System Engineer

  • Aanbod System Engineer Howden
  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10027377
  • Locatie Rheden
  • Type overeenkomst Detavast
  • Branche Engineering

Over deze vacature

Howden Reciprocating and Centrifugal compressors (HCR), is a specialist supplier of tailor-made gas compression equipment to various industries. Their products have made a valuable difference for their clients for the past 100 years, and they are now looking for a Project Manager who will join their team and assist them in making a valuable difference in the century to come. As a Project Manager you are a core team member in the value stream Recips & Centrifugal that delivers new build compressor installations worldwide. You are the contact person for their customers and the team at HCR, from placing the order to the delivery and commissioning.


  • Specifies components in compressor systems according to customer requirements and HTC standards, in relation to system aspects such as process gas handling, lube oil and cooling water systems, instrumentation, drive systems and condition monitoring;
  • Receives and reviews customer feedback and implements changes after consultation of the project team;
  • Is in close contact with suppliers to come to the correct specification and implementation of required components or modules;
  • Makes sure applicable documentation with the correct information is received from suppliers and internal HTC;
  • Advices the lead engineer on potential risks in the project and proposes counter measures;
  • Is knowledge owner of one the key system domains and makes sure standards are maintained by incorporating improvement proposals.


Originally founded by James Howden in Scotland as a marine engineering firm in 1854, Howden has grown and evolved into a global leader in manufacturing air and gas handling solutions. With the power of their engineering expertise and technology, their equipment plays an integral role within their customers’ processes, which provide safe and reliable solutions that are both sustainable and efficient. Howden supports multiple sectors including infrastructure, power generation, oil & gas, wastewater, metals, mining and transportation.

They work in partnership with their customers, wherever they are, to deliver sustainable and customized solutions. For over a century they have built a strong global network of experts that is formed from responsive local service and delivery teams, in more than 100 countries, who are familiar with local requirements and challenges. They are proud that their people and business are part of the communities in which they operate in.

Their mantra is ‘revolving around you’, something that has underpinned their business since it was established. Constantly improving their products and services according to their customers’ needs, Howden has never stood still.


You will work at a company that has been certified as a Top Employer 2020 by the Top Employer Institute. You will get the chance to lead projects in the Hydrogen Economy, meet customers, have technical discussions and celebrate the successful execution of a project in a team with a good atmosphere and dedicated colleagues. They offer an interesting and challenging position within a professional, international organization with freedom to act and the opportunity to work with a variety of stakeholders. As we consider talent management as key to the success of our organization, they offer opportunities for personal and professional development. Potential future positions could be within other Howden locations or a vertical or horizontal move within HCR. They offer a salary package that is fully in line with the level of the position and in addition an extensive package of fringe benefits.


  • MBO+ or Bachelor degree, preferably a technical education or similar level gained through (work)experience.
  • Basic knowledge and interest in process gas/fluid handling equipment, instrumentation, drive systems.
  • Able to read drawings / PI&D and other technical specifications.
  • Knowledge of oil and gas, piping and other international norms and standards (ASME / API / ANSI / DIN) is preferred.
  • CAD drawing / draft skills (machine building / oil and gas, installation and/or related area’s).
  • Knowledge of AutoCad, Inventor, Plant 3D and/or experience with similar 2D and 3D software is required.
  • Fluent English communication skills, both written and verbal. Fluent in Dutch is preferred.