Process Design Engineer

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  • Realizing process design and plant change procedures for installations;
  • Manage the projects in a safe and cost-effective manner with the highest quality;
  • Initiate and adopt new technologies, guidelines, and applications to increase the customers’ competitive edge;
  • Responsible for the integrity of the design and the process safety;
  • Reviewing the engineering activities of contractors;
  • Pro-active and effective communication on workload and priorities;
  • Ability to manage changing priorities;
  • Reports to a Client team lead based in Amsterdam;
  • Design processes by using design software, resulting in technically correct and viable designs at a competitive price;
  • Prepare process design for installations and plant changes;
  • Estimate, plan- and control the required hours and costs for a project;
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Effective supervision of project realization: coaching of contractors, budget control, compliance with safety procedures;
  • Continuously develop new technical options and expand the range of applications;
  • Review of work delivered by third parties;
  • Responsible for interfacing between installations and utility infrastructure;
  • Actively coach, stimulate and correct colleagues;
  • Responsible for safety in design and design notes;
  • Delivers presentations internally and externally;
  • Consultant with respect to design, planning and cost for all departments and third parties.


  • 3-5 years of working experience with Process Design Engineering or a closely related discipline;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Technology / Process Technology;
  • Dutch & English: fluent in speaking and writing;
  • (To become) VCA-VOL certified;
  • National and international standards and specifications;
  • Understanding and development of process flow schemes and process design notes;
  • Knowledge of experimental research installations;
  • Preferably site-specific knowledge;
  • You are based in Netherlands or Europe already (due to quick onboarding requirement).

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As a STAR specialist, you will be employed by STAR and work on the most important projects of today and tomorrow. While you focus all your attention on your current assignment, your personal STAR consultant will be working on your next step. As a specialist working through STAR, we keep helping you further develop your career.

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Standing still in this fast-changing market is not an option. That's why you can combine this position at STAR with courses to further your specialist knowledge and skills. It's the best of all worlds: work, learn and be part of a challenging project all at the same time. Whether you need a springboard to launch your career or simply want to update your expertise, the training programmes offered by our STAR Academy ensure that your qualifications are always in line with your ambitions.

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