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  • Job reference: RMS0151573

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Pernis
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/12/2014
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The Company:
Our client is the largest refinery in Europe and one of the largest refineries in the world. The site offers, next to oil processing factories, housing to chemical plants and other businesses. In short: a large and important industrial site within the area of the Port of Rotterdam

The Role:
The refinery distillation unit consists of two crude distillation trains, a platformer and hydro treatment.

The assignment in Pernis will be challenging and rewarding and will give staff ample opportunities for professional growth which will build a key experience in their career and CV. The position is based on site and therefore there will be ample opportunity to learn about construction management in a live plant environment.

Job overview
Implement integrity/maintain margin and growth projects in the Refinery Distillation Unit (RDU). The projects are typically integrity and debottlenecking projects.
Examples of projects include upgrading a flare during operation, including installation of a new flare knock out vessel.

- To manage directly 10-15 of medium and large projects from concept to completion. The Project Manager carries single point responsibility for safety, costs, schedule and quality.
- Set up and lead project teams (incl. contractors).
- Work closely with production, maintenance, inspection and technology to deliver an optimum project scope.

- The value of project portfolio is expected to be $ 10-30 million. The biggest project in the portfolio is expected to be $5-10 million.
- Drive a team with up to 40 construction contractor staff and 20 design contractor staff.

Special challenges
- Managing interfaces in a complex organization.
- Minimizing late project change.
- Delivering fast track projects to maximize the refinery margin.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience and qualifications
- Graduate engineer: BSc and/or Msc
- Minimum 10 years varied experience in projects, engineering, maintenance and/or construction, of which minimum 5 years as a project manager. Our preference is for candidates who have worked at manufacturing locations (Chemical Plants, Oil Refineries, LNG/Gas plants). We will also consider candidates with (land based) upstream experience who are interested to work at a refinery
- Prior experience with managing a portfolio of smaller projects.
- Fluency in English and preferably Dutch.
- Effective team leader, demonstrating HSE leadership
- Proven track record in delivering as promised
- Strong communicator and manager of stakeholders
- Willing to contribute to improvement journey of the team.
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