Engineer Automation

Urenco is seeking an Engineer Automation. Please check the vacancy for more information.

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As Engineer Automation you will be responsible of ensuring plant designs and as-built configurations meet Urenco’s design and engineering standards as defined by the Design Authority throughout the entire life cycle of the lifecycle of the assets. These standards consist of (nuclear) safety requirements, local site license and national legislation, Urenco qualified systems and best practices.

Reporting to the Group Design Authority Manager, you will be supporting the delegated Design Authority on process automation, including operations technology, process system designs and plant performance analysis. Providing governance and oversight in design development, project execution, operations and decommissioning of the facilities/assets. Please be aware this position will require regular travel to various Urenco facilities worldwide. The main areas of responsibility will include:

  • Actively promote a pro-active safety culture and perform analysis to create a learning from experience behaviour
  • Ensure advanced plant designs comprise safety features based on best industrial practice and lessons learnt from the (nuclear) business
  • Supporting the delegated Design Authority in the review and approval process of designs, concerning the expertise area process technology by performing design reviews
  • Providing governance an oversight concerning detailed design and supplier manufacturing 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 de-conversion requirements, and all design and safety case requirements in support of UTD activities
  • Support Post Implementation Reviews in to establish the feedback loop to Design Authority from a safety/license compliance, operational and asset management perspective


We are now looking for an individual who can make a difference and add value to our existing Team, the following skills and experience will provide an indication of the types of Team Players we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronics, Computer Science, Process Automation or Robotics
  • Proven experience in design and engineering
  • Additional post university degree/training in science/engineering relevant to the expertise area (preferred but not essential)
  • Recognised experience in expertise area (Process Automation and or robotics technology)
  • Demonstrable capability to analyse and model complex technical design problems and define advanced design solutions.
  • The ability to apply concepts and past experience to problems or challenges to assist in organisational learning and development.

Bedrijfsprofiel Urenco Nederland B.V.

Urenco is de spil in een wereldwijd netwerk voor schone energieopwekking. Met ons product, verrijkt uranium, maken kerncentrales CO2 vrije elektriciteit voor 100 miljoen gezinnen, bedrijven en scholen. Het zijn onze mensen die het succes bepalen, we doen er daarom alles aan om een diverse en inclusieve organisatie te zijn, waar iedereen zich welkom en gewaardeerd voelt. De afdeling Projects binnen Engineering & Projects is verantwoordelijk voor de supervisie op projecten op het gebied van nieuwbouw, modificaties, uitbreiding en onderhoud van de UNL verrijkingsinstallaties, hieraan gerelateerde systemen en gebouwen en gebouw gebonden installaties. De afdeling is volop in ontwikkeling en er wordt hard gewerkt aan een verbeterde structuur voor het managen van projecten.


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