Engineer, Process Engineer (Pontirolo/Italy)

SABIC is looking for a Process Engineer for our site in Pontirolo


The Engineer, Process Engineer, applies technical expertise on process engineering with critical depth in functional area performing complex assignments often requiring development of new or improved products, processes or techniques



  • Guides, executes, tracks progress and ensures completion of multiple phases of the engineering or production work process effectively based on understanding state-of-the-art concepts in industry and applying broad input and prioritizes based on business criticality:
      • Evaluates and analyzes projects, products, materials and/or processes, supports root cause analysis, generates reports, performs design and engineering tasks and coordinates own activities with other engineers and operating groups on production/ maintenance/ process planning and improvement activities/programs/projects or application design.
      • Scopes and implements projects and project staffing in coordination with operating or engineering units and manager, technology and other engineering resources to ensure timely startup, budget control and completion.
  • Researches technical goals and/or problems and develops innovative and creative technical solutions, applications, approaches, procedures, control techniques, standards and opportunities for improvement considering future implications of problems and solutions.
  • Coordinates planning, organization and implementation of engineering studies or programs within constraints of specific objectives and target dates as specified by management
  • Contributes to successful project completion by participating in the resolution of issues such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of standard materials, and complex coordination requirements.
  • Coordinates project activities with other operating or engineering units.
  • Leads and teaches quality and efficiency management techniques/concepts.
  • Identifies type of risk assessment, executes risk assessments and ensures follow up and closure.
  • Ensures technical, safety or reliability studies and acting on results; may be held accountable by authorities.
  • Develops specific (long term) plans and KPI’s in order to drive reliability, efficiency and safety in area of expertise


  • M.Sc. or equivalent with a bachelor degree in Chemical Eng. or Mechanical Eng.
  • Fluent in English and Italian.
  • Minimal 5 years of technical working experience on industrial environment.



  • Experience in performing industrial process troubleshooting, unit performance assurance and optimization.
  • Experience conducting Hazard and Operability study reviews.
  • Proven process engineering design experience considering technical, safety and environmental aspects.
  • Experience using the following engineering tools: Aspen Plus, HYSIS and Exchanger Design & Rating.
  • Thorough understanding of unit operations, process equipment, and technology
  • Team player – ability to interact with different teams.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities & conceptual thinking.
  • Knowledge of project-based working
  • Negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to challenge status-quo.
  • Strong result-orientation.



For more information about this role you can contact Corporate Recruiter, Ben de Graaf –




We’ve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, you’re the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.


SABIC, headquartered in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of chemicals, fertilizers, plastics and metals. We supply these materials to other companies, who use them to make products on which the world has come to depend. At SABIC, we believe in using chemistry to power the ambitions of our customers, business partners, employees and societies we live in. We call this “CHEMISTRY THAT MATTERS™”.


In Europe, SABIC employs over 6,000 professionals and is running 6 world-scale production sites and 4 technology & innovation centers. We are present in almost every European country. Major locations within our broad network of innovation, production and marketing are: Teesside (UK), Cartagena (Spain), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Geleen (Netherlands) Bergen op Zoom (The Netherlands) and Genk (Belgium). Based upon this strong fundament, we are a key producer of olefins, polyolefins, engineering thermoplastics resins, films and sheets. Discover more at