Project Engineer Mechanical Germany

Company description
With over 69 years of experience, KH Engineering has continuously provided the market with flexible and constructive solutions since 1949. Clients acknowledge the value of personal commitment of the KH teams involved and the Management team supporting the business. As an independent company, KH Engineering offers support to its clients from a perspective of durability and continuity. We create sustainability and stability of the business by a relentless attention for safety, health and environment. These drivers lead us to more than sixty years of practical experience, covering a varied range of prominent national and international projects for renowned clients.

Function description
For our project team based at our client’s location in Hamburg (Germany) KH Engineering is looking for experienced Project Engineers within the Mechanical discipline.

Our client will be geared towards the future of complex metallurgy through the implementation of project(s).

As Project Engineer Mechanical you execute certain work packages and subtasks on your own responsibility within one or several subprojects. You reports to the referring Sub Project manager. The tasks consists mainly of changes, expansions or new construction within existing production facilities (“brownfield”).

For example, in a certain subproject, the following tasks need to be addressed:
• Relocation of the furnace’s metal tap from the eastern to the western side;
• Detailed planning of the metal tap and its chute including all related details;
• Detailed planning of the metal inlet into the new separation furnace;
• Adaptation of the furnace’s peripheric to the sterile requirements of the new separation furnace;
• Adaptation of the slag tap to the necessary requirements;
• Optimization of the slag chute (straightening, adjustment of the slope, exhaust);
• Expansion of the slag collection area from 2 to 3 pot-handling; including all technical details (swinging chute, distribution chute, exhaust system, cooling parts, bumpers etc.).

Similarly, there exist numerous tasks and working packages in the other subprojects, too, which could be handled by the jobholder. The Sub Project managers and the jobholder need to agree in collaboration about the actual activities.

Self-reliant execution of technical constructive work packages and subtasks within investment projects:
• Goal deliberation, in coordination with the customers (operations, maintenance)
• Baseline study, inventory
• Idea generation
• Concept development
• Budget planning
• Scheduling
• Detailed engineering
• Tender offer and procurement
• Site supervision
• Commissioning
• Acceptance and hand-over to the customer

Responsibilities within the job profile:
• Health and Safety
• Goal achievement
• Quality assurance
• Cost efficiency, keep the budget
• Adherence to schedules

Function demands
• You have a completed education with a degree on the Higher Professional Education (HBO / HTS) or University (WO / TU) level, preferably in Mechanical Engineering or comparable fields;
• You can build upon a wide experience of at least 10 years in plant engineering and construction for metallurgy;
• You have proven experience with working on projects;
• You have experience with CAD software, planning and documentation;
• You have a strong analytical approach, organizational efficiency, structured way of working and a distinct capacity for teamwork;
• You are able to communicate very well orally in both the English and German languages. If you are also able to write in both languages that is preferable;
• Detailed knowledge of metallurgy plants and equipment for pyrometallurgical applications, like: furnaces, refractories, tapping equipment, cooling devices, chutes, molds, etc. is preferred and will lead to further recommendation.

To the right candidate we offer an excellent salary, good educations and growth opportunities plus competitive secondary benefits.

Location of work
Hamburg, Germany

Application information
For more information about this vacancy you can contact mister Bertil Pot via: or by calling: +31(0)6-29035507.