Process Engineer


Employment: Full time

15 February 2021

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. In the future, we also want to lead the market in sustainability. 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 our strong growth, GNT is now recruiting a:

Process Engineer

The Role

As a Process Engineer you are part of the department Process Optimisation and Implementation (POI). Key responsibilities of POI are the delivery of equipment, process optimization (capacity, yield, efficiency, quality consistency) and implementation of processes in production. The department is based in Mierlo (NL) and delivers services for GNT’s production facilities in Heinsberg (GE) and Mierlo.

Key Responsibilities

As Process Engineer within POI you cover a broad range of responsibilities:

  • You coordinate or take part in CAPEX-projects from conceptual design to start-up and ramp-up of production. As such you plan, design, specify, integrate and test process equipment including process automation.

  • You direct or execute the implementation of new or improved production processes in production lines.

  • You analyse running production processes and evaluate potential improvements for safety, productivity, quality consistency, yield and costs.

  • You perform R&D for process optimization on laboratory, pilot and production scale.

  • You are supporting production technologists to solve deviations in production.

  • You work together with Production, Product R&D, Maintenance and external engineering and automation partners, mostly in interdisciplinary teams.


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

  • 5–10 years of experience as Process Engineer in a production or engineering company.

  • A demonstrated talent for project management.

  • Experience in extraction is a plus.

  • Outstanding technical and analytical skills.

  • A proactive, energetic, result driven attitude and a strong sense of ownership

  • Strong communication skills and a team player mindset.

  • Excellent command of Dutch, good command of English. German is a plus

What do we find important?

We operate globally, yet remain an independent, family-owned business committed to investing in products, technology and importantly, our people. The GNT values underpin all our day-to-day activities. Therefore, it is important that we suit each other. The people who work for GNT are flexible, supportive, and passionate individuals. We always go the extra mile to offer our external and internal clients the best service possible. 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?

GNT wishes to retain the current harmonious working environment and therefore welcome team players with a positive outlook and promising future perspective. In return for all your hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive package of benefits (salaried position, bonus scheme, pension contributions, health and wellness). Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and position.

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 by email to before Friday March 5th. The first introductory meetings are planned on Tuesday March 16th.

Marloes van Nijnanten
HR Advisor
GNT International B.V.
Industrieweg 26
5731 HR - Mierlo, Netherlands