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Process Engineer Fertilizer

Mont-Saint-Guibert, wallonne, Région, BelgiumDSAG - Process

Job description

De Smet Agro (DSAG) is a subsidiary of De Smet Engineers & Contractors (DSEC), specialized in projects for the agro-nutrients industry. Taking root from over 65 years of experience, we provide the full range of project delivery services, from technical audits and technology solutions to complete EPCM and turnkey delivery to the Fertilizers Industry.

To support its Process Department in Mont-Saint-Guibert (Belgium), DSAG is looking for a PROCESS ENGINEER.


The Process Engineer is involved at all stages of a project, from the chemical process concept definition to the design phases until the site implementation. In addition, the process engineer participates in technical audits and commissioning of fertilizer plants.


  • Prepare block flow diagram, process flow diagrams, heat & mass balances and P&ID’s
  • Determine the process specifications of the principal equipment and instruments
  • Develop mass balances for process and utilities
  • Sizing of process equipment: pumps, tanks, heat exchangers, solids handling…
  • Determine the calculation conditions
  • Prepare equipment list
  • Transmit all information and specifications to the other engineering disciplines
  • Prepare operating manual
  • Participate to Hazop reviews


  • Participate in the commissioning and start-up of fertilizer plants
  • Participate in industrial plants audits
  • Prepare technical notes and comments
  • Review process documents from technology licensors
  • Contribute to process innovation
  • Prepare technical proposals

Job requirements


  • Master in Chemical engineering with specific knowledge of inorganic chemistry
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in a process-oriented engineering company or or in activities related to the fertilizer processes
  • Good knowledge of engineering sequences, process unit operations, thermodynamics, heat transfer
  • Involvment in a project for fertilizer industry and/or phopshoric acid field is an asset
  • Software: experience with VBA coding is required
  • Languages: Fluent English and French are mandatory, Other languages are an asset
  • Appreciate and demonstrate good team spirit
  • Ability to make decisions, take initiative and work autonomously
  • Enjoys responsibility and accountability
  • Creative / innovative
  • Well organized and adaptable
  • Good problem solving mindset
  • Willing to travel internationally (up to 20%)