Process Control Senior Engineer



Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

What’s the role?

Your primary accountabilities as a Process Control Senior Engineer includes:

  • Improve robustness of Base Layer control performance, delivery of high uptime and low operator intervention rates.
  • Conduct daily base layer performance monitoring, provide technical support and lead troubleshooting for control and safeguarding related issues.
  • Maximize benefits from optimization applications through the implementation of unit wide Advanced Process Control (APC) and Real Time Optimization (including Advanced Analytics) systems.
  • Sustain the performance of existing APC and optimization systems.
  • Identify opportunities for improvements in the area of control strategy and control configuration.
  • Design, modify and tune base layer controls and Advanced Process Control applications to maximize benefits and save energy.
  • Support Production team activities for e.g. alarm management and ensure plan delivery
  • Participate in design or safety review and provide process control and safeguarding related inputs to projects.
  • Participate in major activities like factory acceptance and site acceptance tests for Distributed Control System (DCS), Oil Movement System (OMS) and Instrumented Protective System (IPS) systems and unit startup support.
  • Contribute to multifunctional teams in site wide initiatives, such as unit shutdown/startup preparation and coordination.
  • Lead and engage with other engineers from Shell to maximize value delivered from process automation, control and optimization technology.
  • Guide and coach, the less experienced process control staffs and help develop their technical competences.
  • Demonstrate strong learner mindset and commits to be digitally literate to drive value creation through digitalisation.

What we need from you

We are keen to speak to individuals with the following:

  • Chemical engineer or similar background by either education or by experience
  • Knowledge of oil/chemical manufacturing processes
  • At least 6-8 years of relevant Process Control experience in oil/gas industry.
  • Knowledge competency level for APC technology such as PACE
  • Knowledge competency level with Yokogawa DCS system and ability to execute engineering changes.
  • Be able to tune, design and implement process control loops independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal relation skills.
  • Good collaboration and team working skills, with a keen ability to develop a good rapport with Process Operating teams.
  • Be able to prioritize and manage expectations in the case of competing requests from stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with Yokogawa DCS & Prosafe
  • Knowledge in Process Automation Systems Engineering
  • Knowledge in Safety Instrumented Systems and Safeguarding
  • Knowledge in Advanced Process Control and Modelling & Real Time Optimization
  • Knowledge in Compressor Control
  • Skilled in Base Layer Control

If you don’t see yourself reflected in the job requirements on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Shell is committed to creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace and we encourage individuals of all backgrounds to send in your applications.

Company Description

Shell is an international energy company that uses advanced technologies and takes an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future. Here in Singapore, Shell has a long history and is one of the country’s largest foreign investors. It has businesses spanning trading and marketing of liquefied natural gas; refining, trading, marketing and shipping of oil products, lubricants and chemicals; low carbon solutions; and operating a network of service stations through retailers, as well as electric vehicles charging.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future – whether by investing in oil, gas, and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

An inclusive place to work

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

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.