21 Feb, 2023

Sr. Engineer, Process Control (m/w/d)

  • Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Controller Chemicals

Job Description



  • Functional expert for the APC and mobile support systems and responsible for ensuring unrestricted availability and strategic further development and optimization in the area of ​​responsibility
  • Responsibility for the proper operation of the systems, the integrity and stability of the assigned applications in plant automation
  • Support of the plant technologists in the analysis and correction of complex plant problems
  • Creation and maintenance of operating and procedural instructions as well as risk assessments
  • Selection and instruction of the executor in the delegation of tasks and control of the delegated activities
  • Ensuring compliance with legal and group-internal requirements for the assigned systems
  • Creation and maintenance of inspection and maintenance plans for the systems to be maintained
  • Participation in investment projects and small projects (MOC)
  • Cooperation with partner companies (offers, complaints, execution)
  • Close cooperation with the group's international Center of Excellence as the focal point for local automation technology


Additional Responsibilities:


  • Ability to influence SABIC Europe and Global Partner(s)
  • Ability to balance supportive/steering activities at Site and European level (in Manufacturing)
  • Contribute to Manufacturing projects across Germany
  • Ability to work and influence in multi-cultural, diverse Global Community whilst aligning with local and global policy and legal directives
  • Ability to promote local and global corporate values




  • Bachelor and/or Master’s Engineering Degree or Equivalent (ideally Postgrad or equivalent) in the field of automation technology or comparable or Master Craftsman/Technician (German equivalent Degree) in the field of EMR technology with many years of experience in the field of process control
  • Minimum 5 + years relevant experience required in Process Control Environment
  • Excellent Conceptual, Communication and Analytical Skills
  • Fluency (both written and Oral) in German and English
  • Extensive experience with APC/DCS systems, network infrastructure and server farms
  • Knowledge of the maintenance of (petro)chemical industrial plants
  • Experience in deriving safety requirements from risk assessments
  • High planning and control competence
  • Decision-making competence and routine appearance in stressful phases


Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Travel: up to 25% (regionally and globally)




Interested in this position?


Please apply online by sending us your CV and motivation letter in English. Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email. For additional questions you can contact: Karl Davies, Corporate Recruiter via email – karl.davies@sabic.com


The application closing-date is 31st March 2023


Please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment are part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending on the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request depending on local regulations.


Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.




SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We manufacture on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals. We support our customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy. Our production in 2020 was 60.8 million metric tons.


We have more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, we have 9,000+ global patent filings, and significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.


In Europe, we have over 6,000 professionals running multiple world-scale production sites and 4 technology and innovation centers. We are present in almost every European country. Major locations within our broad network of innovation, production and marketing are: Teesside (UK), Cartagena (Spain), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Geleen (the Netherlands), Bergen op Zoom (the Netherlands) and Genk (Belgium).


SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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