OT Engineer


Description of
this vacancy

Join Vopak in Asia & Middle East. Make an impact.

Your role and impact:

As our OT Engineer, you are responsible in executing IT/OT services, applications, networks, systems, both hardware and software applications, to meet operational business needs.

Are you ready to make an impact on our growing business in our region? Read on to find out more about this exciting job opportunity! 

A rewarding place to work  

A career at Vopak means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a part of a visionary, global tank storage services leader with a heritage of over 400 years. We are committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and equitable work environment, which is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. Besides a competitive salary package, we offer a comprehensive benefits program comprising health insurance, parental leave and wellness activities. 

Who are we? 

Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company, operating 71 terminals in 23 countries.  We store vital products such as chemicals, oils, gases, LNG and biofuels with care. With a focus on sustainability, we ensure safe, clean and efficient storage and handling of bulk liquid products and gases for our customers. By doing so, we enable the delivery of products vital for the energy, chemicals and food & agriculture industries, and to our daily lives. As a progressive and growing company, we continue transforming our portfolio and position our company strategically towards more sustainable forms of energy and feedstocks for example hydrogen and CO2.

We are committed to develop key infrastructure solutions for the world’s changing energy systems, while simultaneously investing in digitalization and innovation. Vopak is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam and is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 


  • Support Terminal IT/OT services, network, systems and servers with special attention on OT Infrastructure.

  • Support day-to-day operational requirements and administration of Singapore’s IT/OT infrastructure.

  • Investigate questions relating to existing IT/OT services, network, processes and procedures.

  • Responsible for compliance with IT/OT security, policies and standards.

  • Manage project and vendor management for IT/OT system implementation.

  • Maintain and manage IT/OT related assets. 

  • Coordinate with vendors for hardware and software procurement and maintenance.

  • Assess current technology, solutions and business practices, interpret internal practices to align business requirements.

  • Participate in the implementation of local and global IT/OT projects as assigned by the IT/OT Manager.

  • Technical lead on design, engineering and Implementation in coordination with operational and project related activities. 

  • Providing Technical support on DCS automation matters.

  • Review Instrumentation sizing and specification datasheet fit to the process flow diagram and Piping & Instrument Diagram

  • Prepare cost estimates on DCS automation Project, help evaluate vendor submission technical and commercial proposals.

  • Provide technical support for a 3 years maintenance plan (engineering solution, cost optimization).

  • Maintain and upgrade DCS/SIS (spare parts optimization, service contract review, system upgrading)

  • Maintain a central repository with all servicing records by automation suppliers to be used for investigation/follow-up on Terminal Automation supplier’s overall performance.

  • Conduct Training of DCS and SIS for technicians (new hires/refreshers).

  • Support local departments on IT/OT services and needs.

  • Train & guide juniors and/or vendors.


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Electronic or Control Instrumentation Engineering.

  • At  least 3 years’ experience in OT systems.

  • Proven working experience with at least one of the following DCS systems (ABB 800XA, Yokogawa CENTUM VP, Emerson DeltaV, Honeywell Experion) in an operational environment.

  • Technical knowledge of software and hardware aspects of IT/OT in areas such as data management, information systems development, computer operations and communications.

  • Familiar with International Standards such as API, ASME, ANSI, OCIMF, NFPA, IEC, NEC, ISA, IP, Singapore Standards, Code of Practice, etc.

  • Comfortable using  MS Projects, Visio, AutoCAD and DWG TrueViewer.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally.

  • Good business writing skills.

How to apply?

Are you the OT Engineer we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our Technical Engineering team. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email hrasia@vopak.com

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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The successful candidate will be awarded a local employment contract.

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