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Lead Process Engineer - Biofuels & Biochemicals

Job Title
Lead Process Engineer - Biofuels & Biochemicals
Job ID
Zurich, Switzerland,  ZH 8401
Other Location
Singapore, Shanghai, Oklahoma (USA), Pune (India)

We are looking for a qualified candidate to join our client’s well-established team of process engineers in Zurich, Switzerland as a:


Lead Process Engineer - Bio-fuels & Bio-chemicals


The Global lead process engineer for bio-fuels/bio-chemicals: ensures that all process engineering documents (simulation, equipment list, technical risk analysis, process guarantees) whether sent internal or externally are carefully checked and approved.


  • Process simulations and/or review and approve of simulations done by the regional process engineers
  • Prepares and/or reviews and approves all technical documents for the quotation process in his field of expertise
  • Support know-how transfer to other process engineers in the regions
  • Directly involved in large and complex client projects – according to needs and skills
  • Review/Approve basic engineering or studies prepared by the regions in his field of expertise
  • Chairperson in project reviews – in coordination with other plant/process engineers involved
  • Acts as a mentor for the process engineers and new employees for the related technology
  • Takes ownership for coordination, improvement and process development of the technology – in coordination with R&D
  • Consulting role in business development activities and strategical discussions


  • Technical education in Chemical/Process Engineering, and a successful track record in process simulation in the chemical industry.
  • A minimum experience of 5-10 years as Process Engineer in an international environment.
  • Reliable and communicative and have strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • A high degree of independence, visible authority, and negotiation skills with international clients are essential.
  • Customer focus combined with quality conscience round off your personality profile.
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written. Further languages are beneficial.
Required Skills

Advanced Degree in Chemical or Process Engineering
Bio-fuels & Biochemical Engineering Experience
English fluency

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