Process Development Engineer Albemarle

  • Fulltime
  • Amsterdam

Albemarle Corporation

Process Development Engineer




WO werk- en denkniveau

Type chemie




Albemarle Corporation


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When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people’s lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Job Description

For the Scaleup group within Amsterdam R&D, we are looking for a: Process Development Engineer

As a process development engineer and member of the R&D team, you are leading projects to scale up products and processes to commercial production in our Amsterdam and Bayport plants. Our products range from state-of-the-art catalysts for the petrochemical industry to engineered inorganic substances for various applications. Our processes range from unit operations to complete production plant lines.


  • Pilot scale development of new catalysts for various applications (e.g. hydroprocessing and clean fuels production).
  • Extending our process technology knowledge in particle technology, extrusion, impregnation, drying, transport phenomena and modeling.
  • Set up and execute experimental campaigns using Design of Experiment.
  • Leading plant trials for new products and/or new production processes.
  • Development of innovative process steps and introduction of new technology.
  • Interface between R&D, analytical and plant technology departments in order to develop and transfer product and process knowhow.
  • Supporting the plant in troubleshooting manufacturing issues and process related excursions.
  • Identify technology innovations that will improve the quality and profit of our products and processes.

Job requirements

  • PhD or PDEng degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • Relevant work experience is a plus, preferably in the field of solids processing or catalysis.
  • Skilled in process technology and physical transport phenomena.
  • Affinity with R&D and process equipment, bringing theory into practice.
  • Proactive, convincing and decisive; Flexible and stress resistant; Analytical, solution-driven and pragmatic; Team player; Good communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of experimental design, data analysis, process control and statistics.
  • Skilled in working in a laboratory or pilot plant setting; hands-on mindset.
  • Understanding of project management basics.
  • Good knowledge of problem solving & root cause analysis methodologies.
  • Fluent in English; Good knowledge of Dutch.

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