PE film fabrication and conversion technician


Machelen, Belgium, BRU, BE

Company:  ExxonMobil

Who are we?


We are more than just one of the largest energy companies in the world. ExxonMobil is a place where we believe people should think independently, take initiative, grow to their full potential and help shape the future of energy. Diversity drives innovation and we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. The safety and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of everything we do.


For our European Technology Center in Brussels, we are looking for a processing technician to work at the European Technology Center (ETC) based in Machelen. The work will focus on operating (semi) industrial processing units like film forming lines and film conversion processes, to support the Customer and Application development teams of different polymer related business units. 

What will you do?


Your tasks and responsibilities:


  • Safely operate different (semi) industrial processing units like film blowing lines, extruders and film conversion equipment. This includes: line start-up, running product to specification, taking samples, data logging, adjusting line parameters, removing rolls from winders, performing housekeeping duties and line shutdown
  • Work with experienced technicians and after a robust training period, work independently and plan and organize incoming requests efficiently; this includes prompt communication with requestors on job status
  • The scope of the performed experiments are set by the Technology organization based on manufacturing and R&D program’s needs. Technology engineers provide background and instructions upfront as well as technical support on a regular basis.
  • High quality awareness and honest reporting is a must
  • Understand the importance of details, have good observation skills and flawlessly execute the process in order to meet quality requirements
  • Implement all “license to operate” requirements
  • Use your mechanical knowledge to identify and solve small mechanical issues
  • Occasionally perform or assist in machine set-up, repair or maintenance
  • After gaining experience, take ownership of the related processing area and propose improvement ideas to increase safety and efficiency in the area and on the equipment
  • Interact with different groups and levels in the organization

We are looking for:


To be eligble for this role you must: 


  • have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Production Technology, Chemical/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong focus on safety
  • work  accurately, good observation and reporting / communication skills
  • Understand the importance and ensuring implementation of procedures
  • Technical / mechanical insight and knowledge is an advantage
  • Experience on different extrusion processes or similar is a plus
  • Team player (being flexible and helping team members when needed)
  • Taking initiative and being pro-active
  • Passion for learning and willing to support other processing units and teams
  • A reasonable standard of English is required (company documentation is mainly written in English and it is the lingua franca of the company)
  • Additional language knowledge is a plus.


What we offer: 


A wide range of benefits including competitive pay, team mates who support and inspire you, the flexibility to explore multiple challenges and roles in an international setting.  Your development never stops.


Interested to join us? Then apply now!


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