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Lead engineer mechanical


Job Field: Engineering
Location: Antwerpen, BE
Company: BASF Antwerpen N.V.
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN56505020_ONLE_1

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

BASF Antwerpen NV is the second largest production site of BASF worldwide and the largest chemical company in Belgium. Our 3000 colleagues ensure the management of production, logistics, technical, lab and energy as well as a great number of services such as engineering, safety, environment, finances and communication. We are offering a wide range of career opportunities both in Belgium and internationally.

What you can expect

You will be responsible for the engineering of static devices, machines and units for investment projects at BASF Antwerp.

  • Together with the project team and operations, you will coordinate the preparation of technical specifications of static devices, machines and units.
  • In close cooperation with procurement, you will follow up on quotes and coordinate the technical comparison of these quotations.
  • You will monitor the settlement- & delivery period of the equipment by suppliers as well as the quality of the equipment, and you will coordinate the interfaces with other relevant services within BASF.
  • If necessary, you will provide support during the assembly phase.
  • You will also be responsible for the anchoring of knowledge of certain aspects of the mechanical specialization within the department and the company.

What we expect

  • You hold a master degree of Mechanical Engineering and possess a broad professional expertise.
  • Knowledge of static devices and machines is a plus, as well as experience in the chemical or petrochemical industry.
  • Team spirit, leadership and good communication are important.
  • You have an accurate and methodic approach and you enjoy project-based work.
  • Finally, you speak Dutch fluently.

We offer

We offer a multi-faceted challenge with responsibilities in a successful and dynamic high technology company that highly values lifelong learning and development. BASF offers a competitive compensation including attractive benefits.

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