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Business Engineer - Aberdeen/Offshore

All - Engineering - Chemical
Ref: 723 Date Posted: Thursday 20 Dec 2018
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Business Engineer



FPS is a 100% INEOS-owned integrated oil and gas liquid transportation and processing system with a nominal capacity in excess of one million barrels per day serving the central area of the North Sea.

Oil and gas liquids from over 50 offshore fields and St Fergus flow through pipelines into FPS. FPS transports crude oil and gas liquids from offshore and onshore entry points, processes the liquids at Kinneil and redelivers to the customer Forties Blend crude oil at Hound Point and either Raw Gas or fractionated Gas Products at Grangemouth.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Business Manager, the post holder is responsible for providing technical and engineering support to the Commercial team. Working with new entrants and current customers to develop new business opportunities. Support our Operations team develop competitive innovative technical options that meet our current and future requirements to support and grow our business.

Principle Accountabilities

Stakeholder Management

  • Lead technical studies in support of customer negotiations, working with consultants, technical experts and projects to secure new business and access the existing infrastructure system

  • Represent INEOS FPS technical position and interests within the Customer forum and the Regulator (OGA)

  • Lead technical discussions with INEOS FPS customers working in conjunction with the Business Manager and Commercial Advisors.

Investment Projects

  • Lead New Business or commercially driven studies from inception through key stage-gates

  • Support commercial analysis and negotiations

Commercial Optimisation and Risk

  • Support and lead commercial obligations requiring technical input including forecasting, optimisation and contract compliance activities

  • Work with the Operations and Commercial functions on the prediction of crude oil allocation and valuation, transportation and processing capability and specification compliance for new fields

  • Review composition, specification and capacity implications of new business and advise the commercial team of any issues requiring addressing through contracts / agreements

  • Support infrastructure life of asset strategy development and grow and mature long term configuration options

  • Work with the Business Analyst to understand the impact of technical proposals and recommendations on the business.

Qualifications, knowledge and Skills

  • Educated to bachelor’s degree level in Chemical Engineering (preferred) or a technical discipline

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a technical role working with oil and gas or chemical plants and/or projects

  • A general business awareness and understanding of Oil & Gas Industry

  • Outside of the technical primacy, an interest in the wider commercial implications of the FPS business (from customers through to uses of oil and gas downstream).

  • Ability to analyse, interpret and communicate business/technical information with clarity

  • Self-starter and desire to learn and develop

  • Good IT skills, Excel, powerpoint and Word

  • Ability to influence others using networking, communication and teamwork skills

  • Experience of representing the company with third parties (e.g. customers, suppliers, engineering contractors)

  • Ability to manage multiple/conflicting priorities with a strong track record of timely delivery

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and apply