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Job vacancy for neutronics analyst at NRG, the Netherlands

Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:42 pm
by Salamon
Dear all,

A vacant position for the Neutronics Analyst (https://www.werkenbijnrg.nl/en/vacatures/n2020062-cie/) has opened up in our team at NRG, in the Netherlands, see below.

Kind regards,
Lino Salamon


Are you interested in working as a physicist in a high-tech environment? If so, then respond to the job opportunity at NRG to work as a:
Neutronics Analyst

Position
NRG is Europe’s largest supplier of medical isotopes and operator of the High Flux Reactor (HFR). It produces isotopes for around 10 million patient treatments per year in more than 90 countries. NRG also conducts nuclear technology research and is active in the development of new isotopes for both therapeutic and diagnostic uses.

What you will do:
• Perform neutronics computations and analyses in close contact with internal and external customers.
Examples include:
- Nuclear safety analyses for new and existing irradiation facilities in the High Flux Reactor
- Pre- and post-irradiation calculations for irradiation experiments
- Isotope yield calculations
- Design and optimisation of irradiation facilities
- Neutron activation and inventory calculations
- Shielding analyses

• Carry out research for both commercial and government funded research programmes.
Examples are:
- Multi-scale reactor physics
- Dynamic neutronics simulations
- Uncertainty quantification
- Shielding analyses for activation or fluence calculations
- Influence of delayed neutrons on reactor physics simulations
- Application of artificial intelligence techniques to nuclear science

• Take overall responsibility for projects
• Broaden and deepen the knowledge and quality of the team
• Develop new research and innovation proposals supporting the company and team strategy
• Contribute to the team strategy within your area(s) of expertise
• Develop a network and maintain contacts with clients, both internal and external

Profile
- An academic degree
- Technical background in neutronics and reactor physics
- Preferably, you have obtained, or will obtain in the near future, a PhD degree in neutronics
(MCNP or Serpent) and reactor physics methods

You are:
- Focused on quality
- Ambitious
- A team player
- Motivated
- Good in developing and maintaining a network in your field of knowledge
- Inquisitive
- Structured and organized

Team
The Research & Innovation unit deals with all NRG’s research and innovation activities. The focus of the unit is on new developments for nuclear energy and technology applications, and on the improvement of nuclear medicine and isotope production. On top of that, R&I maintains the nuclear knowledge base of NRG, which is fundamental to NRG’s current and future business.
The R&I unit consists of a Program Development team, a Reactor Analyses & Operational Support team, a Materials & Fuel Qualification team, and an Isotopes Development team. The neutronics expertise can be found within the Reactor Analyses & Operational Support team.

Conditions of employment
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 mobility budget

Personal development
- A 3-day onboarding for everyone new in service
- An annual training budget and room for your own wishes

Flexibility and balance sheet work-private
- Location independent working
- Possibility to stay if you live far away
- Possibility to buy leave

Fun activities
- Movement during lunch time
- An active personnel association

Information & Application
Does this position appeal to you? If so, you can apply directly via our website www.werkenbijnrg.nl. To know more about this position or our company, please contact our corporate recruiter Nancy Roggeveen via 06 155 90 245 or mail to hr@nrg.eu, or contact Steven van der Marck (vandermarck@nrg.eu), Reactor Analyses & Operational Support, unit Research & Innovation.
Safety investigations are part of the selection procedure.
The close date for this position is the 16th of December.