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Materials & Corrosion Engineer


Rotterdam, ZH, 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 Materials and Corrosion Engineer to join our team in Rotterdam.

The Materials and Corrosion Engineer is part of the Maintenance department. The overall responsibility of the department is to maintain the plant and the supporting facilities according legal and industry standards in a cost efficient manner.


Your main responsibilities in creating a sustainable future are:


  • Mechanical equipment condition monitoring in close coordination with the inspection department.
  • Providing solutions for improvements and/or repairs.
  • Providing corrosion expertise in RBI where necessary.
  • Support and lead integrity programs.
  • Support/update mechanical preventative maintenance programs together with the Reliability Engineer.
  • Assists and leads RCA in the relevant discipline.
  • Provide metallurgical and corrosion expertise to the RP reliability and maintenance organization(s).
  • Providing support and/or create repair plans.
  • Initiate and provide support for MOC’s.
  • Support audits of relevant manufacturers.
  • Provide relevant training to the inspectors and Reliability Engineers.
  • Act as site person and provide input to the effective material selection of the company engineering projects during the design phase and providing assurance that the selected materials are in line with the company/international standards and specifications.
  • Participate in the company’s WS specification group to review, update and develop new material specifications/standards.



You will work closely with and report to the Maintenance & Reliability Supervisor.



The best combination to success in this role:

  • At least HBO level of working and thinking.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience. Knowledge of related maintenance and engineering disciplines.
  • Expert knowledge of materials and corrosion mechanisms.
  • Root cause analysis skills. 



We also value:


  • Team player.
  • Ability to communicate at various levels, from the management level to the operational level.
  • Provision of support to colleagues without being asked.



Please submit your application as soon as possible.


If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with our Talent Acquisition Specialist 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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