Date:  8 Feb 2024
Location: 

Herning, DK

Job Category:  Engineering
Application deadline: 

Process Engineering Manager

Are you ready to be part of Topsoe’s carbon emission reduction mission? 
Would you like to be part of building up our entirely new factory in Herning, and play a key role in securing the process controls ensuring that Topsoe succeeds in achieving the ambitious goals for the factory? Then you should continue as we are looking for a highly skilled


Process Engineering Manager to the SOEC (Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cell) factory in Herning

 

About us 
At Topsoe we’re leading the way in decarbonization, by supplying technology, catalysts, and services for the worldwide energy transition. It's a journey through science that we began over 80 years ago, with a philosophy to question the limits of possibility and inspire others to think further. Today, we’re a community of over 2,800 problem solvers who are working together to find the answers to the world's biggest challenges. So, whether your expertise is in engineering, operations, or broader business roles, we’re all united by a desire to go solve.


Topsoe’s Power-to-X unit is a strategic lighthouse on our path to be the leading provider of carbon emission reduction technologies. We are now looking for a new colleague to lead the process engineering department at the SOEC factory in Herning. Our SOEC electrolysis technology will, through its unmatched energy efficiency, play a significant role in the green electrification of the chemical and refinery industry.


We are headquartered in Denmark and have offices and operations globally. Find out more at topsoe.com, Topsoe A/S SOEC Fabrik Herning & Topsoe Herning | Facebook

 

Who we’re looking for
You are passionate about leading highly skilled technical people and ready to take on the responsibility for the newly established process engineering department.


During the project period you will set your team and set the department targets and KPI’s for the deliverables during the installation and test period. 


You will work closely with the project organization in Lyngby, responsible for building the factory, installing the production equipment, and designing the processes, to gain knowledge about the equipment and the highly complex chemical and technical processes.


You are ready to take the challenge to be a key person for many discussions and decisions during the commissioning phase as you and your department will be the “go-to people” for the project workers and R&D regarding all processes and procedures as your department is responsible for documenting all changes made by R&D.


After the project / implementation period your focus will be directed towards:

  • designing and implementing manufacturing processes
  • maintaining, driving, supervising, and implementing robust technical standards, systems, and processes
  • ensuring optimization and improvement of equipment and processes for long term robustness and reliability
  • updating and maintaining process documentation
  • conducting in-depth analysis of process data and metrics.

 

You and the team will continue to work closely together with R&D in HQ.


What you’ll bring
You are motivated to be part of the journey building up the department and the factory. You are self-motivated and can work under pressure and on own initiative as well as taking decisions quickly. You thrive using your organizational and team leader skills and have effective communication skills both in written and verbal form. Your knowledge of process improvement and validation is strong. By combining your analytical and technical skills with your knowledge of process improvement and validation you can solve problems, identify, and investigate trends.


Why join us
In Topsoe we are on a journey “writing world history” and we need you! - Topsoe is on a mission to save the planet – by becoming world leaders in Carbon emission reduction technologies. Topsoe technologies have the potential to make a significant impact from Battery materials over Renewable Diesel and Sustainable Aviation Fuels to Green Hydrogen and Green ammonia. 


By joining us you will be part of building a completely new factory – for most people, a once in a lifetime experience. You will be the crucial connection to R&D in all matters regarding the process and the product, be responsible for all change management and have full process control of the process and product quality. The ambition is to have a fully automated process and to have the level of process control on par with the automotive industry, which will be challenging and will develop you as a person, leadership wise and skills wise.

 

How you can apply
Please contact Anders Vinther, phone +45 5197 9928 email: ANVT@topsoe.com if you want to know more about the position.


If you would like to be part of a team of skilled and professional colleagues in an informal organization, please submit your application and resume in English and enclose a copy of your references through our website www.topsoe.com. We will review applications on an ongoing basis.