• Terneuzen
  • 40 uur
  • HBO
  • € 4000 per maand

Sr. Design Engineer

  • 14 augustus 2018
  • Terneuzen
  • 40 uur
  • HBO
  • € 4000 per maand


  • 14 augustus 2018
  • vacaturenummer: 58934


The engineer will operate in the Technical Expertise & Support (TES) organization of Dow
Benelux in Terneuzen. Dow TES is a worldwide main contributor in building, modifying and
maintaining onshore chemical process installations and plants.
Depending on your experience you will lead, coordinate and/or contribute in project scope
definition, front-end loading studies and detail design engineering for site managed projects. This
includes equipment inquiry and order specifications, labor packages, technical documents, as-
builds and direct technical plant support. The majority of the work will be part of multi-discipline
projects for which good team player and communication skills are required.

Key responsibilities include:

 Basic design for instrumentation and related electrical components and feeders, including
P&ID checks, block & loop diagrams, instrument data sheets and IO lists;
 Sizing / selection / validating process instrumentation and corresponding hook-ups;
 Sizing / selection / validating control and automated block valves;
 Sizing / selection / validating (low voltage) electrical feeders and equipment, such as motors,
variable frequency drives (VFD), uninterruptable power supplies (UPS), rectifiers / chargers
feeder panels, electrical tracing and corresponding cables;
 Design and engineering according to Dow, national and international codes and regulations;
 Using environmental, safety and loss prevention principles;
 Field verification for detailed engineering;
 Provide input for cost estimates, quality and efficiency measurements;
 Contact for client and partners for technical questions and participation in (inter)discipline and project meetings;
 Leading and guiding E&I work for projects executed by external engineering companies and Dow’s Central Engineering Center - Chennai (CE-C).

Advanced / growth responsibilities:
 E&I area lead, which holds extended responsibilities such as:
o leading a small team of designers / engineers,
o controlling all projects in a number of plants,
o managing outsourced work,
o providing input for correct staffing of projects,
o participation in regular project and progress meetings;
 Direct technical support for client, process engineering, process automation, construction and
maintenance partners and related activities;
 Validating process data and process packages;
 Participation in HAZOP studies and SIL assessment and Root Cause Investigations;
 Participations in global technology teams;
 Peer coaching.

 Bachelors or Master’s degree in engineering, preferably with a minimum of 10 years’ experience within E&I engineering.
 Good communications and social skills.
 Fluency in English and average in Dutch or willing to learn Dutch.

 Knowledge of regulations and codes, such as ATEX, NPR, NEN and IEC, working experience in SPI and 2D CAD tool and working in the chemical industry is an advantage;
 Willing to develop skills in both instrumentation and electrical engineering and (Dow) tools wherever gaps exist;
 Experience with common (Windows) computer office tools.

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