Bedrijf Albemarle Netherlands
Geplaatst op 09/02/2023
Standplaats Amsterdam
Werklocatie Amsterdam
Provincie Noord-Holland
Aantal uren per week 40 uur
Dienstverband Vast
Carriereniveau Leidinggevend
Opleidingsniveau HBO


Job description:

Are you inspired by “what’s next”? So are we.

When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people’s lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Job Description

The candidate will provide site capital engineering leadership with a focus on development of site technical resources and engineering discipline coordination and support for capital projects at Albemarle’s Amsterdam Plant. Albemarle Corporation plant designs shall be safe, operable, economical, and environmentally sound. The candidate will have overall responsibility for the execution of Albemarle’s Project Process (APP) as it applies to front end development, detailed design, procurement, construction, and commissioning & startup. The candidate will also provide leadership for technical support for troubleshooting, problem solving, and failure analysis as well as strategic development related to long term improvement of facilities and infrastructure.

Candidate must be initiative-taking to ensure designs of Albemarle projects are accomplished within budget & schedule and represent Albemarle’s technical requirements. Responsibilities will include site oversight and functional leadership for all engineering disciplines including civil, mechanical, electrical instrumentation & controls, and corporate standards and specifications.

Key Focus/Responsibilities

Maintain keen focus on individual and team safety.

Capital Design

  • Provide proactive engineering input to capital project scope, budget and schedule development as required

  • Drive collaboration with other site departments to ensure best utilization of resources and provide opportunity for all employees to work together for a single site focus

  • Develop conceptual and front-end engineering designs for capital projects that will be outsourced for detailed design

  • Ensure all design packages and solutions are within the scope of the capital project and are accurate, workable, economical, and in compliance with all pertinent standards, codes, and specifications

  • Provide guidance on outsourced engineering staffing for projects

  • Assist with development of project execution plans and contractor selection

  • Provide guidance and oversight of outsourced capital projects detailed design activities, special studies, etc.

  • Monitor and review contractor activities and implement necessary corrective actions

  • Provide technical advice to construction management personnel to assure a safe and accurate installation of project electrical equipment

  • Ensure all installation issues, commissioning, start-up, and site training related to modern designs and installations are properly addressed, documented, and shared for lessons learned

  • Ensure best in class project documentation and design requirements documentation

Technical Service

  • Maintain informed, comprehensive knowledge of Albemarle Corporation facilities and processes

  • Forecast the future engineering needs of the site to obtain wide-ranging technical support activities and evaluation efforts, including advanced troubleshooting, problem solving, and failure analysis related to installations

  • Provide reliable solutions to modify operating facilities to improve safety and/or reduce costs

  • Maintain current knowledge of industry standards, regulations, and research new developments in theory and application in various engineering field and deploy new technologies as appropriate on capital projects or in support of technical problems

  • Provide specific discipline expertise to assure continuity and maintenance of Albemarle Corporation Engineering Specifications and Standards, including best practice documentation for domestic and international locations


  • Responsible for managing the operation and staffing of the site engineering organization including corporate assignees and external contracted resources

  • Help to recruit, manage, and develop/train site engineering personnel and throughout the company


  • Safety - no recordable injuries

  • Ensure that project funding estimate input for all engineering disciplines are compiled and submitted correctly and timely with a high degree of accuracy

  • Ensure design schedules and personnel are matched to meet or exceed desired project completion, cost, quality, and technical expectations

  • Ensure that designs and installations follow all codes, regulations, and Albemarle Corporation and industry standards and specifications

  • Ensure that technical content and quality of designs and installation meet requirements of project scopes

  • Retain and develop internal engineering resources

Essential Qualifications

  • BS or MS (a plus) in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering

  • 15+ years of experience in the Chemical Process Industry or similar industry

  • Extensive experience in multi-discipline design of complex chemical manufacturing facilities with specific experience of coordinating and organizing detailed engineering

  • Ability to judge the quality of engineering and construction documents

  • Exhibit drive to execute engineering designs for absolute lowest cost

  • Highly familiar with applicable design and building codes with knowledge of how to apply across the site

  • Thorough understanding of engineering productivity measurement

  • Excellent Computer skills – Word, Excel, AutoCAD, Lotus Approach

  • Considerable experience in the application and utilization of engineering design tools used by both Owner organizations and Contractor organizations

  • Independent self-starter with results-oriented focus

  • Excellent team member skills with ability to work with all levels of the organization

  • Proven ability in problem solving and multi-tasking

  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

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