Senior Project Engineer (m/f)

lundi 1 juillet 2019
Date limite
jeudi 15 août 2019
Niveau d'expérience
5 à 10 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein
Langue(s) souhaitée(s)

Company details

FUTERRO is a world leader in the field of Bioplastics technology. Based in Belgium (Brussels and Escanaffles, Hainaut) we are specialise in PLA (Poly Lactic Acid), a biopolymer used as an alternative for conventional plastics.

FUTERRO is offering licenses for the production of lactic acid by fermentation (the monomer), the PLA (the Polymer) and LOOPLA a new recycling process converting the PLA back into lactic acid (the recycling unit). Worldwide demand for PLA is growing rapidly. The PLA has a low carbon foot-print which minimizes the impact of its production on the global warming.

For more details on LOOPLA, please check our video on Youtube

To support its strong growth, FUTERRO aims to enlarge its team, by hiring a specialist for the following position:



  • Ensures the technical part of the equipment Contract review;
  • Coordinates the engineering team following project engineering instructions and procedures (existing or to be created);
  • Ensures the issue, the validation and the maintenance of the project equipment lists and/or other key engineering documents as applicable to each project;
  • Supervises the issue of engineering deliverables and approves the key engineering documents;
  • Participates in project planning by providing engineering milestones and requirements;
  • Ensures effective technical coordination with the Customer's representatives and maintains a good communication with the Customer;
  • Consolidates the engineering budgets based on discipline departments budgets;
  • Ensures budget control over project duration. In case of variation alerts the Project Management and suggests mitigation measures when needed;
  • Leads the design and safety reviews and supervises the followup of the outcomes;
  • Together with the engineering team, designs, selects and validates supplier for key equipment (worldwide)
  • Participates in contract management by initiating, collecting and consolidating the variation requests and change orders;
  • Ensures the engineering final folder is properly prepared and filed, identifying and including the key-recommendations and lessons learned for the engineering team.



  • Constructive spirit in approaching the tasks;
  • Ability to work without errors, in an efficient and structured way, paying attention to details;
  • Strong supervisory skills for planning, organizing and communication;
  • Good personnel management skills.


  • Bachelor & Master’s degree in (Electro)Mechanical Engineering; Good command of English. French would be a plus, but is not mandatory;
  • Relevant professional experience and strong track record in project engineering management;
  • Availability to travel on job quite often;
  • Show interest in the success and development of the project.


  • A rich and varied position;
  • Opportunity to participate actively in the strategic development of various projects;
  • Interesting job in a rapidly growing, young and dynamic company, which combines the international dimension with the human size of an SME;
  • A job that encourages autonomy and team spirit.