Process Engineer

November 11, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

GEA Group

GEA is one of the largest suppliers for the food and beverage processing industry and a wide range of other process industries. Approximately 18,000 employees in more than 50 countries contribute significantly to GEA’s success – come and join them! We offer interesting and challenging tasks, a positive working environment in international teams and opportunities for personal development and growth in a global company.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Process Engineer
Job Requisition ID: JR-0021606
Location: Lagos
Job type: Full time
Responsibilities / Tasks

Reviews customer’s specifications and data to determine the scope of work for a sales project
Detailed Engineering:

Development of Heat, Process Flow, Mass Balances, Instrumentation and Production Diagrams
Prepare system estimates and customer proposal documents
Perform heat transfer calculations and fluid flow calculations
Work with designers and engineers in the development of General Arrangement, Elevation layouts and piping drawings
Develop equipment specifications and documentation that meets customers design requirements
Development of process & functional descriptions of operation for process being designed
As a process engineer, you will be working on any or all phases of a project, from the initial concept through the installation and commission of new equipment / plants at customer sites.

Sales support:

Assists Sales with pre-contract site visits to gather specifications, as requested
Assist to answer questions regarding proposal(s) and cost estimate(s)
Prepares and may deliver presentation at customer location as requested
Makes presentations to internal and external customers
Consults with vendors, supply chain, and in-house workshop to determine accurate pricing for estimate and coordinates delivery times to coincide with the proposal schedule
Reviews quotation proposals and drawings for accuracy with regards to cost price.

Project management:

Works independently on a variety of projects from simple to complex, small to large
Highly self-directed and able to work independently, as well as the proven ability to work as a member of a cross functional engineering teams
Coordinates work with other disciplines. Performs interdisciplinary coordination checks to minimize deficiencies, errors and omissions in drawings and specifications

Continuous improvement:

Utilize process engineering knowledge to understand and document current processes, identify areas for improvement, and implement sustainable solutions


Manage active sale project list and facilitate weekly meetings for inquiries using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.  Timely in responses and actions to other duties as assigned by the Department Manager

Your Profile / Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Food technology or in related field
Minimum of 2 years of progressive responsibility in a liquid process engineer role
Ability to read/build PIDs, PFDs, mass balance(s)
Front sales experience
Deep practical know-how of state-of-the-art sales process, organization methods and tools (e.g. ordering, pricing, CRM)  
English (proficient), French (optional)
Open-minded and solution oriented, strong problem solving skills
Team player, good networking and negotiation skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Good judgement and decision making skills
Ability to travel up to 40% (typical = 25%) to support sales, customer site visits, training, commissioning start-up for projects, as needed.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
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