Carrières bij NRG.

NRG is the only nuclear service provider in Netherlands. Our clients are major international companies. Our motive is to ensure a supply of carbon-free energy, a cleaner environment and better health. Our business is specialized, technical services in the field of risk, safety and optimization of business operations in the nuclear, oil and gas and petrochemical sector. The unique and internationally renowned nuclear.
NRG's infrastructure, including the 50 MW high flux reactor and the hot cell laboratories is a major asset for our businesses.
International development is one of our most important ambitions. Our offices are located in Arnhem and caps. The team is based in Petten.

The research & innovation (R&I) unit within NRG focuses on new developments for nuclear energy and technology applications and on the improvement of nuclear medicine and the production of the isotope. In addition, R&I maintains the nuclear knowledge base of NRG, which is of fundamental importance for current and future business for NRG. The current project is in the materials and fuels qualification (MFQ) team in the R&I unit.

Do you have the hands on experience as a research technician in microscopy in an experimental environment? If so, then the challenging position below might be something for you:

Research technician microscopist

Your role is to:

- Perform wide variety of metallography study (light microscope, SEM, EDS/WDS, EBSD) including the sample preparation, on nuclear materials, as a part of national or international research/commercial projects;
- Work with engineers to develop/adapt experimental setups suitable for
testing in shielded environments (hot cells);
- Maintain an excellent information log of all sample preparation activities;
- Support lead scientists in the definition of experiments and analysing test data;
- Be responsible for arranging required maintenance of the facility in contact with suppliers.

You have:

- A bachelor's or HBO degree in a relevant discipline like material science, physics, chemistry or engineering;
- Preferably 3 - 5 years of experimental and theoretical experiences in SEM, EDS/WDS and sample preparation (knowledge in EBSD and cathode etching is an advantage);
- Experience in metallography and/ or ceramography is preferable;
- Experience in working in a multidisciplinary R&D environment;
- Good communication (Dutch and English) and technical reporting skills;
The ability to work autonomous , pro-active , and ready to accept new challenges and responsibilities;
- The ability to quickly integrate and work in a multi-disciplinary, international team and effectively collaborate and communicate to meet the deadlines and deliver against program goals.

You are:

- Focused on quality and safety;
- A team player with good ownership;
- Inquisitive and results-oriented;
- Structured and organized;
- Ambitious.

What do we offer:

- Competitive salary, depending on education and work experience;
- Temporary employment of one year, with a view to extension
- 6.3% year-end bonus and 8% holiday allowance;
- At least 27 holidays and 12 flex days at full-time employment;
- Allowance for travel expenses for commuting by private vehicle or public transport;
- Opportunities to develop yourself and grow in your career.

Information and application
Does this position appeal to you? If so, you can apply directly via our website Do you have further questions? Take a look at our website or contact Arjan Vreeling, Materials and Fuel Qualification, unit Research & Innovation on 06-23284321.

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