Process Engineer

Engineers SpecialistsChemical and Process EngineeringIndustry
  • Eindhoven
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Are you an experienced process engineer in the food, pharmaceutical or fine chemical industry who wants to work for a company that focuses on innovation, sustainability, and multidisciplinary projects? And preferably in an open working environment with plenty of room for personal development? Then you have come to the right place.


The process team within Plant Engineering is under development. This means that you have significant influence on the further growth of the department in terms of both quality and personnel.

What you do as a Process Engineer

You are an experienced engineer with a solid process technical background who feels at home in the partnership of client, consultant and equipment suppliers. Based on your technical knowledge, you like to take on the advisory role with clients and you are also skilled in directing and leading small teams. As process engineer you are able to work independently on the process design.

Our customers are mainly located in the industrial sector and the projects vary from small-scale renovations to mid-scale new construction projects. You often work as part of a multidisciplinary project team together with other disciplines. From time to time, you are also responsible for your own smaller mono-disciplinary projects as a project leader. You also coach junior engineers. The responsibilities of the function are:

  • You understand the needs of our customers and translate them into a technical scope;
  • In consultation with the customer and your colleagues, you ensure a good and safe process design. You can also actively participate in various safety assessments such as a HAZOP;
  • You can independently produce required process engineering deliverables such as P&ID’s, Mass & Heat balances, equipment lists, line lists, process calculations, safety studies, process/CIP philosophies and equipment datasheets;
  • You have experience in hygienic design and are familiar with engineering standards and guidelines such as EHEDG and HACCP;
  • Provide technical contribution to a team of process and mechanical related disciplines engineers to deliver front-end consultancy, feasibility, concept, and basic engineering projects;
  • You have strong calculation and computational skills with regards to performing process calculations for e.g., equipment and line sizing, hydraulic systems & heat and mass transfer;
  • You are able to bring alternative solutions and you can work these out into multiple scenarios and quantify them according to cost levels;
  • You have contact with contractors and suppliers and can perform technical assessment of offers;
  • You provide technical assistance to business proposals with potential customers.

Where you will work

Royal HaskoningDHV is a global engineering, project management and consultancy company, with 6,000 colleagues in 140 countries. Together we work on projects that have a positive impact on people, our living environment and the economy. With the Business Line Industry & Buildings we serve a broad, international market. Together with our clients, we place projects in a broader perspective, and we create environments in which people feel comfortable, where they want to stay, learn, research, work and recover. Within the Business Line there are projects in the following sectors: data centers, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, government and education, healthcare, transport hubs, healthcare, environment & energy and safety.

You will become part of the Design & Engineering team. Here we work daily with ground-breaking projects, techniques and innovations that contribute to a better future. We support clients in the implementation of multidisciplinary building and process-related issues. We do this mainly at leading multinationals in the consumer goods, pharmaceutical and R&D industries. The emphasis is on engineering and supervising projects in the disciplines of architecture, construction engineering, construction, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, process engineering and measurement & control technology.

In our projects we also work together with other fields of expertise within the organization, such as building physics, fire safety and project management. Our goal is to reach good result in a pleasant and collegial way. We act on the front lines of innovations such as Fastlane, energy transition and parametric design. We can immediately apply the knowledge and experience we gain there in sustainable, future-proof facilities throughout our entire building program.

What you bring

  • Relevant (university) education in process technology, food technology, chemical engineering or life sciences;
  • At least 4 years of experience in a process technical role within an engineering/consultancy firm within multidisciplinary projects/teams;
  • First-hand experience of one or more industry sectors such as food, pharma or fine chemicals;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in Dutch and English. Willing to adapt to working in an international and culturally diverse environment;
  • A flexible team player who is not afraid to take responsibility;
  • You can build and maintain a relationship of trust with customers;
  • Excellent Dutch & English language skills, both oral and written.

As our customers are located throughout the Netherlands and internationally.

What we give you

As the largest engineering firm in the Netherlands, we are innovative, but realistic. Perfectionist, but decisive. Surprising, but always and everywhere reliable. Are you too? Then our company is really something for you. We offer a good working atmosphere, in which collegiality and development of the organization and employees are the most important factors. A good salary is also important, depending on your work experience, we provide a suitable offer. Entrepreneurship and innovation are stimulated in our organization. There is plenty of room for own initiative in an open and flexible culture. In addition, we also offer you:

  • A good work-life balance, through flexible working hours and 28 vacation days with full-time employment;
  • A laptop and telephone, so that you can work wherever and whenever you want;
  • Personal budget that you can use to, for example, buy extra vacation days or a bicycle. Or you have it paid out;
  • A good primary salary and pension accrual through our own pension fund so that everything is properly arranged for your old age;
  • Plenty of training and development opportunities. With us you will not find rigid functions and well-defined development paths, but flexible roles and a lot of freedom of choice when it comes to team, location and activities.

Are you our new colleague?

We look forward to meeting you! Click on the application button and upload your motivation and CV. Would you like to know more about this job first? Please contact Lead Recruiter Frank van der Velden at [email protected]

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