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Maintenance Engineer, Compounding

The SABIC Bergen op Zoom facilities manufacture plastics in the form of high grade pellets and sheets that enable our customers to produce a wide range of end products. Our maintenance organization maintains all production assets on site with corrective, preventive and condition based maintenance. We work closely with selected contractors to perform all maintenance activities. Our facility organization takes care of our non-manufacturing assets. Within the maintenance team we are looking for a Maintenance Engineer

You will work within the Maintenance Compounding department and report to the Maintenance Manager Compounding. The team consists of technicians, supervisors and engineers. A department with 40 employees. As a department, we provide service to all compounding units on site.


Job Purpose & Responsibilities

  • From your discipline, you provide expertise and a substantive contribution to the handling of common issues within the Chemical units.
  • You offer (daily) support to the Operations and Maintenance execution team.
  • Keeping an overview between daily work and projects and balance between short term and long term solutions. 
  • Examine the quality and quantity of (preventive) maintenance on the unit(s) responsible and make proposals for improvement.
  • You make analyses, evaluate the maintenance work carried out, and discuss these with the relevant stakeholders.
  • The maintenance engineer  will take ownership for complex maintenance activities and will be the liaison for project managers during in kind replacements executed by the project department;
  • You also contribute by participating in studies, projects and work with the team on 'Asset Performance';
  • During the Turn Around of the compounding units, you also play your role.


  • BSc/MSc level Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or similar;
  • Technical expertise in electrical, instrumentation and/or mechanical;
  • You have a couple of years work experience in engineering;
  • Be able to perform tasks carefully and independently and respond quickly and accurately to changes in process or organization;
  • Team player and good communication skills;
  • Creative and driven to tackle problems at the core;
  • Result oriented, perseverance, ability to work accurately;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, both in speech and writing.


Further Information 
Interested in this position? 
Please apply on-line by sending us your CV and motivation letter in English. Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email. For additional questions you can contact: Glenn Duggert, Corporate Recruiter on +31 6 15887339. The application closing-date is August 9th 2021.

Please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment are part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request depending on local regulations. 
Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.