Shift Superintendent Logistics


Rotterdam, ZH, NL

Country/Region:  NL
Job Area:  Production
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 Shift Superintendent Logistics to join our Renewable Production team in Rotterdam.


The Shift Superintendent Logistics OSBL is a day time position and reports to the Operations Manager. The role provides leadership to the 24/7 logistics organisation and logistic truck unloading organisation. The Shift Superintendent leads a team of 5 shift supervisors to ensure safe, compliant, reliable and efficient operations of Neste Maasvlakte integrated logistics and OSBL complex.


Your main responsibilities in creating a sustainable future are


  • Ensuring safe and compliant operations at 3 locations Maasvlakte, MNA and NEPR - zero accidents and driving safety culture in the teams.
  • Reliable operation to ensure business targets in cooperation with maintenance peers.
  • Efficient plant operation - ensuring monitoring of logistics performance and corrective measures when required.
  • Leading team of 5 shift supervisors according to Neste values and Neste leadership principles.
  • Accountable for minimum competent shift manning for safe logistic operation and competency development in general within operations.
  • Accountable for personal development of the individual team members and leadership development of the team in general.
  • Prioritisation of the departmental activities according to agreed site priorities.
  • Champion of change - leading by example and unlocking potential.
  • Ensuring follow-up of forward/pulse surveys within the teams driving for high engagement and safety culture in the department.
  • Implementing learnings from for example incidents/Root Cause Analysis.
  • Improving logistics work processes and keeping logistics operations related controlled documents up to date in NMS.
  • First point of contact for the maintenance superintendent ensuring alignment for maintenance execution works of the logistics infrastructure.
  • Responsible for contacts with 3rd party suppliers if needed (operational related).
  • Accountable with peers of other departments to ensure alignment related for work practises and procedures.
  • Accountable for alignment with SCM regarding logistics and supply chain production planning goals in line with site capabilities and maintenance plans.



The best combination to success in this role


  • Bachelor or university degree in Chemical engineering
  • Minimum 10+ years experience in the Petrochemical industry from which a minimum of 3 – 5 years in a supervisory/managerial role.


We also value:


  • Commissioning and Start-up Management knowledge.
  • Health Hazard Identification and Risk Control.
  • Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Analytical thinking and defining or implementing solutions.
  • Ability to build teams.


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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We have a continuous enthusiasm of development. We believe in people who find new ways to do things and who are team players – people for whom safety and sustainability are parts of their professional skills. We value every individual. Come and do meaningful work in a community that has its eyes set forward!

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