Project Assistant

Graintec is renowned for leading-edge know-how in Aquafeed and Pet food process facilities and has a substantial market share in Europe and Latin America. Our position is earned through more than 30 years’ endeavor to learn, create new knowledge and develop solutions to proactively foresee our customers’ needs.

Our projects range from conceptual design studies, to full scale green field plant construction. We need you to join our local team in Concepcion Chile, to assist our project managers execute their projects in Chile.

As Project assistant, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Coordinate local purchases of parts and services and coordinate timely delivery on site
  • Create and manage site files for: Tools onsite, fitters list for site personnel, local suppliers, etc.
  • QA inspection of local deliveries and equipment delivered on site
  • Assist with HSE administration on site
  • Create installation manuals for site work
  • Create instruction manuals for our customers


  • You have a mid-level technical education or similar.
  • You probably have 3 – 5 years´ experience from working in a technical environment e.g. engineering company, mechanical installation contractor or a production facility.
  • You are used to coordinate suppliers and negotiate purchase orders
  • You are familiar with HSE and QA procedures for working on an installation site
  • Knowledge of our industry would be an advantage, but is not a prerequisite
  • You have basic CAD knowledge (able to extract drawings etc.)

We offer

An opportunity to work with the best engineers in this industry. Insight into a growing industry, leading edge technology, and the opportunity to optimize our tools and methods. Dedicated, experienced and highly skilled colleagues.

An international work environment. At Graintec, we work across cultures and technical disciplines, as we are present in Europe, Latin America, USA and China. Our projects require deep insight into technology, production processes, process management and power supply.

Office location: Concepcion, Chile.

Please contact us at, or General manager Roberto Schälchli ph. +56 41 291 05 15, if you find this a suitable challenge.

See more about us at

GRAINTEC A/S is the world’s leading solution provider for state-of-the-art production facilities and processing lines for the manufacturing of extruded aqua feed and pet food. The company’s main fields are engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) as well as consulting services including project management. With a worldwide customer base, GRAINTEC´s extensive knowledge about the market, the production process and operational costs, makes it possible to optimize the desired solutions for the needs of every individual customer.

While designing, executing, installing and maintaining production facilities and processing lines on all continents, GRAINTEC believes that developing a factory is a future-oriented process. Therefore, all projects are taken on with a holistic approach. Rules and regulations are taken into account, as well as hygienic standards and environmental issues, energy recovery, wastewater treatment and odor control – keeping the economic efficiency in focus while at the same time minimizing the plants’ impact on the environment.

Are you a qualified engineer, sales manager, project manager, technical assistant or site supervisor burning to be part of Graintec? Or do you have competences or other experience that can contribute to our team? Then please send your application and CV in English to:

We are always looking after qualified people to support us. Although we might not be hiring at the moment, open positions can arise and therefore we welcome unsolicited applications, which we will keep for six months for possible future opportunities.

We treat your application as well as your interest in our company strictly confidential.

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