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Waste & Cleaning Supervisor


Rotterdam, ZH, NL

Country/Region:  NL
Job Area:  Maintenance
Business Unit:  Renewables Production

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 Waste & Cleaning Supervisor to join our Maintenance team in Rotterdam.


The Waste & Cleaning Supervisor is a daytime position and reports to the Maintenance Superintendent. The Waste & Cleaning Supervisor leads a (small) team of Waste Coordinators to ensure a safe, effective and efficient handling of waste and equipment to be cleaned. The Waste and Cleaning Supervisor is a member of the team of execution Maintenance Supervisors.



  • Provides Safety leadership 

  • Participates and leads in the contractor safety meeting

  • Performs field audits

  • Contract responsible for the cleaning contract



  • Supervises the contracted waste coordinators

  • Supports and guides the waste coordinators in development of skills and knowledge.  

  • Aligns within maintenance department goals through cooperation with his discipline supervisor.

  • Reviews and supports that the waste coordinators and cleaning contractors are trained according to the training matrix.

  • Contract user for the cleaning contractor



  • Responsible for compliance and execution of relevant legislation (PGS-15, ADR) 

  • Act as the company” knowledgeable “person as meant in PGS 15 and related standards

  • Provides assurance that waste and chemicals are stored and handled in a safe way

  • Ensure up-to date inventory information of waste and chemicals

  • Safe handling and timely disposal of wastes, and responsible for the waste yard and cleaning area (spuitplaats)

  • Ensures cleaning up of spills according to legislation

  • Ensures cleaning of equipment according to legislation

  • Acts as cleaning & transport coordinator for shutdowns

  • Coordinate transport of leaf filters to and from cleaning location

  • Responsible for cost and forecast of waste disposal and cleaning costs

  • Leading  TA / SD waste  team 

  • Responsible for cleaning scope for tank maintenance

  • Responsible for firefighting foam handling


The best combination to success in this role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • 5 Years of relevant experience.
  • Experience and knowledge regarding relevant legislation and related standards 


We also value:

  • A good team player.
  • Flexible, analytical, stress resistant.
  • Proactive searching improvements in all areas.
  • Being able to talk to and/or correct team members on attitude and behaviour issues.
  • High safety and quality awareness.
  • Be able to handle confidential information.
  • Good social and team skills.


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 Partner Jaron Pouwelse 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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