This job is a full-time position responsible for the design and development of capital projects in Infineum’s Global Engineering group. The role will deliver projects efficiently while achieving stated goals (i.e. safety, improvement, ROI, reliability). This role also requires applying process design knowledge to ensure the facilities meet Infineum standards and practices.  The position requires interfacing and collaborating with site management, operations and maintenance, global engineering as well as third party inputs on costs and design.  The candidate shall be able to work in self-directed as well as collaborative environments, while maintaining a high level of accountability to the project development outcome.

This position will be based at Koln but will be part of the Global Engineering Team. Therefore it will be required to participate to the Global Engineering Communities of Practices and to contribute to the success of projects in other Infineum locations.



Key Outputs: What we can expect from you
  • Acknowledge the project scope, objectives and priorities and ensure they are maintained during the project development stages.

  • Use process design knowledge to: perform common design calculations; coordinate engineering contractors; verify vendor calculation / design; interface with engineering specialists / project engineers / cost estimators.

  • Apply a disciplined approach to progress a project concept through the stages / gates project development process.

  • Develop directly or through engineering contractors:
    - design basis memorandums (DBM) – used to communicate the design basis
      to key stakeholders at an early stage.
    - process design specifications (PDS) – used as project blue print for project

  • Identify all stakeholders (HSSE, operations, maintenance, process, PCC, planning, etc..) required for the project stage and manage their successful contribution by leading the integrated project team – IPT.

  • Manage project planning and front-end engineering stages of project development.

  • Support project execution/detailed engineering stage of project development.

  • Support economic tabulations to enable meeting cost benefit targets.

  • Call and lead the internal reviews according to Infineum capital budget process.

  • Participate in global networks involved with improving the development process and sharing process design experience

What skills and experiences will you gain from this role?
  • Contribute to the achievement of the strategic objectives of a leading chemical industry with outstanding HSSE standards and financial results.

  • Get a deep knowledge of best of industry design standards, project management practices, capital investment process across the entire project life.

  • Work in a truly open and multicultural environment, building relationship and networking skills with different organization levels at the plant as well globally.

A successful candidate is likely to have:
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering.

  • Self-directed and proactive worker; strong team player in collaborative and leadership roles.

  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple priorities.

  • Attention to detail, strong commitment to HSSE and quality values.

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent German and English - verbal and written. German language knowledge is a key requisite, to work effectively with all Koln based colleagues and contractors.

  • Ability to interact with organizational levels both horizontally and vertically.

  • PE, PMP, MBA Knowledge of project development and execution process as a plus

Closing Date

31 July 2019


Cologne, Germany - Köln, Deutschland

Role Function and Group

Global Engineering – Global Manufacturing Projects

Application process

Performance you can rely on.