Maintenance Engineer

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Position overview

We are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for bringing continuous improvement to the maintenance process through analysis of current maintenance practices and equipment performance resulting in identification, execution, and coordination of improvement actions. Other tasks will be to ensure compliance to legal requirements and internal standards related to process equipment by alignment of the preventive maintenance plan with these obligations and to ensure successful conversion of investment projects into the required documents and tools for effective maintenance on new process equipment.

If you are have a strong organizational, attention to details and project management skills and you want to develop a culture of loss control and prevention, then we are waiting for your application.


  • Preventive maintenance (PM) plan management
    • Creation of new preventive maintenance plans and analysis and optimization of existing plans
    • Creation and optimization of the necessary documents and tools to execute the PM plan
    • Asset criticality analysis and its translation into the PM plan (risk based maintenance)
  • Inspection & legal compliance
    • SEVESO audit preparation and coordination follow-up of the corrective actions
    • SHE706 compliance management (SHE critical equipment)
    • Maintenance coordinator for legal inspection (i.e. storage tanks, lifting equipment, etc.)
  • Equipment reliability
    • Root cause investigation of equipment failures (bad actors)
    • Definition, execution and follow-up of corrective action plan to improve reliability or MTBF
    • Definition of equipment standards
  • Functional location and technical documentation management
    • Maintenance and optimization of maintenance information in SAP
    • Documentation of technical information for effective preparation of maintenance works
    • Project management for maintenance CapEx projects (in-kind replacement of equipment)
    • Coordination of small equipment improvement projects through Management of Change (MoC)
  • Continuous improvement of maintenance process
    • Study and execution of improvement projects to strive for maintenance excellence (Industry 4.0)
    • Examples are digitalization, predictive maintenance techniques, maintenance scheduling tools
    • Main contact for the Engineering team to provide advice regarding the maintenance aspect of CapEx projects
    • Provide training & training material on maintenance and utilization procedures of process equipment

Required skills and experience

  • Some years of experience in the field of maintenance in the chemical, petrochemical or pharmaceutical sector.
  • Interpersonal skills to function in a team and good communication skills towards the internal customers are important elements to meet the full objectives of the position.
  • Analytical skills and resilience to analyse data and find improvement opportunities, solutions or root cause for equipment failures.
  • The ability to write a good report and generate effective and well-studied improvement actions.
  • Technical knowledge of process equipment is critical to find root causes for failures.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines on a multitude of tasks.


  • Master’s Degree in Electromechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering. For this position, preference is given to an electromechanical engineer.

We offer
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