For a well known client operating in Belgium, we are currently looking for a Mechanical Engineer. This is a contract position to be based in Belgium, Brussels with site intervention.

Role description

Part of the Mechanical Equipment Department, in charge of the following tasks:

  • Provide expertise in mechanical components
  • Equipment Qualification
  • Procurement of Mechanical Equipment and Nuclear Fuel
  • Quality Surveillance-Supplier and Repair Qualification
  • In service Inspection and Ageing Management
  • Fuel Quality Control and Handling


As member of the group “Equipment & Materials Management”, in charge of the following activities in close relation with the Project Managers and the Customers:

  • Provide expertise in mechanical components;
  • Purchase of mechanical equipment/service (valves, servomotors, pumps, compressor, handling equipment,…):
  • Technical expertise and definition of the needs;
  • Preparation of the documents – Technical Requisition File, commercial documents, … for call for tenders;
  • Review and analysis of the supplier’s bids;
  • Support in the commercial negotiations with the suppliers;
  • Follow-up of the contract from the kick-off meeting until the final acceptance on site;
  • Qualification of equipment during test campaigns or by analysis.
  • Assisting the Project Manager and the Customer in meetings and technical discussions with the Safety Authorities.

Essential skills

We are looking for:

  • Mechanical or Material Engineer with experience in the mechanical engineering sector;
  • Someone who can work with limited supervision
  • Interest in design, manufacturing and site operation activities
  • Ability to draft reports, synthesis, calculation note and Technical Requisition File documents
  • Deep knowledge of mechanical technology & standards, materials, manufacturing, maintenance and obsolescence issue
  • Methodical, accurate, organized, solution minded with team-player skills
  • Good computer skills (excel, access, …)
  • Ready to work abroad for short or long missions.

A candidate who is eligible to work in Belgium and able to speak English and French and/or Dutch is preferred.


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Thomas Thor Associates is a consulting and recruitment organisation providing services to the global nuclear sector. We represent nuclear industry experts and provide nuclear jobs to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.

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