Group Expert Reliability (m/f/d)

About the role



Location: Flexible location

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


Make optimized asset performance real!


At Borealis, we pioneer solutions for a brighter tomorrow. Aligned with our strategic vision, we are currently seeking a Group Expert Reliability (m/f/d), to join our global Reliability, Turnarounds & Projects Business Unit. If you possess the expertise and passion for enhancing asset reliability, we warmly invite you to be part of our team!


As a Group Expert in Reliability, you will serve as a technical leader within our organization, contributing your utmost expertise to support various locations. Your primary focus will be on enhancing asset reliability and optimizing related processes.


Your key responsibilities include: 

  • Strategic Development: Develop and refine strategies related to asset reliability, maintenance, and process improvement. Collaborate closely with other Discipline Experts across Borealis/OMV, including Plantavailability, Turnaround and Engineering teams, to drive value creation.
  • Cost Efficiency and Reliability: Optimize solutions to enhance cost efficiency while ensuring long-term reliability. Identify areas for improvement and implement measures to minimize asset downtime.
  • Technical Training and Innovation: Provide valuable input to the operations technical community, enabling effective training on new technologies and solutions. Stay abreast of industry advancements and contribute to the development of expertise in reliability practices.
  • Category Ownership: Take full ownership of the dedicated discipline, ensuring adherence to defined processes. Lead efforts in identifying and eliminating Bad Actors.
  • Business Development: Pursue and cultivate business opportunities in alignment with asset reliability and performance objectives.

About you


You hold a Master’s degree in Engineering or a relevant discipline. You possess a deep understanding of the Polyolefins & Hydrocarbons Business, a strong grasp of budgetary planning, and significant leadership experience. Over your work experience of 10-15 years in the Petrochemical industry or a related field, you developped an effective professional network and the capability to involve stakeholders as needed. Your willingness to travel and proactive support in various locations are essential for this role. Fluent verbal and written English at a business level is a must.

About Borealis and our offer




We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Oksana Kotrikova, 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 market-competitive compensation for this role which includes a yearly bonus, a voluntary company pension plan and other local benefits depending on your place of work. Only applicable for candidates joining one of our Austrian locations: according to Austrian law, we offer a compensation reflecting your experiences, skills, and competencies based on the respective collective labor agreement starting at EUR 106.400 annual gross salary (based on 38 hrs / week). 


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




Borealis only accepts candidate resumes from recruiters or recruiting agencies if they have been explicitly commissioned by Borealis for a specific recruitment and if the data is provided to us in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. Borealis will not accept or pay fees for candidate resumes of any form or kind that were sent unsolicited to either HR or directly to our hiring managers.

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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