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Date posted:  May 19, 2022

Terneuzen, NL

Job Function:  Maintenance
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  9851

Turnaround Engineer E&A

About the Unit

You will report to the Technical Support Manager Electrical & Automation of the SPTM department. As a Turnaround Engineer you are a key player /actively participate in all phases of a turnaround (preparation, execution, close-out), following the Yara Turnaround Process.


  • Be a role model and take care that activities are being executed in conformance with Yara’s Values & Management system;
  • Be responsible for an E&A TA-team, coordinate all TA E&A-activities, including preparation and scheduling of E&A-workpackages for the assigned manufacturing plants and/ or loading facilities at the Yara Sluiskil site;
  • Review or assemble work packs for effective execution and to the required quality to maintain /restore integrity and reliability / availability;
  • Implement and develop standards and best practices for TA E&A-activities;
  • Manage the E&A-contractors and -parties performance, and perform adequate cost control on their activities;
  • Monitors delivery dates and notifies scheduler of planned and actual delivery dates;
  • Collaborate between the different TA-team disciplines to ensure aligned activities Lead teams during preparation and construction;
  • Identify, initiate and implement reliability improvement projects and provide technical support to Operations and the local E&A Maintenance organization where required;
  • Build relations with technical personnel within Yara Sluiskil, third parties, other Yara site and the technical network within Yara International.


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • Proven experience in maintenance and turnarounds of chemical plants, with focus on electrical equipment and automation systems and instruments:
  • Capacity to handle complex problem solution, good analytical skills and “hands on” attitude;
  • 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
  • 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 assesmment 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), Maarten Van De Ginste, Turnaround Manager (tel. +32485451730) or Albert Platteeuw, Technical Support Manager (tel. +31620441393)

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