Air Products is looking for a Senior Process Engineer to work in the Engineering Organization located in their office in Dhahran Techno Valley, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The work to perform is anticipated to be executed from the DTV office in Dhahran. However, the candidate can also be assigned to jobsites like JIGCC in Jazan, supporting maintenance and operation projects of that facility.
The successful candidate will be required to have a good approach to health, safety and environment and can work across multi discipline teams as well as different cultures around the world.
We are looking for a candidate with good communication skills in both verbal and written English and all-round flexibility to commit time and effort to achieve project requirements.
The ability to travel on a planned basis and interfacing with other engineering offices in the UK, US, India and China is a requirement.
The successful candidate will work independently and serving in a lead position on projects, in which he / she reports to the Project Manager and in the matrix organization to his line manager.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES
Leads the design of process units, including establishing process design basis, development of process options and optimization of selected design, simulation work, PFD development, equipment sizing and material specifications.
Prepares and reviews engineering studies, design drawings and documents.
Prepare, calculates and organizes process data for instrumentation and control considerations, (like control valves and relief valves etc.).
Prepare and develop the heat and material balance sheets and process specifications.
Lead the process engineering input during the project HAZOP reviews.
Liaise with other engineering disciplines to agree operational and interface details. Take the initiative in resolving interface problems.
Provide process support at site during commissioning / start-up and for plant performance tests.
Directs activities to ensure that construction, installation, and operational testing is conform to functional specifications, recognized codes, standards, and customer requirements
Participates in planning, cost development, management and scheduling activities for assigned projects
Control the man hours incurred on projects, anticipate manpower requirements and highlight scope and design variations in accordance with Air Products procedures
Maintains effective communication with project team members and with the customer.
Identify areas where work processes could be developed or improved and assist in implementing changes.
Resolves specialty related engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes, and standards.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
The Process Engineer shall hold a B. Sc. Engineering Degree and minimum of 10 years’ experience.
Experience in the following Technologies is recommended
Cryogenic Air separation and liquefaction
Cryogenic hydrocarbon and natural gas separation and
Helium recovery, purification / liquefaction
Adsorption separation / purification systems
Partial oxidation / gasification
CO2 purification / liquefaction
Should have a thorough understanding of physical properties and how they are used in process modelling.
Should have a solid knowledge of thermodynamics and some of the typical process cycles employed.
Should have a good understanding of the principles of fluid flow and how to apply these to the design of complex piping systems
Must have an understanding all aspects of process design in the Engineering Team and relevant process design methods for equipment and schedule items.
This includes vessels, exchangers, rotating equipment and their piping requirements. Should have a good knowledge of control valve sizing and developing relief case scenarios and relief valve sizing
Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods. design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications.
Practical experience in the use of industry wide design software (simulation) packages.
Must be able to undertake basic supervision of less experienced engineering personnel
Bring experience to suggest new economical ways in designing the work identify problem areas in the work practices and suggest improvements based on feedback and own previous experience.