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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  30,650-46,963

Morecambe, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Chemistry Technician

Do you want to put your laboratory and plant operations experience into practice on a Nuclear Power Station? Do you have an interest in AGR chemistry in our industry and want to put your lab analytical chemistry skills to the test?


The Opportunity


As a Chemistry Technician you’ll provide key support to our Operations Department, carrying our routine analysis as well as other fundamental tasks to help in the smooth and efficient day-to-day running of plant.


If this sounds like a role for you, we would love to hear from you!


Pay, Benefits and Culture


We can offer a competitive salary from £30,650 to £46,963 and you’ll be appointed based on the parameters outlined in the Company Agreement as well as your existing salary, competence, experience and qualifications. This is a full-time position, however we will be happy to discuss options regarding part time flexibility and job share if you would like to highlight this on your application.

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself. We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility. We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.

We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.


What you’ll be doing


You’ll need an understanding and experience in quality control and assurance practices within a laboratory environment, so that you can add value to the support our site chemistry programme. You’ll be responsible for routine Chemistry analysis (water and oil systems), stock control and the maintenance of laboratory equipment.


Part of the role will also involve working with Chemistry Engineers to investigate plant issues and provide support to the Operations department. Instrumental techniques such as UV-VIS spectroscopy, Karl Fischer, ion chromatography, pH, Conductivity and various Oil analysis are all used on site and so will be part of your every day.


Who you are


Ideally you’ll have working knowledge of the nuclear industry or have experience in another highly regulated environment. You’ll have minimum qualifications of GSCE (or equivalent), any qualifications HNC level or above would be advantageous but not mandatory.


High standards of Laboratory housekeeping and quality assurance is a must as your role will be centred on providing technical support to the onsite Chemistry programme. You’ll be pro-active in nature, dealing with technical issues that may arise in a prompt manner.


You’ll show great enthusiasm towards your role, and you’ll work exceptionally well as part of a Team but also individually. You’ll showcase a determination not only for individual success, but that of the wider Team and overall department and business objectives.


Closing date for applications: Sunday June 16th     

Interviews to be held week commencing Monday July 8th    


Applicants will be required to obtain CTC level vetting prior to taking up their duties.


To be appointed to this role, you will need to meet the criteria for Security Vetting which will, ordinarily, require you to have been a resident of the UK for at least 3 of the last 5 years.


Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.




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