Mechanical Engineer

Date: 13 Jul 2024

Location: Torino, IT

Company: newcleo

Role Description

The ideal Candidate will collaborate to the Lead Fast Reactor (LFR) design activities and experimental facilities, focusing-on engineering activities development for pressure-retaining and special/bespoke components with particular reference, but not limited to, operation in molten lead.


Main Activities

•    Ensure the execution of design activities in accordance with best engineering practices. 
•    Develop the mechanical design of pressure equipment and bespoke mechanical components/mechanism, from basic up to detail drawing.
•    Review the 3D model interfaces within a BIM context and PLM system.
•    Define the methodologies for stress analysis of pressure equipment or bespoke mechanical components/mechanism according to the applicable construction code by using Finite Element Modelling.
•    Contribute to the purchasing technical documentation for component supply.
•    Technical evaluation and alignment of manufacturer bids for the supply of equipment.
•    Preparation and participation in kick-off meetings, review meetings, design meetings and studies.
•    Ensure that equipment manufacturers are delivering in accordance with the defined design and manage non-conformities. Supervise expediting.
•    Verify the technical correctness of the engineering documents produced when the task is delegated by the Line Manager.
•    Contribute to the development and update of Newcleo’s General Specifications and standard procedures in the discipline.
•    Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams.
•    Coordinate assigned work with other technical personnel as directed.
•    Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.


Desired Qualifications

•    Degree in Nuclear, Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering
•    Master or PhD is a plus

•    Fluent Italian or English. Working knowledge of the English language is a must.

Experience / Professional requirements:
•    Experience of engineering aspects related to design, fabrication, and assembly of a pressure-retaining components.
•    Experience in the application of specific construction codes (e.g., ASME, RCC-MRx and/or EURO codes).
•    Good Knowledge of ANSYS Mechanical and Multiphysics for Structural Analysis purpose.
•    Good knowledge of SolidWorks for 3D/2D Modelling is also an asset.
•    Experience in a nuclear or other highly regulated environment and good understanding of safety aspects would be a definite advantage.
•    Experience of engineering aspects related to manufacturing, design, fabrication, and assembly of complex/large mechanical components (including welding and non-destructive testing topics).
•    Extensive knowledge of QA systems and their practical application.
•    At least 5 years’ experience in an Engineering Unit at any industrial mechanical design company or at any mechanical workshop in one or more of the following fields: mechanical components design and manufacturing; manufacturing and assembly of large mechanical components / equipment; design components/mechanism for industrial applications.