Role description

Thomas Thor is proud to be the exclusive recruitment partner of Magnox, focusing on Decommissioning projects across UK. We are currently looking for a Senior Process Engineer who would like to take on a position offering career growth and location flexibility.

The organisation:

Magnox is an exciting place to be, and this role is the perfect opportunity for you to be part of their challenging mission – to manage the UK’s civil nuclear legacy safely and successfully on behalf of the nation. To deliver their commitment, they need people like you who want to perform at an industry leading standard and be part of a team that continues to develop, innovate, and even exceed their greatest achievements.

Magnox understands and acknowledge the value of an inclusive working environment and celebrate the diversity this brings to the workplace. Without this approach, Magnox wouldn’t be in the position they are now, being able to safeguard and secure the future of the organisation.

Hear from the Hiring Manager

“My team is made up of experienced professionals who work across all Magnox sites carrying out a range of specialised technical work. The scope of the work will be to undertake designs, verification, commissioning, technical advice, and acceptance of others work within the process engineering area. We are currently looking for Senior Consultants across 2 disciplines: Ventilation and Process Engineering. If this role sounds of interest, we would love to hear from you, and if you’d like to be considered for a specific discipline, please highlight this on your application form.”

As a Senior Process Engineer, you will act as a technical authority in engineering to support sites, projects and programmes in delivering their missions, including areas such as: ventilation, flammable gas management and DSEAR; gaseous & liquid filtration; retrieval of waste; and treatment of radioactive wastes, for example encapsulation and drying.

You will also:

  • Provide authoritative advice to senior staff on nuclear and conventional safety issues relating to their specialist areas.
  • Carry out complex calculations and verify those of others, to support decision making and problem solving.


  • Relevant Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • Chartered Member of a relevant Institute or working towards
  • Substantial experience of working in nuclear, or a similar highly regulated industry
  • Demonstrable track record in problem solving within the technical areas outlined in the key deliverables above
  • Ability to work as a subject matter expert and intelligent customer and to give authoritative advice to senior management and to challenge plans where necessary

This is an opportunity to join a growing business focused on ensuring nuclear safety within the industry. You will play a key leadership role with visibility across the wider organisation.

Click the apply button now to send over your CV, we will call you to discuss the role in more detail. Even if your CV is not up to date then please send the most recent version, and we can discuss your recent experience on the phone.


Please note this role could be delivered virtually from any Magnox Site with travel to the Bristol Hub as required.


  • Flexible working – where possible
  • 25 days (equivalent) annual leave – option to buy or sell up to 5 days each year
  • Participation in Company Bonus Scheme (up to £4,500 per annum based on corporate objectives)
  • Up to 13.5% employer pension contribution depending on individual contribution amount
  • Access to training and development through the company performance management arrangements, supporting you in maintaining your personal Continuous Professional Development

Please be aware this role holder requires security clearance, or the ability to obtain said clearance

Magnox value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included, and able to perform at their best.

At Magnox we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive, we therefore particularly welcome applications from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBT+ and candidates with a disability as they are all underrepresented in our workforce.

My colleagues and I have in depth knowledge of the structure, current projects and future projects of organisations in the international nuclear energy industry. We use this information to map out where opportunities exist and then match the experts we represent with the right opportunities. If you are currently working in the nuclear industry then we can offer you advice, support and representation. Please feel free to contact me.

Olivia Mindrila