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Senior Process Operator



Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Process Operation · Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Senior Process Operator

Join the Pioneers of Climate Technology at Paebbl!

About Us:

Paebbl is a founder-led start up in the emerging field of climate technology and the new “carbon economy”. Our mission is to permanently sequester CO2 and repurpose it into products that the world needs. Inspired by natural CO2 mineralization, our technology accelerates this process by a factor of a million and is now ready for scale-up. We are privately financed by supportive, long-term oriented institutional and private investors, and our diverse team includes experts from technology, industrial engineering, waste management, finance, and academia.


We are seeking an exceptional Senior Process Operator to become an integral part of our team. In this role, you'll operate various research and test equipment, focusing on the daily operation of high-pressure autoclaves and eventually transitioning to a continuous high-pressure process on a shift schedule. This position is based at our Rotterdam R&D campus, located at the innovative RDM Campus in central Rotterdam.


  • Operational Support: Collaborate with and support the Operations Lead on various operational and process activities, stepping in during their absence.
  • Production Optimization: Help optimize planning and production runs to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • Continuous Improvement: Improve operational procedures, documentation, training materials, and HSE procedures.
  • Project Delivery: Manage Operations-specific follow-ups for assigned project stages and lead/support commissioning and start up
  • activities.
  • Collaboration: Partner with the engineering team to ensure systems are designed and built for efficient and safe operations.
  • Test Setups: Design and perform customized test setups for operational prototyping.
  • Training: Provide guidance and training to less experienced team members.
  • Quality Control: Maintain high standards of work quality, adhering to SHE and quality benchmarks.
  • Maintenance: Lead or support maintenance activities and liaise with third parties as necessary.
  • Inventory Management: Purchase materials, plan inventory, and ensure efficient warehousing.
  • Compliance: Ensure processes remain legally compliant and find ways to increase the quality of customer service.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Education: VAPRO-C or equivalent BOL-4 operator education additional technical education preferred.
  • Languages: Fluent in English and Dutch (spoken and written).
  • Experience: 7-10 years as a process operator, with leadership or training experience.
  • Expertise: Proficiency in Standard Operating Procedures and maintenance activities.
  • Skills: Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Growth Mindset: Commitment to ongoing personal and professional development.
  • Attitude: Collaborative and pragmatic approach to problem-solving.
  • Specialization: Experience in operational excellence and continuous process optimization.

What We Offer:

  • Market-rate salary.
  • Stock option program participation.
  • Private healthcare insurance.
  • Annual training and development budget.
  • Annual wellness budget.
  • 25 days of paid vacation.
  • Up to 6 months of compensated parental leave.
  • Standard pension scheme support.

We believe in fostering a constructive, inclusive work environment that respects all stakeholders, including our team, collaborators, customers, and partners. Our Code of Conduct reflects our commitment to cultivating a positive workplace culture. Join us and be part of a pioneering company shaping the future of CO2 removal and CO2-negative materials industries. Ready to make a real impact? Apply today and help us shape a sustainable future!

Process Operation
Rotterdam, the Netherlands

About Paebbl

Paebbl is a decarbonization technology company on a mission to restore the Earth's carbon balance. We are commercializing a proven technology to turn captured CO2 into valuable industrial raw materials. Our team is pan-European, with hubs in The Netherlands, Sweden, and Finland.

Process Operation · Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Senior Process Operator

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