Senior Process Engineer - Convent, LA

Shell - Louisiana - Convent Ref

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Job ID 81017BR

The Process Engineer is responsible for providing technical process engineering support such that the safe, environmentally sound, reliable and profitable operation of the units to which s/he is assigned is assured. The Unit Process Engineer is expected to:

• Demonstrate a commitment to the Core Values: Value and Respect all People/Integrity/Customer Focus/Act for the Greater Whole.
• Be a proactive participant in the Field Support Team (FST), working closely with Operations, Maintenance, Inspection and the other Engineering disciplines to ensure thorough and complete communication of process issues to the team.
• Play an integral role in unit troubleshooting, taking the lead when necessary to facilitate problem resolution when the problem encountered is technical in nature and requires a Process Engineer's knowledge and expertise.
• Provide leadership in the identification of key process variables and in establishing safe upper and lower limits of those variables. This should be done with input from Operations, Inspection and the various other engineering disciplines.
• Identify opportunities to improve unit safety, environmental performance, reliability and profitability and develop those opportunities as resources allow, or escalate awareness of the opportunity and seek additional resources as appropriate.
• Participate as necessary in unit PHAs, Bow Ties, and CCD Reviews and when appropriate, lead Management of Change (MOC) reviews.
• Utilize Risk Based Decision Making skills in prioritizing work and communicating incentive to Management and to the FST.
• Work closely and effectively with P&T Specialists and other discipline experts.
• Keep Tech and Ops Management apprised of problematic unit conditions and issues as they arise.
• Maintain a Process Engineering Proactive Monitoring Workbook for each area s/he is responsible for.
• Maintain proactive monitoring variables, trends, tools and overall unit proactive monitoring plan to facilitate performance of the Ensure Safe Production (ESP) process.
• Spend appropriate time in field in order to maintain good awareness of operating issues and concerns.
• Train console operators on heat and material balances, control of separation processes, and other unit operations.
The process engineer is responsible for:
• Daily technical monitoring
• Monthly Unit Monitoring Reports
• Developing and Maintaining Tech Assurance Workbooks
• Ownership of the ESP Variable Table for their units
• Ownership of the ESP Proactive Monitoring Plan for assigned units or systems

Process engineers provide support for a variety of inter-departmental activities such as CCD reviews, Updating yields in the refinery LP, Project Design / Development / Start-up Support, etc.

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    May 31, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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