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Senior Consultant

Position: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Mumbai, India

Reference: KBC-2019-003

Closing date: March 31, 2020


Main Aspects of Job

Working as part of a team in the process consulting business line, typical projects include Profit Improvement Programs (PIP), strategic analysis, operational excellence, process trouble shooting and Plant optimization. This role requires a good base level understanding of general refinery process operations.

The post holder will be required to work as part of a team- both within the location and remotely. The successful candidate will have a willingness to travel as and when required on an international and domestic basis. Approximately 25%- 30% 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
  • Simulation modelling and calibration in Petro-SIM of individual process units
  • Lead and review the development of Refinery wide Flowsheet in Petro-SIM
  • Economic analysis of opportunities (for example payback, NPV and IRR)
  • Manage projects or work streams within larger projects:
    • Sets/updates the project targets reflecting commitments of the contract in conjunction with the Regional Operations Manager
    • Establish Project Plan - employs KBC’s established methods and tools, adapted for the specific site’s needs
    • Defines resourcing requirements and work to be done by the individual team members
    • Reports progress formally to the Client and internally
  • Assistance in proposal preparation as required
  • Assists with Client sales visits.
  • Participate in developing sales awards in excess of $500K per year

Position Requirements

  • BEng/ MEng in Chemical/ Process engineering is required or equivalent experience
  • Experience of refinery operations and refinery economics is essential
  • An area of particular expertise such as Primary Fractionation, Hydroprocessing, Fluidized Catalytic Cracking, Naphtha Processing or Residue Processing would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of simulation tools such as Petro-SIM (HYSYS, UNISIM) would be advantageous.
  • Good organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines within budget and achievement of planned margins
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (excellent English skills, both written and oral) and the ability to deal with colleagues and Clients professionally
  • Ability to work well in team environment under supervision and willingness to assist others
  • Display a high level of professionalism towards colleagues and as an ambassador of the company
  • Must be a self-starter that demonstrates a flexible approach

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