Project Engineer (Mechanical)

  • Argent Energy
  • Amsterdam, Nederland

Project Engineer (Mechanical)


To complete our multicultural Project team for the realisation of our new Biodiesel factory in Amsterdam, we are looking for a competent and enthusiastic 

Project Engineer (Mechanical) | full time

Location: Amsterdam

About the job

As Project Engineer at Argent Energy will be responsible for the site infrastructure designs including, site layouts, road layouts, site logistics, drainage designs, cut and fill assessments, electrical ducting infrastructure and drawings to relevant standards.

You will be an active player in all stages of our project from basic design to construction completion and have the opportunity to work with multi-disciplinary sub-contractors. You will be working as a part of a project team, but we expect you to be able to work independently and be responsible for your own work both quality and accuracy point of view.

Your responsibility will be to checking and monitoring engineering offices, sub-contractors, field technicians and field installation works.

Working at Argent Energy is an opportunity to develop, to grow and a place to optimally develop your career. We offer a varied working environment where you can grow both personally and professionally.

The Department

The Project Team is responsible for the realisation of the complete project. The working language in this department is English.

About us

Argent Energy is a waste-based biodiesel producer with a vision to help decarbonise transport worldwide. Argent has 3 operational locations in Europe; Motherwell (Scotland), Stanlow (England) and Amsterdam (The Netherlands). At Argent we turn waste oils into low carbon fuel which significantly contributes to reducing the CO2 emissions of transport. We believe in using waste materials only and continuously search for new waste to be turned into higher value products. We invest in people and their development as well as R&D to drive innovation in products, technologies and operational excellence.

Argent Energy has been part of the Swire Group since November 2018. John Swire & Sons Ltd. stems from a family business founded in 1816, which has grown in 200 years into a global company with various participations in aviation, maritime, food, trading and industry. 



You recognize yourself in the following competencies: highly organised with attention to details, ambitious, quality-conscious, multi-tasking, resilient attitude, 'out of the box' thinker and a teamplayer. 

You also bring:

  • A completed bachelor or master degree in mechanical engineering or similar with at least 5 years of industrial work experience;
  • Experience with AutoCad, Cadmatic and AutoCad Plant 3D;
  • Oil & Gas industry and/or Energy Plants and/or Chemical Plants experience is an advantage;
  • Experience in working with building companies;
  • Experience of using excel and Auto Cad to advanced level;
  • Experience of checking and verifying calculations for concrete foundation, steel structures;
  • Additional Experience of verifying mechanical process equipment calculations; 
  • Familiar with the relevant NEN and EN norms;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

What do we Offer

  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly motivating work environment;
  • Permanent fulltime role based at our facility in Amsterdam onsite from Monday to Friday (40 hours per week);
  • Good primary and secondary employment conditions and an attractive pension scheme;
  • A bonus scheme based on stated business results (max 10% of yearly salary);
  • Working to an sustainable future with 350 passioned colleagues and lots of room for personal development.

What's next?

Interested? Send us your resume and motivation letter in English today! 

To respect the GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without permission. That is why we strongly recommend that you apply directly through our work-at site. Applications by e-mail will not be taken into consideration in this context. 

Any questions? 
Then contact Richard Witte (HR Manager). Richard can be reached by phone at 020-2192930.