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Procurement engineer

  • supporting technical project teams
  • prepare procurement documentation
  • collaborating and making agreements with suppliers
  • working out the logistics flows
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We are ready to build this accelerator! Are you?

With a strong team of ambitious engineers and researchers, SCK CEN aims to develop new medical radioisotopes to treat cancer patients and solve the nuclear waste problem through the MYRRHA project ( The first implementation phase of the MYRRHA project consists of the construction of a 160-metre superconducting high-performance proton accelerator with unique reliability and two target facilities for research on radioisotopes, radioactive ion beam physics and nuclear fusion reactor materials (start-up planned for 2027).
To help us achieve our ambitious goals, we are looking for an engineer with an interest in procurement, logistics, collaboration and supplier follow-up.

  • together with the project engineers, you determine the technical specifications regarding the procurement dossiers
  • you ask critical questions and you are involved in negotiations with suppliers and manufacturers
  • you make agreements with suppliers in terms of quality, logistics and service
  • you follow up contracts in progress and take the initiative to support delivery efficiently
  • you are the bridge between the project engineers, procurement manager and the head of the particle accelerator
  • you report to the head of the Management Office

To join this frontier, you'll need

  • Master of science (or equivalent through experience), preferably in engineering
  • fast learner who is able to quickly familiarise themselves with a high-technology environment
  • you acquired a first experience in a technical environment
  • hands-on mentality with a strong sense of urgency
  • good oral and written communication skills You are able to express yourself fluently in English and Dutch or French, both orally and in writing
  • visits to suppliers (mostly within Europe) is part of this role


Tomas Sergooris
tomas.sergooris [at]