Project Design Engineer

  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10030456
  • Locatie Den Bosch
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment with contracting
  • Branche Engineering

Over deze vacature

This position is within the legal entity GEA Niro PT B.V. and part of the Liquid & Powder Technologies, Business unit Chemical Technologies. Within this organisation unit there is a vacancy for a Project Engineer / Design Engineer.


  • Prepare cost calculation
  • Design, procurement and expediting of proprietary equipment, including quality control.
  • Select suitable mechanical designs for static and rotating process equipment for specific process services during the sales phase and during project execution
  • Expediting of quality and scheduling during equipment fabrication at sub suppliers globally, including evaluation of stress calculations
  • Detailed engineering, inquiry and procurement of related process equipment within the given budget- and time limitation.
  • Customer liaison for mechanical related issue’s during project execution.
  • Counterpart for clients specialists in field of expertise
  • The projects are executed in close cooperation with the GEA process engineers, according customer specifications and/or GEA standards, for customers worldwide. The projects are realized in both the food- as well as chemical industries.
  • The project engineer / design engineer must be willing to travel internationally for in total an estimated maximum of 5 weeks per year.
  • Desk support during plant erection, commissioning- and start-up activities


NIRO A/S​ is owned by GEA​, a global group of companies specialising in process and thermal engineering activities. Niro​ is a leader in industrial drying technology​ and a member of GEA Process Engineering Division​, which is represented in more than 50 countries and retains a total of about 3,200 employees.

We specialise in the design and supply of spray dryers​, fluid bed dryers​, freeze dryers​, membrane filtration​, extraction​, heating and cooling plants​ for processing liquid, particulate and solid materials. We have particular expertise within environmental engineering​ where our core technology is used in air pollution control and waste management​.


Serving the Food and Dairy industries has been and will continue to be a major factor of Niro A/S​ business activities. The Food and Dairy Division supplies equipment for processing a wide variety of products. This is being done in the form of individual plants such as Evaporators​, Spray dryers​, Fluid bed dryers​, Extraction plants​ or Freeze dryers​ or as combinations of the above, alternatively as complete process-lines on a turnkey basis.

Product applications have been within the segments of milk and whey products, carbohydrates, beverages, ingredients & flavours, protein foods, and fruit pulp and juices. Sanitary production conditions are offered.


Competitive conditions


  • The project engineer has a Bachelor Degree in mechanical engineering and preferably relevant experience in the process industry for 3-5 years.
  • Knowledge and experience in use of CAD systems (preferably Autocad and Inventor)
  • Experience in stress calculation (AD2000 guideline, EN13445, ASME) is an advantage
  • A practical background and hands-on mentality are preferred. 
  • Candidates are self-motivated team players with excellent communication skills.
  • Experience with computer systems (windows, office, excel, word