Full-time

Senior Process Engineer

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 save substantial amounts of emissions – and money – in their operations. We’re based in Antwerp, Belgium, but our focus is global.

We’re looking for a senior process engineer that contributes to our core team with the development, realization, and optimization of the Qpinch heat transformer.

Your role

  • You design and implement the most economical processes in terms of safety, energy efficiency, environment, and profitability, within budget and schedule.
  • You develop, review, and approve process flow diagrams, heat, and material balances using Aspen Plus simulation software.
  • You execute the thermal design of reactors and heat exchanges.
  • You are 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.
  • You act as a consultant on process issues for our clients in various industries.
  • You support the business development team in translating the customer requirements into a concept and business case.
  • You set up risks analyses and participate in safety studies (HAZOP).

Your skills and qualifications

  • A Masters 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 rollout Qpinch 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 love sharing knowledge and coaching your colleagues.
  • Good working knowledge of English and Dutch.

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

Full-time

Senior Project Manager

Qpinch is looking for a leading and innovative Senior Project Manager (full-time/based in Antwerp)

Your role

  • As part of the core team, you play a key role in scaling up the company.
  • Leading a highly driven young international engineering team, with a great capacity for learning.
  • Setting up an innovative way of working with customers, suppliers, and colleagues, by thinking beyond the existing platforms of project management and resulting in a new business model.
  • Managing EPC projects for the Qpinch heat transformers, from technical & commercial proposals until start-up and performance run.
  • Having overall responsibility for ISBL engineering, procurement, fabrication process, construction, commissioning, and start-up until successful delivery.
  • Showing excellent relationship management of all parties such as the internal engineering team, external engineering team, suppliers, strategic partners, and the customer.
  • Working with contemporary tools such as COMOS, Aspen (Plus & EDR), Autocad and SAP/Mariprojects

Your skills and qualifications

  • Experience of 10 years in the engineering of petrochemical projects ($10 M or larger).
  • Min. 15 years in total of relevant experience in the petrochemical industry.
  • Act as a leader and a manager. As a coach, you love to share knowledge and to grow people.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset (focus, set and adapt priorities, move fast, embrace the change, be flexible).
  • Organizational requirements: project management, delegation and time management, financial management, negotiating and networking skills and passionate about implementing new technologies.
  • Languages: highly proficient in spoken and written English.
  • Willing to travel  10% of the time.

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