Senior Process Engineer

Melior is exclusively partnering with Pryme – Cleantech in their search for a Senior Technology Engineer.

The company

Pryme – Cleantech is an innovative cleantech company focused on converting plastic waste into valuable products through low-carbon chemical recycling on an industrial scale. Globally, less than 20% of plastic produced gets recycled. Pryme seeks to contribute to a meaningful solution to the global plastic waste problem by enabling the circularity of plastic. Pryme converts plastic waste into valuable petrochemical products using a proven pyrolysis process that is enhanced with proprietary characteristics and has a low carbon footprint.

The first plant in Rotterdam will start production in 2022. Once it is operational, Pryme will begin an ambitious roll-out process in Europe and globally to realize the enormous potential of their technology through a combination of owned-operated plants, joint ventures with strategic partners and technology licensing.

Today, Pryme is looking for a senior technology engineer who will be a core member of the organization, reporting directly to the Chief Technology Officer.

Are you triggered by the idea of joining an innovative start-up, listed on the Euronext Growth Oslo stock exchange, with a clear ambition to grow its footprint in the coming years by building multiple plastic waste conversion plants in Europe and beyond? Then please read further below.

Main responsibilities of the role

  • As chemical engineer you are the process expert in the area of chemical recycling in order to further develop the Pryme technology.
  • You will support the roll-out strategy by taking the lead in several engineering projects.
  • In collaboration with the R&D department you will develop new technologies and validate these technologies in the pilot plant in Ghent and the Rotterdam plant.
  • You will complete process-technical studies (basic and FEED) in-depth for the upcoming plants.
  • As technical engineer you will be responsible for process safety.
  • You provide process-technical support to operations, optimize the existing processes and design MOC projects.

The profile we are looking for

  • Technical master degree, preferably in chemical engineering.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant experience within a (petro-)chemical context.
  • Knowledge of downstream (petro-)chemical processes is desired.
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of Dutch is a plus
  • Previous experience with investment projects is considered a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, being able to deal with a variety of multi-disciplinary stakeholders.
  • Driven by technology with a pragmatic approach, being able to convert thinking into tangible results.
  • Impeccable problem solving skills and ability to think out of the box.

What do we offer

  • A competitive salary package including a company car, insurances, meal vouchers, representation allowance,…
  • You will work in an emerging market and you will contribute to an energy efficient technology that recycles plastic.
  • The chance to join an ambitious start-up with concrete scale-up plans in the near future.
  • You will be part of a team that will be the beating heart of the future organization. This will create career opportunities for yourself as the company grows.
  • The chance to join a company surrounded by ambitious individuals looking to make a tangible contribution to a sustainable future.
  • A result-driven company culture with the necessary amount of flexibility including homeworking.


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