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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.

Project Controls Engineer Beringen/Geleen

  • Location: Belgium, Beringen-Geleen
  • Type: Vast contract, onbepaalde tijd
  • Application Deadline: 30/03/2018
  • Hours: Voltijds

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Role Purpose

  • To drive the organisation towards continuous improvements in project effectiveness and efficiency. Provide the management with process optimizations based on benchmarks and lessons learned

  • To challenge and follow-up the external engineering contractor(s) by controlling the Beringen/Geleen investment projects in the area of estimates, schedule and the overall engineering work process. In order to achieve the project objectives in a cost efficient way.



 Project controls

 Responsible for the project control process:

  • Timely review of the estimates and the schedules at different stages of the study.
  • Proper set up of the schedule/cost control methodology for each individual project.
  • Follow up and intermediate reviews during execution; quality check at closing
  • Knowledge holder of available benchmarks and contract prices

 Realises optimization of the project control process:

  • Reviews after project implementation in order to capture continuous improvement in quality and cost efficiency.
  • Capture the lessons learned after each study stage & execution phase for large projects and on regular portfolio reviews for smaller projects.
  • Translate these lessons learned into process optimisations.
  • Train the main users of the process.



  • Is active in information sharing in order to improve team performance.
  • Provides training to local organisation.
  • Communicates effectively with TD&E organisation and engineering partners.
  • Skilled in developing and maintaining good professional and personal relations and networks



  • Closely cooperate with Engineering partners and internal customers to secure proper compliance to the different project steps.



Secures process adherence and compliance in the different projects:

  • Support TD and PM’s to set up the project in the correct way.
  • Review and audit the compliance to the process and tools. Identify the gaps, agree on improvement actions and follow up the implementation.
  • Benchmark the process and its performance versus the external world, introduce best practices.

Secures that the contractual scope description content remains aligned to the overall process Support PM in the correct selection of the deliverables.



  • University degree in Science or Engineering.
  • Fluent in Dutch
  • Excellent knowledge of English at business level.



  • Working experience in a technical/operational role in the Chemical Industry with good knowledge of chemical processes, products and equipment.
  • Good understanding of the Borealis business environment.
  • Experience in working with databases (SAP, MS Access, SQL, …) or interest to do so


Other information

  • This position reports to the Engineering Manager Beringen
  • Location Beringen but flexible to work in Geleen
  • The deadline for applicants is 13/3/2018


For more information, please contact Wim Braeken (+32 477 991 729).

If you are interested in this position, please apply online. 


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+32 478/25.89.04
Kathleen Cruysberghs