Senior Engineer Process & Mechanical

Renewable energy
Vacancy ID


  • Actively promote a pro-active safety culture and perform analysis to create a learning-from-experience behaviour;
  • Ensure advanced plant designs comprises safety features based on best industrial practice and lessons learnt from the (nuclear) business;
  • Determine P&M design engineering aspects, options and evaluation in contribution to feasibility/optioneering/best available technology studies;
  • Delivery of Conceptual Design and Design Specifications with a focus on P&M expertise area;
  • Delivery of Basic Design packages concerning Core Plant Technology (CPT) concerning P&M systems and equipment;
  • Provide directions and oversight concerning Detailed Design and supplier manufacturing quality processes on request of site or group project managers;
  • Define and maintain Core Plant Technology (CPT) design expertise based on the best (safety) practice and world-class state-of-the-art technology (Design Technology Excellence Centre);
  • Establish, control, and maintain Group Reference Design and safety case standards and requirements;
  • Lead Post Implementation Reviews in the P&M expertise area to establish the feedback loop to Design Authority from a safety/license compliance, operational and asset management perspective.


  • Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Process Technology, Nuclear or Mechanical Engineering. Any other equivalent in combination with a Professional Engineer (PE) license obtained by accredited examination in associated areas;
  • Preferred: Master’s Degree or PhD from an accredited college or university in Physics, Nuclear Science or Advanced Technology (Chemistry, Process and/or Mechanical);
  • Recognized specialist in expertise area; high, in-depth level of knowledge and problem-solving capabilities;
  • Demonstrable track record in successful design delivery involving conceptual designs and FEED of complex process facilities;
  • Senior experience in plant design;
  • Ability to model and simulate complex stationary and dynamic integrated process systems concerning process and mechanical requirements, and design starting points;
  • The ability to apply concepts and experience to problems or challenges to assist in organizational learning and development;
  • P&M expertise in (nuclear) process industry;
  • Capability to analyse (measurement) data of complex process systems to solve or improve performance and understand (root) cause of events;
  • Driving for Results: Focuses on new and better ways of achieving goals; makes changes that produce a noticeable improvement;
  • Focus on performance: Demands high performance and quality, makes known the consequences of non-performance;
  • Customer Orientation: Understands the customer’s business and needs and works to find an appropriate solution to make a difference, ahead of the competition;
  • Going Beyond the Data: Analytical skills to understand complex issues to see patterns and trends and find solutions;
  • Working Collaboratively: Promotes work collaboratively with Design & Engineering Teams Group-wide.

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01 // Relocation arrangements

If you are relocating to the Netherlands for this position, then we will take all of the hassle involved out of your hands. Based on your family situation and country of origin, STAR will make all the relocation arrangements required to give you a smooth, carefree start.

02 // Permanent contract

After a specified period at this company, you will be offered a permanent contract. In other words, this is not a temporary position or project, but a permanent appointment and the selection procedure and terms of employment are not ours but those of your future employer.

03 // Education and development

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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