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Maintenance Supervisor


Rotterdam, ZH, NL

Country/Region:  NL
Job Area:  Maintenance
Business Unit:  Rotterdam

Everything we do at Neste serves one purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children. Over the past ten years, Neste’s transformation journey has taken the company from a local oil refining company to becoming a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. Our purpose pushes us forward to search for new ways to reduce the amount of carbon released into the atmosphere, and to innovate circular solutions to reuse carbon again and again. Are you going to help us combat climate change? 


Neste Netherlands is part of the Finnish parent company Neste. The plant in Rotterdam produces renewable fuels. Together with 150 colleagues we are working everyday to operate, maintain, and improve the plant in an efficient and safe manner. 


We are looking for a Maintenance Supervisor to join the maintenance department in Rotterdam(Maasvlakte)


Your part in Neste journey 


Recently Neste has purchased the Maasvlakte-facilities of Bunge Loders Croklaan b.v. (BLC). The role of the maintenance supervisor is to lead the people of this facility in their respective discipline in order to plan and execute all work according to the maintenance processes of Neste in a safe and efficient manner.


Other main responsibilities are:

  • Lead your team (work preparators, maint technicians and EH&S technician)
  • Aligns with overall maintenance department goals through cooperation with the Neste Maasvlakte team
  • Provides performance feedback and facilitates goal setting.
  • Advocates Neste’s values
  • Implements Neste’s life saving rules and other safety procedures within the maintenance organisation and assures they are followed.
  • Assures all maintenance jobs meet regulatory and Neste’s operational excellence requirements
  • Implements the Neste maintenance work processes
  • Decides in close collaboration with the operations supervisor what the maintenance priorities are
  • Ensures support by Neste Maasvlakte is provided when ever this is needed
  • First contact for third party’s  maintenance organisation for maintenance activities on shared assets
  • Enables the local team to work safe and efficiently by providing the right tools and support
  • Organises unit shutdowns.
  • Reviews and agrees priority with operations 
  • Ensures work preparation can be done in time (resource capability) and with the right quality (TOS)
  • Ensures alignment for cross disciplinary work, in time & safe work execution, checks quality, according to Neste’s maintenance work process.
  • Is responsible for the maintenance budget.


You will report to the Maintenance Manager and will closely work with other Maintenance Supervisors, Work Preparators, Technicians, Safety Engineers & Supervisors, and Third Parties. The maintenance supervisor is part of the MLT (Maintenance Leadership Team). Our work combines accountability, cooperation, and the desire to develop and renew. Working safely at all times is essential to all of us.


Keys to success in this role


The best combination of experiences, skills and background is 

  • Bachelor Mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience. Knowledge of related maintenance and engineering disciplines
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Knowledge of ERP systems such as MMS/SAP


We also value

  • Strong communications skills
  • Analytical skills & Problem solving abilities
  • Systematic & Analytical thinking, Champion of change management, Delegation & empowerment, Personal Strength & maturity, Cultural awareness, People manager


Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique. We believe everyone is a leader and share a natural desire for collaboration. Our three values “We care, We have courage and We cooperate” are embedded in our everyday work. Working safely and responsibly at all times is essential to all of us.


If this resonates with you, we look forward to receiving your application. Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children

If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with our corporate recruiter Jacob Faber on


Please submit your application before the 15th of June.


The recruitment process will include interviews and aptitude testing.


Our success begins with you.


Every company needs a purpose, and Neste has a strong one: to create a healthier planet for our children. We are 4,800 dedicated professionals committed to that purpose. Everything that we do, down to the smallest detail, shows our clear commitment to tackling the challenges of climate change. As an employer, understanding and valuing wellbeing is vital for our success. At the same time, we encourage every individual at Neste to contribute towards creating a positive impact on the environment as well as on the people, communities and societies around us.

Neste’s strategy is called ‘’Faster, Bolder and Together’. It reflects the understanding that there is no time to lose in combating climate change or helping to tackle the waste plastic challenge. In order to succeed, we need to act, innovate new solutions and deliver them faster and bolder than ever before – together.

As innovation is in our DNA, we are empowered to develop pioneering solutions to make businesses more sustainable. 

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