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Inspection Engineer


Rotterdam (Maasvlakte), NL, 3199 KB

Req ID:  82013
Facility:  Maasvlakte-370
Department:  Inspection POSM
Division:  Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining

Are you looking for a challenging job as a senior Inspector (level 3) within a complex manufacturing environment? Are you motivated to ensure a consistent inspection and maintenance program of the plant’s stationary equipment? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

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. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

As an Inspector at Level 3, you will act in accordance with Dutch legislation on Pressure Equipment and LyondellBasell corporate requirements, as a qualified and independent Inspector. You will inspect and examine Pressure Equipment, Piping, Storage tanks and other relevant Mechanical Static equipment within different aspects of engineering, design and in service.  Besides this, you have a supervisory role within the Inspection department towards the other inspectors, as well as act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) towards plant operations and maintenance for mechanical integrity matters. Activities and duties will vary dependent upon functional area assigned. Activities may include, but are not limited to:

•    Senior role with supervisory duties towards other site inspectors;
•    Define, implement and improve inspection strategies based on best available techniques;
•    Review and approve inspection reports;
•    Act independent and corrective in relevant situations;
•    Provide support in authority engineering for capital projects;
•    Conduct reliability studies based on inspection findings;
•    Experience with Risk Based Inspection methodology to optimize the inspection program.

This is who you are

You feel right at home in a manufacturing environment where you embrace compliancy and integrity. You show a strong drive for results and continuous improvement. With your excellent communication and engagement skills, you are able to collaborate on different levels on site like the plant operations team and the maintenance colleagues. You demonstrate courage when stepping up to address difficult issues.

This is what you bring

⦁    Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering;
⦁    Post BSc training SKO I&K Level 3 or International Welding Engineer (Las Praktijk Ingenieur, IWE/LPI), including certification SKK Level 3 or IWE/LPI; 
⦁    Minimum of 10 years’ experience in inspections and examinations of Pressure Equipment and other Mechanical Static equipment as an Inspector Mechanical Engineer;
⦁    Extensive knowledge of national and international design codes (ASME) in relation with Pressure Equipment, Storage tanks and other relevant Static Equipment; 
⦁    You need to have extensive knowledge of national and international rules and regulations (PRDA, API, NEN, EEMUA, etc.); 
⦁    Working knowledge of our ERP software SAP;
⦁    Ability to communicate verbally and on paper in both Dutch and English with high proficiency level.

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.


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