Junior Process Engineer

Reference: 9332 CDS
Consultant: Carina de Swardt 

Job Description: 

  • Design and optimize chemical processes for the conversion of winery waste into premium natural products.
  • Conduct experiments and trials to improve process efficiency, yield, and product quality.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including research and development, production, and quality assurance, to achieve project objectives.
  • Troubleshoot process issues and implement solutions to ensure smooth operations.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safety protocols for chemical processes.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and cost-benefit analyses for new process implementations.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, technologies, and regulations related to chemical engineering and waste management.
  • Assist in scaling up processes from lab-scale to production-scale.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical / Process Engineering.
  • Work experience in chemical process design, optimization, and scale-up will be beneficial.
  • Strong knowledge of chemical engineering principles and unit operations.
  • Appropriate experience with PLC and SCADA programming will be an advantage.

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.