Operations Trainee Technician

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Your role and impact:

The Terminal Operations Team Shift Technician is responsible for the day to day smooth and safe execution of all operations and day to day activities in the terminal.

Are you ready to make an impact on our growing business in our region? Read on to find out more about this exciting job opportunity! 

A rewarding place to work  
A career at Vopak means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a part of a visionary, global tank storage services leader with a heritage of over 400 years. We are committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and equitable work environment, which is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. Besides a competitive salary package, we offer a comprehensive benefits program comprising health insurance, parental leave and wellness activities. 

Who are we? 
Vopak is the world's leading independent tank storage company, operating 71 terminals in 23 countries.  We store vital products such as chemicals, oils, gases, LNG and biofuels with care. With a focus on sustainability, we ensure safe, clean and efficient storage and handling of bulk liquid products and gases for our customers. By doing so, we enable the delivery of products vital for the energy, chemicals and food & agriculture industries, and to our daily lives. As a progressive and growing company, we continue transforming our portfolio and position our company strategically towards more sustainable forms of energy and feedstocks for example hydrogen and CO2.

We are committed to develop key infrastructure solutions for the world's changing energy systems, while simultaneously investing in digitalization and innovation. Vopak is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam and is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 

Tasks & responsibilites:

  • Responsible for the smooth and safe execution of all operations activities  assigned in the terminal 
  • Assist in cleaning and preparation of tanks, pumps and lines for change of product service.
  • Attend to loading arms/ hoses connection and ship / shore access ladder.
  • Conduct and perform all terminal operational work
  • Ensure compliance of local regulatory and company's standards.
  • Deliver customer expectations and standards.
  • Report incident any incident occurred in the terminal immediately to the terminal management


  • Nitec / Diploma in Engineering disciplines
  • Entry level or <3 years experience can be consider for the role
  • Proficient spoken and written English
  • A quick learner, a good team player as well as possess the aptitude to work well independently
  • Physically fit
  • Able to work 12 hour rotating shifts

How to apply?

Are you the Operations Trainee Technician we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our Division Finance team. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email hrasia@vopak.com

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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The successful candidate will be awarded a local employment contract.

Sollicitatie procedure

Stap 1
Stap 2
1e interview
Stap 3
Online assessment
Stap 4
2e interview
Stap 5

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