Process Engineer - Crude and Vacuum Distillation Unit


Petroplan is seeking to hire a Process Engineer - Crude and Vacuum Distillation Unit for one of its clients

Job requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or related specialization. An advanced degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 15 years' experience in refinery operations, engineering and process design but at the very least 10 years direct experience in handling CDU and VDU process units. Experience with more than one operating facility is strongly desirable.
  • Should be able to demonstrate a solid background developing and understanding the key performance indicators (KPI) involved in operating the process units concerned in terms of meeting the crude feed and product specifications, energy efficiency, asset management, economics, etc. Knowledge of Solomon indices associated with operation of the process units concerned is an advantage.
  • Familiarity and understanding of the best practices, design principles, international engineering standards and specifications relevant to operation of the concerned process units is required.
  • Experience in Turnaround, Start-up, Shutdowns, Management of change (MOC), HAZOP's and performing technical assessments, investigations and case studies is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with basic computer software, and proficient user of HYSYS, PRO II simulation programs is essential.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

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In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

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