Process Engineer - Olefins Technology/MFSC

08-05-2024
Job Type
Permanent
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Oil and Gas
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Any
Job ID
33056

Job Description

Location: Saudi Arabia

Nationalities permitted to apply: Europeans 


We are seeking an experienced professional Process Engineer who is specialized in Olefins Technology and worked heavily in Mixed Feed Steam Cracking (MFSC) to join the SAMREF Project of Liquid to Chemicals Project Management.

The Project executes an integrated scope of Residue Upgrade Complex and a world-scale Mixed Feed Steam Cracker alongside downstream petrochemical units in Yanbu to convert low value bottom-of-the-barrel Fuel Oil produced at SAMREF Refinery into more valuable premium products and further into petrochemicals.

The Process Engineer primary role is to ensure that engineering design, procurement, construction and project completion is done in compliance with the project objective and contractual requirements including project schedule, cost, HSE, company standards and procedures. The role also involves review and study of grass root and brown field refining and petrochemical facilities.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following: 

Execute capital projects according to the scope, schedule and budget.

Provide technical support for Liquid-to-Chemicals (LTC) projects involving Mixed Feed Steam Cracking (MFSC) unit and associated facilities at various stages of execution (pre-feasibility, feasibility, basic and detailed engineering).

Be closely familiar with different Steam Cracking technologies (Gas vs. Liquid cracking) and major licensors (Lummus, Technip, KBR, Linde).

Maintain and enhance best practices in olefins facilities design and operation.

Provide the technical input and review of the design, construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning and startup of facilities.

Responsible for project development: engineering studies, licensors selection, technical bid reviews, preliminary engineering, detail designs, materials procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, handover, commissioning and startup.

Manage General Engineering Services (GES) design contractor activities during the development of Pre-FEED & FEED, including definition of project work scope and schedule requirements. Development of detailed estimate leading to funding appropriation and approval.

Be familiar with international procedures of Projects Phases, Engineering Phases, Bidding procedures, Procurement Processes, Construction Requirements and up to date Best Practices.

Understand contract documents (inclusive of appendices, drawings and specifications), project execution plan, interface management, change management, construction sequencing, standards specifications and project schedule to support project manager and/or company representative in timely completion of projects.

Provide problem-solving services and develop technically innovative process solutions with appropriate risk consideration.

Address technical issues arising in all phases of the project development related to Olefins Technology - Mixed Feed Steam Cracking (MFSC) and associated facilities.

Participate in developing process deliverables such as, BFDs, PFDs, P&IDs, H&MB, data sheets, C&E diagrams, HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, simulations, 3D modeling, energy optimization, startup plans, etc.

Perform change order scope definition, cost estimation and assist the Project Manager or Company representative in change management process.

Assess project schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned project progress and challenge below per performance of the contractor.

Provide routine process (design and construction) support to facilities such as Mixed Feed Steam Cracking (MFSC) and related facilities.

Develop and/or review testing and commissioning procedures for process equipment especially Mixed Feed Steam Cracking (MFSC).

Be familiar with leading technology licensors/ Vendors, international standards and value improvement practices.

Uphold engineering ethics and maintain high standards of professional behavior and conduct.
 

Minimum requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from a recognized and approved program. A higher degree is preferred.

 As a successful candidate you should have at least Fifteen years of experience in the Refining and Petrochemical industries with a specialty in Mixed Feed Steam Cracking (MFSC), such that the incumbent is clearly recognized as an expert in this field, including at least Five years of field experience in construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning, startup, and operation.

 Experience in Engineering Design & Construction phase with a thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles in the applicable International Codes, Standards and Specifications.

You must have the ability to work in a diverse working environment, with multinational teams, and mobilize to different locations, both domestically and internationally, including remote areas as needed.

Recruiter

Karthiayani Ashok