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Systems Engineering Manager

Magnox Ltd
£55,135 - £73,161
Closing date
14 Nov 2022

Job Details

Magnox is an exciting place to be, and this role is the perfect opportunity for you to be part of our challenging mission - to safely and successfully manage the UK’s civil nuclear legacy on behalf of the nation. To deliver our commitment, we 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 our greatest achievements.

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

About the role

Hear from the Hiring Manager

"This is an opportunity for a driven individual to head up and lead a multi-disciplined engineering team where you will be able to help drive and shape the decommissioning journey at Hinkley Point A. You will manage the team to ensure that sites waste retrieval and processing plant remains reliable, efficient and compliant and help to drive strategic solutions for its long-term operation."

Please note that this role is known as Head of High Active Waste Systems Engineering.

Key Deliverables

  • Prioritise the allocation of engineering resources to meet statutory, regulatory, and stakeholder requirements.
  • Monitor and develop individual performance and group capability, taking action as required.
  • Provide specialist engineering advice in your own area of expertise.
  • Manage the delivery of fit for purpose engineering solutions to support the sites decommissioning programme.
  • Undertake delegated responsibility of Design Authority as required (S-157).

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience of Engineering Management within an industrial plant environment or other appropriate technical area (essential).
  • A Degree in Engineering or relevant subject, NQF level 6 (essential).
  • Chartered Engineer status (essential).
  • Previous experience of working within the Civil Nuclear Industry or a highly regulated industrial environment (desired).

Benefits Package

  • Magnox staff should refer to the document titled “Spot Point v Grade alignment” available on SharePoint for more information on how the grade structure aligns to Spot Points.
  • Flexible working – where possible.
  • Equivalent of 25 days (185 hours) annual leave plus Public Holidays (59.2 hours per year) - option to buy or sell up to one week 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.

Additional Information

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

There is a requirement to live within a commutable distance to the sites where the role is based. For central/multi-site roles, we have various hubs across the UK and can be flexible with base location.

We 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. 

We are happy to talk flexible working where possible.


We are helping to change Britain’s nuclear legacy into an environmental one. As one of the largest reactor decommissioning programmes in Europe, we are seeking to build a special team of world-leading professionals.

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