Lead Ammonia Process Engineer

Lead Ammonia Process Engineer

Hatch Ltd. | Johannesburg, GT, ZA

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Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content LinkLead Ammonia Process EngineerDate: Sep 12, Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZACompany: HatchRequisition ID:Job Category:EnergyLocation:Johannesburg,Gauteng,South AfricaWith over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining , energy , and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9, staff , with experience in over countries , to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.Our energy expertise in the oil and gas sector comprises the entire value chain - upstream, midstream, and downstream; and in the power sector includes thermal, nuclear, waterpower, renewable, hybrid, transmission and distribution, and grid modernization. Join our vision of a low-carbon world and help make positive change!Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Lead Ammonia Process Engineer to join the Energy team in Johannesburg, South AfricaThe global energy transition is upon us. As we shift to a low carbon world, meeting the growing demand for energy will require revolutionary thinking and a variety of resources. At Hatch we are passionately committed to the pursuit of positive change, and we are helping our clients to achieve their decarbonization, emissions reduction, and net-zero goals. Hatch is heavily involved in emerging blue/green/turquoise hydrogen and its associated carriers: ammonia, methanol and sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), in addition to other decarbonizing technologies such as gasification (biomass and waste), carbon capture, EOR, etc.Hatchs Energy group partners with clients to provide comprehensive plans that incorporate all aspects of their projects. In addition to the decarbonization expertise, our energy capability comprises the entire value chain upstream, midstream, and downstream; and in the power sector includes thermal, nuclear, waterpower, renewable, hybrid, transmission and distribution, and grid modernization. Join our team today and help make a difference!BackgroundDue to an increase in workload, we are looking for a talented Lead Ammonia Process Engineer to join our regional Energy team. The position would be based in our Greenstone office (greater Johannesburg) with some travel within the region.SummaryThe Lead Ammonia Process Engineer will be part of an engineering team providing engineering services covering all project stages including pre-feasibility, concept, FEED and some detailed engineering for both minor and major projects. The work will have a focus on ammonia production projects but will be varied and stimulating, covering greenfield developments, brownfield upgrades and operations support. The scope of works will be both in the oil & gas sector as well as the growing energy transition sector.The Lead Ammonia Process Engineer will oversee and guide the development of process engineering deliverables ensuring they meet the projects scope, are delivered on schedule and budget, and meet Hatchs quality standards. The role requires the engineer to develop solutions in all areas of the process plant across various systems, unit operations and process equipment. In addition, the Lead Process Engineer will liaise with other disciplines to ensure the process intent of the plant is maintained throughout the design life.As the successful candidate, you will:Scope of Activities:The Lead Process Engineer will be responsible for the following through the full project lifecycle:Process design basis, design criteria, process simulations, PFDs, P&IDs development, HAZOPS, HAZID, SIL, and safety integrity of the plant designDesign calculations and data sheets for unit operationsTechnology licensor packages review and selection methodologyRelief and flare load estimation, depressurization, flare studies and system designOperating and control philosophiesReview of operating and capital cost estimatesParticipate and/or lead development and maintenance of expertise in specific areasStudy and project management with direct responsibility for meeting quality, schedule and cost requirementsInterfacing with clients through progress meetings, presentations and site visitsTechnical management and supervision of engineers performing process and multi-discipline studiesDevelopment of work plans, schedules and estimates for execution of complete studies / projectsAssisting less experienced process engineers in developing their process engineering skillsPerforms most assignments independently. Receives technical guidance from the Process Manager on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.You bring to the role:Qualifications and Experience10+ years of professional experience in ammonia production engineering, ideally with a background in working for consultancy organizations executing conceptual, FEED, PMC and EPCM scopes.Degree in Chemical Engineering or Process Engineering from a recognized University.Fluent in English (written and spoken).Highly numerate with a good working knowledge of the company and international codes and standards, including API, ISO, ASME, ISA, Shell DEPs, BP GPs etc.Experience in industry standard software such as HYSYS, Unisim, Flare System Analyzer, Pipesim, Phast, Flaresim, etc.Experience in energy transition scopes including hydrogen, CCUS and decarbonization.A high degree of understanding of interdisciplinary dependencies related to the discipline would be an advantage.Personal Qualities. We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate:o Ability to work in a multi-discipline team to develop solutions focused on client objectives,o Must be able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.o Excellent interpersonal communication and commercial skills,o Enthusiasm for facilities engineering and the desire to develop their abilities in study and project management.Develop innovation partnershipsThink locally, work globallyEngage with people who make a differenceCollaborate on exciting projects to develop innovative solutionsWe're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.Job Segment: Nuclear Engineering, Project Manager, Process Engineer, Sustainability, Thermal Engineering, Engineering, Technology, Energy