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Senior Process Engineer

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Start Date
Jan 11, 2022
End Date
Jan 24, 2022
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Job Description

Job title

Senior Process Engineer








Oman, Salalah

Budget control

*OPEX and/or CAPEX and/or Revenue amount as relevant*

Reporting to

Team Lead Process Engineering

Direct reports


Job purpose

Execute professional technical support and advice in the identification, implementation and continuous improvement of process optimization-based activities under Salalah Processes Engineering N-5 scope’s; through (1) Analyses and prepares optimization proposals  executing  the corresponding engineering actions,  task and activities  related to  opportunities of optimization  (2) Execute actions to ensure that Management process  Services meets Management strategy, tactics  and operational performance goals, and (3) Provides focused technical/engineering support on specific operations and the corresponding engineering, maintenance and operational teams in  Salalah  plants (Methanol , LPG, Ammonia and Storage Terminal).; in order to ensure projects and service actions, tasks  and targets are achieved efficiently and to optimum standards


The position will act in accordance with the Group’s Mission, Vision, Values & Strategies, as well as, policies, guidelines and international standards, supported by an IT Technology platform, HSE standards, Omani’s government & other legal justification’s, and best international practices in consonance with national objectives.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Analyses plant’s data, using Plant Information (PI) and Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) - and provides remedial solutions in case of any deviation.
  • Identifies opportunities to optimize operations in designated plants, within and across process units or equipment.
  • Analyses, reviews and provides input regarding design work performed by internal/ external engineering resources, which results in process optimization.
  • Prepares and analyses Heat and Material Balances, Process Flow Diagrams, designs minor plant modifications and follows through to the project completion.
  • Analyses, monitors, assesses and reports specific equipment performance specifications such as reactors, drums, compressors etc., 
  • Provide input and participate in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and proposes corrective actions for performance improvement.
  • Prepares data, provides input and participates in HAZOP studies for any modification of existing facilities and plants.
  • Analysis and organizing preliminary technical documents for tender submissions.
  • Prepares technical procedures in line with modifications and new systems implemented.
  • Develops design, analysis or findings of specific equipment

Key interactions

Internal: Operators, Shift supervisor, Maintenance Coordinator, Process Trainer, Technical Services Department, Engineer production. All TSD Team Leaders and Engineers, Operations, Maintenance and Procurement & Contracts Liaise with the colleagues and stakeholders for day to day work.

External: Contractors, Vendors & Suppliers

Notable Working Conditions. Field Operations and office environment, Moderate to intensive computer screen use.

Education requirements

Minimum Qualifications for this position is Engineering degree  in Chemical Engineering.

Language requirements 

Excellent knowledge of written, read, and spoken English (required)

Background and experience

Competencies and skills

  • 8+ Years of relevant experience in similar role within the Oil & Gas / Refinery / Petrochemical industry, preferably with experience in the area/assets associated with this position (Methanol and Ammonia plants).
  • Engineer role within the Oil & Gas / Refinery / Petrochemical industry.
  • Experience and well versed in field investigation, inspections, troubleshooting, performance checks, data compilation, etc.
  • Understanding of Process Plant (P& ID / PFD) & Engineering drawings and OEM manuals.
  • Knowledge in software applications like PI, HYSYS and LIMS etc. 
  • Knowledge in  Methanol , Ammonia and LPG operations (Process, Static & Rotating Equipment)
  • Knowledge in HSE (Process Safety, H2S Awareness, Basic Fire Fighting, Emergency Response)
  • Knowledge of DCS systems.
  • Good knowledge and expertise of SAP.
  • Computer knowledge in MS Office applications like MS Word, MS excel etc.
  • Experience in benchmarking studies.
  • Experience in Asset Master data governance.
  • Sound judgment in technical matters with good skills in engineering field materials specifications and international standards.
  • Expertise for budgeting and cost control.
  • Familiar with techniques for ensuring data integrity with various integration of information/ reports.
  • Strong Communication skill verbal and written
  • Knowledge of process engineering best practices
  • Refinery/petrochemicals commissioning and start-up.
  • Personal and Team Accountability
  • Accurate Reporting skills
  • Effective planning and organizing skills
  • Proficient at interpreting Technical Drawings
  • Effective Communication skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Result orientation
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Decisiveness
  • Exercising influence  
  • Work Prioritization
  • SOP interpretation             

Skills Required

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