Job Description


  • Ensure, through an efficient execution of projects, with the focus on those oriented to automation, the digital transformation of the plant towards the industry 4.0 model as per Site Master Plan.
  • Achieve the goals and objectives of the plant reflected in the blueprint and site master plan, which are mostly measured by key indicators in:
    • EHS (including mechanical integrity)
    • Productivity and budget control
    • Team
    • Technical reliability
  • Ensure that all projects assigned CAPEX and / or OPEX for the Barbastro plant are prepared and executed SAFELY within the defined deadlines and respecting scope, budget and quality agreed  with the interested parties, thus contributing  to the key performance indicators (KPI) described in the Blueprint  


Develop and implement standards and procedures for mainly technological projects (automation, industry 4.0, IT) as well as their impeccable execution


Responsible for compliance with all local EHS/Q regulations and regulations as well as with the Westlake standards that apply to the assigned projects


Responsible for the delivery of assigned projects in time, cost, scope and quality agreed. The focus of the projects will be connected to electrical & automation topics, but can receive other types as well (reliability, EHS,) depending on the site needs.

Due to the nature of the plant, the construction phase of the projects must normally be executed during the shutdown windows, currently in summer and Christmas.


  • Engineering or equivalent. Preferred Electronic Engineering or similar.
  • Postgraduate specialization in Electricity / Automation / New technologies or Equivalent


  • Proven experience in a similar position >5  years
  • Industry experience >10 years (preferred)

Specific knowledge

  • Fully certified to carry out relevant maintenance activities e.g. licences, permits and qualifications.
  • Fluent English at the conversation level.
  • Detailed knowledge of HMI and control platforms including high-level troubleshooting of control systems and plant problems, as well as the ability to document and explain them internally and externally
  • Knowledge of HMI platforms such as Emerson DeltaV  and PLC-based platforms (Siemens)
  • Ability to develop and diagnose programming at Siemens and Delta V
  • Advanced level of operation and maintenance of process instruments
  • Experience and knowledge in the operation and maintenance of process equipment typical of the chemical industry (reactors, condensers, pipes, valves, effluent treatment, storage tanks ...) and rotary  (pumps, compressors, vacuum pumps ..), in all technical field (electrical / mechanical / control  ...)
  • Experience and knowledge in equipment operating in ATEX classified areas
  • Ability to develop and diagnose programming at Siemens and Delta V


  • Safety is a value professionally and personally
  • Born Team Player
  • Communication skills (convincing without manipulating) and  motivation, coaching
  • Servant Leadership, sharing knowledge and developing others to achieve the common goal is their top priority, prioritizing others over oneself, generosity.

Added value (desired knowledge/experience, but not required)

  • Professional Certifications in Reliability or Project Management
  • Knowledge of information management systems 4.0 and MES systems
  • Experience implementing industry 4.0 and new technologies

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