Process & Piping Engineer – Antwerp

Process & Piping Engineer

Key Skills and Core Competencies:

  • Concept competent process-, process systems, process equipment and fluids and gasses piping designer;
  • Competence and knowledge of process and piping systems and it’s relevant Control and Automation systems and their link with BMS/IMS as well as related fluid primary utility systems;
  • Competence and knowledge on sustainable, Energy Best Practices, specific legislations Vlarem, EPB, etc.;
  • GXP competent/experience and/or eager to learn techniques, processes and systems used in Life Sciences-, Pharmaceutical-, Bio-technology- and Health Scientific Industries (Eudralex, FDA-Guidelines etc.);
  • Hands-on, Team Player ;
  • Knowledge and Approach on all project life cycle stages from Master-planning to post-completion;
  • Good working knowledge of building/civil, electrical- and HVAC systems, techniques and practices in order to align to scope of works of colleagues;
  • Good working knowledge of 2D, 3D design software;
  • Good understanding of cost, risks and value in project and business context;
  • Work as a pro-active, dynamic and reliable team leader and/or team member;
  • Excellent representation and communication skills (verbal, written – Dutch, English, French, and preferably also German);
  • Flexibility aligned to business, market and customer needs.


Bio-Engineer, Chemical, Mechanical and/or Electro-Mechanical Engineer; CAD; Project Management.

Key Figures:

Projects – global budget: 0.5 to 20 mio€

Project Lead-time: 1 month to >2 years

Number of projects in parallel: 2 to 6

Total number of projects on a yearly basis: 15 to 25

Particular Responsibilities:

  1. Provide expert competent Process and Piping services for the Company and its clients.
  2. Organise, lead and co-ordinate on particular projects, acting as the primary representative for Process- and Piping systems and equipment to the Project Manager, Design Manager and other parties.
  3. Produce suitable design of Process- and Piping systems.
  4. Carry out Process & Piping design activities using prevailing best practice techniques and tools, and ensuring compliance with Company Quality Procedures, requirements of the relevant contract and any other appropriate standards, guidance and good practice.
  5. Assist in the production of comprehensive deliverables lists for particular proposals and projects, with emphasis on the lists being complete early in the design stage.
  6. Schedule the necessary Process- and Piping design resource allocation for particular projects to produce deliverables within the required scope, cost, programme and quality parameters of the prevailing contract.
  7. Take part in the development of business development and work proposals for particular opportunities to ensure that design deliverables and related quality and resource requirements are suitably defined and included for.
  8. Provide support and instruction to ensure the project and Company quality systems are the basis of all project design work. Assist in Quality Audits of the design team and its work.
  9. Assist the Project Manager, Lead Designer and Design Manager in the ongoing planning, monitoring and reporting of progress and resource requirements for particular projects, through active involvement in all stages of the project.
  10. Act as Design Leader where so appointed to particular projects.
  11. Manage project Process and Piping & Process design resources to produce the required design deliverables, including the ongoing monitoring and reporting of resource usage, earned value and other requirements.
  12. Attend regular design progress reviews with the designers and Design Manager. Provide appropriate information to enable effective reporting and enable variances to be addressed.
  13. Actively participate the design co-ordination process on projects with all other technical disciplines, and between SciTech and any third party designers.
  14. Ensure that change management is effectively executed within the project architectural design team.
  15. Assist in and ensure the production of design risk assessments. Ensure their regular review and, where necessary, revision and reissue.
  16. Actively contribute to design reviews such as Quality, Cost, Safety, Compliance, GxP, Constructability, Commissionability, HAZOP, Value, Risk, etc.
  17. Assist the Design Manager in assessment and training in quality and other technical matters to ensure that the Process & Piping project design team are competent and effective.
  18. Actively pursue ongoing improvement in quality, efficiency, innovation, etc. within designs.
  19. Maintain adequate Continuing Professional Development related to professional status and to ensure familiarity and competence with all areas relevant to the operations of the Company, including (but not necessarily limited to): all Process & Piping strategies, directions, techniques, systems, equipment, innovations, requirements, etc.; current best practice in health, safety and environmental matters.
  20. Prepare, deliver and assist in technical and company presentations as part of any business development, internal or external training, seminar or other activities.
  21. Attend at client, supply chain or construction sites as necessary for the operations of the Company where related to architectural matter.


To apply for this position or request more information, please email your CV to [email protected] with contact details and availability. Please do not respond if you are representing a recruitment agency.

Note: Individuals from countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) are required to be in possession of a valid work permit to allow them to take up employment (for more information please visit the Government’s website ).  Scitech Engineering do not provide sponsorship for visa applications, facilitate work permits or enable entry work visas for any role advertised.  All applicants must hold a valid permit to work in the region required by the role, prior to application, in order to be considered.

Key Details


Mechanical – Process & Piping Engineer


Lead and co-ordinate the Process / Piping Design and Execution
in Projects




Business Unit Operations Director


Project Manager, Design Manager, Project Team, Client Team, Statutory Authorities