Technical Manager

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Date: June 20 2022

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City: Schiedam

Function type: Engineering

Type: Professional


Proton Ventures is looking for a Technical Manager! Are you the technical experienced (ammonia) colleague we are looking for? As Technical Manager you guide and support the engineering and commercial teams by advising on the best technologies and design to adopt in all the activities and projects which are executed.

You are the point of contact for the complex problems arising within our technical teams. Further you are responsible for making decisions for technical issues arising in the different project executed. You make these decisions after carefully considering all parties and all relevant factors: from cost to quality.

Above all, you ensure application of a safe rigorous and disciplined approach to all engineering work processes supporting a culture of continuous improvement.

What are you going to do?

As a Technical manager at Proton Ventures your role is at the heart of our engineering team in our company. Together with the Project Manager you manage the green ammonia production EPC projects. Likewise you coordinate and approve the technical deliverables, the subcontractors and the execution works. In addition you make sure the highest technical quality standards and practices are applied.

Specific tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • You are responsible for safe and efficient execution of technical- and engineering activities;
  • You promote risk based thinking in all engineering and business processes;
  • You provide support for technically difficult and challenging projects;
  • You are responsible for implementation and acceptance of best engineering practices in design;
  • You ensure all hazard analysis on modifications are executed against right standards;
  • You develop people and enables their results;
  • You support in developing and implementing a variety of work processes and procedures, to ensure the work efficiency of the engineering team and insure its quality standards;
  • You are leading continuous improvement in the engineering department;
  • You assess the technical feasibility of a project.

Who you are?

The best combination of experiences, skills and background for this vacancy is:

  • BSc/MSc. Degree, preferably in Chemical or Process Engineering;
  • Minimum 10 years of experience of process plant engineering, development, operations or maintenance;
  • You have strong knowledge of various engineering discipline (mechanical, piping, E&I, control and/or HSE);
  • You have knowledge of international standards applicable to the chemical and processing industry, such as API, ISO, ASME, IEC, PGS;
  • Experience in start-up & commissioning is a plus;
  • Co-operation and influencing skills enabling successful working with multiple stakeholders during different phases of the project;
  • You have an innovative mindset to approach challenges from different angles and are creative in coming up with solutions;
  • VCA-VOL is a plus;
  • Experience with ammonia is a plus.

And finally, you want to learn and aspire a career in renewable energy.

What we offer you!

As an independent company within the Koolen Industries Group, Proton Ventures offers an environment with a lot of freedom and independence, in which you and your colleagues work towards shared goals. Our employees are important to us as individuals and team players. We are using technology to achieve results for, by and with people. As colleagues, we are uncompromising in our willingness to collaborate and support one another. We share responsibility at all levels to ensure our company’s success.

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