Proces Engineer

Working at the Chlorine and MCA plants of Nouryon in Delfzijl is all about process safety, process efficiency and process reliability. We are looking for a process engineer to strengthen the responsible team of process engineers.


Nouryon is the largest vacuum salt producer in Europe and one of the world leading producers in chlorine, caustic and its derivates as MCA (monochloroacetic acid), chloromethanes and metal salts.

Our success is based on the capacity, quality, reliability, cost control and innovation/ improvements of the processes. The technology department of MEB /MCA is continuously improving the processes and product (quality) and looking for a creative, enthusiastic and result driven process engineer to help drive these improvements.

Place in the organization

In this role you will report to the senior process engineer MEB/MCA in Delfzijl. You will be part of the Chlorine and MCA Technology community working closely with technology colleagues of other Nouryon production facilities and the Nouryon R&D center. 

What will your responsibility be as a Process Engineer

As process engineer you will be working with engineers, operators, mechanics and plant management in process optimization, reliability and process safety. A job which requires an excellent and solid theoretical background, innovative mindset, people skills and (project) management skills.

Your tasks in this role

As process engineer you will contribute to the continuous improvement of the existing operational processes with the focus on cost reductions and process safety.

You will support the production department in reaching their daily and production goals by performing root cause analysis in case of process disturbances.

You will be leading improvement projects from the initiation/ development phase. This includes amongst others development of the business cases, process engineering to create a successful project, further automation of the plant and support during commissioning/ startup.

You will take ownership of these improvements all in good and intensive collaboration between the departments of production, maintenance and engineering.

Further you will play a leading role in the continuous improvement of the process safety of the MCA and Chlorine plants.

What will you bring?

  • Master degree in process- or chemical -engineering
  • Academic level
  • Some years of relevant experience is a plus, but starters are also invited to apply
  • Flexible communication with all departments, both operational as managerial
  • Convincing and positive enthusiastic attitude
  • Innovative, high conceptual and analytical thinking level.
  • Result-, customer- and quality- driven. Fact based
  • English and Dutch language at a fluent level

What will Nouryon offer you

 This is a permanent position on a full-time basis. The salary for this position is graded from €43000 to €70000. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

If you share our values and ambitions, we offer a fascinating international environment that rewards your skills and enthusiasm. Training opportunities and internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects with like-minded people, you will help us become first choice for our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.

In the role as development engineer you will be responsible for further improvement of already existing efficient processes. Nevertheless, with highly skilled and knowledgeable personnel, your colleagues, we succeed in continuous improvement. From this position there are many options within the company to grow ad make next steps in your career.

Additional information

We welcome your application until the 15th of August. Then we will respond to you after our selection in week 34.

For further information on the recruitment process, please contact Anne Marte van der Vossen, Recruiter tel: 0631978686.

 We look forward to your application! Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter with reference 1700.

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.