Botlek-Rotterdam, NL

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Title:  Environmental Project Engineer


Environmental Project Engineer

Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities.

Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.

We are now looking for an environmental / project engineer to join our Manufacturing team in Botlek Rotterdam. You will be part of the engineering team and work closely with process engineers, EHSQ-department, maintenance, and operations.

The environmental / project engineer will be leading the site's sustainability journey by initiation and execution of improvement projects with the goal of significantly improving the site's environmental impact with respect to emissions and energy. The role provides process engineering support including process design, project management and continuous improvement.


What you’ll bring to the team:



  • Bachelor's degree in engineering. Preferably process, chemical or environmental engineering
  • 5 years process engineering experience in chemical manufacturing or related field
  • Fluent in English language skills: understanding, reading, writing and speaking
  • Analytical, driven, result-oriented and focused on getting the best out of yourself and your team
  • Good project management and stakeholder management skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Creative mindset and focus on innovation


What you can expect from us:

  • A fun team to work together on challenging activities
  • Lots of freedom to perform and work independently
  • A 13th month salary and 8% holiday allowance
  • Sufficient career opportunities (plus possibility to follow external training courses);
  • Eligible for Bonus scheme (Global Bonus Plan)
  • Possibility to use gross salary from leave days for the purchase of a bicycle, gym membership, laptop or other fun products with tax benefits


Join Kemira and create better every day:

For more information, please contact Susan Houterman (Process Safety and Engineering Manager) via susan.houterman@kemira.com. Please apply with CV no later than December 10th 2023 at kemira.com/careers. Kemira is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to further develop our  diverse and inclusive workplace.


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. We provide the best-suited products and services to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment, and energy sectors. In 2022, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.6 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.