The Process Engineer will provide technical support for the safe and cost effective operation of offshore facilities in the NL business. They will ensure that process plant performance is kept at optimum levels and also identify areas for improvement, undertaking trials and studies and suggesting the most economic option for future advances.
• Provision of Process Engineering support for the day to day operation of the offshore NL facilities, including studies, troubleshooting and optimisation.
– Responsibility for maintaining as-built Process modelling tools (such as HYSIS and Pipesim). Responsibility for asset Mass Balances and key equipment capacity details.
– Responsibility for key process documents, such as PFD’s and P&ID’s, and support to other discipline key documents such as C&E’s, etc.
– Support other discipline TA’s, Facility Engineers, Asset Integrity, HSE and Production Support teams, to deliver business objectives
– Identify and develop projects that enhance strategic objectives, including safety & environmental performance, efficiency performance and reliability/availability of all process systems, especially safety systems that minimise risk and eliminate potential hazards.
– Challenge the effectiveness of current operational practices, in order to stimulate innovative ideas to improve safety and efficiency
– Deliver process designs for the asset and manage contractor delivery against those designs
– Participate in asset HAZOP, PHR and safety reviews, including active participation in the management of change process.
– Develop and manage relationships with the operations and maintenance teams as well as with core contractors.
The engineer must have a passion for safety and consider the HSE implications of their work, and those modifications being proposed for the offshore NL assets. They should be able to raise issues where engineering safety is being impaired.
Key skills include RCA, Safety Assessments (such as HAZOP/HAZID, LOPA, QRA, MOC).
Dimensions of Role
– Type of Role: this is an operational and engineering support role
– Strategic Dimensions: long-term this role should become a local TA (once position is filled by CEng level engineer) and become a more accountable position for local integrity
– People Management: no direct reports, however expected to manage graduates and contractors on an adhoc basis
– Financial Responsibility: none proposed
Key interfaces are:
• Engineering Mods Team
• Asset Integrity
Key Success Factors:
1. Optimisation of offshore assets
2. Technical delivery, particularly with respect to safety and integrity delivery
3. Communication and influence the organisation to deliver improvements
Skills, Knowledge & Expertise:
Knowledge and Qualifications:
An honours degree in Chemical or Process Engineering, with, ideally Chartered Engineer status, or working towards that status.
– Demonstrable experience of operations within a complex Oil/Gas, Petrochemical, or Chemical plant.
– Knowledge of NL legislation pertaining to the safe operation of offshore and onshore hydrocarbon processes.
– Good written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to use Microsoft office effectively
Key Leadership Behaviours:
The candidate must have the ability to maintain focus on strategic objectives and understand the wider business impact of operational issues. The candidate will show initiative and drive and, once familiarised with the UKNL systems and asset, have the capability to work with limited direction. He/she must have the ability to communicate to, and influence groups and individuals within the organisation, in order to gain their commitment to deliver business objectives, and to create a positive working environment.
Are you interested to know more about this challenging position? And are you a Process Engineer with experience in oil and gas, especially in the downstream sector? Please click the apply button and send us your resume. For any further information you can contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org or call Lennaert van Zon, +31 70 324 28 00.