Offer details

Experimentation Implementation Lead (2023-85669)

Posted on 19/08/2023

Nuward EDF GROUP Main characteristics of the job offer
Contract type:
Permanent contract
Level of education:
Master, DEA, DESS
10 years and more
Design Engineering
Country / Region:
France / Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Rhône (69)

Description of the offer

At a pivotal time in its evolution with many exciting opportunities, now is an excellent time to join the EDF Group, championing low-carbon energy growth, committed to the fight against climate change and for provision of a secure future energy supply. By joining NUWARD, you will put your skills and enthusiasm to use as part of a major project, working towards the future of the European energy industry.


NUWARD is the EDF Group’s subsidiary dedicated to development and deployment of its NUWARD SMR. The company is developing a new small-scale modular reactor which will complement EDF’s range of nuclear power plant offers, in order to meet the growing worldwide demand for controllable and carbon-free power generation facilities.

The project, combines cutting-edge innovation developed through the extensive knowledge and expertise of the best industrial partners in France (CEA, Technicatome, Framatome, Naval Group) and in Europe (Tractebel). Our goal is to become the European SMR reference design. Join us to be part of this exciting venture.


You will report to the NUWARD SMR Project Qualification and Test Manager, and be charge of leading activities associated with experimentation, including representing this discipline in the broader NUWARD SMR Project context.



  • Manage the delivery of technical activities associated with experimentation and validation of performance for the NUWARD SMR design;
  • Facilitate and track interactions and interfaces with a multidisciplinary team;
  • Instruct and validate the main technical choices of the NUWARD SMR product related to experimentation, at all phases of the project, ensuring their adequacy with respect to the requirements of the NUWARD SMR project;
  • Accept on behalf of the NUWARD SMR project, the technical documentation produced to validate the experimentation and test ensuring its foundation, traceability and completeness in accordance with the project quality controls and procedures.


📍 Job based in Lyon with frequent travel to other EDF sites (Paris, Tours) and to partner engineering sites (TechnicAtome in Aix-en-Provence, Naval Group in Nantes, CEA in Cadarache, Framatome in Lyon).

Desired profile

🙋 Responsibilities of the post

You will have extensive knowledge of or experience in:

  • Detailed technical understanding of thermal hydraulics, mechanics and instrumentation for nuclear reactors;
  • The specification, definition, and/ or validation of experimentation and validation of methods and computer codes for nuclear reactor components;
  • Pressurised Water Reactors (PWRs) including their design;
  • Leading multidisciplinary activities.

Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.

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