Senior Engineer Technical Design 3D


PositionSenior Engineer Technical Designer 3D (/2D)

Reports to the Supervisor of Process Engineering Civil


Responsible for the direction and co-ordination of all day-to-day drafting requirements. Providing quality drafting support to the Project Engineers in executing and delivering projects to Clients. Responsible for taking design concepts from Project Design Engineers and turning them in to 3D/2D drawings, as well as ensuring that drawings are production ready in terms of cost and fit for purpose.

You will use your professional expertise to support other departments within the company.

Key areas of accountability and responsibility:

Developing and implementing a vision and approved plan for diverse categories:

  • You coordinate the day-to-day multidisciplinary drawing work (3D / 2D) within the drawing office team both by own work and by management and guarantees timely completion in function of the planning. Correct and timely communication with the various colleagues is of great importance

  • You support, advise & coach colleagues in the drawing office regarding general work preparation.

  • You check the drawings of the drawing office when necessary.

  • You ensure that all drawings are correctly stored in electronic and paper format.

  • You proactively look for improvements and implement them in the drawing office in order to guarantee the best possible operation. This makes your position dynamic and challenging.

  • You play a central role in the communication model (both internal and external) to detect specific needs and requirements to process them into concrete actions and you are the point of contact for all those involved when they have questions or uncertainties.

  • Centralising, updating, and standardising diagrams, working drawings, plans, piping designs, and P&IDs

  • Recording and making note of current situations and checking current diagrams, working drawings, plans, piping designs, and P&IDs

  • Formulating design proposals for project engineers (2D and 3D)

  • Developing technical diagrams and define detailed technical proposals, including proposals for changes, to working drawings, isometrics, and planning drawings in conformity with company, quality (GMP), and safety regulations

  • Drawing up material lists

  • Carrying out 2D and 3D modelling

  • Drawing up new (partial) plans on the basis of sketches received from project and process engineers, among others

  • Discussing developments, details, and choices with employees from other departments

  • Acting as an internal and external contact person for the transmission of diagrams, working drawings, plans, piping designs, and P&IDs

  • Carrying out various support activities:

    • Providing expert support and participating in projects based on your specific professional expertise

    • Drawing up and maintaining equipment lists


  • You have at least a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent through experience. And at least 5 years of experience in a similar role;

  • Extensive knowledge of AutoCAD, Plant-3D, and Navisworks;

  • Knowledge of Autodesk applications Inventor/AutoCAD MEP (& Revit);

  • You are proficient in working with the MS Office Package;

  • Knowledge of EPLAN is a plus;

  • Thorough knowledge of current construction, mechanical, and piping standards;

  • Knowledge of HVAC and/or electrics is a plusThorough knowledge of ASME BPE, DIN, and ANSI;

  • The ability to work autonomously and communicate effectively;

  • Strong administrative skills;

  • Sense of accuracy;

  • Structured, able to set priorities, and work punctually;

  • Proactive, alert (able to spot changes), and flexible;

  • Change-driven and results-oriented;

  • You strive to communicate your enthusiasm to your team members;

  • You have good people management skills;

  • Excellent analytical and good communication skills;

  • Fluent in both spoken and written English, Dutch, and/or French;

  • Prior experience in a similar type of job in the pharmaceutical sector is an asset (knowledge of cGMP).

Our Company 

Prothya Biosolutions produces plasma preparations (including known products such as Cofact, Nanogam and Albuman). In addition, Prothya collects, tests and supplies blood plasma to purification and production sites worldwide. Prothya Biosolutions' mission is to provide healthcare organizations worldwide with high-quality plasma products. The company does this by creating value for partners and contributing to the health of people who depend on essential plasma proteins. Hence, Prothya's slogan: Creating Value, Sustaining Life. The company has various office and production locations in the Netherlands and Belgium and employs around 1,000 people.

We offer

Prothya Biosolutions BE is part of an international biopharmaceutical group which offers long-term career perspectives and invests actively in on-the-job training.

In return for your performance, you shall receive a competitive salary, group and health insurance, meal vouchers, and eco-cheques, as well as a Flex Reward Plan. The Flex Reward Plan is a flexible compensation system through which employees can create a budget from their current salary components. Thanks to this plan, they can enjoy, on a voluntary basis and according to their personal choice, a series of benefits that Prothya Biosolutions BE offers once a year.

We also offer an attractive holiday system exceeding the legal holidays.

Furthermore, we value mutual respect and diversity is our strength.

For each Prothya Biosolutions BE employee, from operators to the CEO, engagement means showing initiative. We expect all colleagues to contribute to achieving our annual objectives in order to take the organization towards it future challenges and successes.

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