Maintenance Engineer

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Your role and impact:

As our Maintenance Engineer, you are responsible for supporting the maintenance organization to develop & execute the 3-Year Maintenance Plan (3YMP) by translating this into a Preventive Maintenance (PM) program and Sustaining / Service Capex projects in order to keep the terminal in optimal condition.

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.


  • Responsible for developing the 3-year maintenance plan and consulted with the Maintenance Manager, Planner Maintenance and Supervisor Maintenance to get their input.

  • Responsible for identifying whether an asset requires preventive maintenance, based on risk assessments & asset criticality review, regulatory & statutory requirements, Vopak standards, maintenance policies and analysis of the maintenance history.

  • Responsible for establishing which default activities, standard procedures and required tools are needed as part of the preventive maintenance Work orders and consult with the Planner to get his input on the scope of work and default activities.

  • Execute the Capex projects in line with applicable Vopak standards such as Management of Change (MOC) and Vopak Project Management (VPM)

  • Identify Capex required based on business or sustainability needs of the terminal

  • Carry out inspections to evaluate the quality of engineering works and / or the integrity of existing installations or structures, and make recommendations on the remedial works needed to ensure conformance with specifications and regulatory requirements

  • Perform maintenance analysis 

  • Perform relatively simple quality sampling and inspection of assets or processes (or both).

  • Responsible for troubleshooting technical problems, equipment and system failures

  • Determine root cause for equipment and system failures and recommend corrective measures

  • Facilitate internal and external audits as such authorities audits & customers' audits


  • Minimum 3 years of relevant maintenance experience in similar industry

  • Diploma/Degree equivalent in engineering

  • Project & maintenance experience

  • Strong data analysis acumen and ability to transform findings into opportunities for improvement

  • Good knowledge of maintenance, operations, safety and product knowledge

  • Communication & stakeholder management

  • Problem Analysis, Judgment & solving

  • Teamwork

How to apply?

Are you the Maintenance 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

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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.

Application process

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2nd interview
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