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Engineer/ Researcher – Energy Conversion & Storage - 2019-18518


9076217 | DELFT | Detachering | WO | publicatiedatum


Over de functie

As an engineer/ researcher, you will either independently or in a team design, develop, engineer, and test laboratory set-ups and field pilots, of a thermal, physical and chemical nature.
Projects and activities you will work on are dynamic in nature meaning that you are flexible and innovative and able to adjust your approach to the nature of the projects. Using your creative mindset, together with a proactive and result-oriented approach, helps you achieving this.


An ideal candidate would have the following background:
•You have an M.Sc. in e.g. physics, process technology, mechanical engineering or sustainable energy technology
•You have at least 2 years of working experience with research and engineering in a relevant environment;
•You have experience with thermal systems, data acquisition, electrical measurements and pressurized systems, and with the use of supporting numerical models to improve the performance of such systems
•You have experience with advanced engineering/ research software (e.g. Labview, Aspen, Python or other).
•You have a good mastery of the English language, both verbal and written. Knowledge of Dutch is a pre; The position is best suited to an enthusiastic person with the following characteristics:
•You have a hands-on mentality and you are very comfortable with working in a lab;
•You are a team player, but you can work independently in a lab environment, where you are able to work safety conscious and accurate;
•You are able to design, develop and engineer laboratory set-ups and field pilots, and analyze, discuss and report their results;
•You have a drive to develop innovative solutions to technically challenging problems by combining the right mix of intellectual curiosity and a pragmatic approach;
•You are highly motivated to work in a diverse international team working towards innovative solutions for a more sustainable economy.
•You are proactive, communicative, have good interpersonal and reporting skills.


Naast een interessante uitdaging bieden wij een uitstekend salaris. Daarnaast heb je de mogelijkheid om gebruik te maken van en collectieve ziektekostenverzekering, een marktconforme pensioenregeling en ruime ontwikkelingsmogelijkheden. Wij streven ernaar om de arbeidsovereenkomst af te stemmen met de wensen van onze medewerkers. 


The energy sector and the (chemical) industry are in a transition towards: the use of new feedstock, the use of renewable energy, process and energy efficiency, introduction of circularity and, of course, carbon capture and re-use. The group Sustainable Process & Energy Systems based in Delft (The Netherlands) works on these transitional topics with a fast growing diverse international team of about 65 employees.
The core technical expertise is Gas- Treatment and Conversion, Separation technologies, Bio-based Building Block synthesis and Energy Conversion & Storage. We work for- and with (renewable) energy and chemistry companies and in a network of international knowledge partners.
In order to achieve the 2050 European energy and climate sustainability goals for renewable energy, a multi-energy approach on energy generation and conversion is required to release the full potential of intermittent renewable energies. Energy storage (i.e. storage of electricity, heat, and gas like hydrogen) is indispensable for creating flexibility, allowing to optimize the balance between the supply and demand profiles of energy. The Energy Conversion & Storage team is active in developing these technologies and is currently looking to expand with a research assistant.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Peter Groeneveld via telefoonnummer 06-53815170

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