Senior Engineer

Shell - Beijing

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Job ID 128261BR_EN

Within Shell Projects & Technology, Global Solutions Downstream provides efficient and effective technology services to Shell’s Downstream businesses and selected third parties. We also provide the technology support and solutions that help to make our commercial products some of the best in the world.
Shell Catalysts & Technologies is recognized as the largest manufacturer of Hydroprocessing catalysts and is made up of an extensive team of technical service/R&D professionals. Zeolyst International specializes in zeolite powders, catalysts, and adsorbents, and holds 30% of global market share in Hydrocracking catalysts. The Technical Service Engineer is responsible for providing comprehensive hydroprocessing/hydrocracking technical support to Shell C& T Refinery Catalysts customers. This is an exciting role that interfaces Shell with external customers and help them improve their margins via catalyst solutions.

What's the role?

Typically this includes preparation and on-site advice for start-up and catalyst activation, unit monitoring, providing trouble shooting and optimization advice during the catalytic cycle, preparation of technical part of proposals to win business, both for retaining existing as well as winning new customers, marketing of new products/services by demonstrating the technical benefits to customers, activity in exploring new business opportunities for Shell C&T /Zeolyst in the Asia Pacific market and working closely with local PTD colleagues

The successful applicant will be responsible in developing a close working relationship with customer technical staff, e.g. unit engineers, plant supervisors and technical managers etc. Establish themselves as a credible hydroprocessing and Hydrocracking technical expert capable of working with customers independently. Produce high and consistent quality technical proposals to customers and play a critical part of customer success by developing differentiated catalytic solution and subsequent support. Also, this role will provide world class, value adding, technical service to customers, actively solicit feedback from customers on the quality of Shell C&T 's products and services. Communicate this feedback to sales and marketing functions for new catalyst product development, actively contribute to the continuous updating and improvement of procedures and tools, e.g. start-up procedures, modelling tools, monitoring tools etc. Lastly, develop new customer accounts for Shell C&T /Zeolyst.

Required Qualifications

What we need from you
  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering or a MS Degree in Chemistry (or equivalent) of Technical University (or equivalent)
  • Good knowledge of refining in general and hydroprocessing and hydrocracking in particular
  • Strong communication skills are essential
  • The individual must have strong technical skills and the ability to perform in-depth problem solving
  • The individual must be proficient in use of spreadsheets and computer models
  • Good writing and presentation skills
  • Minimum of 12 years experience in refining technology support.
  • Knowledge of heterogeneous catalysis particularly in the area of hydrotreating is a plus
  • Ability/experience to cooperate with Shell PTD, the Shell Group as a whole and outside parties (clients, Engineering Contractors, etc.) is a plus
  • Travel 50% of the working time

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell's story in China dates back more than 100 years. At Shell China we will make sure that your ideas will travel. All of Shell’s core businesses are now represented in China. We need world-class candidates to continue our drive to innovate and answer the world’s energy needs in socially and environmentally responsible ways.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Jan 5, 2020
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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