Materials and Corrosion Engineer



Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Where you fit in

Shell MDS Malaysia (SMDS) aims to be the WORLD LEADER in GTL Specialties by leveraging our GTL INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY capability to produce customer-focused specialty products. SMDS aspires to be a force for good, creating COMPETITIVE RETURNS for our shareholders and DELIVERING MATERIAL FREE CASH FLOW, becoming the Centre of GTL expertise for Shell, and supporting development of Bintulu as an energy hub for Sarawak and Malaysia. You’re going to be a key part of this exciting SMDS journey.

What’s the role?

The Materials & Corrosion Engineer works in the Mechanical and Integrity Department, with expertise in the areas of materials selection, welding, failure analysis, corrosion management, corrosion monitoring, RBI, cathodic protection, together with the provision of timely M&C advice on matters of specification, design, selection, procurement, ap‐plication, maintenance, and turnaround. The scope is broad covering corrosion and materials issues of pressured systems, chemical treatment, sup‐porting new process development and rotating components. The key IT system used for the management of the Materials and Corrosion data and activities is the Shell In-house web-based Integrity Management System, w-IMS.

Key accountabilities of work areas include:

  • Manage and update the facility Corrosion Management Framework (CMF), including Project and Modification updated information.
  • Define the material Integrity Operating Windows (IOW)
  • Monitoring updates of IOW including Chemical monitoring through interaction with the Unit Technologist
  • Manage the Corrosion Management Expert Groups including all action tracking.
  • Prepare/ review/ update Shell-Risk Based Inspection (S-RBI) database for the whole of SMDS, defining and describing corrosion circuits. Identify potential corrosion mechanisms and their respective locations.
  • Lead Incident Reviews and root cause failure analysis for materials and corrosion related failures
  • Provide corrosion and metallurgical expertise to Operations and Technologists in failure investigations.
  • Provide design input on material selection and corrosion protection for run and maintain, plant changes and projects, and plant turnaround.
  • Verify adherence to material selection and corrosion standards and procedures (Shell DEP, API and other industrial standards)
  • Carry out dead leg, trunnion, and Corrosion Un‐der Insulation (CUI) assessments and report corrosion status to Facility as required.
  • Provide advice on Cathodic Protection for SMDS metallic pipelines to the Jetty.
  • Provide advice on non-metallic issues for piping in the plant and pipelines to the jetty.
  • Participate in Ageing Life Extension studies and review work carried out by both internal and external consultants and/or contractors.
  • Interface with discipline Technical Authorities as required

What do we need from you?

We are looking for a highly motivated dynamic individual. Some key qualification and experiences as follow:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline preferably Metallurgy or Materials Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of Oil and Gas / petrochemical plant experience in materials and corrosion
  • Preferably minimum 2 years of experience in Gas to Liquid plant
  • Preferably certified professionals either Chartered Engineer or NACE Senior Corrosion Technologist or Materials and Corrosion Professionals API571
  • Hands on experience in handling material and corrosion issues in oxygen service
  • Capable of analyzing inspection data and determining trends to prescribe future inspection strategy and recommend the short- and long-term solutions.
  • Skilled in the application of relevant international standards relevant to fitness for purpose standards
  • Skilled in conducting Fitness for Service Assessment
  • Skilled in handling S-RBI and wIMS software
  • Able to work with big data in a short period of time and under environmental pressure.
  • Actively promote Material & Corrosion, quality management, inspection, and certification
  • Skilled and talented inter-departmental and inter-discipline team leader
  • Have knowledge of specialist techniques /methods and be abreast of new technologies

Company Description

Shell has been a partner in powering Malaysia’s progress since 1891 when we established our first depot in the Straits Settlements. Today, we are an integrated energy company comprising Upstream, Downstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies, Projects & Technology, and Shell Business Operations. Shell Malaysia aims to be the leading energy player in the country, powering Malaysia’s future with cleaner, innovative, and competitive energy solutions.

Ø Upstream

More than a century, Shell has been operating and we continue to extract and deliver oil and gas efficiently, profitably, and in environmentally friendly and socially responsible ways to meet evolving customer needs and the growing demand for energy.

Ø Downstream

With over 950 service stations, Shell has the leading market share in the fuels retailing business in Malaysia. In Malaysia, we make and sell more than 600 different lubricants for the automotive sector, heavy-duty transport, food processing, and power generation. We are the lubricants market leader in Sabah and Sarawak.

Ø Integrated Gas, Renewables and Energy Solutions

Shell set out its Powering Progress strategy, which we aim to deliver through our three business pillars of Growth, Transition and Upstream. The Growth Pillar includes our Marketing and Renewables & Energy Solutions businesses and focuses on working with our customers to accelerate the transition to net-zero emissions. One of our achievement, Sarawak onshore: World’s first commercial GTL plant (SMDS)

Ø Project & Technology

As P&T, we exist to make the delivery of Shell’s strategy and the growth of our company possible. P&T works collaboratively and in an integrated way with its business partners, to deliver value for our customers, and for Shell

An Innovative Place to Work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently

An Inclusive & Progressive Place to Work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential.

Ø We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

Ø We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

Ø We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity

A Rewarding Place to Work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.