LNG Process Engineer – Vopak – Rotterdam

By 19 juli 2022LNG

Vopak is the world’s leading storage provider for energy and other essential products. Located at major shipping crossroads and supply gateways, Vopak continues to grow and invest in new assets and invests heavily in growth in new energies.

Vopak is currently playing a central role in securing future supply of natural gas to Western Europe. They are expanding rapidly on their LNG terminal in the port of Rotterdam and in cooperation with Gasunie, are participating in a FRSU that is going to be active near Eemshaven in the north of the Netherlands.

Also projects in other cryogenic gases are under development. To further strengthen the organization, Vopak is currently recruiting a

LNG & Cryo Gas Process Engineer

The LNG & Cryo Gas Process Engineer is responsible for the review and development of P&ID’s in several LNG, CO2, Hydrogen and Green Ammonia import terminal projects. Together with Vopak’s Project Manager, you engage with the design companies in reviewing process safety with HAZID and HAZOP sessions. In dialogue with the future Operators, he/she discusses the operability and maintainability of the process plant. This can be LNG import, but also CO2, H2 and NH3 import, storage, re-liquefaction and regasification. Vopak is also having small-scale LNG liquefaction in its project portfolio. 

Where the project design is frozen and construction is moving ahead, the role as LNG & Cryo Gas Process Engineer gravitates towards Commissioning and Start-up Engineer. Drafting and reviewing of Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning , Start-up and Performance Test procedures, in coordination with the construction contractors, is part of the role. Planning the (pre-)commissioning schedule and prioritizing / sequencing mechanical completions to meet commissioning deadlines is also required. Before start-up, he/she will carry out a Pre Start-up Safety Review (PSSR) together with the future Operators of the terminal.


  • Master’s degree in Engineering, with specialization in Chemical or Process Engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimal 5 years experience in LNG Process Engineering and Commissioning, with extensive field experience on site during construction, commissioning and hand-over to operations. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with key codes and standards related to cryogenic gas installations and equipment, such as EU Seveso-III Directive, EN 1473 “Installation and Equipment for LNG – design of onshore installations”, ISO 16903 “Installation and Equipment for LNG – material selection”, NFPA 59A “Standard for the Production, Storage and Handling of LNG”, 33 CFR Part127 “Waterfront facilities Handling LNG and Liquified Hazardous Gas” 
  • Flexibility to work internationally at different locations.
  • Excellent stakeholder management on different levels.
  • Proven Safety leadership and service mindedness.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills.
  • Entrepreneurial, energetic personality, self-motivated.
  • Focus on continuous improvement and disciplined execution.
  • Good interpersonal skills and good communicator, able to communicate effectively in English in all layers of the organization.


  • Market conform salary depending on skills and experience
  • Bonus opportunity
  • 30 holidays on an annual basis
  • Collective Health Insurance (contribution Vopak of 50% of basic package)
  • Vopak’s own pension scheme https://pensioenfonds.vopak.com/
  • Vopak continuously invests in personal growth, and future career path within Vopak

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