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  • Job reference: RMS0135440

Process Engineering Section Head

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (31/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
A Major International Manufacturing Company based in UAE is experiencing rapid & continued growth and as a result are looking for a number of experts in the field to support operations.

The Role:
The job is of a diagnostic nature where the incumbent is required to monitor the daily performance of the plant that includes; identifying problem areas as well as recommending most suitable and cost effective solutions, which entails alertness/cautiousness in recommending such solutions. The job holder is also responsible for guiding the execution of test runs on plants and processes, taking into consideration; safety cautiousness to enable him to identify potential problems and to recommend prompt remedy. (Due to the dynamic development and technology), the job holder is also required to review the existing technology to determine its suitability and its related economic factors.

Directs and supervises the process engineering activities in the plant that includes studying plant problems, carrying out troubleshooting and de-bottlenecking, and provides solution to the detected problems. Monitors performance of the operating units to ensure optimum yields and minimum consumption of chemicals and undertakes loss prevention related to improve operating efficiency of plants in order to achieve best economic results. Optimizes operations costs, modifications and new projects. Reviews new projects design basis and follows up on execution of start-up and test-runs for such projects.

• Monitoring of Daily Performance
• Identification of Problems & Remedial Measures
• Execution of test runs
• Evaluation of Existing Technology
• Application of Modern Tools
• Energy Conservation/ Chemical Consumption
• Capital/ Operating Budgets

• Monitors daily performance to ensure optimum/desired yields.
• Plans solutions to identified problems including energy conservations.
• Arranges the execution of test runs on plants and processes
• Reviews existing technology versus new one to determine its suitability, and related economic factors.
• Ensures optimal chemical/catalyst consumption.
• Reviews design basis for new projects/revamp, PFDs/P&IDs and data sheets.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• B.Sc. in a Chemical Engineering or Petroleum Processing Engineering.
• 9 Years experience in process and utilities of Refineries, Petrochemical or Gas plant in Process engineering function, of which 4 years should have been in a senior/supervisory position.
• Good knowledge of English both written and spoken.
• Computer literate.
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