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 Waste Consultant 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 safely and successfully manage the UK’s civil nuclear legacy 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.

As a Senior Waste Consultant, you will provide innovate problem solving capability and act as the technical point of focus for the customer. You will also:

  • Represent the Waste Function inside the company
  • Understand site safety case implications within the waste programme
  • Commit to continuous improvement of waste programmes/strategies


  • Degree or equivalent in a science, engineering or related discipline
  • Experience with options assessment; BAT assessments
  • Understanding of the nuclear industry in areas of waste management

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.


The position offers flexible working with the ability to be based in the vicinity of any of the Magnox offices.


  • 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