Dirk Lienau

Employee, Leiter Asset Management - Global, Dow

Stade, Germany


leading global teams
capital projects
Doing Business in South Korea
Expense Management
Programm Management
Asset Management
Planview Enterprise One
OEE Improvement
Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
Reliability Analyse
Reliability Engineering
Process reliability
Operation and Maintenance
Zuverlässigkeit Centered Maintenance (RCM)
Total Productive Maintenance
Inbetriebnahme von Anlagen
Kulturelle Vielfalt
Kulturelle Zusammenarbeit
Project Management
Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
Manufacturing Execution System
Globale Strategie
Virtuelles Team
Virtuelle Zusammenarbeit
Big Data Analyse
Six Sigma
Root Cause Analysis


Professional experience for Dirk Lienau

  • Current 2 years and 6 months, since Feb 2019

    Leiter Asset Management - Global


    Management of Global Corrosion Management Program and Global Site Infrastructure Program Main responsibility for the management of the two global company programs related to site infrastructure and external corrosion protection of assets (multiple sites across the globe, all continents) Key member for the global company maintenance budgeting process and portfolio management Releated data visualization, analysis, modelling and support franging from SAP PM over datawarehouse and Power BI

  • 2 years, Mar 2017 - Feb 2019

    Maintenance Finance, Metrics, Benchmarking and Analytics - TES Global Operations

    The Dow Chemical Company

    Defined and implemented productivity metrics and related tracking systems for the newly formed global Dow Technical Support Organization Monitoring and supporting overall financial performance and budgeting processes Transitioning to this new position as the discrete manufacturing branch of Dow Chemical is moving to DuPont

  • 3 years and 11 months, Apr 2013 - Feb 2017

    Operational Reliability Director Discrete Manufacturing


    Coordination and Support for the Business Portfolio. Direct reliability and maintenance leadership of the Electronic Materials Business Group The portfolio ranges from water filtration membranes, painting products, products for the automotive, pharma and construction industry. Responsible for the maintenance budgets, definition and safe and efficient execution - ranging from assets on large integration chemical sites down to small stand alone plants.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Nov 2011 - Mar 2013

    Operational Reliability Director (Advanced Materials)


    Operational Reliability Management according various business manufacturing strategies across > 80 sites across the world The Division spans about 20% of Dow Chemical and houses the customer centric business units Responsible for the definition and execution of operational reliability strategies across all assets. Supporting the overall fixed cost management and introducing a company wide cost control and forecasting platform

  • 8 years and 10 months, Jan 2003 - Oct 2011

    Global Business Reliability and Maintenance Leader


    Global R&M responsibility for the Amines and Glycol Ethers business including integration aspects of Union Carbide assets into Dow Global R&M responsibiliy for the company Epoxy business (and down stream value chain) Integration of Rohm and Haas Assets in Europe - Maintenance functional leader Global R&M responsibiliy for the two company business groups Electronic Materials, and Coating Materials (mostly legacy Rohm and Haas)

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jan 2001 - Jan 2003

    Reliability Engineer / Maintenance Activity Coordinator


    Managing a local maintenance department with about 25 employees supporting three production areas at the Stade Germany site Introducing root cause and other structural elements including SAP PM for the Stade site

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jan 1999 - Jan 2001

    Capital Project (Seoul/Yeosu - South Korea)

    Dow ( LGDOW )

    Detailed Design, Construction, Commisioning and Start Up of a JV plant (Dow/LG Chem) for Polycarbonate Compounding Yeosu, South Korea.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jan 1998 - Jan 1999

    Capital Project (Process Design) (Freeport, Texas)


    Process Design ( located at Freeport, Texas ) - defining new technology standard for the company for related technologies and processes

  • 8 years and 1 month, Jan 1990 - Jan 1998

    Engineer (Process Design and Plant Operation)


    Process Design Engineer, Run Plant Engineer, Improvement Engineer, Unit Supervisor, Small Capital Projects for Engineering Plastics Compounds ( mainly in Stade, Germany, some work at Terneuzen, Netherlands )

Educational background for Dirk Lienau

  • 6 years and 1 month, Jan 1983 - Jan 1989

    Kunststofftechnik (IKV)

    RWTH Aachen


  • Freiherr v Stein Gymnasium Leverkusen


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Korean


  • French



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