A Process Engineer develops and optimizes economical industrial processes to make the huge range of products on which modern society depends. The work involves chemical processes in which raw materials undergo change, and it involves scaling up processes from the laboratory into the processing plant. Responsibilities involve designing equipment, understanding the reactions taking place, installing control systems, and starting, running and upgrading the processes. Environmental protection and health and safety aspects are also significant concerns.
Typical work activities include:
- Monitor all the approved activities in the Integrated Operations Plan (IOP) to be carried out on the platform to ensure that all work is planned, managed, coordinated and carried out safely and in accordance to the approved schedule.
- Plan and coordinate the shutdown planning preparation to ensure that the shutdown duration is minimized and activities are optimized to fit the shutdown window.
- Prepare Operations procedures and isolation plan for specific activities to ensure that the operations can be carried out safely.
- Ensure all activities carried out offshore comply with the Company HSE requirement.
- Prepare and monitor the operations section budget to ensure that the actual expenditure is within the allocated budget.
- Coordinate with the Discipline Engineers to ensure that all follow-up items raised by offshore are closed timely.
- Review offshore work packs submitted by Contractors to ensure that the risks associated with work process are mitigated and to comply with the offshore safe system of works.
- Assume a role in the Emergency Response Team as required to ensure that prompt onshore support is always available during any offshore emergencies.
- Taking up a role in the onshore emergency response team to support the offshore emergency response team.
- Change management. Ensure all the changes are recorded and registered in Operating Change Record, Operations Instructions or Standing Instructions.
- Identify operational problems by observing and studying system functioning and performance results; investigate, troubleshoot and propose resolutions.