Plant Design Team Leader

  • Full Time
  • Echt
  • Posted 4 months ago

Plant Design Team Leader: creating tomorrow’s world today…

Using state-of-the-art technology to design the future: as a modern and progressive employer, we give you the freedom you need to fully develop your talents. We feel it’s important that you enjoy going to work and that you find your niche, where you can grow both professionally and personally. As a Plant Design Team Leader, you will be working as part of a team on creating high-tech solutions that contribute to tomorrow’s world. Inspiring, challenging and engaged. 

What will your job as a Plant Design Team Leader involve?

The Plant Design department at the Echt site specialises in engineering multidisciplinary projects in the chemical, petrochemical, processing, water, food, energy and other sectors. As a Plant Design Team Leader, your primary responsibility is ensuring that your department performs at its best. This also involves focusing on health, safety and environment issues, quality, operational acquisition, profitability, effectiveness, human resources and staffing. Your responsibilities include maintaining relationships and executing multidisciplinary projects, as well as motivating and inspiring your team members. As a team leader, you will collaborate closely with your head of department. The latter has final responsibility and, as part of their continuous efforts to successfully manage the team, ensures all work is divided among them and the team leaders as fairly and efficiently as possible.

VIRO – the performance of technology

We are a multidisciplinary engineering firm specialising in project management and engineering. Our clients entrust us with a variety of challenging industrial engineering projects. From our sites in the Netherlands, Germany and Austria, we serve clients worldwide in the aerospace, amusement park engineering, automotive, energy, food, industrial & utility construction, maritime, offshore, processing and semiconductor industries.

Your profile

You have an engaging and outgoing personality, good social skills, leadership qualities, and are eager to use your creativity and expertise to solve technical issues for major clients and help them to improve their performance. You’re proactive with a flexible attitude. Further requirements:

  • Degree in a technical field (from a university of technology or vocational university) plus extensive experience in Mechanical Engineering
  • Around ten years of experience in executing industrial projects
  • Knowledge of industry and clients’ professional standards and regulations
  • Knowledge of budgeting methods, cost monitoring, planning, and progress methods
  • Knowledge of manufacturing environments, safety and government regulations, and permits
  • Good command of software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases and planning
  • Good command of one or more CAD software packages and familiar with relevant software in your area of expertise
  • Team player who also works well independently
  • Strong analytical skills and a client-centric attitude
  • Good standard of spoken and written Dutch, German and English

Our offer

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with your level of responsibility and a generous benefits package. Engineer your own career through our unique VIRO Academy. Our training centre, knowledge-sharing sessions and job rotation scheme are just a few of the resources we offer to help you take charge of your personal development. We also offer a competitive pension scheme, flexible hours, generous annual leave entitlements, and many other benefits.

VIRO is much more than just a workplace:

in addition to an exciting role in which no day is ever the same, we offer numerous activities that make working at VIRO even more appealing. These include the VIRO Family Day at Papendal sports centre, mountain bike clinics, Employee Vitality Week, staff association and department outings, and participation in various regional and national sporting events.


Are you looking for the versatility and excitement of a multifaceted engineering firm and would you like to further develop your professional skills? Let us know – we look forward to meeting you! Please send your CV and cover letter to:


Echt branch

Project Support
Newtonweg 3, 6101 WX Echt, the Netherlands
PO Box 33, 6100 AA Echt, the Netherlands
T +31 475 850900

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