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Lead Utilities Engineer


DPS Group Global is currently looking for a Global Lead Utility Engineering with in-depth knowledge of sustainable (food / beverage) utilities.

Engineer Structural
Years of Experience Req.:
> 5 - 10 years
Date Posted:
Days Remaining:
Employment Type:
Education Level Req.:
Msc degree


DPS is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company serving industry around the world for 40 years. Our reputation is based on forming successful partnerships with our clients, providing them with innovative designs and cost effective solutions in the context of sound judgment, strong management and technical excellence.
We provide Full Service Engineering for our clients including Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health and Safety Management, Commissioning, Qualification and Start-up on numerous projects across a range of market sectors. Our Main market sectors are; Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology, Medical Technologies, Oil & Gas, Advanced Technology, Science & Education, Food & Beverage, and Energy.


The Department

The Global Supply Chain Department is our international expertise supply center. We equip, enable and empower our OpCo’s to deliver performance. Global Projects & Engineering is part of Global Supply Chain and delivers project management and engineering for Capex projects and sets engineering and project management standards. Global Projects & Engineering exists of 6 sections: Project Management and Operational Set-up, Brewing Engineering & Safety, Packaging Engineering & Early Equipment Management, Operational Technology, Utility & (Waste) Water Engineering, Civil Engineering, Cost Engineering & Systems, Global Procurement Investments.

DPS Global Projects & Engineering executes global investment projects for our factories and gives advice on technical, operational and organiz605242.12726ational issues. The section Water, Electricity and Utilities consists of three teams: Electrical Engineering, Water Engineering and Utility Engineering.


 As a Global Lead Utility Engineering, you:

  • Be responsible for realiz605242.12726ation of utilities investment projects in factories around the world as part of a multi-disciplinary project team
  • Lead, maintain, improve and implement Utility Engineering design specifications
  • Lead, build, maintain and improve the knowledge on utilities equipment enabling the global sustainability program “Drop the C”
  • Develop and maintain an extensive internal and external (suppliers) network to ensure fit-for- purpose engineering designs 
  • Work closely together with local and regional Management/shop floor all over the world.


Your profile

  • Master degree in Engineering, for example Mechanical, Chemical or Physics, or the like
  • 5-10 years of relevant (international) working experience in the industry
  • (Industrial) knowledge and experience in the design and project management of several of below mentioned disciplines is required:
    • Heat generation and distribution, including biogas utiliz605242.12726ation;
    • Cooling generation and distribution, including heat pump applications;
    • CO2 recovery, storage and distribution;
    • Compressed Air systems;
    • Renewable energy;
    • Operational experience of running industrial utility departments (e.g. with respect to maintenance) is an advantage;
    • Knowledge of legislation, (global) standards, policies, etc. is an advantage;
  • Fluent in English
  • Able to deal with both strategic, tactical and operational issues in an international and multi-cultural environment
  • Willing to travel frequently (30%) to the other DPS Group Global Offices worldwide in both developing and mature markets.
  • Safety top of mind, result oriented, team player, understanding cultural differences and behaviors, open minded, pragmatic.



If you’re interested in this role and if you want to be part of growing organisation within engineering projects in the pharma industry or if you would like to discuss this vacancy further and to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone Ralf Huisman on +31 6 11408791 or send your CV to ralf.huisman@dpsgroupglobal.com

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