Role description


* 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 deconversion 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.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Experience required:

* Recognized specialist in expertise area; high, in-depth level of knowledge and problemsolving capabilities

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

* Senior Operational experience in process industry

Specific knowhow and technical skills:

* Ability to model and simulate complex stationary and dynamic integrated process systems with respect to process and mechanical requirements, design starting points.

* The ability to apply concepts and past experience to problems or challenges to assist in organizational learning and development.

* P&M expertise in (nuclear) process industry.

* Capability to analyse (measurement) data of complex process systems to solve or improve performance and understand (root) cause of events.


* Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Process Technology, Nuclear or Mechanical Engineering. Any other equivalent in combination with a Professional Engineer (PE) license obtained by accredited examination in associated areas.

* Preferred: Master’s Degree or PhD from an accredited college or university in Physics, Nuclear Science or Advanced Technology (Chemistry, Process and/or Mechanical)

Behavioural competencies:

* Driving for Results: Focuses on new and better ways of achieving goals; makes changes that produce a noticeable improvement.

* Focus on performance: Demands high performance and quality, makes known the consequences of non-performance.

* Customer Orientation: Understands the customer’s business and needs and works to find appropriate solution to make the difference, ahead of the competition.

* Going Beyond the Data: Analytical skills to understand complex issues and to see patterns and trends and find solutions.

* Acting Decisively: Taking action to ensure design intent and safety basis of design is guaranteed throughout the life cycle of the assets.

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Vivi Nikolaidou