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Production Engineer

Company Name:  Basell Polyolefine GmbH

Muenchsmuenster, Bavaria, DE, 85126

Req ID:  74315
Facility:  Muenchsmuenster-501
Department:  Operations Hostalen
Division:  Manufacturing EAI

Job Title

Production Engineer HDPE Münchsmünster (f/m/d)


Pay scale classification

Depending on experience





Basic function

The Production Engineer will monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize operating units to drive process and product improvements. During a typical day he will apply technical knowledge to detect causes of deviations in quality, capacity, yield, and energy consumption. The individual will identify, recommend and implement strategic projects to improve unit performance. A production engineer will also collaborate with unit specialists and other engineers to support process design and implementation of capital projects. The Production Engineer will drive the optimization of Plant performance in a safe manner to meet Company targets for production, quality, yield, energy consumption and new product development. Utilizing effective communication and the ability to train / develop less experienced personnel to create a sustainable operation is a key objective. 




M. Sc. in Chemical Engineering, related engineering field or equivalent combination of education and experience (minimum B. Sc.). 

Work Experience:

  1. 3 or 5 years of experience in a Petro chemical manufacturing environment
  2. Knowledgeable in chemical and process engineering fundamentals

 Critical Competencies/Behaviors:

  1. Ability to apply engineering concepts to solve performance problems
  2. Collaborates effectively within international teams
  3. Excellent communication skills
  4. Excellent troubleshooting skills and techniques
  5. Leadership skills to drive technical solutions and mentor technicians and operators


  1. Knowledgeable of Operational Excellence guidelines/procedures
  2. Demonstrated ability to get results and solve problems
  3. Ability to handle multiple time-critical challenges simultaneously
  4. Technical background in Polymer production, extrusion and general understanding of petrochemical processes (HDPE - Hostalen - background preferred)
  5. Ability to convey information and educate others so they can understand and implement practices that lead to improved plant performance.
  6. Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural setting

Language: German (fluent) and English


Starting date

as soon as possible



Wolfgang Lis, Operations Manager Münchsmünster, phone: +49 8402 76 367


Date application ends:

February 22nd, 2021

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