Design a furnace for RDF  

Internship assignment: design (parts of) a furnace for RDF by modelling the heat- and mass transfer and develop a design based on these models.


Your profile:

  • Studying Mechanical Engineering / Process Technology
  • Interested in application of Thermodynamics
  • Practical, hands-on mindset

Your tasks:

  • Familiarize yourself with design principles of firing RDF in a adiabatic furnace and in a partly cooled furnace.
  • Study the “design model in development” for a RDF-furnace in PPSD.
  • Develop a design for local heat extraction from the furnace and re-use of this heat by preheating of combustion air.
  • Implement your design in the PPSD-model and verify results.
  • Work out a detailed design for parts of the furnace together with your colleagues of HoSt Engineering.

What we offer:

  • Monthly fixed fee of €400 based on 40 hours per week;
  • Lots of responsibility and room for own initiatives;
  • Professional support, guidance and insights;
  • An internship in the renewable energy sector;
  • Interesting international environment which is only a 5-minute walk from the ‘Kennispark’ train station in Enschede;
  • Nice welcome package;
  • A dynamic, flexible and passionate team;

About HoSt

The HoSt Group, a family company, engineers, builds and maintains bioenergy systems to empower sustainability ambitions in every industry and sector. The HoSt team, across 7 countries, is committed since 1991 to technological solutions and innovations for renewable energy and high-quality raw materials from waste streams. Besides the headquarters in the Netherlands, HoSt has offices in the USA, France, Latvia, Poland, Germany, and England and more than 300 built references in more than 30 countries on four continents. For the bioenergy systems supplied by HoSt, HoSt has 24/7 service and maintenance teams.


Mail your resume and motivation to [email protected]. General questions can be addressed to Mariëtte Huis in `t Veld, internship coordinator. For questions and more details about the internship please contact Albert ter Maat via +31 (0) 53 – 460 90 80.

Please do not make use of this vacancy as an acquisition opportunity.