Operations Support Engineer

Job Description: What's the role - The Operations Support Engineer provides process engineering support to the 24x7 production organization to ensure excellence in process safety, reliability, margin, energy optimization, and cost management. The role works closely with the Production Team to provide technical assurance to unit operations and ensure production plan delivery. In addition, this role plays a key role in continuous improvement, project development, and turnaround planning and execution.The following are the primary accountabilities for the Operations Support Engineer:Perform proactive technical monitoring for the assigned process unit and ensure units operate within established limitsProvide process engineering support for operating problems and seek additional engineering support where appropriateIdentify and communicate to the technical, production and maintenance communities threats, troubleshoot performance and reliability gaps, and identify opportunities for improvementProvide technical expertise and optimization recommendations to support delivery of the business plan, including feed and product quality specifications and energy/cost efficiencyLead unit alarm reviews and supports alarm management activitiesUtilizes fact-based root cause analysis to investigate, define and troubleshoot threatsProvide technical leadership to turnaround and major maintenance activities including scope collection, scope review, scope challenge, as well as shut down and start-up proceduresGenerate investment proposals for unit outage, major maintenance, and turnaround related activities such as catalyst replacements, and support capital projects to ensure successful commissioningLead management of change to ensure robust Process Safety Management for changes to be implementedAct as the integrator with other disciplines to meets all aspects of HSSE ensuring solutions are fit for purpose and include cost-value optimizationActive participate in Process Hazard Analyses to identify and assess process safety threats and develop recommendations to mitigate these threats.Skills & RequirementsWhat we need from you - Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employerChemical Engineering Degree is requiredProfessional Engineering designation or working towards this designationMinimum three years relevant experience in a similar roleAbility to work off-hours to support turnaround and emergencies, including potential on-call support for Emergency Operations Centre.The Operations Support Engineer is typically assigned specific process units to support, as part of an area Production Team. At times, the Operations Support Engineer may instead be assigned to key studies, projects, and improvement activities. The successful candidate will join the Sarnia Process Engineering Team and will be assigned an area of support based on experience and available opportunities.Company descriptionShell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84, employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the worlds growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.An innovative place to workTheres 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 youll 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.A rewarding place to workCombine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.Were huge advocates for career development. Well 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.-
Johannesburg, GT, ZA