Process Engineer - Aberdeen/Offshore

All - Engineering - Chemical
Ref: 966 Date Posted: Tuesday 25 Feb 2020
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Process Engineer (North) - competitive salary and benefits





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

The Process Engineer (FPS North) is accountable for the Process Engineering day to day support and longer term improvements at all offshore and onshore sites of the FPS North Asset. The improvements developed by the process engineer will contribute to the Safe and Reliable operation of the Forties Pipeline System to 2040+.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Identify opportunities to improve SHE, availability, variable cost and fixed cost.

  • Prepare detailed project study reports to ensure generation of accurate project proposals.

  • Support implementation of projects (capital and revenue) to improve SHE, availability/reliability and cost performance.

  • Provide Process Engineering input and approval for plant modifications to ensure delivery of fit for purpose and fully documented asset improvements (including all TAR modifications scope).

  • Provide Process Engineering discipline expertise in troubleshooting asset vulnerabilities to minimise impact upon the asset operating plan.

  • Liaise with Production Optimisation Team to co-ordinate new entrants and Waiver approvals.

  • Act as Process single point of accountability (SPA) for long-term Asset strategy.

  • Lead / contribute to safety reviews, risk assessments and investigations as the process engineering focal point.

  • Take part in HAZOP, LOPA and SIL studies.

  • Assist the Operations team with the development of Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Act as custodian of Minimum Information to Operate documents including Register of Safety Related Devices LO/LC Register, Safe Operating and Design Limits, P&IDs, Pipeline Surge Study, ensuring same are kept up to date.

  • Act as Single Point of Accountability (SPA) for Process led site activity.

  • Technical approval of process engineering content of Asset MOCs proposals.

  • Support the Process Engineering Technical Authority with the development and ongoing management of process engineering practices and procedures.

  • Adhere to and promote Ineos 20 Principles and 7 Life Saving Rules to colleagues and external vendors

Special Features

The role will be based in Aberdeen and will require travel to offshore platforms and onshore sites on occasion to provide technical support.

Qualifications and Technical experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Chemical/Process Engineering or Equivalent.

  • Chartered Engineer or actively working to achieve chartered status

Minimum Experience:

  • 5+ years’relevant experience of Oil & Gas, Refining or Chemical Industries

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Experienced in leading/conducting project studies for capital projects, plant modifications as well as plant and equipment rationalisation and decommissioning.

  • Good understanding & awareness of on and offshore processes & working practices

  • Experienced with Risk Assessment and Management of Change processes

  • Experience with Document Management life cycle and processes

  • Basic knowledge of mechanical, instrument, electrical and control engineering.

Job Knowledge Skills:

  • Comprehensive understanding and applied knowledge of relevant UK Regulatory (Safety Case, COMAH…) and industry standards.

    How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply and submit their CV