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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Senior Project Engineer - Nuclear

Capenhurst, CH1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

We're pleased to present the opportunity to join Urenco as a Senior Project Engineer. Based at our Capenhurst site. You'll play a key role within a major projects project engineering team, working on a diverse portfolio of unique, challenging and often complex of projects across site.

Urenco is a trusted, long-term supplier to the nuclear industry, specialising in safe, cost effective and reliable uranium enrichment services. As demand in our sector increases, we are creating career opportunities and growth across our teams.

For us, a happy and engaged workforce is vital to our sustainability. Our aim is to recruit and retain talented people who can help us deliver outstanding customer service and achieve long term commercial success.

Join us on our journey, front and centre, to a net zero future.

What will your day look like?

• The Senior Project Engineer will manage all of the requirements and technical activities for a given project or project scope which are categorized as highly complex or of significant value to Urenco, aiming at assuring project accuracy, quality and cost control from conception to completion.
• Ensures design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications and legislation
• Coordinate activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling and resolving engineering design and test problems
• Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget
• Approves supplier/subcontractor documentation on behalf of the Project Engineering Manager
• Work in conjunction with the Project Engineering Manager and Construction Manager to ensure that all engineering works meet the quality and HSE requirements of the contract
• Ensures that design and construction reviews, are carried out in accordance with Urenco and customer procedures
• Ensure that the technical team and any 3rd party technical contractors adhere to the overall project quality plan provided by the project manager throughout the project lifecycle.
• Delivery of engineering/design scope to meet project safety, cost, schedule and business benefits objectives, evaluating design changes, specifications and drawing releases

What do you need to be great at this role
• Experience working within a highly regulated sector, preferably within an engineering plant environment
• Minimum 5 years Project Engineer experience
• Minimum 3 years working within of multi-cultural teams
• Demonstrable success in Project Engineer experience
• Experience of managing contractual relationships including the provision of free-issue materials, technology or IP and will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in managing suppliers to deliver within this context
• Proven leadership experience and ability to work with minimum supervision
What behavioural competencies will you need to flourish in this role?
• Team Leadership
• Driving for Results
• Focus on Performance
• Acting Decisively
• Customer Orientation
• Thirst for Knowledge
• Building a Learning Culture
• Working Collaboratively
• Challenger Mentality

What can you expect of us?

At Urenco we're dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We're delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees' physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer:

Annual leave of 27 days per annum.
A diverse range of family friendly policies.
A generous bonus scheme.
A defined contribution pension scheme; with up to 16% employer's contribution.
Flexible benefits package; including life assurance and income protection. In addition, you'll have an opportunity to purchase additional benefits that suit your lifestyle and take advantage of tax and NI savings.
Education and training; we take pride in helping people learn and develop by supporting, accelerating and directing your learning. As well as the completion of mandatory health and safety courses, training packages will be offered to meet your specific needs.
Please be aware that this role is subject to SC level of security clearance and medical, drug and alcohol testing prior to start.

Our Promise

At Urenco, everyone is welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where we all have a voice, and you can feel confident being yourself. We're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We'd like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility
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