Desalination Process Engineer


Maastricht, The Netherlands 🇳🇱

Become an integral part of Desolenator’s mission to create a sustainable future by joining

our team as a Process Engineer. Leverage your technical knowledge and inventive thinking

to develop cutting-edge desalination solutions that address global water challenges.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

Design, calculate, and specify process engineering requirements for our desalination


Create process-related documentation, including simulations, H&M balances, PFDs, P&IDs,

and system descriptions.

Size and select process equipment to fit unique project needs.

Collaborate in design reviews, technical due-diligence, and process-related discussions.

Contribute to proposal preparations and conceptual designs for new plants.

Understand project scope, cost, and schedule requirements.

Develop innovative concepts for desalination plant configurations and operations.

Create RFQs, scopes of work, and datasheets for equipment selection.

Prepare control philosophy, O&M manuals, and commissioning documents for project


Support Factory and Site Acceptance Tests, and commissioning activities.

Collaborate with PLC engineers and provide site liaison, installation, and commissioning


Resolve design and development challenges with creative and logical problem-solving.

What you should bring to the team:

B.Tech or B.Eng in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.

5-8 years of relevant experience, with a preference for at least 5 years in the desalination


Demonstrated success in engineering design and project implementation.

Excellent communication and collaboration skills, capable of working autonomously or as

part of a multidisciplinary team.

Up-to-date knowledge of desalination industry standards, regulations, and best practices.

Experience in designing small/medium desalination plants, with proficiency in P&IDs/PFDs,

process calculations, solar and intermittent energy, MED selection, and water chemistry.

What you can expect from us:

We are a small team working on an innovation that we believe will bring water to a thirsty world and change the outlook for those most in need.

Enjoy a mission-driven and enthusiastic work culture with lots of freedom in the way you organize your work.

Combine state-of-the art engineering with the potential to change the world.

As part of competitive remuneration, receive a bonus plan similar to stock options called Stock Appreciation Rights (SARs).

At Desolenator, we’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive. We believe that our differences make us stronger, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life.

If you’re passionate about making a difference and have the technical expertise to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you!






IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development