Qpinch is a scale-up that is rolling out a breakthrough energy efficiency solution for the industry. Our primary market is the global petrochemical industry, which is facing a huge challenge to achieve net-zero emissions in the next decades. With our heat transformer, we can help them save substantial amounts of emissions – and money – in their operations. Now, we’re also getting interest from global food companies who also need to reduce their emissions fast.

We’re based in Antwerp, Belgium, but our focus is global. If you’re ready to be on the forefront of climate action that also makes our industry more resilient while creating employment, take a look below. Or if you know a person that is looking for a new challenge, feel free to send them our way.

We’re looking for:

  • Senior Project Managers
  • Senior Process Engineers

Full-time / Antwerp, Belgium

Senior Process Engineer

We’re expanding our growing team with a Senior Process Engineer who will contribute to the development, realization, and optimization of the Qpinch heat transformer.

Your role is to:

  • Design and implement the most economical processes in terms of safety, energy efficiency, environment, and profitability, within budget and schedule.
  • Develop, review, and approve process flow diagrams, heat, and material balances using Aspen Plus simulation software.
  • Execute the thermal design of reactors and heat exchanges. 
  • Be a technical focal point and lead the set-up of P&IDs, datasheets, process descriptions, and all other process-related deliverables as part of a multidisciplinary project team.
  • Act as a consultant on process issues for our clients in various industries.
  • Support the business development team in translating the customer requirements into a concept and business case. 
  • Set up risk analysis and participate in safety studies (HAZOP).
  • You embody the Qpinch DNA: innovation, responsibility, empowerment, and impact.

Your skills and qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, with a focus on process technology.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with the design and operation of process installations. 
  • Excellent project management skills, and experience with various project phases of large petrochemical projects.
  • A drive to explore different ways to solve problems, resulting in innovative solutions.
  • Strong ambition and a hands-on approach to roll out our technology.
  • Excellent knowledge of thermodynamics and Aspen simulation software (Aspen Plus and EDR) – Knowledge of Aspen Capital Cost Estimator is a plus.
  • You love to network, and you’re client-oriented.
  • You’re a team player in a multidisciplinary team, and you love sharing knowledge and coaching your colleagues.
  • You’re fluent in English. Knowledge of Dutch is a plus.

Eager to join the team that is going to make a dent in global greenhouse gas emissions? Drop us a line at jobs@qpinch.com!

Full-time / Antwerp, Belgium

Senior Project Manager (Payroll or Freelance)

We’re expanding our growing team with a Senior Project Manager who contributes to the development, realization, and optimization of the Qpinch heat transformer.

Your role

  • As part of the core team, you play a crucial role in further building/scaling-up the company.
  • Leading a highly driven international engineering team.
  • Setting up an innovative way of working with customers, suppliers, and colleagues, by thinking beyond outside of the box.
  • Managing EPC projects for chemical heat transformers, from technical & commercial proposals to start-up and performance run.
  • Taking responsibility for ISBL engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, commissioning, start-up, and successful handover.
  • Showing excellent relationship management of the internal and external engineering team, suppliers, partners, and the customers.
  • Working with contemporary tools such as COMOS, Aspen Plus, and EDR, Autocad, and SAP/Mariprojects.
  • You embody the Qpinch DNA: innovation, responsibility, empowerment, and impact

Your skills and qualifications

  • Experience of 10 years in the engineering of chemical projects
  • Minimum 15 years of relevant experience in the petrochemical industry.
  • Act as a leader, a manager, and a coach who loves to share knowledge and help people to grow.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset (focus, set and adapt priorities, move fast, embrace the change, be flexible).
  • In-depth knowledge of project management; good negotiation and networking skills
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of Dutch is a plus.

If you’re eager to join the team that will make a dent in global greenhouse gas emissions, then drop us a line at jobs@qpinch.com.