Contract Engineering Lead (Valve design)

Reference 2024-15996

Non fixed term

Aztec West, Europe



Your missions

EPR-E is a joint venture between EDF and Framatome, an EPCC established in 2018 in charge of the design (basic design) and the realization (studies, procurement, erection, testing and commissioning) of nuclear islands for new projects in France and worldwide.

In particular, EPR-E is responsible for the design and construction of the nuclear island for the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project and prepare the design replication and engineering activities for the Sizewell C (SZC) Project.

For our Sizewell C project, we are looking to recruit a Contract Engineering Lead with knowledge of Valve design.


As the SZC Contract Engineering Lead you will provide contractual and technical oversight of a number of BNI valve contracts, including the operational management and coordination of Technical Engineering Leads for each contract and managing the resolution of open-points related to Design, Manufacturing and Qualification. You will be also responsible for keeping the contract at the configuration compliant with the project progress

In order to do this, you will work closely with the relevant disciplines in EPRE and Edvance France but also within the client and the suppliers to ensure the technical requirements are met.

Key activities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading contract technical and project meetings
  • Technical surveillance and resolution of issues/queries
  • Review and approval of contractor deliverables and design where necessary
  • Control and Management of the evolution of the contract and design changes
  • Review and approval of contract amendments and exemptions (CTSs, ERs)
  • Resource and budget planning to ensure the requirements of the contract are met to time, cost, schedule and quality
  • Liaise with RD and client teams to ensure integration of equipment with interfacing functions/systems
  • Liaise with RD and client management teams to communicate progress, risks, issues and planning to support contract delivery.
  • Reporting of KPIs to the SZC Architect
  • Ensure qualification activities are progressing accordingly to the contract progress and site needs.

You are

To be considered, the following qualifications, skills and experience is essential:

  • Understanding of the EPR or general PWR design
  • Knowledge and experienced in Valve Design, Manufacture and Operations
  • Understanding of valve interfaces (pipework, supports, fluids, safety case, systems engineering)
  • Contract management and documentary surveillance
  • IT literate
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in an Engineering or Scientific Discipline

Desirable Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • French-speaking would be an advantage
  • Experience using change-management, commercial and deliverable management systems (UKDC, UKICM, OPM, CEMAR, Teamcenter) is advantageous


Additional information

Specialization: O1 - Management performance & processus

Level of education (all) Bachelor

Place: United Kingdom, Europe, Aztec West

Employment level: Non cadre

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