· Lead the development of electrochemical processes and technologies for hydrogen production through electrolysis, from initial design to commercialization.
· Provide leadership to a global team for product development, customer project execution and process engineering method; schedule and coordinate work plans and assign tasks; mentor and guide team members.
· With your effective communication skills, you build a high-performing, global process engineering and maintain strong working relationships with major stakeholders within electrolyzer engineers and across broader business.
· This product focused, developing leadership position applies highly specialized knowledge of engineering principles and practices to lead the creation of optimized system-level design concepts with little supervision required.
· The role requires a strong product-oriented mindset, leading the application of relevant development methods, processes and tools like stage-gate process, risk mitigation and change management methods.
· Improving the effectiveness of the organization by leading the build of process engineering framework by establishing standards, guidelines, harmonized process engineering tools and management of improvement projects
· Develop and implement quality control procedures to ensure consistent and reliable operation of electrolyzer systems.
· Strengthening and improving development speed by enhancing analytical and simulation capabilities in process engineering
· Keep up to date with the latest developments in the field of electrochemical engineering and hydrogen production and leverage this knowledge to drive innovation and competitive advantage.
· Master or PhD degree in Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, or a related field
· Prior experience within similar industry (Strong Asset)
· Proven track record in chemical and process engineering, with a focus on electrochemical processes and technologies, combined with a strong product engineering mindset. Experience with one of following is strongly preferred: Chemical engineering, designing products for chemical plants, offshore platforms, oil and gas plants, valves, pumps, pipes, vessels, heat exchangers, electrolyzers.
· Experience in project management and team leadership of big teams (25 – 30 direct reports), with a track record of delivering successful projects on time and within budget.
· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve complex technical challenges.
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and clients.
· Experience in the design and optimization of electrolysis systems and components is strongly preferred.
· Excellent knowledge of English bot verbal and written.
· We are open for candidates in whole Europe, however you must be open and able to relocate to Belgium.
What we offer:
· We will welcome you in a warm environment and open work atmosphere.
· Flexible work hours and the possibility to work hybrid.
· Attractive salary package with extra-legal benefits.
· 32 vacation days.
· Variable compensation based on organizational goals.