Scientist Nuclear Materials

Are you interested in working for a department that focusses on R&D projects for the nuclear industry, please apply for the following position:

Scientist Nuclear Materials



When selected you will be offered a materials scientist position in which you will act as lead scientist in various commercial and (EU/national funded) research projects. You provide consultancy services related to materials science problems to both internal and external customers. You will build professional networks in your field and make NRG visible by attending project meetings and technical conferences. You will contribute to project acquisition activities, writing proposals, and preparation of tenders for research and commercial projects.


You have a master’s degree or PhD in Materials Science (or a related discipline, e.g. physics, mechanical engineering or chemical engineering). Knowledge and practical experience at least two of the following areas for characterization of nuclear materials is essential:

  • Mechanical / fracture testing;
  • Corrosion testing;
  • Optical / electron microscopy;
  • Physical/chemical characterization (e.g. testing of electrical and thermal properties).

Furthermore you are:

  • Capable of analysing large data sets and correlating microstructural information to materials properties;
  • You have the ability to develop new experimental setups for materials testing;
  • You have good communication, technical reporting and presentation skills;
  • You are a team player with an ability to work independently, pro-active, entrepreneurial and ready to accept challenges and responsibilities;
  • Focused on quality and safety;
  • A team player with good ownership;
  • Inquisitive and results-oriented;
  • Structured and organized;
  • Ambitious.


You will be working within our department Fuels & Materials Irradiations. The current developments in advanced nuclear reactors result in growth of our business in the R&D projects. Therefore we need a new colleague to join our team.

Besides an interesting function and meaningful work, NRG also offers you good working conditions.

Modern and market compliant package of conditions

  • A good salary with growth opportunities;
  • 27 holiday days and 12 days of flex (fulltime employment);
  • 6.3%-year allowance and 8% holiday surcharge;
  • Pension at the ABP; NRG pays 74% of premium;
  • Travel expenses and if you live more then 1,5 hours away from our location a mobility budget.

Personal development

  • A digital for everyone new in service;
  • An annual training budget and room for your own wishes.

Flexibility and balance sheet work-private

  • The option to partially work from home;
  • Possibility to stay overnight if you live far away;
  • Possibility to buy leave.

Fun activities

  • Walks near our terrain during lunch time (forrest and beach);
  • An active personnel association.

Information & Application

To know more about this position or our company, please contact our corporate recruiter Nancy Roggeveen via 06-15590245 or mail to For more information about our company, check out our corporate business page

Safety investigations are part of the selection procedure.

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