Process Engineer at GEA Group

GEA is one of the largest suppliers for the food and beverage processing industry and a wide range of other process industries. Approximately 18,000 employees in more than 50 countries contribute significantly to GEA’s success – come and join them! We offer interesting and challenging tasks, a positive working environment in international teams and opportunities for personal development and growth in a global company.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Process Engineer

Reference number: JR-0021606
Location: Alausa, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Job function: Sales

Responsibilities and Tasks
Reviews customer’s specifications and data to determine the scope of work for a sales project:

Detailed Engineering:

  • Development of Heat, Process Flow, Mass Balances, Instrumentation and Production Diagrams
  • Prepare system estimates and customer proposal documents
  • Perform heat transfer calculations and fluid flow calculations
  • Work with designers and engineers in the development of General Arrangement, Elevation layouts and piping drawings
  • Develop equipment specifications and documentation that meets customers design requirements
  • Development of process & functional descriptions of operation for process being designed
  • As a process engineer, you will be working on any or all phases of a project, from the initial concept through the installation and commission of new equipment / plants at customer sites.

Sales support:

  • Assists Sales with pre-contract site visits to gather specifications, as requested
  • Assist to answer questions regarding proposal(s) and cost estimate(s)
  • Prepares and may deliver presentation at customer location as requested
  • Makes presentations to internal and external customers
  • Consults with vendors, supply chain, and in-house workshop to determine accurate pricing for estimate and coordinates delivery times to coincide with the proposal schedule
  • Reviews quotation proposals and drawings for accuracy with regards to cost price.

Project management:

  • Works independently on a variety of projects from simple to complex, small to large
  • Highly self-directed and able to work independently, as well as the proven ability to work as a member of a cross functional engineering teams
  • Coordinates work with other disciplines. Performs interdisciplinary coordination checks to minimize deficiencies, errors and omissions in drawings and specifications

Continuous improvement:

  • Utilize process engineering knowledge to understand and document current processes, identify areas for improvement, and implement sustainable solutions


  • Manage active sale project list and facilitate weekly meetings for inquiries using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.
  • Timely in responses and actions to other duties as assigned by the Department Manager

Your Profile and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Food Technology or in related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of progressive responsibility in a liquid process engineer role
  • Ability to read/build PIDs, PFDs, mass balance(s)
  • Front sales experience
  • Deep practical know-how of state-of-the-art sales process, organization methods and tools (e.g. ordering, pricing, CRM)
  • English (proficient), French (optional)
  • Open-minded and solution oriented, strong problem solving skills
  • Team player, good networking and negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Good judgement and decision making skills
  • Ability to travel up to 40% (typical = 25%) to support sales, customer site visits, training, commissioning start-up for projects, as needed.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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