Role description

For one of our clients in Belgium, we are currently looking for an experienced Qualification Mechanical Engineer to work for a big international company. The role is to be based in Brussels (with possible travel to the site) for an initial 1-year contract with possible extensions.


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

  • Expertise in mechanical components;
  • Purchase of mechanical equipment/service (valves, servo motors, pumps, compressor, handling equipment,…):
  • Technical expertise and definition of the needs;
  • Preparation of the documents – Technical Requisition File, commercial documents, … for calls 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

  • Mechanical or material Engineer with experience in the mechanical engineering sector;
  • Working knowledge of English and French and/or Dutch languages;
  • 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.
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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