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Region Hovedstaden




Segment: Engineering
Industry:  Rådgivning
Client type: Engineering
City: Allerød
State/Province: Region Hovedstaden
Postal Code: 3450

Slået op: 05.09.2022

Experienced Water Expert for International Power-to-X and Process Industry assignments

Full time / Capax Recruitment / Danmark

Are you an ambitious water expert and engineer interested in both green energy transition #GREENsition and in the Process industry? Then check out this career changing job opportunity with NIRAS.

Would you like to help secure a sustainable future by using your water insight on Power-to-X and other projects? And would you like to use your skills to work on the impact water has on production capabilities, costs and brand reputation in the Process industry? Do you thrive on challenges, set ambitious targets, and feel comfortable working in teams both inside and outside of Denmark? Do you see sustainability as an important theme to integrate into project delivery? If so, you might be interested in joining the team at NIRAS as one of their new Water Experts.

NIRAS is one of Northern Europe’s leading consulting engineering companies. The Food and Beverage area at NIRAS is rapidly developing to support the growth and sustainable development of the Food and Beverage industry. They support Danish and global Food and Beverage and Life Science companies within a wide range of food plant design, consultancy and sustainable development in order to help them meet their business goals. NIRAS is also strengthening its contribution to the green energy transition significantly, and during the next ten years, 13 percent of their annual profits will be invested in #GREENsition.

Their team
The international Food & Beverage Team at NIRAS consists of a large team of almost 200 employees, of which around 80 are located in Denmark in offices in Allerød, Aarhus and Odense. The team’s ambition is to become the best at delivering on the design and operation of sustainable food & beverage facilities.

They aim to produce high quality projects for their customers in close cooperation with more than 2400 colleagues at NIRAS. It is an inspiring environment where no two days are the same and where their work is carried out with professionalism and great team spirit.

The team works from offices in Denmark, the UK and Holland. Their head office is in Allerød, Denmark. The position will involve 20-50 days of travelling as a large part of their business is with clients abroad. There is also an option to be based in another office or abroad.

The Position
You will become part of their Food and Beverage Business but will be able to contribute to projects across the Process Industry sector and NIRAS in general, where you would contribute to a wide variety of projects. You could work on both large Power-to-X projects, and small and large CAPEX projects and operational optimization within the Food & Beverage and Life Science industry, helping to deliver state-of-the-art solutions and project services through teamwork.

As a Water Expert, they expect you to contribute with:

  • Design clean water solutions for Power-to-X projects
  • Review of customer water utilization and local impact
  • Design and optimisation of Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Plants, including internal water solutions, e.g., ion exchangers, membrane and disinfection systems
  • Master plans and concepts for Food & Beverage and life science plant expansions
  • Utility calculations and equipment sizing within Water & Wastewater treatment systems, etc.
  • Development of sustainable solutions for the industry
  • A high focus on energy and water savings
  • Preparation of tender documents and evaluation of tenders for new plant equipment for greenfield or brownfield projects of all sizes
  • On-site supervision and assistance during installation or commissioning
  • Engagement in sales and network activities. They expect that you will use your existing network and client relations to actively contribute to the growth of the department.

Part of Your Professional Profile?

The ideal candidate will meet these requirements:

  • You have a relevant engineering degree and have worked with an expertise in water, preferably more than 5-10 years of experience in the Food & Beverage, Life Science or consulting industry.
  • You have analytical skills and experience with projects as well as some operational experience
  • You possess good technical knowledge and skills
  • You possess good written and spoken English skills – preferably combined with one other major language
  • You are familiar with Microsoft Office, as a minimum Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and preferably Microsoft Project

Your Personal Strengths
At a personal level, it is important to be a team player and that you can communicate with colleagues and clients at all levels; and to want to share your knowledge, skills and ideas with others. You are outgoing and self-motivated, able to function in an exciting and busy everyday working routine and contribute to the continued development of NIRAS.

What NIRAS Offers
NIRAS knows that you as an employee are a very important resource. At NIRAS you have good development opportunities. Their many areas of expertise mean that you have extended professional and personal development opportunities. You will work within a team of highly skilled employees that exhibit great commitment, high spirits and outstanding levels of professionalism. They look forward to welcoming you. Futhermore, they have a good social environment, close proximity to high level management and short decision-making processes.

About Their Culture
At NIRAS you will also enjoy a unique work environment. They have several social activities, offering something for everyone. Sustainable development in society is important to them. They incorporate the UN’s 17 global goals for sustainable development into their projects as much as they can. They strive to advise and create solutions that also benefit the next generation. Their values – we listen, we learn, we deliver – are the starting point for how they think and work, and crucial in allowing us to create high quality across disciplines.