Science and Analytical Chemistry

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Salary

£29,500–£32,500*

*depending on location, role and qualifications

Location

Plymouth

Closing Date

March 1, 2021

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.

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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

  • 2:2 BSc (Hons) degree in a Science subject and a passion to support the customer and your peers
  • To be able to satisfy the MoD’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment)

What you'll get

When you’re part of the team at Babcock, we think it’s only right that you’re properly rewarded for the contribution you make and the hard work you put in. That’s why, in addition to a highly competitive salary, you can look forward to generous pension and employee share schemes, and a whole host of other flexible benefits. These include things like access to our healthcare cash plan, Wellbeing Centre and discounts on everything from gym membership and travel to retail, dining and entertainment. 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

At Babcock, you’ll gain experience in a large number of classic and instrumental techniques in our UKAS accredited Chemistry and Radio Chemistry laboratories, on board vessels and at customers’ premises. We’ll develop your scientific and people skills, setting you up for a bright career ahead.

Babcock seeks to provide a world class Graduate experience. As part of our commitment to innovation and excellence, we are partnering with a multi award-winning agency, The Smarty Train, to deliver a brand new Graduate journey from September 2020. Using a unique blend of science, technology and industry-leading creativity, our promise to Graduates is that learning and progression will be part of every day. You will have access to a flexible ecosystem of cutting edge resources and in-person support. From instructor-led workshops to immersive virtual experiences, bespoke toolkits, personalised assessments and powerful social platforms, we invite you to achieve your potential at Babcock today.

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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 2021. 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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