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Changeover & Maintenance Planning Engineer

Job Category:  Engineering
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Montmeló, ES

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3323

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.




Our lactic acid and derivatives plant In Spain, Montmeló (Barcelona), services all of our markets; Food, Biochemicals and Pharma. This site is labeled as an Innovation Plant within Corbion, meaning that this is often the first location to produce new products and implement new technologies. 


As our Changeover & Maintenance Planning Engineer, you take responsibility for preparing the weekly maintenance master schedule & integrated planning of projects and changeover into the maintenance planning. Both activities are coordinated in  close cooperation  with operations, maintenance and engineering. 

Change overs, Maintenance interventions & Shutdowns at Corbion are complex projects with a lot of interaction and interdependency with other processes. 
Your main objective is to manage and realize safe, effective and efficient Change overs, Maintenance interventions  or Shutdowns which are scheduled well in advance and secure and manage the dedicated resources needed beyond the normal daily operations. You report to the Site Operations Manager.



•             Prepare the Changeovers, Maintenance interventions or shutdown planning in close alignment with Operations, Maintenance and Engineering.
•             Coordinate and follow up resources, services and spares requirements for Change overs, Maintenance interventions & Shutdowns.        
•             Prepare Budget and report Actual expenses.       
•             Conduct audits to monitor the work progress and safety during Campaign Changes, Maintenance interventions or shutdown.         
•             Prepare daily progress reports and post execution reports.           
•             Draw up Master Schedule plan for maintenance work
•             In consultation with concerning departments initiate and coordinate the maintenance and project programme for Operations
•             Periodic review and report of the Master Schedule plan versus the actual execution, including executed RCA's
•             Generate efficiency by pro active managing of synergies between Maintenance, Engineering and Operations departments
•             Coordination and execution of transfer activities to accomodate different disciplines
•             Initiating and managing improvement initiatives (fact based) concerning maintenance, procedures and safety
•             Proactively translate shopfloor ideas into modifications



•             Academic degree in a relevant engineering field
•             At least 5-8 years of relevant experience in managing Change overs, Maintenance interventions & Shutdowns in the (petro-) chemical industry
•             Operations & maintenance experience & good knowledge of HSE regulations
•             Experience with lean principles like: Visual management, 5S, Kaizen, SMED, etc
•             Communication, leadership skills
•             Team player, well organized, strong coaching skills, pragmatic and able to work in teamwork



About Corbion 

What makes Corbion truly special is our talented global team of people, who are consciously dedicated to connecting the work we do together with the difference it makes in the lives of consumers, including our own friends and families. At Corbion, innovation is in our DNA; we explore, we discover, we create, and then we do it all over again, finding ever-better ways to help the world solve some of its most pressing challenges. When you come to Corbion, you will find that for us, sustainability is not simply a corporate program, it is at the very heart of our business, giving direction to our work, our investments and our creativity. We exist to preserve what matters.


As a company where day-to-day priorities and decisions are shaped by a shared purpose and vision, we enjoy a working environment energized by empowerment and opportunity. By joining Corbion, you can be part of :


  • A culture open to great ideas wherever they come from, and where your work can make a real difference in the world
  • An organization that values diversity of thought, background and experience
  • A company ready to invest in you, helping you grow toward your personal ambitions
  • A workplace that’s friendly and informal, while being focused and professional
  • An international team small enough to stay agile, but large and talented enough to make an impact today, and for future generations


Our corporate values – Collaboration, Care, Courage and Commitment – define what it takes to overcome obstacles and create the sustainable breakthroughs the world sorely needs. As a member of the Corbion team, you’ll see these values put into action every day, and you’ll have the chance to make your own unique contribution to our collective achievements.


Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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