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Production Engineer

About the role

Location: Netherlands - Geleen

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We rise to the challenge!

Are you looking for a chance to drive our organisation forward with your expertise? Here is a great opportunity for you!   We are looking for a highly motivated, committed and development oriented Production Engineer for our plants in Geleen.


Our Production Engineer’s main responsibility is to focus on the continuous improvement of the production unit taking into account aspects such as HSE and quality .
You will optimize plant performance in close co-operation with the production team (day and shifts), technical development, maintenance, quality control, product owners as well as production planning.


Your main tasks in this role? You:

  • support/coach our production department and its team members for all technical aspects to deliver/improve plant results (in several aspects, quality, HSE, …)
  • will be responsible for the effective, efficient organization and overall prioritization of daily activities & start ups, by constantly evaluating and monitoring
  • are point of contact during implementation phase of new projects and represent the plants during customer visits and in- and external audits
  • act as Borealis' representative in the Chemelot emergency response organization
  • are part of a 3- weeks rotation on call duty to guarantee qualitative and safe production

About you


You hold a Master or Bachelor degree in chemical engineering/process technology or relevant experience in the area of production, technical development or maintenance. You can look back on at least 5 years of experience in a similar production environment, preferably in our businesses.
In order to succeed in this position you should have a good knowledge of relevant IT tools and the capability to learn quickly. You are also a fluent communicator both in Dutch and English. 


On top of that you are constantly looking for improvement opportunities. We wish you to be a safety, quality and achievement oriented person who has excellent cooperation and networking skills. With your strong technical background and commitment, you have the credit to challenge in order to optimise plant performance. You are recognised for being a communicating, inspiring and motivating person who has a strong impact and influence on ongoing matters and people.

About Borealis and our offer


We offer 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 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 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 circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics. We leverage our polymers expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries. In re-inventing for more sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people and excellence as we accelerate the transformation to a circular economy and expand our geographical footprint. | |


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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