Senior Chemical Engineer / Technical Advisor
Prostaff Holdings Group specialists
Sasolburg, ZA
5d ago

A leading petrochemicals company requires the above to develop an in-depth working knowledge of the processes and will be involved in design of processes, building of new plant, plant renovation, risk assessments and various H&S, process and environmental audits.

Minimum requirements for the role :

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering is essential.
  • Must have 3-years’ experience in refinery process applications with exposure to corrosion and fouling engineering.
  • Must have extensive knowledge on mechanisms in corrosions.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with simulation tools such as HYSYS, ASPEN and PROMAX.
  • Must have excellent customer interaction skills.
  • Must be technologically savvy.
  • Exposure and knowledge of design engineering such as pipelines, P&ID development, process vessels and pumps, etc.
  • Experience in processing PDVSA crudes is essential.
  • Experience in monitoring and troubleshooting HAC (high acid crudes) is essential.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint.
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  • The successful candidate will be responsible for :

  • Troubleshooting for immediate plant problems.
  • Ensuring schedule conformance.
  • Resolving solve long term plant problems and implementing improvements.
  • Assisting with plant OEM efforts.
  • Developing, reviewing, updating and managing plant procedures.
  • Leading shutdowns, tag-outs and start-up procedures.
  • Supporting the plant and division EH&S work process and efforts.
  • Participating in the plant On-Call rotation.
  • Participating in plant initiatives, such as involvement in teams, operating discipline improvements, work process implementation and work process tools.
  • Adhering to all plant, department, and division safety policies.
  • Maintaining proper communication with Plant Leadership and the Activity Coordinator.
  • Discussing concerns, suggestions, operating status, troubleshooting activities and shift change notes.
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  • Salary package, including benefits, are highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

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