Principal Nuclear Process Engineer

A Principal Process Engineer with experience of working in the Nuclear industry is needed for a long-term contract role with a leading Engineering company


Working as part of a multi-disciplinary projects team you will be responsible for oversight for the full scope of process design work. You will define, implement and deliver the process engineering element of engineering packages and work closely with internal teams, subcontractors and suppliers to ensure successful delivery. You will lead / manage MDTs, carry out Operational Research (OR) Modelling (using one of the following packages Simul8, Innov8, Witness, Doors) and provide engineering leadership and expertise to other team members. The role also includes responsibility for the update, production and ensuring the correct governance of various technical reports, assessments and specifications to support the delivery of the project


The ideal candidate will be degree qualified with Chartered Status preferred and be experienced at working in the Nuclear industry (although engineers from other heavily regulated industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Oil & Gas and Water will be considered. You will need a good knowledge of DSEAR & CDM Regulations and have 5 years experience in a similar role. You will also need the ability to provide strategic guidance based on knowledge and experience of projects across a portfolio to inform and direct projects and programmes.

Knowledge of the Sellafield Ltd Management System (SLMS) would be an advantage as is experience of implementing R&D / technical work into plant design and knowledge of powder handling facilities

Candidates must have a full UK Driving Licence and have the right to work in the UK. Successful candidates must be able to pass a Security Clearance check to obtain a Sellafield P4 pass. The role holder should preferably hold SC clearance or have started their application, with the belief that there should be no grounds for this level of clearance to be denied . Current possession of a P4 Sellafield pass and security SC Level would be ideal


The company offer hybrid / home working opportunities but candidates must be able to travel to offices / sites in the North West & Midlands when necessary for internal or customer meetings, site inspections, commissioning activities etc.

This is a 12 month rolling contract and will suit an experienced Engineer who is happy to work on a portfolio of projects of varying lengths.

Please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV if you are interested in the role.