Open sollicitatie Project Engineering Team

Job description

Do you want to develop new production facilities in an industry that is on the verge of taking over the food chain? Then you might be the new member of our future Project Engineering Team! Please react to our open vacancy to become part of the talent pool that will form our new Project Engineering Team in 2021. 

Project Engineering Team 

The goal is to roll-out several production facilities worldwide in the coming years. We make this possible with an engineering team within Protix which is multidisciplinary in nature. Within this team we will be looking for project engineers to be part of the Projects Engineering Team. The Projects Engineering Team is responsible for the design and build of our new facilities. From project kick-off up to installation and startup of the project the team is completely involved in the project. We are ambitious and plan on multiple new facilities in the coming years. 

The position

As Project Engineer you will create production facilities needed for our new insect production plants opening the coming years. Together with the rest of the engineering team you will focus on managing the technical aspects of large scale projects, such as designing and developing facility layouts. These responsibilities cover all phases of development, from brainstorming and evaluating concepts through troubleshooting and support on the facility floor. This involves creating facility designs as well as the technical responsibility for future facility builds (and maintaining an overview of these technical aspects). In lead (senior) positions, you will manage the budget and timeline of your own projects, and generate appropriate technical documentation (e.g. manuals, drawings, diagrams).

You can make a real difference by streamlining the project execution process, translating the conceptual facility design in manageable work packages, optimally selecting and guiding our subcontractors and by maintaining & guarding the interfaces between the different work packages. 


Experience and education

  • Bachelor or Master degree, in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or similar
  • Relevant working experience as a project engineer, technical project manager or alike
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English (and preferably Dutch)
  • Living in The Netherlands, preferably close to Protix headquarters (Dongen)
  • Experience in technical writing (specifications, test plans etc.) is an advantage
  • Experience in contract management is an advantage

Skills and competencies 

  • Results-driven and long-term focus, you keep the bigger picture in mind
  • You work best in multidisciplinary teams
  • You connect and communicate your (new) ideas easily at different levels (also with stakeholders and suppliers)
  • You are proactive, see new opportunities and dare to challenge yourself and the team
  • Excellent analytical skills