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Process Engineer

  • Sector: Petrochemical & Chemical
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 14/05/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Job title
Process Engineer


Exciting opportunity for a process engineer in the oil and gas industry
Reporting to the Technical Manager, the post holder will work as part of the Technical Team to provide chemical engineering support to all aspects of the asset operations to deliver short to medium term asset strategy.

* Monitor the operation, and identify and implement improvements to deliver the asset budget volume, reliability, quality and variable costs.
* Identify and support implementation of projects (capital and revenue) to improve the asset reliability, quality, grade mix and variable cost budget to meet the business plan.
* Develop and maintain all asset technical process/ process safety documentation to ensure continued operation within asset design and regulatory requirements.
* Deliver all formal chemical engineering input and approval for all plant modifications to ensure delivery of fit for purpose and fully documented asset improvements (including all TAR modifications scope).
* Provide chemical engineering discipline expertise in troubleshooting asset vulnerabilities to minimise impact upon the short to medium term asset operating plan.
* Chair or participate in site operational risk assessments and technical investigations.
* Provide chemical engineering input to asset hazard identification studies (HAZOP, LOPA, QRA).
* Complete the chemical engineering field checks of all plant modifications on the asset to ensure equipment is installed per the design.
* Develop, maintain and implement tools and processes to monitor asset operations to ensure the asset remains within the safe operating limits to achieve high availability of the unit.
* Coach/mentor interns and graduates to support professional development of individuals and increase asset/site/company competency levels.
* Chemical engineering degree level qualification.
* Chartered engineer or equivalent experience.
* Intimate knowledge of site modification procedure
* Good knowledge of process safety management system.
* Good knowledge of process safety requirements for a hydrocarbon plant.
* Good knowledge of the asset.
* Good knowledge of reliability reporting and variance analysis of variable costs.
* Good knowledge of reliability and variable cost budgeting.
* Strong IT skills to run required chemical engineering models and systems.
* Good communication and team working skills.
* Basic knowledge of mechanical, instrument, electrical and control engineering.

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