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Piping designer

Job ID IND001561 Brussels, Brussels Capital, Belgium;
Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and partner with customers in diverse global end markets. Our products and solutions are used in planes, cars, smart and medical devices, batteries, in mineral and oil extraction, among many other applications promoting sustainability. Our lightweighting materials enhance cleaner mobility, our formulations optimize the use of resources, and our performance chemicals improve air and water quality. 

Job Overview and Responsibilities

Attached to the Engineering & Construction Group (GEC) of our Industrial Direction, you will work in our NOH Design Office. 

Under the operational responsibility of a Study Coordinator Engineer or a Design Office Lead Designer, you will be involved in the implementation studies of our industrial facilities.

In this context, the main missions are as follows:

  • On the basis of the drawings (PFD and PID )  and the description of the process, as well as a list of equipment, develop the design of an entire installation (plot plan) by integrating the constraints of the project, respecting the rules and standards each of the disciplines (civil, mechanical, piping, electricity, ... and HSE - safety concept)
  • Develop the various layout plans: altimetry, general layout, equipment layouts, civil and steel  structures guide drawings , piperacks, piping layouts, planimetrics, 3D model and piping material take-off.
  • Participate in installation and layout reviews (reviews of plans and model ) and participate to  PID schemes review , construction and maintenance review, safety review.

Education and Experience

  • A1 Technician (graduat) or A2 and equivalent experience (type / equivalence in France: BTS ROC, BTS CRCI, BTS CPRP)
  • Good knowledge of 2D CAD (Autocad) and 3D CAD tools (Autocad Plant 3D + spec editor, ...)
  • Experience of about 10 years in an engineering company or a factory design office, in the field of petrochemicals would be a plus
  • Piping designer / layout designer : structures for equipment and piping for new units and revamping existing sites (field experience during construction phases)


  • Dynamic and motivated, at ease in contact with different environments and interlocutors.

  • Good English level (reading, writing and speaking) - context of international projects.




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