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Discipline Lead Engineer Mechanical


Rotterdam (Botlek), NL, 3197 KM

Req ID:  80927
Facility:  Botlek-370
Department:  Projecten BOMA
Division:  Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining

We are looking for a Discipline Engineer Mechanical to join our Capital project team in the Botlek and Maasvlakte facilities in Rotterdam. Are you ready to make a difference at the largest and most advanced facility of its kind worldwide? And do you have a “better safe than sorry” mentality? Welcome to LyondellBasell...

This is LyondellBasell

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.   The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named as one of FORTUNE Magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

In this role you will be responsible for the design and engineering of mechanical static and piping for smaller to medium size capital projects. 

This will include, in co-operation with our Engineering partner, the adherence to all relevant codes and standards, review of data sheets, specifications, RFQs and assurance of optimal total cost of ownership. This is an end to end process and as such, will involve interfacing with other disciplines like, planning, construction, procurement, maintenance and operations.
You will report functionally to the Department Manager and operationally to one or more Project Lead Engineers. Input will be delivered in the conceptual design, project specifications, basic engineering, extended basic and detailed design phases and during commissioning.

We expect you to have had a strong technical background in an engineering environment with all aspects of static equipment engineering, pressure equipment, piping, etc. The understanding of the technical requirements of the project is crucial. The project discipline engineering team is responsible for ensuring that all installed equipment is reliable, compliant and safe. You will be involved with the team to support project management and ensure quality assurance during all project phases.

This is who you are

To be successful in this role you must recognize yourself in the following profile:

  • You have a keen analytical mind with strong problem solving skills;
  • You are a self-starter and feel responsible and accountable for your work;
  • You are a collaborative team player and effective communicator.

This is what you bring

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering;
  • Experienced in working in a team of engineers in the Petro-Chemical industry;
  • Experienced in managing vendors and following up the manufacturing process of mechanical equipment (pressure vessels and piping);
  • Experienced in piping and piping supports design;
  • Knowledge  of pressure vessels and piping design codes and standards (EN13445, EN13480, ASME VIII, ASME B31.3, RToD); 
  • Experience with design software and/or pressure vessels calculations is a plus; 
  • Knowledge in (inter) national regulations such as PED and Dutch WBDA 2016;
  • Minimum 7 to 15 years of relevant experience;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English both verbal and written forms.


Please feel free to contact Jorn Smits at jorn.smits @ 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 business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer a background check will be part of the process.




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