Process engineer

14-6-2019 gent
description de la société

Shell Catalysts & Technologies is the world's largest supplier of hydroprocessing catalysts, which includes catalysts for hydrotreating, hydrocracking, hydrogenation and isomerisation. 

Their goal is to help each customer realize greater value from his hydroprocessing assets by providing superior catalysts and customized technical advice.

For their production unit in Ghent, we are looking for a process engineer.

description de la fonction

Do you have experience in chemical or industrial manufacturing?

You have strong analytical skills, a strong innovation mindset and you are passionate about sustainable manufacturing processes?

Then is this the job you are looking for!

As process engineer, you are accountable for process development and optimization and some early process design. You will support plant operations to improve manufacturing quality, costs, productivity and flexibility. You support scaling up new products, serve as the lead on plant trails to optimize and characterize processes and products. 

As process engineer, you have the following responsibilities:

  • You provide support to operations to maintain safe, reliable and compliant operations for multiple catalyst manufacturing lines.
  • You are responsible for monitoring and reporting on plant operations relative to technical availability and percent capacity targets.
  • You will improve production quality, costs and production rates by establishing quality systems that includes the development of operational training, process documents, quality control tools and QA sampling protocol
  • Process engineering design services to early stage MOC’s will be provided.
  • Provide technical support on production schedule for different units based on process capability and customer requirements.
  • Manage new raw material qualifications in collaboration with internal stakeholders.
  • Plan and support new product trial runs. 
  • Supports Project Engineer/Manager during the definition and execution phase as the appointed process engineer for selected projects

vos atouts

  • You are holding a master of science degree chemical. Other degrees are considered with relevant manufacturing experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in chemical, industrial or catalyst manufacturing is required.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and PLC controls are desirable. Knowledge of SAP, Aspen Tech and Siemens PCS is a plus.
  • Previous knowledge of catalyst manufacturing or solids handling and analytical methods is preferred.
  • You have excellent communications and organization skills.
  • You possess a continuous Improvement mindset to strive for year-to-year capacity improvements and energy/utility reductions.
  • You speak Dutch and English fluently.
  • You are able to travel as required for training and company business (< 10%)
  • Knowledge of Belgian, Flemish and local environmental regulations is desirable.


  • A challenging job with room for initiative and focus on innovation in an international and stable environment.
  • Shell Catalysts & Technologies supplies a people oriented approach and supports personal development.
  • An attractive salary package is provided

This is a vacancy of Insel, now Ausy Engineering W&S. We have been recognized since 1994 as a recruitment and selection company with specialization engineering.

More information?

Nathalie Thienpont

AUSY Ing. Engineering

Verlorenbroodstraat 120 9820 Merelbeke

tel: 09/2591212

gsm: 0486/521019

process specialist (m/f)
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Nathalie Thienpont 09 259 12 12
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