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Instrument Engineer


Antwerp, VAN, BE

Company:  ExxonMobil

About us:
ExxonMobil, one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy providers and chemical manufacturers, develops and applies next-generation technologies to help safely and responsibly meet the world’s growing needs for energy and high-quality chemical products. In Benelux ExxonMobil has two refineries, seven chemical plants, a research & development center, a lubricant blending plant and various offices including the EAME headquarter office in Brussels.


We are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Instrument Engineer to join our team at Antwerp Refinery.


Your role…
Instrument Engineers are responsible for providing specialist engineering, technical and safety orientated support to the Process and Maintenance Teams for equipment ranging from field instrumentation to complex protective systems.

and responsibilities…

  • Provide technical support to the Operations Team in the resolution of key equipment integrity and operational issues
  • Plan overhaul and upgrades and attend repair facilities for interface and witness activities as appropriate
  • Maintain the lifecycle technical integrity of the installations by ensuring appropriate maintenance and equipment strategies, engineering standards, procedures and guidance documents are adhered to in all activities
  • Assist maintenance with troubleshooting and conduct spares reviews where required
  • Provide technical support to loss investigations, root cause investigations and action follow up activities where directed
  • Assess performance and condition monitoring results, ensuring appropriate follow up with other discipline interfaces as necessary
  • Act as the key focal point for discipline modifications and ensures all temporary or permanent modifications are technically assessed, meet appropriate standards and correctly endorsed. Attend factory acceptance tests as required
  • Review and approve engineering and design documentation, technical reports and management system documentation where directed
  • Support for project development from inital concept through engineering, commissioning and startup and all phases of asset operational life
  • Support engineering, deployment and sustainment of Wireless Equipment Monitoring networks. Collaborate with IT specialists and external vendors/ specialists in developing IT/OT engineering solutions


We search for talented men and women from diverse background and we encourage them to think independently, take initiative and be innovative.
You have:

  • An Engineering degree, or equivalent qualification
  • A fluency in Dutch (preferred) and English
  • Relevant instrument engineering experience in an operational environment, preferably at a refining or petrochemical sector (five years+ as a guide). Candidates with less than five years’ experience, but who have a high degree of relevant industry experience will also be considered
  • A Sound knowledge of industry engineering practices, codes and standards and their application to development and management of lifecycle asset integrity assurance programs. Good knowledge of other discipline functions e.g. Operations, Inspection, Engineering and Process.
  • A Sound knowledge of hazard identification and risk assessment techniques and management of change processes and tools.
  • Strong IT skills, specifically being an experienced and competent user of Microsoft Office – including Excel and Word.
  • Experience in computer networks and different communication protocols is desirable

You possess:

  • A broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills
  • The ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a team environment.


This awaits you…
A wide range of benefits including competitive pay, team mates who support and inspire you, the flexibility to explore multiple challenges and roles.  Your development never stops. A variety of job roles and access to cutting-edge training let you expand your potential throughout an entire career. At ExxonMobil we have your back. We want you to enjoy a career with us.  That’s why we provide the safest workplace we can, so you can work with focus and peace of mind.


Apply now and join us!
If you are selected after initial screening, you will be invited for a first round interview at one of our Antwerp locations. Successful candidates will be invited for a second round interview and decision on contract offer will be taken shortly after.
Throughout the recruitment process you will receive feedback at any stage within 1 week.


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