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Technical leader VVER fuel licensing, EMEA Fuel Engineering

Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB Västerås, Sweden Full-time

Are you a fuel design analysis expert and a strong leader with experience in VVER fuel introduction and licensing analyses? Are you interested in working with advanced technology, together with an innovative team? Do you also want to contribute to a better climate and a future filled with clean energy?
Welcome to Westinghouse and the EMEA Fuel Engineering team! We are about 100 employees in areas such as mechanical and nuclear design, thermal hydraulics and testing, fuel performance analyses and project management working together to develop fuel for VVER, BWR and PWR reactors globally.In the role of Technical leader VVER fuel licensing in our team, you will be a key player in the development, licensing and introduction of VVER fuel to our customers. We are looking forward to meeting you!
Your contribution for a carbon-free future
As Technical leader for VVER fuel licensing here with us, your main responsibility is to develop technical strategies and coordinate activities in the areas of nuclear design, thermal hydraulics and safety analysis in support of fuel introduction in VVER reactors. Among other things, this means that you will:
  • Interact with customers, line managers, project managers and product technical managers to develop strategies and coordinate activities for developing topical and licensing reports to support Westinghouse fuel implementation at VVER reactors.
  • Coach a team of engineers to manage challenges and develop methodology on nuclear design, thermal hydraulics and Safety Analysis in support Fuel introduction in VVER reactors.
  • Authoring and reviewing nuclear design and thermal hydraulics calculations, and methodology development for VVER reactors.
In addition to your daily tasks, you will also contribute to the development of critical skills in the organization in the area of VVER fuel licensing and reload analysis.The role is placed in Västerås, Sweden.
We are looking for you
To be a good match for this role, we believe that you have extensive experience in managing and solving technical tasks, as the work includes identifying technical challenges and resolving them based on previous experience in relevant disciplines.You have experience in working at a Nuclear Power Plant as nuclear and core designer, thermal-hydraulic and plant safety analysis expert, utilizing reactor system codes for transient and accident analysis including knowledge on Westinghouse Nuclear (ND) and Thermal-hydraulic (T&H) design codes and methods for VVER and PWR reactors.You are motivated by solving technical challenges in ND and T&H analysis, developing computer scripts to analysis large scale of information, develop TH model for reactor system and analysis ones.We also believe that you thrive in an environment that is [describe the environment] and is curious to learn more about [area]!
  • At least a master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering, Physics or other relevant area
  • Extensive experience in nuclear design, thermal-hydraulic and Safety Analysis VVER and PWR reactors
  • Knowledge on generic nuclear fuel design, methods for ND and T&H analysis, regulatory standards in nuclear industry and licensing requirements, safety criteria of nuclear fuel design and safe operation of PWR and VVER reactors, programming skills to development and modeling reactor systems
  • Knowledge on Westinghouse methods and codes for fuel nuclear design and core analysis of PWR and VVER reactors
  • Experience of successfully leading technical teams in complex, international projects
  • OS Linus, Unix, Windows
  • Programming skills (FORTRAN, C++)
  • You are a strong communicator, verbally and written, in English, Russian, and Ukrainian
If you also have experience/skills/knowledge in working with mentoring and coaching engineers in technical disciplines that is very meritorious!
Apply today!
Welcome with your application including CV and cover letter. We interview candidates on a continuous basis, so please send in your application as soon as possible!Security clearance is carried out as part of the recruitment process.For more information about the role, please contact the hiring manager Kristina Ryttersson,
Union agreement
This role belongs to the union agreement Teknikavtalet.
Union representatives Akademikerförening på Westinghouse (AFW): Cecilia Wahlström, +46 21 44 01 505, AFW@westinghouse.comUnionen: Maria Gunnarsson, +46 21 347 595,

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