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Graduate Engineer BE - Chemicals 1

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plaatsingsdatum: 11-aug-2019

Plaats: Antwerp area, VAN, BE

Bedrijf: ExxonMobil


Exxon Mobil Corporation is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, best known in the Benelux for its Esso and Mobil brands. With activities in nearly all countries around the world, ExxonMobil prides itself on its commitment to meeting the world’s growing demand for energy in an economically, environmentally and socially responsible manner. The company strives towards operational excellence with an expert talented workforce, strong financial resources and cutting edge technology. Our customers are both global and local ranging from major chemical companies to the thousands of customers a day who visit our Benelux service stations.

Our people are driven, result-oriented and focused on getting the best out of their teams. They thrive in our company culture: open, with an international mindset and down to earth. Our hands-on approach, job rotation system and regular training enable our people to learn and develop their talents continuously. The acquired skills and knowledge will help them to become our future generation of organizational leaders or technical specialists. Within Exxon Mobil, both career paths incur the potential for employee development up to similar seniority levels.


We are looking for Mechanical engineers starting at the Antwerp Polymers Plant (Zwijndrecht) as Equipment Engineer.

What you can expect from us


We are offering a starting position as ‘Mechanical Engineer’ at the Antwerp Polymers Plant. 


Our manufacturing sites involve multiple equipment disciplines (e.g. machinery or fixed equipment for this starting position, but also inspection, electrical, instrumentation, etc.) and a starting engineer can will become the “technical” owner of such an equipment discipline.


He/she then has the responsibility to solve problems in close collaboration with other engineers/operations/maintenance to ensure safe operation of the equipment and to drive reliability improvements in a cost efficient manner, which may lead to new capital projects.


The role provides also specialist mechanical expertise and leadership in the application of engineering standards, advanced fitness for service, risk based assessments, and quality control oversight for both existing and new facilities across a broad range of pressure equipment including: e.g. gas compressors up to more than 2000 bar, high pressure piping, rotating equipment,…. 


A next career step may be the technical ownership of another equipment discipline, a “coordinating” position or a commercial/business role, depending on company needs vs. long term personal career interests and development opportunities.

What we expect from you


  • Preferred education: 5 year university education MSc Electromechanical Engineering. Additional PhD is not required; however candidates holding a PhD are welcome to apply.
  • Language skills: Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proactive, with an ability to anticipate, identify and resolve potential issues
  • Effective leadership skills, including influencing with no direct formal authority
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with people from various backgrounds in developing innovative solutions of highest general interest
  • Broad career interests and international mindset


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