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Distillation Technologist

Thursday, 08 September 2011

Location: Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

This position in Shell’s Project and Technology Organization is in the Amsterdam process technology services department for the Europe/Middle East/Africa region. This business provides cost effective and innovative technology solutions to help our business partners achieve top quartile performance. The main activities are technical advice, on-site assistance, process design work for revamps and new units, know how/experience transfer and Process and Catalyst Research & Development. We deliver these services on subjects primarily related to the Oil Products, Chemicals and Gas businesses, and to a client base which includes Shell companies, joint ventures and several non-Shell customers.
This position in Project and Technology is in the Amsterdam process technology services organization for the Europe/Middle East/Africa region (EMEA). The position published here resides in the Distillation group and is for an experienced technologist/engineer providing technology services to Shell and third party Downstream manufacturing plants and will:

- Provide specialist Distillation process technology advice on optimal operation and plant performance;
- lead/participate in margin improvement and energy reduction activities,technical audits,safety audits,etc.;
- focus on helping the manufacturing sites achieving existing plans as well as propose challenges to improve technology propositions and develop new proposals together with the sites.
- In partnership with refinery service managers the Distillation technologist builds intimate working relations and visible presence with counterparts at the sites.
- He or she establishes good working relationships and effective interfaces within the organisation and apply workload balancing if and when needed.
- Fast and quality response to all service requests from our partners.
- Manage operating expenditure / budgets for projects/studies where the jobholder is activity leader.
- Ensure follow through on technology recommendations (to ensure that recommendations are taken on board).
- You will obtain and maintain intimate knowledge of the key process issues at the sites,and have familiarity with the site top threats to availability,and the site prioritized tactics.
- Coach and mentor young process technologists.
- Adhere to quality standards and ensure that all HSE,Group,Regulatory,Quality,and other appropriate standards are complied with.

- Solid process engineering and/or technology skills with minimum 7 years deep and broad technical experience in relevant technologies;
- >3 yrs manufacturing experience.

Technical Competencies:
- Professional mastery in chemical engineering;
- Preferably masters degree or equivalent.
- Full mastery of written and spoken English

Behavioral Competencies:
- Results driven;
- Ability to develop and maintain relations at the sites and engage other stakeholders;
- Evidence of Enterprise First values and behaviors;
- Flexible mindset;
- Good team worker/builder

Application Deadline: Thursday 29 September 2011

Number of Vacancies: 1

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