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Maintenance Manager


Rotterdam (Maasvlakte), NL, 3199 KB

Req ID:  81331
Facility:  Maasvlakte-370
Department:  Maintenance POSM
Division:  Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining

Are you looking for a key management position where you will be responsible for all maintenance related activities of one of our manufacturing sites at the Maasvlakte, The Netherlands? Do you like to drive change and set out the long term preventive maintenance strategy? 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

We believe an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Which smart solutions can we implement to minimize equipment downtime and maximize the component lifetime? What data-driven decisions do we need to make to improve quality, productivity and profitability? How can we anticipate on challenging resourcing issues to add value to today’s business and the long-term strategy? Questions we must ask ourselves daily, and that’s where you come in.

As a Maintenance Manager at LyondellBasell you are responsible for creating, executing and improving the maintenance strategy for the Maasvlakte site, in order to accomplish a more efficient organization. You will deal with a great variety of technical disciplines, operational as well as tactical and strategical, from mechanical and electrical engineering to recurring inspections and turn around work preparation. Digitalization is one of the enablers to make the necessary improvements sustainable.
With a team of around 20 specialists you’ve got a lot of intelligence available, everyone having their own specialism and strengths. Your goal is to maintain the assets in the most efficient way by creating a common goal for your team and to encourage them to grow professionally and personally. You stimulate innovation and you are always open for ways to improve processes all in the right order of priority and in alignment with the overall local and global strategy.  A very dynamic role as part of the maintenance management team with a clear mission: implementation of a long term preventive maintenance strategy and reliability improvement with supportive procedures.

This is who you are

You are a strong leader who feels at home in manufacturing environments. Besides your pragmatic approach you are able to switch from an operational to a tactical and strategical view in an instant. You know how to drive change within a maintenance organization. You excel in having oversight in the main issues by analyzing data, connecting to all levels, making complex situations understandable and setting out focus points for implementing change. You are not afraid to have constructive discussions and make a stand by taking ownership.

This is what you bring

  • A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in engineering ;
  • +5 years of experience in a comparable maintenance related environment;
  • 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.


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