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Operation Technology Engineer

Job Code:  1880

RD Geleen, NL, 6167

Date:  07-Mar-2023

As the Production Plant Operation Technoloy (OT) Engineer – Infrastructure & Applications you work for our OT Department in Geleen.

You will work for our EPDM Production Plant in Geleen and in this role you will be responsible for the for the implementation, maintenance and operations of all Information technology infrastructures, applications and services - which includes the Plant IT / OT room including servers, network, Plant telephony and services. This includes Service monitoring for quality, availability and security, user support/help desk related to the Production Plant as well as related Laboratory and Pilot plants assets. This position is operationally responsible for ensuring the availability, integrity and security for all IT / OT systems, services and infrastructure to run the production plant. The position is part of the Global IT Function, under the OT Operations structure of ARLANXEO.


The role is based in The Netherlands, Geleen and Dutch is required.


Key Responsibilities are:

  • Functional Responsibility, including the information security, for the overall IT and OT Infrastructure and services of the Production Plant including Laboratory services and any Pilot.

  • Plan the objectives, activities and tasks for the entire Plant IT / OT Infrastructure, applications and services

  • Transitions and rationalizations including the implementation of requiered controls on the assets under his/her responsibility.

  • Managing and running the daily operations for the Plant IT/OT systems, infrastructure and services.

  • Coordinates, plans, and direct all the activities to support manufacturing, operations, security and production.


Who are we looking for:

We are looking for motivated candidates, with a bachelor’s degree in IT, industrial electronics or industrial mechanics – or equivalent.

You have at least 8-10 years of experience in Operations Technology and services Management in a Manufacturing environment, preferably Chemical industry.

Furthermore, you have vast experience in people management (understanding production needs and constraints, coaching, and directing people) and vast knowledge or experience in infrastructure management and information security.

You are willing to reside in the Geleen region in the Netherlands.

Good communication skills in Dutch and English.


As a modern employer, we take care of our employees and help them find a balance between career development opportunities and personal life planning. We offer our employees a wide range of career prospects, a modern working environment and competitive compensation. Arlanxeo employees benefit from great employment conditions, such as:  
•    An inspiring working environment with professional and committed colleagues 
•    A successful innovative organization with international career possibilities 
•    Challenges and possibilities to learn and to develop 


Are you looking for a new challenge? Apply online by sending us your resume and cover letter. Do you have a question or do you want to learn more about the position? You can always contact Jose van de Beek:


We welcome applications from all people regardless of race, nationality, religion, belief, gender, age, disability, appearance and / or sexual identity. We are committed to the principle of treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

We do not accept any unsolicited applications and agencies.  

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