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Maintenance Engineer E&I


Moerdijk, NL, 4782 SJ

Req ID:  78680
Facility:  Moerdijk-540
Department:  Maintenance Engineering
Division:  Manufacturing EAI

Are you looking for a key role where you will be responsible for managing the reliability of Electrical & Instrumentation related equipment of our plants? Are you ready to make a difference at the largest and most advanced facility of its kind worldwide? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.

This is the role

You are responsible for managing the reliability of our E&I equipment for both our Catalloy and Polybutene plants. You determine optimal strategies to manage the integrity. By means of e.g. preventive maintenance, replacement programs and preventing events to reoccur, etc.  
Because the size (150 employees) of the facility you will deal with a great variety of disciplines. 

Some core responsibility are:

  • Actively contribute to our Safety principles;
  • Ensuring adequate maintenance strategies are implemented;
  • Optimize existing preventive maintenance strategies and set up new ones;
  • Prepare (interlock) test protocols, rejection criteria, working methods, etc ... and integrate into the preventive maintenance plans;
  • Set up and update a 5-year long range plan by identifying maintenance or replacement projects, obsolescence, etc;
  • Scope engineer for and lead assigned projects.
  • Supply technical scope and input for Shutdowns and Turnarounds;
  • Identify Bad Actors, Performance Killers, (maintenance) Cost Drivers and Schedule Breakers and making proposals for improvement;
  • Provide technical advice / support in case of complex or major technical failures;
  • Lead, perform or participate in Root Cause Analysis studies;
  • Quality assurance and control regarding executed activities on critical/complex machinery or installations (FAT, SAT, ...);
  • Determine an optimal spare parts strategy (what, how much, obsolescence, ...).

This is who you are

You are a persistent, goal driven and continues improvement focused team player with excellent communication skills. You take initiative and responsibility. You are an analytic person with a holistic view with deep technical knowledge.

This is what you bring

  • Masters’ or Bachelors’ degree in electrical engineering or comparable;
  • Minimal 5 years’ experience in a comparable role at capital intensive production assets, preferably in chemical industries;
  • Proven experience in reliability/maintenance management related processes;
  • Knowledge and experience in process safety management;
  • SAP knowledge is a pré;
  • Fluent English and Dutch.

This is what we offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.


Please feel free to contact our recruiter at natalie.backx-cornelissen @ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button.
Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.

The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and two/three business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer a background check will be part of the process.


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