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Lead Inspection


Rotterdam (Maasvlakte), NL, 3199 KB

Req ID:  81081
Facility:  Maasvlakte-370
Department:  Inspection
Division:  Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining

Are you looking for a lead position where you will be responsible for coaching a team of inspectors for two manufacturing sites Botlek and Maasvlakte within the Port of Rotterdam? Are you motivated to ensure a consistent maintenance and inspection program of the plant’s stationary equipment? Compliance and Saftety first 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

The Inspection team Lead is the head of the IVG (Inspectieafdeling Van de Gebruiker) and responsible for the Botlek and Maasvlakte site inspection program for stationary pressure equipment. The team is based at both locations and consist of 15 skilled and motivated inspectors with varying qualifications and specializations. The aim of the inspection program is to monitor, preserve and improve the plant asset integrity to ensure optimal availability, safety and reliability of all stationary equipment, including pressured equipment and atmospheric storage tanks. This function is also the mechanical integrity site focal point for Operational Excellence, Technical Directives, internal/external audits, corporate initiatives for stationary equipment, compliance to legislation and regulations, etc. In addition, as you are responsible to define the inspection scope for Turnarounds.
This function reports to the HSEQI Manager. The supervisory role is therefore broader than managing the inspection team, it also demands an active role with achieving HSEQI departmental goals and related activities. The role requires demonstrated leadership skills including proficient communication skills, a good understanding of the manufacturing process, stakeholder management and a high level of integrity and trust. In this role you are also responsible for the organizational development of the inspection team, setting goals and objectives, coaching and performance management. Going forward, you will seek innovations and realign the site’s risk based inspection philosophy and accordingly define the inspection strategy for the coming years. Together with the inspection team you will ensure compliance to NL-CBI/IVG requirements as described in the Dutch legislation: Warenwet Besluit Drukapparatuur (WBDA) and the Praktijkregels voor Drukapparatuur (PRDA) and LYB internal 

This is what you bring

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a technical area required;
  • At least 5 years of experience in a related technical (lead) role with supervisory experience;
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of chemical, processing or refining plant maintenance, operations and/or HSE;
  • Good understanding of business objectives and the ability to prioritize initiatives and the application of resources;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the site organization and with external (governmental) stakeholders;
  • Ability to utilize inspection team’s diverse expertise to optimize inspection strategy and goals;
  • Knowledge in (inter) national regulations such as PED and Dutch WBDA 2016 is not required;
  • Fluency in Dutch and English.

This is who you are

You have excellent interpersonal skills with which you drive company values. You truly believe in team effort. You have the ability to work effectively in a diverse environment. You dare to flag in time when there is an issue and you connect fast on all levels within and outside the organization. You encourage creativity, innovation, and continuous improvement and have a high level of integrity and trust to ensure that the compliance of the site’s inspection responsibilities are timely met.

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. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.


Please feel free to contact our sr Corporate Recruiter at natalie.backx-cornelissen @ for more details. 
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