Graduate Engineer BSc / HBO


Botlek, Rotterdam, ZH, NL

Company:  ExxonMobil

About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies.


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together



Rotterdam Area


The Rotterdam Botlek Site comprises refining, aromatics and lubes base stock facilities which are the most modern and environmentally friendly of its kind. Since being put into operation in 1960, the plant has undergone several significant renovations. The sizeable capital investments through the years have made the refinery ultra-efficient and flexible.


The Rotterdam Plasticizers & Intermediates Plant, the Rotterdam Oxo-alcohols Plant actually comprises three production facilities: the Rotterdam Oxo-Alcohol Plant in Europoort, the Phthalic Anhydride Plant and the Rotterdam Plasticizer Plant, which are both located in Rotterdam Botlek. It is the largest producer of plasticizers in Europe. The Pernis Lubricant Plant - or Lube Oil Blending Plant - produces various types of engine oil for cars and lubricants for industrial applications.



What role you will play in our team


In the Rotterdam Area we are offering job opportunities for graduate BSc Engineers in the area of Mechanical, Instrumentation & Controls, Civil and Electrical. In this role you ensure the operation of a manufacturing unit and work in close collaboration with our maintenance, process and engineering colleagues. You strive for optimal efficiency, cost effectiveness and operational safety. In this role you will ensure the reliability and mechanical Integrity of a manufacturing Unit. 



About you


Many Career Pathways

For graduate BSc Engineers, ExxonMobil has setup an early career development program focusing on technical skills development, basic plant knowledge as well as assimilation into the broader organization. With strong foundational skills developed in the first  years, you will further progress in next up development roles within Engineering, Maintenance or Projects. With your supervisor and your coach, you will frequently assess your skills development needs. This will form the basis for your personalised training and development plan.


We have a talent management system in place to develop you to your maximum potential through several job rotations that will further enhance your skills in line with your development goals. Temporary assignments to one of our global production facilities can be part of the career path. Especially in a time where we are upgrading our facilities and business to drive the energy transition, ExxonMobil offers very exciting career paths and opportunities. You can make a real difference!


Personal Attributes:


  • Seeking a long term career at our production site 
  • Enjoy working in a highly skilled team
  • Apply engineering, analytical and problem solving skills to meet challenging safety and business objectives
  • Able to handle multiple priorities in a short period of time, manage short deadlines and emergency situations
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and influencing skills, to get your technical reccommendations across to Operations, Maintenance, Business Teams and Management
  • Demonstrate personal accountability for quality of work
  • Continually improve functional knowledge and critical working skills
  • Pragmatic, tactical and innovative thinking abilities




  • Fluent in Dutch or English languages skills: understanding, reading, writing and speaking
  • Prepared to commit to further improve your Dutch or English languages skills.
  • A current student or have recently completed university studies at least at BSc/HBO level.
  • Education: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Instrumentation & Controls Engineering.
  • Analytical, driven, result-oriented and focused on getting the best out of yourself and your team.



Your Benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.


We offer a wide range of benefits including competitive pay, flexible work arrangements, a 13th and 14th month, an interesting pension plan, etc. Moreover, team mates who support and inspire you, the flexibility to explore multiple challenges and roles.


Thrive in our company culture: open, with an international mindset and down to earth. Our hands-on approach, job rotation system and regular training will enable you to learn and develop your talents continuously. 

Many opportunities await in the coming years as we adapt our facilities and business to the energy transition. Want to learn more about how we see, for example, the future of our refineries? Read our Advancing Climate Solutions report: Advancing climate solutions | ExxonMobil.


(Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law)




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