Mechanical Engineer (Beringen/Geleen)

About the role

Location: Belgium - Beringen, Netherlands - Geleen

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We rise to the challenge


As Mechanical Engineer, you ensure that the mechanical equipment of the plants are compliant with the legal requirements and the Borealis specifications. You are responsible for the development, the maintenance and the optimisation of all the “equipment strategies” for the production installations in Borealis Beringen and Geleen. 

This is a grasp of your responsibilities:
•    Deliver high level of expertise and have deep knowledge in the assigned technology on local site level and towards the European assets on request basis
•    Ensure maximisation of OAE/reliability and drive implementation long term equipment strategies.
•    Maintain internal and external networking in the assigned technology, to exert influence for Borealis and keep awareness of potential developments.
•    Provide  technical expert advices, calculations and engineering activities to plant availability and projects on local site  level, across some plants and also first exposure outside own location.
•    Apply HSE and Q requirement in all areas of the responsibility
•    Execute and implement plant availability strategies
•    Develop local/group Procedures and Operative Processes and Instructions
•    Act as internal trainer and coach in his/her area of expertise Implement change management processes in own area of expertise
•    Support engineering partners for the assigned technology and are counterpart to procurement in technical/supplier issues (bid evaluations, buying teams, TCO, supplier classification)
•    Responsible for specifications on revisions of the equipment in the technical expertise area


You will take part in the "on call" pool mechanical supervision and we give you the opportunity to be a valuable member of the rotating equipment network.  

About you


This is who we are looking for:

A Master in respective Engineering technology, who has a minimum of 8-10 years of experience in the area as an expert.  You are recognised for 
your deep and broad experience and can qualify yourself as a technical expert in rotating equipment.  Project management skills are your second nature, it goes without saying that analytical thinking, organisation skills, business understanding and supervision & motivation of small teams are part of those skills.  You are achievement oriented, favour teamwork  and stimulate positive & constructive behaviour.
Networking in an international and multicultural context and being able to influence a wide range of people is something you like.
On top of that you master English and Dutch on a professional level.

So … will you our new colleague?

About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you!

If you have any questions, please contact Joke Tielens, Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a permanent contract with a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions. In Europe, Borealis is also an innovative leader in polyolefins recycling and a major producer of base chemicals. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value-adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. With operations in over 120 countries and head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs around 6,000 people. In 2022, we generated a net profit of EUR 2.1 billion. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of our shares. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), owns the remaining 25%. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. Our operations are augmented by two important joint ventures: Borouge (with ADNOC, headquartered in the UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US). | |


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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The hiring process

  • Get in touch
  • We get to know each other
  • Proposal & agreement
  • Make It Real

The selection process may vary based on position & profile. Our Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide detailed insights into the specific procedure once we connect with you regarding your application.

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