Our client, a top nuclear developer and manufacturer with global reach, is looking for a CFI Chief Engineer and it’s open to permanent professionals as well as contractors or freelancers.

The position is available in Germany and France.

Role description

As a CFI chief engineer, you will have the technical responsibility for all the CFI systems on-site.

You will be a part of the project management and will oversee the correct delivery of the product; from Design to commissioning and acceptance.

You’ll be in charge of the planning of measuring devices with the industry-specific requirements and further integration to the overall control technology concept.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • All engineering activities of the CFI measuring points (including engineering process and resources available) are within your main responsibilities.
  • Interface with customer and technical authorities, representing the selected solution approaches.
  • Defining the workflow and processes in the project; and monitoring every phase of it.
  • Maintaining a fluent communication with the team of engineers; and with the project management regarding changes in technical matters, times and commercial implications.
  • Conceptual definition of selection rules for measuring devices according to requirements
  • Running the calculations for costs, material, workload, and time required in the project, and preparing the documentation structure.
  • Supervise the training structure for the team.
  • Implement quality controls for all systems and products, and acceptance of these by sub-suppliers
  • Minding all the data available, generate reports for review.

Essential skills

To successfully develop in the position, you will need to count with:

  • A higher education diploma in areas related to Engineering, automation, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience managing/leading a team.
  • Expert knowledge of the different types of reactors systems (e.g. VVER, EPR)
  • Very good knowledge of the measuring principles, such as radar and ultrasound, as well as different types of devices in field instrumentation and NPP.
  • Knowledge of nuclear devices qualification, according to regulations like KTA, RCC-E, IEEE.
  • Very good procedural knowledge about the selection of field devices.

Willingness to work in the office and on site.

Desired skills

To successfully develop in the position, you will need to have:

  • A higher education diploma in areas related to Engineering, automation, or comparable professional career (15 years of experience)
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience managing/leading a team.
  • Expert knowledge of the different types of reactors systems (e.g. VVER, EPR).
  • Very good knowledge of the measuring principles, such as radar and ultrasound, as well as different types of devices in field instrumentation and NPP.
  • Knowledge of nuclear devices qualification, according to regulations like KTA, RCC-E, IEEE.
  • Very good procedural knowledge about the selection of field devices.
  • Willingness to work in the office and on-site.

Anelia Koleva is a Senior Recruitment Consultant, specialised in the Continental European markets, with extensive nuclear experience across different countries, including new build, operations, decommissioning, and research reactors. Experience with senior and executive-level roles, both permanent and contract assignments.

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