(Senior) Process Engineer

(Fulltime), main location Heinsberg, Germany

23 November 2018

Let’s color the world!

We are GNT, an ambitious and innovative family-run business with a colorful character! With our EXBERRY® brand, we are the market leader in the field of Coloring Foods. Our colorings are 100% natural and are made from fruits, vegetables and plants.

We are world champions when it comes to utilizing the bounty of nature, and strive to continuously innovate and improve natural color ingredients for the consumer. By carefully preserving all of nature’s beauty and goodness, we are able to offer our clients the highest quality and most reliable products. This is what continues to motivate us every day!

The most important ingredients for GNT’s success are our employees and the cooperation that exists between them. We believe in teamwork and we are there for one another, our clients, our suppliers and our partners. That is what makes us GNT.

Due to GNT’s strong growth, we are seeking a:


within the department Process Development and Engineering (PDE). This department is based in Mierlo (NL) and delivers services for GNT’s production facilities in Heinsberg (DE) and Mierlo. The main work location of the process engineer is Heinsberg.

What do we expect of you?

  • As a (senior) Process Engineer within PDE:

  • You coordinate or take part in engineering projects from conceptual design to start-up and ramp-up of production.

  • You plan, design, purchase, implement, test, validate and continuously improve production processes, systems and methods.

  • You are responsible for detailed specification of production means as package units, equipment, instruments and automation systems.

  • You carry out process development, including initiation, coordination, execution and analysis of laboratory, pilot and production tests.

  • You evaluate processes and implement improvements for safety, productivity, quality, yield and costs.

  • You get the desired results on time and within cost, quality and efficiency as aimed for.

What can you offer us?

  • A completed higher professional or scientific education in chemical, food or bio-technology with process technology as specialization.

  • 5 – 10 years of work experience as Process Engineer in a production or engineering environment, preferably with experience as project manager.

  • A strong and proven affinity with process automation.

  • Outstanding technical and analytical skills and a talent for project management.

  • A proactive, energetic, result driven attitude and the sense of ownership to bring projects successfully to an end.

  • Strong communication skills and a teamplayer mindset.

  • Excellent command of German, good command of English, Dutch is an asset.

What do we find important?

The GNT values underpin all our day-to-day activities. This is why it is important that we fit together. GNT employees are passionate and demonstrate responsibility. Naturally, our focus lies on our clients and the service we provide! We always go the extra mile to offer our external and internal clients the best service. In addition, we do everything in the most sustainable way possible. We are open and honest towards one another and bring out the best in each other.

What do we offer you?

  • A job with a successful and innovative company that is always evolving.

  • A varied role in a modern and dynamic working environment.

  • And last but not least: GNT is evolving rapidly and you will too!

We color the world, do you?

Does this vacancy suit you? Then we look forward to receiving your motivational statement and CV, the earliest date you are available to start and a photo no later than by email to We will inform you by (date) if you have been selected for an introductory interview.

Silke Ohler
HR Manager Germany
GNT Deutschland GmbH (Production)
Borsigstraße 100
52525 - Heinsberg, Germany