Engineer Process & Mechanical

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Engineer Process & Mechanical

  • Location:

    Capenhurst

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Rachel Rizzotti

  • Contact email:

    recruitment@urenco.com

  • Job ref:

    88a

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-08

​As part of the organisational change of UTD, this role offers a great opportunity to grow with the business and implement a new workstream. Ensuring sustainable capabilities long term to design and engineer new plants for future business, by managing training and education programs, and defining succession planning schedules etc.

Acting as Process & Mechanical (“the expertise area”) design engineer in delivery of Conceptual and Basic Design (=Front End Engineering Design) of new build or modifications of (production) facilities. Supporting the Senior Engineer P&M in design development, design specification, and substantiation. Also provide input to the Plant Safety Case.

Developing Plant Design concepts and executing feasibility/optioneering studies. Applying general design and engineering standards and investigating best available technology to support design delivery to Urenco customers. Provides expert knowledge and advices concerning plant, systems and component design and engineering specifications to multiple projects in Urenco group. The main areas of responsibility will include:

  • Actively promote a pro-active safety culture and perform analysis to create a learning from experience behaviour

  • Ensure advanced plant designs comprises safety features based on best industrial practice and lessons learnt from the (nuclear) business

  • Determine P&M design engineering aspects, options and evaluation in contribution to feasibility/optioneering/best available technology studies

  • Supports delivery of Conceptual Design and Design Specifications with focus on P&M expertise area

  • Supports delivery of Basic Design packages concerning Core Plant Technology (CPT) with respect to P&M systems and equipment

  • Provide directions and oversight concerning Detailed Design and supplier manufacturing quality processes on request of site or group project managers

  • Define and maintain Core Plant Technology (CPT) design expertise on the basis of Urenco best (safety) practice and world class state-of-the-art technology (Design Technology Excellence Centre)

  • Establish, control, and maintain Group Reference Design and safety case standards and requirements. Group Reference Design includes: core UF6 enrichment, critical core UF6 support system requirements, relevant UF6 de-conversion requirements, and all design and safety case requirements in support of UTD activities

  • Supports Post Implementation Reviews in P&M expertise area to establish the feedback loop to Design Authority from a safety/license compliance, operational and asset management perspective

We are now looking for an individual who can make a difference and add value to our existing Team. The following skills and experience will provide an indication of the types of Team Players we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Process Technology, Nuclear or Mechanical Engineering. Any other equivalent in combination with a Professional Engineer (PE) license obtained by accredited examination in associated areas

  • Recognised experience in expertise area

  • Demonstrable capability to analyse and model complex technical design problems and define advanced design solutions

  • Work experience in design and engineering


Urenco is committed to becoming a more inclusive and diverse organisation. Female candidates, candidates from racial/ethnic minority backgrounds and candidates who identify themselves as having a disability or health condition are currently underrepresented within the Design Authority team and are particularly encouraged to apply so that we have the widest pool from which to choose the most suitable candidate.

This role is a full time, permanent role and can be based at either our Capenhurst, Gronau, Almelo or Eunice site. For more information or to apply, please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@urenco.com