*Minimum £31,000. Salary is dependent on location, role and qualifications.
Clyde & Plymouth
December 14, 2023
About the programme
Scientific analytical support is crucial for Babcock. We need innovative ideas to help improve our output along with accuracy, which is essential for product, personnel and public safety. This programme will give you a unique opportunity to engage with many areas of the site and learn about both radiological and environmental perspectives.
Science and Analytical Chemistry at Babcock
Our business is very diverse. It requires analytical services and scientific expertise that covers a greater scope than most other businesses.
When you join the Science and Analytical Chemistry team at Babcock, you will become part of an enthusiastic and diverse team, building relationships with and supporting our civilian and naval customers at all levels.
What you'll need
A BSc (Hons) degree in a Science subject.
A passion to support the customer and your peers.
Many of our early careers roles are subject to Security Clearance and Trade Control restrictions which mean that your place of birth, nationality, citizenship, or residency you hold or have held may impact which roles you are eligible for. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). For our early careers roles, you must be able to achieve BPSS and many of them require you to be eligible for Security Clearance.
What you'll get
We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career.
Minimum 25 days holiday entitlements + bank holidays + agile working* subject to conversation with your manager
Generous pension and employee share schemes
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
You’ll also have the chance to get involved in our STEM outreach and volunteering activities, which our graduates find incredibly rewarding in all sorts of other ways.
Your career development
It’s hard to beat the variety of fantastic opportunities and business experiences you’ll receive. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.
Plus, when you join us, you’ll be automatically enrolled onto our Graduate Development Programme. Through a series of digital and face to face sessions, presented by wellbeing and performance experts and our external partner Gen Healthy Minds, we will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to thrive and perform at your very best on your programme and beyond.
Before You Apply
Check out our helpful advice on how to prepare for our application process.
Places on our Science and Analytical Chemistry programme for Autumn 2024 are available in our Nuclear sector in Clyde. We ask our graduates to be flexible as there is the potential to undertake placements in other locations during their programme.
As part of our Nuclear sector, Babcock’s HMNB Clyde operation provides highly specialist engineering support services, including the management of critical infrastructure and nuclear facilities. We also deliver operational maintenance, upgrades and repairs to support Royal Navy vessels, including the Vanguard and Astute-Class nuclear submarines based in Scotland.
Your home base will be Clyde Naval Base, but some of your placements may be at other sites.
Our business in Plymouth works in partnership with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Royal Navy at HM Naval Base Devonport. We provide through-life support for submarines, surface ships and associated systems and equipment as part of our continuing commitment to support our nation’s naval capability.
Depending on your programme, your home base could be Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. However, some of your placements may be at other sites.
Current openings in Science and Analytical Chemistry
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