Mechanical Design Engineer

If you are interested in working in a unique and dynamic environment, for a company providing products and services with a vital social impact, then apply now for the following position:

Mechanical Design Engineer



In order to ensure safe and reliable operation of the HFR, the necessary modifications and troubleshooting of technical challenges is required from the engineering team. Functioning as engineer you are required to utilize your technical expertise and communication skills during the different phases of a project. Engineering challenges at the HFR usually involves a combination of the following:

  • Design and/or modification of mechanical/nuclear systems and peripherals, such as piping/vessels, irradiation facilities, target material for isotope production, radiation shielding and related equipment;
  • Provide support to operational or maintenance activities of the reactor and it’s support systems so that they continue to meet the applicable regulations and safety standards;
  • Plan, facilitate, monitor and drive the progress and quality of projects and design changes to the installation;
  • Interact with suppliers on project related services and/or equipment. Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers;
  • Write and review a combination of technical documentation, such as design frameworks, product specifications, drawings, FATs, SATs, SITs, implementation plans and risk assessments;
  • Analyze trends, operational parameters and historical data for establishing corrective or preventive measures;
  • Provide support to other departments within NRG on the area of your specific knowledge of the nuclear installations. Identifying and exploiting commercial opportunities for internal and external clients.


  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Preferably a completed Master degree (M.Eng/MSc) in Nuclear, Mechanical, Mechatronics or Chemical Engineering;
  • A minimum of 5 years (Bachelors) or 3 years (Master) work experience in an technical environment/role
  • Understanding and/or experience in applying of ASME codes – B31.1, B31.3, Section III Division I, Section VIII Divisions 1 and 2, is a significant advantage;
  • Experience in the nuclear industry is an advantage;
  • You are able to think conceptually and approach problems from a broad perspective, taking into account the requirements from all stakeholders;
  • You are a team player, have a high safety consciousness and you combine your motivation with eagerness to learn;
  • You are detail oriented and you have a solution-oriented attitude;
  • Have good social and writing skills;
  • You are willing to develop your skills in a nuclear environment and take ownership of projects and assignments you are assigned.

Terms of employment

Besides an interesting position and meaningful work, NRG also offers good terms of employment.

Modern and competitive terms of employment

  •  A good salary with opportunities for advancement;

 -27 vacation days and 12 days flextime (for full-time employment);

 -8,3 % year-end bonus and 8% vacation allowance;

 -Pension with the ABP; NRG pays 70% of the premium;

 -A travel allowance and mobility budget of max. € 5000 net

Personal development

  •  A digital onboarding for everyone new to NRG;
  •  An exciting package of training both in personal development and technical skills.
  •  Possibility to buy additional leave.

Information & Application.

If you are interested in this position please contact our corporate recruiter Rogier Gervers at 06-27 1324 68 or email For more information about our company, please visit our corporate page

A security screening (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag) is part of the selection procedure.

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