Occupational Hygienist


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 head office of the Benelux organisation is situated in Breda. The production plants are located in the Rotterdam port area.

  • The Rotterdam refinery is one of the most modern and environmentally friendly of its kind. Since being put into operation in 1960, the plant has undergone several renovations. The sizeable capital investments through the years have made the refinery ultra-efficient.
  • Officially called 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 ?



An opportunity has become available for a dynamic and self-motivated Occupational Hygiene professional to join the ExxonMobil Medicine & Occupational Health Department, based at the Rotterdam Refinery. Our colleague will provide comprehensive Occupational Hygiene services to the Manufacturing Sites in the Netherlands.  



What you will do


This role would suit either an experienced Occupational Hygienist or someone within the early stages of a professional career in Occupational Hygiene.

Main activities of the role are:

  • Performs Occupational Hygiene activities as identified in the annual work plans, including but not limited to identification, assessment and control of site health risks
  • Develops annual Plans for the site or businesses (with Coordinator or Manager) 
  • Provides Professional Occupational Hygiene support / oversee programs and practices at assigned sites
  • Implements new improvement/enhancement initiatives as directed by the Coordinator/Manager
  • Provides OIMS ( = Operation Integrity Management System ) Health System support
  • Supports global common systems development, implementation and continuous improvement
  • Participates in the development and local implementation of Health hazard control programs
  • Participates in emerging issues analysis and resolution



About you


Skills and Qualification:    


  • Degree in a science related discipline such as chemistry, engineering or environmental science
  • Post academic Occupational Hygiene degree (preferred)
  • Demonstrated competency via professional certification or registration, or equivalent in areas where certification is not available
  • Fluent in Dutch and English (Verbal and writing)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills (verbally & in writing) with a hands-on and practical attitude
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple task simultaneously
  • Proactive, with an ability to anticipate, identify and resolve potential issues
  • Effective leadership skills, including influencing with no direct formal authority
  • Driver license B
  • Working experience within the (petro-)chemical industry will be an advantage



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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