of work within the clients facilities as part of the government funded Advanced Fuel Cycle Programme (AFCP) and for ongoing Post Irradiation and Examination (PIE) projects for Sellafield Limited.

The Engineering Design Team provides engineering design support across 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 role of the Process Design Engineer is to provide 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.

Role Responsibility

The innovative development of engineered solutions from concept through to installation on active plants.
Liaising with safety assessors, facilities personnel, project stakeholders and other scientific/engineering disciplines as required to provide fit for purpose engineered solutions.
Review documentation produced by suppliers to ensure it meets project requirements and is fit for purpose.
Undertaking calculations to support / underpin the design and authoring technical reports and design memos.
Undertake the checking of engineering work performed by others.
Comply with all legislative, regulatory and company policy standards and procedures e.g. safety, quality, risk, security etc. applicable to the role.
Provision of technical supervision for technician and craft personnel.
Requirement to travel is expected, between the client locations and customer locations.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:
Degree in Process Engineering or closely related subject or a comparable level of experience.
Good verbal and written communication skills, such that difficult concepts can be conveyed clearly and concisely to customers, regulators and key stakeholders.
Evidence of problem solving and seeking solutions.

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:
Good knowledge of nuclear industry and plant operations.
'Hot-cell' and glove box design experience would be beneficial.
Knowledge of the legislative, regulatory, quality and environmental requirements relating to engineering development projects.
Competency in AutoCAD
Strong and supportive team player.
Self-motivated, high energy contributor.
Questioning attitude.
Good organisational and planning skills.

SC Security Clearance will be an advantage