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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Pernis
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/11/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories. Their innovative approach ensures they are ready to help tackle the challenges of the new energy future.

The Role:
The responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer are as follows:
1. Through the application of team working principles and encouraging a co-operative attitude establish and maintain a close working relationship with the discipline engineers of the Engineering Contractor exercising the appropriate degree of control such that the responsibilities under the contract are maintained.
2. For making the appropriate use of the expertise of specialists through the appropriate Service Contracts to ensure that the project quality and technical integrity requirements are met.
3. Assessment of the competence levels of the Engineering Contractor discipline engineers and ensuring that any identified deficiencies are addressed accordingly.
4. To ensure that the work of the Engineering Contractor discipline engineers is implemented giving full consideration to the applicable standards and practices relating to safety, environment, operability, efficiency and maintainability all in accordance with the BOD.
5. Establish a structured selective review process with the Engineering Contractor for application to critical elements of the designs.
6. Provide critical discipline engineering input into the assessment of cost saving proposals of the Engineering Contractor.
7. Participate with the Engineering Contractor in the establishment of Project Specific Engineering Standards.
8. To ensure that the Engineering coordinator is kept informed of progress of the work, potential; problem areas and their solution and highlighting significant deviations from plans and providing proposals for remedial action.
9. Provision of discipline engineering advice to the Project, Instrument & Control and Process Engineers in the Project Team.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The following qualifications are required:
- Minimum bachelors degree in Mechanical engineering or equivalent
- Minimum ten years experience as a Mechanical engineer
- Minimum four years experience in the petrochemical industry
- Minimum two years prior experience in projects
- Experience in the field of vendor/manufacturer coordination, such as bid evaluation/screening, document reviews, setting up the ITP, random inspection visits with 3rd party and engineering contractor inspectors
- Prior experience in refinery maintenance and/or engineering support is preferred.
- Track record as a good team worker within a multidisciplinary engineering environment
- Demonstrate courage to raise technical issues and demonstrate a good balance between discipline and business needs.
- Verbal and written communication skills (both English and Dutch). Although the local (site) language is Dutch, the formal project language is English.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
The key challenges of the role are:
- Ensuring integrity of tie ins to and expansion of existing brown field facilities
- Support the project engineer to deliver challenging schedule and cost targets
- Provide fit for purpose and cost effective technical solutions
- Ensuring good alignment with refinery mechanical engineering department.
- Ensuring the mechanical integrity of a facilities containing high toxic products (Benzene and Propylene Oxide)
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