Sustainability Engineer

Are you a Chemical Engineer with an eye for environmental matters? AnQore is looking for a Sustainability Engineer who will be responsible for the plant performance with regards to sustainability. You will strengthen our R&D and Technology unit in Geleen.

We are looking for a candidate who is able to monitor integral environmental aspects and provides technological knowledge to monitor, analyze and improve environmental and sustainability aspects of our processes.

In this role, you are expected to make expert contributions to technology projects by drawing up a plan for the defined area of expertise, searching for the right input(s), monitoring the installation data, carrying out technological activities as defined in the project plan and by identifying (potential) bottlenecks.

You are also responsible for troubleshooting, monitoring the performance of the installation and you are expected to give feedback on your findings. Further, you will participate in safety studies. You need to manage short-term and medium-term goals.

As a Sustainability Engineer you will be part of multidisciplinary teams (e.g. operations, maintenance, R&D, SHEQ, business).

Key responsibilities

You will be part of a leading manufacturer of acrylonitrile in Europe. AnQore is considered THE supplier to the European contract market. Our customers choose us as their supplier because we deliver on our promises: safe and reliable production and supply and consistent high product quality.

In line with their market share, AnQore’s production installations are of large scale. Aware of this size, the nature of the production process and the products manufactured, safety is of utmost importance for AnQore. Our plants consists of many units with a wide range of complex technologies.

The AnQore R&D and Technology team supports the plants with chemical and technologic knowledge to ensure continuous improvement by optimization of existing processes and proposing new technologies and projects.

About AnQore

AnQore is a specialist chemical supplier dedicated to the safe, secure and continuous supply of acrylonitrile, hydrogen cyanide, acetonitrile and sodium cyanide. The AnQore production location is based on the Chemelot Chemical Park in Geleen and we have an office location in Urmond. Our European customers benefit from our excellent SHEQ performance and unique logistical network, which enables us to deliver consistently and reliably time after time. We call this SMART chemicals.

The ideal

-   A commitment to work safely and ethically
-   Bachelor or Master’s degree in Chemical Technology
-   0 - 5 years of work experience in a technological and/or R&D environment
-   Good communication, analytical and problem solving skills
-   Ability to work in a structured manner and to think ahead

The ideal colleague for us is a team player who also can function independently, with a passion for sustainability and environment, who gets energy from finding and proposing technological solutions.

The reward

At AnQore we know that our people make the difference in being successful. We reward them with a competitive salary plus an attractive benefits package. We value ingenuity, teamwork and safety. Our plant and office locations are in The Netherlands, but our products are shipped to 5 continents. We offer a you the opportunity to perform and develop yourself in a compact and agile organization.


Are you looking for a job in which you can add to public interests? Do you function best in a stable and complex working environment? Are you interest in this position? Then, apply online and send us your cv and motivation letter before May 17th, 2021.

For further information you can contact: Evelyne Lehm, (HR Business Partner), tel +31 6 18018821 or José Mugge (Manager Research & Development and Technology), tel +31 6 23063237.

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