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  • Job reference: RMS0134751

Principal Process Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
The Principal Process Engineer
Process Tools and Techniques will be responsible for owning and developing Client’s process engineering simulation tools and techniques for world-wide application.
The job holder will be tasked with providing:
• Specialist technical support for process engineering work across all client assets in both operation and the project development phase.
• Conceptual process engineering input to projects during the early development & concept selection stages
• Coaching and training to client's global process engineering community

Key Accountabilities:
• Provide engineering support to assets and projects during all phases, including general process support, steady state and dynamic simulation support as required.
• Contribute Process Engineering design input to both future and current development projects across the gas chain.
• Lead or participate in PEER assists, PEER Reviews and Technical Assurance reviews to add value and ensure compliance with the Assurance Framework and approvals procedures.
• Liaison with Development Managers, Subsurface professionals, Operations and Commercial Managers to support development opportunities and deliver optimized proposals.
• Maintain and extend Process Engineering Toolkit
• Accountable for identification, selection and roll –out of Process Engineering best-practice tools to meet the client's needs.
• Responsible for management of the network licence systems for UniSim. Liaison with Technical Authorities across the Group in implementation of the licence systems and ensuring license needs are met
• Responsible for the development and dissemination of best practices guidelines, processes and procedures in the areas of Process Simulation to Assets and projects
• Responsible for quality assurance of common Process Tools adopted across the client
• Responsible for provision of expertise in computational techniques; particularly process and multi-phase flow simulation and dynamic simulation.
• Investigation and resolution of operating problems in existing Assets through use of process modelling systems.
• Contribute Process Engineering input to Integrated Production System Modelling enabling linking of sub-surface and surface simulation systems into a complete production model.
• Identify opportunities for technology development and pursue with sources of expertise.
• For employees, include as a minimum the following HSSE accountability:
• Every individual has a duty to both themselves and those around them to ensure that safe practice is adhered to at all times. In addition to any specific accountabilities for HSSE, all employees are accountable for ensuring that they take care of themselves and adopt exemplary safe behaviours.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
BSc / MSc / MEng degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline.
• Chartered Engineer.
• Significant experience of process engineering in an exploration and production Facilities/Development Engineering environment, with experience in onshore and offshore oil and gas production and processing facilities.
• Front end process engineering gained in a contracting or owners environment.
• Experience of a client/operator environment and a knowledge of the safety, environmental and operational aspects of their work.
• Working knowledge of integrating software packages i.e linking Hysys/UniSim with OLGA or Pipesim.
• Knowledge of process design safety through application of inherently safe design and international standards relating to layers of protection, pressure protection, relief & de pressuring systems and instrumented protection systems.
• Expertise in process simulation and calculations to support their evaluations including high proficiency with Hysys (or UniSim), Fl
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