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Date posted:  Feb 20, 2021

Terneuzen, NL

Job Function:  Maintenance
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  5654

Electrical 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.

General information

You will report to the Technical Support Manager Electrical and be located in the Maintenance Department of the Yara Sluiskil site.


  • Be responsible for the engineering, design, operation and maintenance of low- and high voltage electrical installations in close collaboration with the electrical team at the Yara Sluiskil site;
  • Calculation, sizing and selection of low- and high voltage electrical equipment;
  • Develop and implement electrical specifications, standards and operational & maintenance procedures;
  • Perform functional analysis, identify, initiate and implement reliability improvements;
  • Support process engineering, operations and the maintenance department;
  • Develop and manage electrical projects and modifications, including project definition, economic analysis, engineering, execution, commissioning and documentation;
  • Field verification and detail engineering as required;
  • 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 as an electrical expert and be prepared for traveling related to this;
  • Take care that activities are being executed in conformance with Yara’s Values (safety, environment, …) & Management system;
  • Design according to Yara-, national, and international codes, standards and regulations;
  • Participate in the on-call organization (discipline electrical).


  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • Knowledge of Dutch standards like NEN1010, IEC61936, NEN3140 and NEN3840;
  • Proven experience in the engineering, operations and maintenance of electrical installations in a production environment for both low- and high voltage electrical installations;
  • Capacity to handle complex problem solution, stress resistant, 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.

Contact details

For more information about the job content, please contact Davy van Daalen, Technical Support Manager Electrical (tel. +31629713240) or Samantha de Moor, HR Business Partner (tel. +31610074271).

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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) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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