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Date posted:  Dec 30, 2021

Terneuzen, NL

Job Function:  Maintenance
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  7720

Control Systems OT Engineer

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

You will report to the Technical Support Manager Automation and be located in the Maintenance Department.


  • Be responsible for the design, ease of operation and maintenance of the OT network in the manufacturing plants and loading facilities at the Yara Sluiskil site;
  • Perform system analysis, initiate and elaborate improvements to optimize the OT network, including operation & maintenance procedures;
  • Maintain and provide technical support to Operations and the Maintenance department for process control systems and the OT network;
  • Collaborate on design with other discipline engineers and perform configuration on process control systems and the OT network due to plant modifications and projects;
  • Develop, install and maintain advanced OT security measures to guarantee OT network availability;
  • Optimize reliability and availability for OT network components by developing and implementing preventive maintenance plans;
  • Build relations with personnel within Yara Sluiskil, third parties, other Yara sites, the technical network within Yara International, and contribute within Yara globally where required and be prepared for traveling related to this;
  • Take care that activities are being executed in conformance with Yara’s Values & Management system.


  • Bachelor/ Master degree in a relevant Engineering discipline;
  • Proven experience in the engineering and maintenance of OT network components in a production environment;
  • Capacity to handle complex problem solution, good analytical skills and ‘hands on’ attitude;
  • Good interpersonal skills, with an open mind and high motivation;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Dutch;
  • Willingness to work in an international environment and to travel for some extended periods. 

Additional Information

An external assessment will be part of the application procedure.

Contact details

For more information about the job content, please contact Samantha de Moor, HR Business Partner (tel. +31115474870) or Albert Platteeuw, (tel. +31620441393).

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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