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Maintenance Supervisor Mechanical


Rotterdam, NL

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

Are you our next driver of change?

This is for you who wants to have a real impact on creating a healthier planet for our children every day. At Neste, you will be working for the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and a forerunner in developing renewable and circular feedstock solutions for polymers and chemicals. Let’s create transformation for a sustainable future together.


We are looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor to join our Maintenance Team at the Neste Rotterdam Refinery.


The role of the maintenance supervisors is to lead the people in their respective discipline in order to plan and execute all work according to the maintenance process in a safe and efficient manner.

You will report to the Maintenance Superintendent and will closely work with other Maintenance Supervisors, provide leadership to Work Preparators, Technicians, Safety Engineers & Supervisors, and Third Parties. The maintenance supervisor is part of the MLT (Maintenance Leadership Team)


Reasons to join


Real impact right now. We work in an inspiring and evolving business environment, where everything we do serves one purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children. To drive a growing impact as a global leader in renewable and circular solutions we live by our values every day; we care, we have courage, we cooperate.


Safety and caring. We value safety always and everywhere. We want our work to feel good and do good. At Neste, we nurture a culture where everyone is welcome and feels safe, respected and encouraged to be their unique true selves.


Exciting growth. Transformation brings new possibilities and fosters our courage and curiosity. As a global growing company we support personal development with versatile learning and career opportunities. Collaboration is the key, and we believe in flexible, smart ways of working.


More about the job



Your role in our team

  • The maintenance supervisor Mechanical provides leadership in his discipline (mechanical, cleaning, scaffolding and painting) to all the people and closely cooperates with maintenance discipline engineers
  • The maintenance supervisor aligns regularly with his colleague supervisors to make sure there is one way of working within maintenance.
  • The maintenance supervisor ensures close cooperation with operations and specifically the PMC to have an efficient maintenance execution process.
  • The maintenance supervisor monitors the efficiency and quality of the overall process, and adjusts where relevant to achieve an overall performance level in line with the refinery business goals.
  • The maintenance supervisor Mechanical ensures all work in this discipline is planned, executed and documented in the maintenance management system
  • Ensures work preparation can be done in time (resource capability) and with the right quality (TOS)
    Owns, manages and controls all contracts for the mechanical disciplines
  • Provides timely input to budget (rolling) forecast, and where appropriate provides  updates.


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



Other strengths we 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



Let’s get you started

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We look forward to receiving your CV and application as soon as possible.


If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with Talent Acquisition Partner, Jaron Pouwelse via The recruitment process will include interviews and an aptitude assessment.


About Neste
Neste creates solutions for combating climate change and accelerating a shift to a circular economy. With over 75 years of refining expertise, we are now the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and a forerunner in developing renewable and circular feedstock solutions for polymers and chemicals. We have set aspirational targets for climate, biodiversity, human rights, as well as our supply chain and raw materials. Our ambition is to make the Porvoo oil refinery in Finland the most sustainable refinery in Europe by 2030. Together with our partners we are aiming at a carbon neutral and nature positive value chain by 2040. Our success is created by 5,400 professionals working in 16 countries. Read more: Get inspired by our story.

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