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Mechanical Engineer

Part of INEOS, INOVYN is Europe's leading producer of vinyls and in the top three worldwide.  With an annual turnover of €3.1 billion, INOVYN has circa 4,200 employees and chemical manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in 8 countries across Europe.

INOVYN’s portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor Alkali; Hydrogen and Vinyls Technologies.  INOVYN's annual commercial production volume is circa 10 milliontonnes.  See and  for more details.

Main role purpose:

The post holder provides mechanical engineering and reliability support for all on-site mechanical maintenance activities and related investments to ensure that the production assets comply with legal regulations and remain in a safe and reliable condition. All activities have to be executed in a safe, effective and efficient way, in line with the maintenance budget and in agreement with social legislation.

Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Ensure compliance with SHE regulations, quality standards, and Company policies.
  • Develop and maintain mechanical engineering specifications.
  • Support the mechanical maintenance department.
  • Sustain high reliability of the plant.
  • Lead Root Cause Analyses on mechanical failures.
  • Cost control (fixed and variable cost).
  • Contribute to site strategy and important projects.

Key skills & experience:

  • Master of science in mechanical engineering or electromechanical engineering or equivalent through experience (experience in an industrial chemical environment).
  • At least 5 years of experience in mechanical engineering and/or maintenance techniques.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Excellent level in Dutch, English and French (oral and written).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; must be innovative and proactive.
  • A broad interest in chemical processes.
  • Project management expertise.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills and able to work as a facilitator between different disciplines.
  • Able to work effectively in high-pressure situations.
  • Able to motivate colleagues.
  • Flexible and willing to travel if needed.

INOVYN is a company of INEOS.  INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises 34 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its production network spans 183 sites in 26 countries throughout the world.

This is a direct Company recruitment.  We will not accept applications via employment agencies

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