On behalf of our international client, we are looking for an experienced C&I Engineer to deliver design packages to projects according to customer specifications and to provide engineering services to support site operations. This is a permanent role and can be based in the Netherlands or Germany.

Role description

A SENIOR ENGINEER (C&I) is responsible for the delivery of plant designs – meeting safety standards and license requirements. He/she will act on behalf of the Global Process Owner (engineering) on design and engineering matters ensuring alignment with Operational Sites.

He/She will also provide engineering services (design/specialist key/core engineering) to Group/Site projects: Interfacing with different stakeholders to ensure designs meet requirements and site license conditions; Manages group design projects; Acts as customer towards suppliers; Supervises the detailed design development and manufacturing of Core Technology systems; and Acts as design authority and provides specialist support to Plant Design Authority (PDA).


    – promoting a pro-active safety culture and performing analysis to create “learning from experience behaviour”
    – Reference Design for Core Facilities/Critical Systems
    – Oversight/delivery of Detail Design for Core Process Technology systems and Critical System designs
    – Maintain design, engineering and safety case analysis expertise
    -Monitor and analyze plants performance through review of operational plant data on core systems
    – Provide technical subject matter expertise for local site engineering
    – Review and approval of changes to plant design and safety case standards
    – Establish, control, and maintain Group-wide design & engineering standards for core designs and safety case requirements applicable
    – Contribute to the Plant Design Authority (PDA) committee
    – Review designs of Core Plant Technology Facilities, Systems and components
    – Review changes to Plant Operations central engineering standards and any site exceptions/concessions
    – Act as delegated Design Authority
    – Incorporate lessons learnt in design and engineering solutions (standards)
    – Responsible for exploring and investigating (global) market developments
    – Investigates methods, technology and manufacturing opportunities
    – Shares lessons learnt with Group peers
    – Contributes to maintaining plants Reference Design: complying with group common safety case and engineering standards
    – Ensure group engineering standards are updated
    – Establish, implement and maintain group-wide configuration control standards and requirements
    – Issue standard group designs, functional requirements, design requirements, safety case requirements, testing requirements, and/or performance requirements for enrichment operations core systems
    – Review site implementation and test results
    – Perform technical reviews and approvals of site design and safety case changes
    – Review site test results to confirm group requirements are met
    – Oversight of detail design of Core Technology suppliers
    – Act as Intelligent Customer
    – Execute the manufacturing and inspect/test plan (MITP) of Core Technology suppliers;
    – Manage the factory acceptance and final release
    – Manage the Contract execution with  suppliers
    – Manage deviations and concessions

Essential skills

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree
  • Fluency in German and/or Dutch, and English
  • Experience in project management and/or specialism in Nuclear Science or a Professional Engineer license obtained by accredited examination in C&I
  • Demonstrable track record in successful project delivery involving Core Plant Technology in C&I
  • Min. 5 years experience in supplier management
  • High level of knowledge and problem-solving capabilities
  • Capability to regular travel within the EU, UK and US


Desired skills

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Nuclear Science or Advanced Technology (Chemistry, Process, Mechanical, Electrical or Control & Instrumentation)
  • Min. 8 years of design project lifecycle experience
  • Demonstrable leadership role in design management in C&I Engineering


The successful candidate will be offered an attractive salary according to experience,

Published by Thomas Thor

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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