Maintenance Engineering Manager

Ham, Belgium

Job Reference 1243803

Location Ham, Belgium

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 27, 2024

Location: Ham, Belgium
Experience Level: Senior
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Contract
Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension

The role:
We are seeking a Maintenance Engineering Manager for our client, a leader in the chemical industry. The successful candidate will oversee a team of 15 maintenance personnel, ensuring the smooth execution of daily maintenance tasks and preparatory work for a planned shutdown of a sulfuric acid plant.

  • Lead and coordinate a team of 15 maintenance staff.
  • Oversee preventive mechanical maintenance and daily tasks.
  • Prepare for and execute maintenance during a sulfuric acid plant shutdown.
  • Ensure a safe working environment and compliance with safety regulations.
  • Manage mechanical and preventive maintenance tasks in the workshop.

  • BSc. in a relevant studies.
  • Strong background in process technology and mechanical engineering.
  • Experience in a managerial role with a focus on maintenance.
  • Excellent people management and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to handle stress and work under pressure.
  • Experience in the chemical industry is highly desirable.
  • Safety-conscious mindset.

The client:
Our client is a leader in providing advanced plant nutrition solutions, focusing on promoting efficient and sustainable agricultural practices. Specializing in sulfur-based fertilizers, they offer a diverse range of liquid, soluble, and solid fertilizers tailored to support growers around the world.

Their global team of skilled agronomists and commercial advisers is dedicated to customer success, drawing on over a century of experience in potassium-based fertilizers and seventy years in liquid fertilizers. This deep expertise allows them to deliver precise tools and solutions that meet farmers' needs.

Committed to innovation and continuous improvement, our client invests heavily in product development and support. Their portfolio of specialty fertilizers ensures that every intervention—whether through products, expert advice, or tailored solutions—maximizes crop yields, empowers farmers, and contributes to a healthier planet.

If you're ready to make a significant impact and be a part of projects that look towards the future, we invite you to share your CV with us. Please send it to and we'll be in touch soon.


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