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Process Engineer

Do you have your first experience as a Process Engineer with process design and are you looking for a next step in your career? Are you eager to help Nobian to become one of the most sustainable chemical companies in Europe? Then we are looking for you.

Process Engineer
Fulltime, Hengelo
Annual gross salary, incl. 8% holiday pay: EUR 52.000 – EUR 85.000 (depending on your experience)

Your challenge as a Process Engineer

As a Process Engineer you conduct conceptual process design, development, cost estimation, optimization, and modification of new and existing production processes. You do this by analyzing, advising and implementing integrated solutions in the most optimal way. You give guidance to engineering contractors to ensure that the best integrated solution is implemented in terms of costs, production, sustainability, safety, etc.
Next to that, you implement process adjustments based on knowledge, studies or tests.
You indicate relevant basic principles for process management, process safety and product quality.

Further to this your tasks will exist of:

  • “Leading by example” regarding process design
  • Acquiring, developing and sharing relevant knowledge on process engineering and best practices across Nobian sites
  • Executing and contributing as a process engineer in studies/ projects in optimizations and improvement of plant performance or new production processes
  • Developing engineering documents such as basis of design, process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagram, mass- and heat-balance development, equipment and instrument specification, process control documents.
  • Reporting on studies, projects, experiments, plant, supplier & customer visits
  • Contributing to (process) safety studies

About Nobian - A leader in essential chemicals
Nobian is a European leader in the production of essential chemicals for industries ranging from construction and cleaning to pharmaceuticals and water treatment. We excel in the safe and reliable supply of high-purity salt, chlor-alkali and chloromethanes, thanks to our integrated value chain with modern production sites in the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark. Our 1,600 employees are committed to become safer, more efficient and sustainable, to ensure that the essential products of today will keep enriching our lives tomorrow with chemistry you can count on.

At Nobian we take great pride in our strong history and heritage, going back more than 100 years. We value the entrepreneurial spirit of our founders as well as our current strong drive for business excellence, innovation and sustainability. Based on these foundations we have become a leading European company in salt mining, essential chemistry, including green hydrogen, and energy.

Our values guide our behavior and are a crucial part of our strong identity and company culture. They demonstrate what we stand for as a corporate citizen, as a business partner and as an employer. Our values guide our relationships with our partners, suppliers and stakeholders. 

This is our offer
When you join us, you will be part of our fascinating and ambitious international environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right. Our employment package comprises:

  • A permanent contract with 2 months’ probation period
  • Annual gross salary based on full time employment EUR 52.000 – EUR 85.000
  • An attractive bonus scheme;
  • 35 vacation days;
  • An excellent pension plan;
  • Training opportunities.

Have you got what it takes?

As a Process Engineer you have a strong background in process engineering within an R&D, Engineering or Manufacturing environment. You are a proactive problem solver and always on the lookout to think in optimal solutions for the company. You enjoy collaborating with other, both inside and outside of Nobian.

Further to this you recognize yourself in the following points:

  • Master’s  degree in science and technology, preferably in chemistry or chemical engineering
  • Relevant working experience
  • Academic level of thinking with good translation to industrial practice
  • Enthusiastic and positive “can do mentality.”
  • Excellent communication skills in English, Dutch or the willingness to learn Dutch is a big plus

Are you eager to start your career at Nobian as Process Engineer?
Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page and upload your CV and job specific cover letter. Any questions? Then contact Brecht Vanhemel,   

Apply Here 

A pre-employment screening and a Certificate of Conduct may form part of the selection process. 
We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.