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. NRG's nuclear infrastructure, including the high flux reactor and the hot cell laboratories is a major asset for our businesses.

The Irradiation Solution (IS) unit within NRG focuses on the market of our nuclear products: Medical & industrial isotopes and R&D projects for the nuclear industry. The current developments in advanced nuclear reactors result in growth of our business in the R&D projects. Therefore we need a new colleague for the following position:

Scientist nuclear fuels and materials

Your role is to

- 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 and fuel 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 assist in technical parts of cost estimates, writing proposals, preparation of tenders for research and commercial projects.

You have

- 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 characterisation of nuclear materials is essential:
* Mechanical / fracture testing
* Corrosion testing
* Optical / electron microscopy
* Physical/chemical characterisation (e.g. testing of electrical and thermal properties)
- You are capable of analysing large data sets and correlating microstructural information to materials/fuel 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.

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, Manager R&D nuclear fuels and materials, unit Irradiation Solutions on 06-23284321.

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