Mechanical Engineer, Rotating Equipment Geleen/Beringen

About the role

Location: Netherlands - Geleen, Belgium - Beringen

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


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Want to be responsible for rotating equipment in an important chemical plant, working for the 2nd largest Polyolefin producer in Europe? 

We are looking for you!

As an experienced mechanical engineer You ARE Thé expert when it comes to analysing upsets, identifying cost drivers, defining improvement plans/actions to improve maintenance cost, operability production volumes in a compliant and safe manner.

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•    You are responsible for the follow-up of repairs & revisions of existing materials, you advice your internal stakeholders on actions, preventive plans, purchases of eg spare parts. 
•    You closely cooperate with internal (operating units, project mgrs., maintenance, purchasing dept.) and external stakeholders when it comes to selecting and purchasing new equipment.  This all according to internal specifications and legal requirements.
•    You sometimes visit suppliers in order to check compliance and participate in rotating network meetings (physically/virtually)
•    You combine professional expertise within the rotating equipment area with profound knowledge of other operational domains, execution maintenance techniques, conditioning monitoring to define improvements that can optimize reliability of our plants.
•    You formulate “out of the box” ideas, give advise to internal stakeholders with regards to technical feasibility of improvement actions/suggestions.
•    You  co-ordinate approved improvements both commercially and technically to make sure that implementation is according to our internal standards & legal requirements, respecting budget and planning.
•    You critically evaluate executed modifications vs “return on investment” 

About you


For this challenging role we are looking for the right match, our new employee 

•    Has a masters’ degree in mechanical engineering, with at least 5 to 7 years of experience in the domaine of rotating equipment.  Working for a (petro)chemical process industry before is an absolute asset.
•    Has in-depth knowledge with regards to pumps, extruders, sealing systems, gearboxes, turbines, compressors
•    Is used to work with Risk Based Maintenance (must) and might have SAP knowledge
•    Masters both Dutch and English as mother tongue or on a professional level
•    Is flexible in working on-site for both our locations in Geleen (NL) and Beringen (B) depending on the priorities and projects
•    Can think out of the box and comes up with pragmatic innovative ideas
•    Knows how to manage his/her stakeholders, both in- and external 
•    Is not strange to a Self-steering mentality 

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 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 and a European front-runner in polyolefins recycling. In Europe, we are a market leader in base chemicals and fertilizers. 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. 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. | |


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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