Process Engineer

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10023277
  • Location Gouda
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Engineering

About this vacancy

Under the responsibility of the Branch and Product Manager, the Process Engineer is in charge of the basic design of our furnaces. As a member of a project team you take care of the complete process engineering, including preparation of process flow diagrams and P&ID’s and you are responsible for sizing and selecting the main equipment of the furnace. Furthermore you are the contact person for the Electrical and Automation department. Finally you will participate in missions to the sites of our clients to do the process commissioning and start-up of the furnace. As a member of a multidisciplinary product team you are a support for standardization and innovation of our products. With knowledge and enthusiasm you will make an important contribution to the growth of the organisation and especially to the product group of strip furnaces.

Job description

  • The technical assessment of the client’s request for quotation in cooperation with the sales manager
  • Support sales in determining the basic design of the furnace by miscellaneous process calculations
  • Preparing process flow diagrams and process and instrumentation diagrams
  • Sizing and selection of main equipment, like burners, heat exchangers, fans and blowers
  • Defining pipe sizes, instruments and (control) valves
  • Assessing and deciding on safety risks of the designs
  • Preparation of functional descriptions for the automation team
  • Commissioning of on-site installations: individual tests, cold functional tests, dry-out of furnace insulation, hot functional tests, performance tests and trouble shooting


Internationally orientated company who provides a comprehensive product portfolio for special industries all over the world. With its technologies and service solutions, they are the world leader in all major business areas. Customized solutions are the key to success.

Offer description

  • €45000- €70000 annualy
  • 25 + 13 holidays
  • 8% holiday allowance
  • Good pension scheme

Candidate profile

  • Solid knowledge of combustion, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, measurement and control technology
  • Skilled in reading and drawing of P&ID’s respecting the relevant norms and standards
  • Ability to diagnose faults and repair failures
  • Preferably knowledge of furnace and / or combustion technology and equipment
  • Writing skills (especially in English and preferably in German)
  • Relational skills, ability to work in a team
  • Reactivity, involvement, initiative, autonomy
  • Master (TU) or Bachelor (TH) level in Process Engineering, either by education or by experience
  • At least 5 years experience in a process engineering job
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. German is a plus
  • Willingness to travel worldwide