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Staff Process Engineer

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Posted on December 4, 2019

15 - 20 years Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia

Master of Technology/Engineering(Chemical), Bachelor of Technology/Engineering(Chemical). Any Nationality

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The Staff Process Engineer shall be responsible for the design, review and verification of engineering on assigned projects to ensure safe, high quality, fit for purpose design in addition to providing consultancy services and studies to SABIC Affiliates. As a lead he shall ensure process engineering is aligned with all disciplines, executing the work within budget and on schedule whilst motivating and managing a team of engineers and designers and developing younger engineers.


H32Safety is always the first and the most important aspect all work related activities.
• Assure full compliance of Process Safety Design requirements for the project

• Local Regulations – incorporation of local regulatory requirements into the engineering design
• Sabic Engineering Standard (SES) – Review, update and development the SES

Project Development:
• ITB (Invitation to bid) Technical Part: Update ITB technical (Process part) template
• Concept Development Package (CDP) –– Review of CDP documents developed by others

Participation in workshops :
• Participate in VIP (Value Improvement Practices) workshops and processes
• Participate in Technical Assurance Audit
• Participate/Lead PHA activities such as HAZOP, SIL etc.

Project Execution:
• Preparation of the project specific Process section Invitation To Bid (ITB) documents for mega projects.
• Technical bid clarification activities, face-to-face clarification meetings with bidders, technical evaluation reports, bidder ratings and other bidding cycle activities up to the award of contract.
• Design and develop PDP and FEED process packages • Review the following:
- EPC discipline documents and deliverables
- Basic & detailed engineering documents
- Process parts of the Process Design Package (PDP)
- Key documents such as PID's, PFD's, UFD's, Mass Balance etc.
• Act as Process Lead on small/medium size projects
• Lead Technical Assurance Audits of larger mega projects to ensure that SABIC standards, Local Regulations and project specifications and requirements are followed by the Contractor.
• Responsible for the following
- Review, development and approval of the project design, calculations, datasheets and drawings in line with the process engineering requirements of the E&PM Technical Authority Schedule.
- Delivery, cost, schedule, planning and progress reporting
• Estimating the required process engineering man-hours for a project
• Managing process engineer’s utilization and productivity • Ensure the timely completion of all studies, designs, specifications, drawings and other documentation for areas of responsibility assigned to him.
• Ensure no process related NCRs during project life

Technical Consultation:
• Support SABIC Technology and Innovation (STC) for the review, evaluation and development of the new Technologies
• Provide a process engineering consultancy service to the Affiliates, Mega and Site Projects.
• Provide technical assistance to other departments and groups as necessary.

Waiver and Clarifications:
• Evaluate waivers and clarifications of SES within PE&S KPI Targets

Continuous Improvement:
• On an ongoing basis, examine current operational processes to identify and implement operational improvements that will positively impact upon service, safety, environmental and cost performance.
• Participation of Department initiatives such as SES updates…etc.
• Identify industry best practices, scrutinizing their feasibility, repeatability and benefits before formal implementation'

Contractor and Vendor evaluation:
• Evaluate contractor and vendor pre qualification within PE&S KPI Targets
As required, participate in evaluating client's plant performance and make appropriate recommendations.
Be responsible for the development of staff working under his control.Advise the Process Department Manager of deficiencies requiring training for correction. Transfer his technical skills to subordinates.

Oil & Gas / Petroleum


Desired Candidate Profile


a) Saudi Nationals Priority
b) Expats available in kingdom on a local transfer


Education: Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering, Masters degree beneficial but not essential

Minimum Experience:

• Typically 15 years’ experience in the petrochemical, fertilizer, refining, oil or gas industrial environments. Ideally, 10 years should be with a recognized international FEED/EPC contractor, performing process engineering to build green and brown field facilities in the petrochemical, or related chemical and Fertilizer industry.
• Experience in the following
- Complete project cycle (basic engineering and detailed engineering including construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning support) of green/ brown field projects is ideal.
- Resolving operational / design issues
- Process design specifically related to PDP & FEED
- Pre-tender stage design
- Scheduling, man-hour control, productivity and status reporting
- Secondment
• He shall also have following:
- Typical FEED project size of circa 100.000 hrs.
- Up to date with the latest technical developments in the respective fields of expertise
• Supporting Procurement in meeting clients/vendors'
Job Specific Skills:

Proficient in:
- Use of software packages, such as HYSYS, Pro II, HTRI, Aspen Flare Network Analyzer etc.
- Process simulation capability using the latest process software for process simulation such as ASPEN suite.
- Material and Energy balance, Preparation of PFD and P&I diagrams, Preparation of Process Data Sheet for Equipment and Instruments.
- Thermal design and rating of Heat exchangers using HTFS or HTRI software, Pump and compressor hydraulic, Pressure Relief valve capacity
calculation and line sizing, Flare network analysis using commercial available software.
- Microsoft office products
• Working knowledge of following
- International practices, regulation and standards related to Process and Process Safety
- Process Safety concepts in Hydrocarbon processing industry
- Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA), Consequence analysis
- Value engineering
- SABIC/International Codes, Standards, Industrial Practices and Regulations.
• Preparation of proposal for PDP and FEED
• Able to
- Participate in Safety reviews and Process Hazard Analysis
• Train, coach and mentor'

• Preparing technical articles for publication and presentation at conferences
• Good written and verbal communication skills in English Language
• Strong interpersonal, leadership, planning, communication, analytical and problem solving skills.
• Strong planning, analytical and problem solving skills.
• Good presentation skills.
• Able to do following
- take proper and quick decision.
- work independently
- manage all aspects regarding to process design engineering
- provide and develop appropriate technical solutions for specific project issues • Ensure the delivery of challenging project and client targets using sound technical knowledge and decision making skills


Staff Process Engineer HAZOP SIL VIP Value Improvement Practices petrochemical fertilizer refining oil EPC contractor FEED HYSYS Pro II HTRI Aspen Flare Network Analyzer

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