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Main aspects of the job:

  • Work as part of a team in the process consulting business line. Typical projects include Profit Improvement Programs, Strategic Analysis, Operational Excellence, Process Troubleshooting and Plant Optimization
  • Requires a good base level understanding of general refinery process operations 
  • Knowledge of process simulation tools, such as Petro-SIM and other platforms, would be advantageous 
  • Required to work as part of a team - both within the location and remotely
  • Willingness to travel as and when required on a domestic and international basis, approximately 30-50 percent of the time

Main roles and responsibilities:

  • Lead data collection and analysis - for example, take client test run data and reconcile
  • Execute/review process calculations such as tray sizing, furnace coking, etc
  • Generate profit improvement or capital savings opportunities as part of consulting engagements
  • Simulation modeling and calibration in Petro-SIM of individual process units
  • Build refinery-wide flowsheet development in Petro-SIM
  • Economic analysis of opportunities.  For example, payback, NPV and IRR
  • Supervise team for limited sized projects or work streams (less than $200K)
  • Assist with proposal technical preparation as required
  • Assist with client sales visits
  • Participate in developing sales awards in excess of $100K per year
  • Provide input into Technology Development and complete consulting based R&D

Position requirements:

  • BEng/MEng in Chemical/ Process engineering is required or equivalent experience, with advanced technical and business degrees a plus
  • Several years’ of direct experience of base level refinery and petrochemical operations and economics is essential. Knowledge of core process technologies is a plus, including unique technologies such as lube oil production, resid hydroconversion, aromatics, and petrochemicals
  • Process simulation modeling skills are required, with skills in use of LP models and energy tools are encouraged
  • Good organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines within budget and achievement of planned margins
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with colleagues and clients professionally, with multiple language skills a plus
  • Ability to work well in team environment under supervision and willingness to assist others
  • Display a high level of professionalism towards colleagues and act as an ambassador for the company
  • Must be a self-starter who demonstrates a flexible approach

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