Senior Process Engineer

Hungary (HU)
Very attractive salary, fixed in Euros and includes company car
19 Dec 2017
18 Jan 2018
Job role
Process Engineer
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Ethanol Europe Renewables Ltd. is an Irish company which owns and operates Europe’s largest bioethanol production facility, south of Budapest, Hungary via its subsidiary, Pannonia Ethanol Zrt. The Hungarian plant currently processes 1.2 million tons of maize per year into ca. 500,000m3 of fuel ethanol, 375,000 tons of high protein animal feed and 15,000 tons of corn oil. The facility is undergoing its fourth expansion since opening in 2012 and the company has ongoing process improvement projects as well as further expansion and new product development projects especially in the area of renewable biotechnology. Pannonia Ethanol Zrt. is currently looking to recruit a

Senior Process Engineer

for the Engineering & Technology Group to play a leading role in the implementation of the company’s ongoing and future projects. The Senior Process Engineer will have extensive prior experience and exposure to a broad range of processes applicable to the biofuel and related industries such as brewing, fermentation, distillation, evaporation and drying as well as dry goods and powder handling. Knowledge of hygienic design to Food Grade/EHEDG standard and extensive prior experience with specific technologies for particle size reduction, mechanical separation by centrifugation/decantation and ceramic & polymeric membrane filtration as well as anaerobic digestion is highly desirable.

The successful candidate will play a leading role within a group of 30+ highly specialized professionals and will be expected to take projects from conception through commissioning and handover to Operations in a strongly results driven work environment. In addition, the Senior Process Engineer will be expected to be a key initiator of new processes and process improvements.

The Senior Process Engineer will be educated to at least Bachelor Degree level and will be practical and organized in nature, hands-on in approach and have a minimum of 7 years’ experience in a multidisciplinary project environment.

The position is based in Hungary and the successful candidate must be prepared to relocate to the Budapest area. The salary package will be attractive, set in Euro and will include a company car. Occasional travel both within Europe and further afield may be required.

This is a permanent position but the company would consider applications from those looking for a fixed term contract. 

Pannonia Ethanol will consider applications from non-EU citizens. The business is managed exclusively through English and Hungarian language skills are not required.

If you wish to be considered for this role, please send an email with the subject “Senior Process Engineer” containing your CV and a cover letter to