Mechanical Rotating Engineer

Vacancy ID


  • As Rotating Equipment Engineer, you’ll be required to provide and lead the delivery of rotating equipment services to refinery plant operations, maintenance and projects.
  • Deliver team HSE performance in line with set Business Performance targets and Target Zero aspirations. Comply with prevailing regulatory and GER standards & requirements. Reduce costs by smart Maintenance, Inspection and Procurement strategies.
  • Effective stakeholder management is essential to identify and understand (business) requirements and translate these into delivering innovative and sustainable value solutions.
  • Continuous drive for improvement of reliability & costs of Rotating Equipment through proactive identification of (potential) Rotating equipment problems/threats and implement mitigating strategies.
  • Work closely with teams to improve the GER rotating equipment maintenance/inspection strategies and use of best practices.
  • Provide Cost-effective and fit for purpose solutions that will deliver value. Assure spare-part availability strategies for Rotating equipment. Delivery of scope for inspection and maintenance strategies and QA & QC plans.
  • Your accountabilities will include:
  • Driving HSE compliance and behaviours in line with corporate initiatives;
  • Comply with corporate standards and work processes;
  • Respond to operational issues regarding rotating equipment outage
  • Support operations to achieve process safety, production and cost goals;
  • Lead or support root cause analysis investigations;
  • Faster development, deployment and dissemination of technology  and best practices;
  • Drive to simplify and standardise rotating practices and tools;
  • Coach and motivate team members within the discipline (e.g. supervisors and technicians).


  • You’ll have extensive rotating equipment experience of working in a refining or petrochemical manufacturing operation environment.
  • Fluently in Dutch language is essential, combined with English language skills both spoken and written.
  • Educated to MSc or BSc preferably in mechanical engineering (HTS is B.Sc.) or equivalent professional qualification. 
  • You’ll have in depth working knowledge and expertise (as well as theoretical as practical) of rotating equipment: pumps, compressors (centrifugal and reciprocating), steam-turbines, including good knowledge of auxiliary systems, instrumentation and condition monitoring.
  • Relevant familiarity with International design codes and standards and technical content and application for rotating equipment is required.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills will be required to work effectively in/and across multi-functional teams and interface with a wide range of internal stakeholders, customers and service providers.
  • Proven ability to manage challenging deadlines and adapt to changing workloads with a high degree of initiative and independence to deliver results through others.
  • Have the capability to lead as functional leader who can inspire and coach others, whilst displaying excellent communication skills and teamwork is essential for success.
  • You’ll be cost focused with a highly developed technical aptitude combined with analytical approach and solution driven mind-set to be able to solve complex rotating equipment problems.
  • Have the courage and judgement to make the right decisions based on incomplete and changing information to contribute and directly influence bottom line results; whilst increasing efficiency and reliability operating performance.
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