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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

Maintenance Manager

  • Location: Belgium, Kallo
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 03/06/2018
  • Hours: Full-time

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Role Purpose

  • As Maintenance Manager you are responsible for the good performance of the maintenance department in Kallo.
  • You are in charge of the daily maintenance of the propane dehydrogenation plant (Dehy). Together with your colleagues of production and technical development/engineering (extern) (Plant OPEX Team), you are responsible for good performance of the Dehy plant with regards to safety, environment, energy, quality, reliability and costs.
  • You ensure the department runs efficiently by maintaining the right focus on work processes (i.e. work notification, planning, scheduling, execution, technical feedback and documentation). You implement the Borealis ‘best practices’ and lead the necessary change programs.
  • You see to it that the maintenance team has the right competencies. You identify development needs within the team and provide the necessary coaching.
  • You make sure that the correct technical instructions and procedures are foreseen. You are responsible for defining and executing the proper maintenance and inspection programs for every instrument and equipment, according to the legislation, ISO specifications and guidelines of Borealis
  • You manage the maintenance budget of the Dehy plant (4-5 MEUR). You prioritize on a local level, based on workload and resources. You make use of the available service contracts within maintenance, help with the implementation of new contracts and lead the contractors in the expected direction with regards to safety and quality.

Skills, knowledge and experience

  • You have a Master’s degree or equivalent by experience.
  • You have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in maintenance in the (petro)chemical industry
  • Your knowledge of Dutch and English (business level) is good.
  • Knowledge of SAP PM/MM is considered a strong asset.
  • Your social skills are well developed. You act as a motivational and inspiring coach for your team.
  • You have a strong focus on HSE and quality.
  • You strive for obtaining the best results.
  • You are a networker who likes to work with different departments, teams and cultural backgrounds.
  • You have an analytical mind-set.

Our offer

As a growing, international and innovative company, we would love to spark your curiosity to join us on our quest to create relevant solutions that also help our planet. You will become part of a company that values an open culture, welcomes initiative and encourages engagement. Furthermore, there will be opportunities to follow your own journey within Borealis and discover different roles in the future.

Are you ready to go beyond boundaries together with us?

If you are interested in the position of maintenance manager, please apply online.

For more detailed information, please contact Wouter Verheyden, Manager Plant Availability & Turnaround Kallo & Antwerpen, tel: 03 / 570 52 81 or email:

The HR contact person for this position is Karolien Vercauteren, Talent Acquisition Specialist,

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+32 472 46 62 03
Karolien Vercauteren