Senior Engineer Process Technology

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Senior Engineer Process Technology

  • Location:

    Capenhurst

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Rachel Rizzotti

  • Contact email:

    recruitment@urenco.com

  • Job ref:

    90a

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-08

As part of the organisational change of Urenco Technology & Development this role offers a great opportunity to grow with the business and implement a new workstream.

Ensuring plant designs and as-built configurations meet Urenco’s design and engineering standards as defined by the Design Authority throughout the entire lifecycle of the assets. These standards consist of (nuclear) safety requirements, local site license requirements and national legislation, Urenco qualified systems and best practises. 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

  • Perform design reviews and approve as delegated design authority the designs concerning the expertise area Process Technology

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

  • 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

  • Lead Post Implementation Reviews to establish the feedback loop to Design Authority from a safety/license compliance, operational and asset management perspective

  • Manage troubleshooting and debottlenecking investigations on request of the operational sites

  • Lead business critical incident investigations and (root) cause analysis


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 or Master’s degree in Physics, Process Technology, Nuclear or Mechanical Engineering

  • Recognised specialist in expertise area; high, in-depth level of knowledge and problem solving capabilities

  • Demonstrable track record in successful design delivery involving conceptual designs and FEED of complex process facilities

  • Senior Operational experience in process industry

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