Engineer - PACO



Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Where you fit in

Technical Asset Operations (TAO)team aims to develop central, competitive capabilities delivering end-to-end value through the AMS work processes as an integral part of our Downstream Manufacturing (DS-M), Integrated Gas & New Energies (IGNE) and Upstream (UP) asset teams. We support the business worldwide and often do so together with the deep capability of our Project & Technology (P&T), Information Technology (IT) and Finance & Data Operations (FO-Data) partners. You are going to play a vital role in the delivery of continued efficiency and effectiveness improvement by bringing cross-business learning on key processes.

Specific activities can include (but not limited to):

  • Perform engineering activities for the assigned Production Asset, covering all aspects of base layer control strategies HMI design and compressor control, and alarm management.

  • Carry out Proactive Technical Monitoring activities to identify unit performance improvement opportunities and reliability risks, and work with area team to determine and implement cost effective solutions.

    • alerts pass to site CSE and Inspector for further action.

    • review of unit control valve performance to aid in development of T/A control valve scope.

  • Participates in ESP Alarm Review Meetings with technical and operation resources to deliver lower alarm rates.

    • Alarm Configuration, Alarm Review Team, Alarm Metrics, Alarm rationalization, Revalidations and using ACM/UTL for PTM monitoring.

  • Author plant changes (MOC) within the Process Control discipline and provide Process Control design support of plant changes by other disciplines and departments.

  • Support or lead failure analysis and causal investigation of Base Layer control failures or incidents. Own, lead and resolve MTO threats with root cause solutions.

  • Network with other sites TAO personnel to maintain a high quality of work and proactively seek best practices and new technology opportunities (i.e., Wireless technology, Procedural Automation, MDPro).

  • Provide Control Systems Day-to-Day support for their designated Operating Area.

    • Troubleshoot problems with control and information systems (hardware and software).

    • Responsible for MDPro configuration changes for both R&M and Projects.

    • Monitor base layer controller performance. Identify problem loops and take steps to address.

    • Maintain the safety instrumented systems in their designated area.

  • Collaborate with instrument and maintenance specialists in developing, submitting, and providing data to support scope items in the turnaround worklist for assigned production areas.

  • Provide Asset Availability and Reliability: Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Ensure Safe Production (ESP), Turnarounds (TA), Mitigate Threats to Availability (MTA).

Skills and Requirements

  • Chemical Engineering/Instrumentation Degree preferred but will consider other applicable engineering degrees and experience.

  • 4+ years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry (operating refinery or petrochemicals plants preferred) in any of the following fields

  • Extensive experience in Base Layer and Process Control

  • Process engineering/Process Control: Alarm management, different types of controller’s operation philosophies and their performance monitoring, logic modifications in DCS, graphic design and System support in Process control space

  • Excellent analytical, oral, and written communication skills

  • he Process Control Systems Engineer has a functional working knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systems, control systems applications/hardware, process operation, operational goals, ESP alarm variables, process constraints, key quality specifications for feeds and products, impact on the environment, and major economic variables and how they impact site goals

Company Description

Shell Business Operations (SBO) is a chain of operational centers that form an integral part of Royal Dutch Shell. We influence business development for Shell globally, enabling the work of 93,000 employees in over 70 countries across the world.

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.

Our business has been built on a foundation of innovative technology and skilled employees. By providing energy to sustain people’s lives for more than a hundred years, Shell has become one of the world’s leading companies.

Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future. At Shell, everyone does their part.

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.

  • 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.

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.