Materials Engineer (Non-Metallics) – EDF Energy, Gloucester

Job description

Materials Group, Nuclear Generation, Barnwood, Gloucester

EDF Energy, part of the EDF Group, is the UK’s leading generator and supplier of low carbon energy. We produce about one-fifth of the nation’s electricity from our nuclear, coal and gas power stations, wind farms, and combined heat and power plants.

We are seeking a versatile materials engineer with the ability to work on a range of polymeric materials, sealing systems, coatings, oils and lubricants. As a member of the Materials Group within Nuclear Generation’s central engineering facilities, you will be expected to take a lead role in the specification, investigation and performance evaluation of such materials for our operational nuclear power stations.

You must have a degree in Materials Science / Chemistry (or related subjects with an emphasis on relevant non-metallic materials) and in-depth technical experience in at least two of the following fields: polymeric materials, sealing systems, coatings, oils and lubricants. You will be experienced in solving materials-related problems in an operational or production-focussed industrial environment and able to make risk-informed judgements taking into account safety and commercial factors. You will also possess excellent communication and teamwork skills coupled with a proactive and flexible approach to achieving results.

For further details and to apply online, please visit  and search for ‘Materials Engineer’.

The closing date for submitting your application is 18 January 2019.

We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.



£32k – £69k

Full/Part Time: 
Full Time