Science and Analytical Chemistry

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Salary

£31,000*

*depending on location, role and qualifications

Location

Plymouth

Closing Date

November 30, 2022

About the programme

Scientific analytical support is crucial to our business at Plymouth, Devonport. We need innovative ideas to help improve our output along with accuracy, which is essential for product, personnel and public safety. This programme will provide a unique opportunity to engage with many areas of the site, and will include learning about both radiological and environmental perspectives.

Science and Analytical Chemistry at Babcock

The business is very diverse. It requires analytical services and scientific knowledge covering a greater scope than that of many other businesses. 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 and a passion to support the customer and your peers
  • To be able to satisfy our customer’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment).

What you'll get

We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career.

In addition:

  • 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 during this development programme. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.

Before You Apply

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Where you'll be based

See below to find out more about the areas of our business that are offering places on our Science and Analytical Chemistry programme for Autumn 2023. But no matter which team you join, you could be based anywhere in the UK. That’s why we ask all our graduates to be flexible and willing to move during their programme.

Our business in Plymouth supports the UK Royal Navy in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and sustaining critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

Depending on your programme your home base could be Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. However, some of your placements may be at other Nuclear sector locations.

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