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Senior Process Safety Engineer

Company Name:  Lyondell Chemie Nederland

Rotterdam, ZH, NL

Req ID:  71126
Facility:  Botlek-370
Department:  Process Safety & Environmental
Division:  Manufacturing EAI

Location: Botlek & Maasvlakte
Are you looking for an expert position in a challenging manufacturing environment where you will be advising about process safety and external safety issues? Are you motivated to contribute to safe and reliable production processes within and beyond the legislative boundaries ? Like working at one of the most advanced chemical manufacturing sites? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries.  Our products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

This is the role

The Botlek and Maasvlakte Process Safety engineer develops, implements, oversees and supports the Process Safety Management System as required by the Corporate Operation Excellence Process Safety standards, the European ATEX 114 and 153 Directive, Seveso III Directive / BRZO 2016 and Dutch BEVB legislation.
To summarize, the main purpose of this job is to ensure the sites meet the in- and external process safety requirements, minimize safety risks on site and off site and over time to reduce the site’s process safety footprint through fueling the internal process safety awareness.
You will (as part of a team) identify and analyze technical issues concerning (process) safety of the production units and you will recommend solutions to site management. You also have the responsibility to judge plant modifications and potential project proposals on process safety and influence the design choices in a convincing way.  You will act as knowledge center for process safety and loss prevention for the Botlek, Europoort & Maasvlakte sites.
You will represent the Dutch manufacturing facilities in internal and external networks. You will follow up on trends within the chemical industry and LyondellBasell. 
During BRZO inspection, you will play a leading role during the authority inspections, also in the field of process safety. You will coordinate the PHA process and ensure internal and external safety reports are up to date. 
You’re not alone, you will be working together with HSE colleagues, technology engineers, operations and maintenance representatives.
This is who you are
You feel right at home in a (Dutch) manufacturing environment where you embrace process safety and compliance. You are comfortable in discussions and negotiations with external parties and authorities and are able to maintain good relations in a respectful way. You are able to direct external consultants to coordinate safety studies. You set a high standard, are result driven and deliver on time.

This is what you bring
  • A Master’s degree in chemical engineering;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the (chemical) industry in different manufacturing; disciplines, process engineering, HSE or operations/maintenance;
  • At least 5 years of process safety experience;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, both spoken and written.
This is what we offer

We offer an environment where process safety plays an important role in the organization. We encourage personal and professional growth, you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields, including our Global Process Safety Experts in our head office in Rotterdam. You will be able to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package.


Please feel free to call Natalie Backx at +3125460316 for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button.

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