Senior Expert Turnaround Management (all genders)

Date: 17 Nov 2023

Location: Schwechat, Lower Austria, AT, 2320

Company: OMV Group

Overview of the company


As one of Austria's largest listed industrial companies and a global energy and chemicals group, OMV is working on answers to address the challenges of climate change. The agenda is to become a leading supplier of sustainable fuels, chemicals and materials with a focus on circular economy solutions by 2030, and to be climate neutral by 2050 at the latest. This is the mission of our approximately 22,300 employees.


Sustainability: Our approach


In Chemicals & Materials, OMV through its subsidiary Borealis, is one of the world's leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals and plastics recycling. Together with its two major joint ventures - Borouge (with ADNOC, in the UAE and Singapore) and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, in the USA) - Borealis supplies products and services to customers across the globe. OMV's Fuels & Feedstock business produces and markets fuels as well as feedstock for the chemical industry, operates three refineries in Europe, and holds a 15% stake in a refining joint venture in the UAE. OMV operates around 1,700 filling stations in eight European countries. In the Energy segment, OMV explores and produces oil and gas in the four core regions of Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, North Sea, and Asia-Pacific. Average daily production in 2022 amounted to 392 kboe/d. Its activities also include the Low Carbon Business as well as the entire gas business.


Our business


Your tasks


  • In this interactive position you are responsible for development of Turnaround scope, schedule, budget, infrastructure, organization chart and execution plan.
  • You supervise day-to-day work during execution phases, provide necessary guidance on all decision-making activities.
  • Ensure projects are adequately integrated into Turnaround planning, execution and budgeting processes.
  • Develop, measure and communicate Turnaround status to site management and steering committee by KPI in the areas of safety, quality, environment, health, cost, schedule and scope.
  • Perform Turnaround activities such as risk assessment, scope challenges, reviews, lessons learned, etc.
  • You provide input into contracting strategy.
  • Organize & Train people on related IT (SAP) processes.
  • Ensure further development of Enterprise Asset Management process strategy in SAP, process landscape and process architecture.
  • Finally you evaluate new technologies to improve process execution (Mobiles, Apps, Smart Glasses, 3D, VR, AR).

Your profile


  • You hold an university degree (master/diploma) in mechanical or industrial engineering. 
  • With a minimum of 7 years relevant experience in chemical industry or refinery business you are considered as expert in your field of work.
  • Ideally you have good knowledge of refinery processes. 
  • You show ability to effectively communicate with executive management, internal/external clients, including contractors, vendors, utility companies and governmental agencies.
  • Advanced SAP knowledge as well as a certain willingness to travel and stay abroad for defined period of time is natural for you.
  • Finally you are fluent in German and English. 

What to expect from OMV


We believe that we can only evolve and thrive as a company with a highly diverse mix of employees and by ensuring a healthy work-life balance. We have a strong culture of collaboration and our group values ""we care, we're curious, we progress"" are guiding us along the way on our path into a sustainable future.
We will encourage you to take on new responsibilities, work across different functions, become involved in new projects, as well as completing international assignments. In return, we have excellent development programs that will help you achieve your career goals and reach your potential. "

What OMV can offer


The opportunity to join an internationally renowned company in a fast moving business sector, providing excellent development opportunities. We offer an attractive compensation package that matches your qualifications and professional experience. The minimum gross annual salary according to the collective agreement amounts to EUR 80.577, all in. Depending on skills and specific experience, over-payment is possible. OMV also offers additional benefits and relocation packages for international moves. 

Your contact


Please contact Tamara Schmidt-Hantasch for further information.