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(Senior) Well Engineer

Do you have experience in well engineering? Are you ready do make a next step? Are you eager to help Nobian to become one of the most sustainable chemical companies in Europe? Then we are looking for you.

(Senior) Well Engineer
Fulltime, Hengelo
Annual gross salary, incl. 8% holiday pay: EUR 65.000 – EUR 112.000 (depending on your experience)

Your challenge as (Senior) Well Engineer 

The (Senior) Well Engineer is accountable for well design, abandonment design, and drilling, well intervention, abandonment operations and programs in accordance with Nobian criteria and applicable Mijnbouwwet / NOGEPA regulations & standards. 

Your main responsibilities include well integrity and control, operational HSE, quality and performance. The Senior Well Engineer ensures that procedures are technically and operationally sound and applicable to the specific well conditions, company standards, rules and regulations to continuously guarantee safe operations. You provide high-quality design that can be efficiently executed in a safe and cost-effective manner in line with project value drivers.

Further to this the well engineer:

  • Observes company Health, Safety, Security and Environmental instructions, act as a role model, avoiding unnecessary risks to personnel and environment.
  • Prepares well design and drilling/intervention programs. Communicate with service contractors about technical requirements, issues and changes to the design.
  • Carries out offset well data analysis, having detailed discussions with geologists and leaching specialists.
  • Executes casing design, wellhead design, trajectory design, torque & drag, kick design, hydraulics analysis, drilling fluids design, BHA design.
  • Assists purchasing of materials and services for projects.
  • Monitors the daily progress of well operations, assist the WSS with operational challenges.
    Works closely with Brinefield Technology, Site Production, Asset Management and Project Management.
  • Is accountable for the independent delivery according to the Well Delivery Process.
  • Reviews WLE’s most complex and high-risk projects, initiates and manages major project assurance, provides independent assessment of well/operational design at critical points in the well-life-cycle and take appropriate corrective actions.

The Senior Well Engineer is part of the Well Lifecycle Engineering (WLE) team and reports hierarchically to the manager Well Lifecycle Engineering.

About Nobian - A leader in essential chemicals
Nobian is a European leader in the production of essential chemicals for industries ranging from construction and cleaning to pharmaceuticals and water treatment. We excel in the safe and reliable supply of high-purity salt, chlor-alkali and chloromethanes, thanks to our integrated value chain with modern production sites in the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark. Our 1,600 employees are committed to become safer, more efficient and sustainable, to ensure that the essential products of today will keep enriching our lives tomorrow with chemistry you can count on.

At Nobian we take great pride in our strong history and heritage, going back more than 100 years. We value the entrepreneurial spirit of our founders as well as our current strong drive for business excellence, innovation and sustainability. Based on these foundations we have become a leading European company in salt mining, essential chemistry, including green hydrogen, and energy.

Our values guide our behavior and are a crucial part of our strong identity and company culture. They demonstrate what we stand for as a corporate citizen, as a business partner and as an employer. Our values guide our relationships with our partners, suppliers and stakeholders. 

This is our offer:
When you join us, you will be part of our fascinating and ambitious international environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right. Our employment package comprises:

  • A permanent contract with 2 month probation period
  • Annual gross salary based on full time employment EUR 65.000 – EUR 112.000
  • An attractive bonus scheme;
  • 35 vacation days;
  • An excellent pension plan;
  • Training opportunities.

Have you got what it takes?

As (Senior) Well Engineer you have multiple years of relevant experience within well engineering. You have expertise in completion and well Intervention with a proven track record in well design, planning and execution delivery.

Further to this you recognize yourself in the following points:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • In depth knowledge of applicable law/regulations
  • In depth knowledge of industry standards and guidelines (API & NOGEPA)
  • Preferably knowledge of salt solution mining
  • Fluency in English, Dutch is a plus
  • Work in area Hengelo, flexible to work at other Nobian sites (Delfzijl/Mariager)
  • Drivers license

Are you eager to start your career at Nobian as (Senior) Well Engineer?

Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page and upload your CV and job specific cover letter. Any questions? Then contact Brecht Vanhemel,   

Apply Here 

A pre-employment screening and a Certificate of Conduct may form part of the selection process. 
We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.