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Maintenance Supervisor Mechanical


Rotterdam, NL

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

Are you a creator of change?


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 200 colleagues we are working everyday to operate, maintain, and improve the plant in an efficient and safe manner.


We are looking for a Supervisor Mechanical for our Maintenance department. 


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.


Other main responsibilities:
* 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.




You will report to the Maintenance Manager 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)



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


Please submit your application before the 19th of February

If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with our Talent Acquisition Partner Jacob Faber via

The recruitment process will include interviews and possible aptitude assessment. 

Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.

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. We are also committed to carbon neutral production by 2035. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique. We have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.  To carry out our strategy and business growth, our values guide our work. We support, develop and take care of the wellbeing of our people to enable them to grow, innovate and build our future. 

We care. We have courage. We cooperate. 

At Neste we want our people to feel good and do good. We provide clear and transparent targets, development opportunities, empowering leadership as well as rewards based on role and responsibilities. The world is going through changes. At Neste our strategy reflects the understanding and mindset that we can be in charge of these changes to serve our purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children. In the end, it is the people who make the company.


We are Neste.

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