Mechanical Engineer Amsterdam

Our IPSS Engineering team works multidisciplinary. Our differences in knowledge and expertise is exactly what connects us! ´   

What’s the role?  

You’re responsible for the design and specification of pipeline systems, pressure devices and mechanical equipment such as vessels, pumps and heat exchangers.  You also develop in corporation with other engineers, operating procedures, provide technical information, and write technical manuals of process installations ranging from experimental set-ups to large (pilot) plants.  You design calculations using in-house developed tools and should have knowledge of international design codes such as applicable in the oil & gas and petrochemical industries.

Further responsibilities are:

  • Checking and approving of technical manufacturing documentation, like piping documentation;
  • Design and creating 3D drawings using SolidWorks and AutoCAD;
  • Decide together with E&I and Process Engineers on design specifications, adjustment of process flow diagrams and P&ID’s;
  • FEM calculations;
  • Engineering of pressure vessels and heat exchangers with PV Elite;
  • Technical documentation control;
  • Documentation of process installations and experimental set ups;
  • Complementing and filing of mechanical documents and mechanical calculations;]
  • Activities consists of 60% AutoCAD cq Solid Works;
  • The activities can be executed at the office of IPSS Engineering in Wageningen, Amsterdam or in-house at the principal (prov. Gelderland).

We offer

  • We offer, depending on your experience, a competitive gross salary of between € 3.500,– and € 5.500,– for a full-time working week of 40 hours;
  • Workinghoursareinconsultation, part-timeiscertainly Let’s talk about your wishes;
  • Aholidayallowanceof8%oftheannualsalary;
  • 25vacationdaysbasedona40-hourworkingweek;
  • There is a strong focus on vitality, therefor wegiveyou5freevitalitydayspro Free when you like to;
  • Based on your personally wishes various secondaryemploymentconditionssuchastravelexpenses,studycostsforjob-relatedtraining,parentalleave,acollectivepensionprovision,leasecarandtelephone;
  • We organize regular teambuilding events or we schedule work meetings during a joint It’s so much fun!
  • Finally,avibrantworkingOurofficesarelocatedonthecampusesofWUR and ETCA.Dynamicandinspiringlocationswheresharing knowledge andinnovationareamplyfacilitated.Doyousometimesprefertowork from home? No problem, it canbedoneinconsultation.

We ask

  • MTS Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of PED guidelines
  • Experienced with MS-office applications
  • VCA safety certificate
  • Experienced with AutoCAD cq Autodesk 3D Plant / Solid Works/ PV Elite
  • Professional communication; Dutch and English (verbal and written)

We are  

Solving energy challenges, that’s the main challenge these days. Tackling climate changerequires, among other things, majorchangesinenergysystemsandefficientuseofrawmaterials.Thisrequiresclosecooperationbetweensmartinnovatorsandcompanies.  IPSSEngineeringisoneofthem, located onboththeWURcampusandtheETCA.

IPSS Engineering is specialized in engineering, upscalling and construction of biobased, lab, pilot and process installations.  IPSS Engineering remains curious and strives for sustainable, safe and professional solutions that make use of the latest technological developments and insights.

IPSSEngineeringisamultidisciplinaryengineeringfirm.Ourteamincludesprocessengineers,mechanicalengineers,andI&EEngineers.Byusingeveryone’sspecificexpertise,weincreasetheinnovativecapacityoftheteam.Thisleadstosustainablesafeandefficientsolutions.Thisdiversitywithintheteam makesworkingfunandchallenging. Are you struggling with a jobtask? Or need to discuss with a colleague? Thenthereisalwaysacolleagueyoucanfallbackon.

Are you curious?

We are always open for an introduction, feel free to contact us. Gerrit Gerritsen, director of IPSS Engineering tells you more. T: 06 305 55 128 or mail to:


The vacancy will be published internally and externally at the same time.  As soon as you respond, we will contact you as soon as possible within 3 working days.

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