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Vacancies: Engineer - Process & Mechanical

Engineer - Process & Mechanical

Salary: Competitive

Gronau, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Job Ref 222241DNZ
Location Gronau, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Salary Competitive
Job Type Permanent, Full time
Function Engineering
Role Mid-senior level
Contact Name Ben Pascall
Email Click to email
Telephone 000

We’re pleased to present the opportunity to join Urenco as an Engineer Process & Mechanical. Based at our Gronau site location you’ll be acting as Process & Mechanical (“the expertise area”) design engineer in delivery of Conceptual and Basic Design (Front End Engineering Design) of new build or modifications of (production) facilities. Supporting the Senior Engineer P&M in design development, design specification and substantiation.

Also provide input to the Plant Safety Case. Developing Plant Design concepts and executing feasibility/optioneering studies. Applying general design and engineering standards and investigating best available technology to support design delivery to Urenco customers. Provides expert knowledge and advices concerning plant, systems and component design and engineering specifications to multiple projects in Urenco group


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?

  • 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. - Determine P&M design engineering aspects, options and evaluation in contribution to feasibility/optioneering/best available technology studies.
  • Supports delivery of Conceptual Design and Design Specifications with focus on P&M expertise area. - Supports delivery of Basic Design packages concerning Core Plant Technology (CPT) with respect to P&M systems and equipment.
  • Provide directions and oversight concerning Detailed Design and supplier manufacturing quality processes on request of site or group project managers.

What do you need to be great at this role?


  • 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: Additional post university degree/training in science/engineering relevant to the expertise area
  • Recognized experience in expertise area
  • Demonstrable capability to analyse and model complex technical design problems and define advanced design solutions.
  • Work experience in Design and Engineering.


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.


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.  



How to Apply

Urenco is committed to encouraging equality and diversity within our workforce. Are you enthusiastic about this position and you don't meet every single requirement? The real fit for a job is not always in your current experience or education. We are striving towards strong, diverse and complementary teams, in an inclusive and authentic workplace. So if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You might be just the right candidate for this or other roles and we would like to meet you!

We outsource our recruitment process to Morson Group. If you choose to apply, the data you enter will be processed on behalf of Urenco by Morson as our recruitment partner.


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