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Senior International Service Engineer // Avantium

Vakgebied: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Locatie: Noord-Holland

Dienstverband: Vast

Opdrachtgever: Avantium

Salaris: €4.000 - €5.000 p.m.

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Senior International Service Engineer // Avantium

Over deze vacature

The real deal

  • Join a pioneering company driving sustainable chemistry R&D solutions.
  • Be a part of a cosy team, installing and maintaining cutting-edge technology worldwide.
  • Travel extensively, work independently and with a diverse range of customers;


You as a Senior International Service Engineer at Avantium:

The Senior International Service Engineer (SISE) plays a critical role in Avantium’s operations by installing and maintaining the company’s complex chemical research technology, the Flowrence. As each machine is custom-made to meet the customer’s specific requirements, the SISE works closely with Project Leaders to deliver new machines while collaborating with the Customer Service Leader to maintain existing machines and conduct retrofits.

In addition to these responsibilities, the SISE also provides customers with training on using the Flowrence technology. With machines located around the world, you’ll spend around 50% of your working time on global travel for on-site installations, and you’ll be a key player in Avantium’s mission for a fossil-free world.


  • Install and service custom-made Flowrence units on-site at customer locations.
  • Perform chemical validations at Avantium’s facilities.
  • Provide customers with support and training on the use of Flowrence technology.
  • Collaborate with Project Leaders to support the development of new Flowrence machines.
  • Communicate progress, status, and any issues with Project Leaders and Customer Support Leaders.
  • Lead and mentor other engineers, shaping the future of the team

Over het bedrijf

For more than two decades, Avantium RDS has been a driving force in the field of R&D solutions, helping chemical companies accelerate their catalyst R&D. With scalable and innovative test systems like Flowrence® and Batchington, and in-house R&D catalyst testing services, they are committed to making a difference. Their unique capabilities in innovative chemistry R&D and engineering have positioned them perfectly to support the growing market of sustainable chemistry.

Avantium is proud to focus on four emerging markets that align perfectly with their purpose of transitioning the chemical industry to sustainable and circular solutions. From green hydrogen and chemical plastic recycling to adsorption and sustainable chemical building blocks, they offer tailored, innovative R&D units and contract R&D to address the challenges of these markets.

Avantium has a beautiful office in Amsterdam next to Isolatorweg station. The building was created for the benefit of its employees, which resulted in a premium, healthy and sustainable environment. For example, they have a free salad bar, good office supplies and a green interior. They have an informal culture, a flat organization and recognize and celebrate the many cultures they represent. You get the unique chance to learn a lot about many fields. They offer good primary and secondary benefits; see below.

Furthermore, this company offers you:

  • Working at a leading company in technical innovation with passionate colleagues towards creating a fossil-free world;
  • Career opportunities that match your drive and ambition;
  • An informal culture and flat organization;
  • Salary that matches your knowledge and experience between €4.000 – €5.000 p.m. + Outstanding allowances for foreign travel & stays at company expense;
  • Holiday allowance;
  • Bonus up to 10% of your gross annual salary based on achieved company targets;
  • 25 vacation days per year on a full-time basis, with the option to purchase an additional 5 days per year;
  • The company offers Zwitserleven Nu Pension, and pays 50% of the pension contribution while the employee pays the other 50%;
  • Discounts on additional insurances;
  • Company Phone;
  • The choice between travel reimbursement or NS Business Card with unlimited travel;
  • A warm welcome with a comprehensive onboarding process. You will be well guided and there are several induction activities to make you feel at home quickly;
  • Friday afternoon drinks & organized sports activities;
  • Working in a pleasant working atmosphere and multicultural environment with room for personal development;

Jouw profiel

  • A BSc or an MSc degree in electrical, mechanical or mechatronic engineering;
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience;
  • Proficiency in English, both spoken and written;
  • You are agile in an international working environment and are willing to travel up to 50% of your working hours per month;
  • You can prioritise well and have a flexible, proactive attitude;
  • Knowledge of chemical reactors, precision measurement/data acquisition systems and troubleshooting is an advantage;
  • You have strong communication skills and can work well independently.

What's Next?


Wij zijn benieuwd naar jouw behoeften, wensen, kwaliteiten, talenten, interesses, drijfveren en ambities. Zo kunnen we goed met je meedenken over wat mooie carrièremogelijkheden voor jou zijn. Het doel is om een baan te vinden die echt goed bij je past.

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