Lead Process Operator

3+ years • Helmond
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How you will make an impact

As the Lead Process Operator overseeing our Iron Fuel Boiler pilot plant in Helmond, you play a pivotal role in operational planning, organization, and execution. Your focus on short and long-term operational goals, aligned with the test plan and Goal Zero objectives, ensures the smooth functioning of our operations. Acting as a liaison between the Coordinator Operations and the process operations team, you contribute significantly to the operational phase’s preparation by formulating procedures and organizing necessary training.

What you do as a Lead Process Operator

• Actively contribute to operational phase preparation by formulating procedures and organizing training.
• Take charge of HSE performance on-site, adhering to the Goal Zero policy and implementing necessary shutdowns for safety.
• Monitor compliance with established procedures and propose improvements based on initial results.
• Operationally manage the pilot plant, acting as the authorizer for post-construction work, excluding high-risk activities.
• Provide regular project updates, reporting on the progress and test results of the operation.
• Analyze team competencies, suggesting training to enhance installation quality and achieve Goal Zero objectives.

Why you make a difference

• Relevant experience as a Lead Process Operator in an industrial setting, preferably within the heat, energy production or (petro)chemical industry.
• Possession of at least VAPRO-B is preferred.
• Demonstrated experience in executing HSE policies and achieving Goal Zero objectives.
• Strong communication skills fostering a positive-critical team environment prioritizing safety, health, cost, and quality.
• Adaptive capabilities enabling informed decisions in a dynamic, ad hoc environment.
• Ability to grasp the bigger picture, understanding the interconnected aspects of the business to contribute to organizational goals.

as soon as available

What you get in return

Competitive salary

A negotiable salary of €3,400 per month (gross) based on your experience and knowledge.

Flexibility options

Flexibility options, including the opportunity to work (partially) from home and/or coordinate flexible working hours.

Paid vacation

Standard 25 vacation days per year for recharging and relaxation.

Dynamic environment

Inclusion in a results-oriented, dynamic environment with exciting EPC projects and a diverse, talented team.

Seamless support

 Provision of necessary hardware, software and PPE for seamless work execution, wherever you are.

Team events

Team events, including monthly team days, engaging lunch lectures, and enjoyable outings, contributing to an inspiring work culture.

What to expect 


Submit your application; expect a response within 3 business days.

Phone intake

Initial screening over the phone.

Live interviews

A minimum of two rounds, in which you’ll meet with a colleague, HR, and supervisor(s). 


Discuss terms and contract upon a positive match.


Transition smoothly to the team and role.