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Date posted:  Nov 14, 2022

Terneuzen, NL

Job Function:  Maintenance
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  7756

Rotating 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

In the Yara environment, you will be stimulated for teamwork to share/gain knowledge and to strive for continuous growth and personal development in order to meet the challenging goals in alignment with the Yara mission and while upholding Yara Values.

As a Rotating Equipment Engineer you are responsible for solving technical issues and preparing and safeguarding the quality of technical maintenance and overhauls of any rotating equipment in the assigned maintenance department of Sluiskil. Furthermore you will participate in modification and improvement projects. You will report to the Head of Local Maintenance.


  • Working with- and in a multi-discipline team of experienced colleagues to improve and/or optimize maintenance and turnaround performance;
  • Support the production plants on the applicable discipline during normal operations and interventions like turnarounds and repairs. Perform inspections, trouble shooting, discussing together with operations and or maint technicians, advise and elaborate on best repair methodologies, materials to be used and guide such work;
  • Optimizing reliability and availability of plant-processes, e.g. by developing, improving and implementing preventative maintenance-plans for existing and/of new RE;
  • Advise and follow up on various repairs and special maintenance (overhauling);
  • Manage (spare-) parts of turnarounds and (modification) projects for the applicable discipline. (Safety, Quality, Duration and Cost follow up);
  • Depending on experience, participate/lead investigations related to failures in applicable discipline;
  • Support the team in establishing and developing Best Practices/SOP’s for applicable discipline;
  • Contribute within Yara globally, be prepared for traveling related to this;
  • Build relations with technical personnel within Yara Sluiskil, third parties, other Yara sites and the technical network within Yara International.


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanical Engineering;
  • Experience in maintenance rotating equipment for chemical plants;
  • Capacity to handle complex problem solution, good analytical skills and “hands on” attitude;
  • Good safety and reliability mindset;
  • Good interpersonal skills with an open mind and high motivation;
  • Ability to function effectively in a team and with a high level of self-motivation;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English;
  • Experience in SAP is an asset;
  • 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) and/or Ousmane Amadou, Head Local Maintenance (tel. +31115474270)

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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) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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