WS/2626 - Defect Elimination Engineer - Refinery - 2 Vacancies

Job ID

2626

Discipline/Category:

Engineering/Maintenance Engineering

Position

Defect Elimination Engineer - Refinery - 2 Vacancies

Type

Permanent

Remuneration

A highly attractive TAX FREE salary is on offer dependent on skills and experience. In addition, a full Ex-Pat package is available.

Location

Saudi Arabia Jubail

Open To

Preference for Western Nationalities

Start Date

ASAP

 
Overview
Interested in TAX FREE Role? One of the largest domestic Refining Company’s in Saudi seeks two Defect Elimination Engineers to implement the overall Defect Elimination Process to analyse adverse events, identify causal factors, and coordinate action plans to eliminate or reduce the adverse effects of those causal factors. Applicants invited with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, combined with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Working on a Tax Free, Expat permanent role, you will be exposed to a great opportunity to develop your specific expertise working across various stakeholders on high value projects. This role is offered in adherence with Saudi Labour Law and therefore these positions are only open to Males and under the age of 45.

The Company is one of the world's largest and most technologically advanced refineries. It is a highly complex refinery at maximum crude intake as it includes (HCU) Hydrocracker Unit, (VBU) Visbreaker Unit, and Thermal Gas-Oil Unit (TGU).

Operating since the early 1980’s they have built a highly successful Company with strong values around Safety, People, Ethics and Excellence. They are ranked amongst the top leading refineries in Process Safety and Excellence worldwide and their leading edge technology boosts their international competitiveness as a firmly established pacesetter refinery. They continue on their exciting journey, with commitment and aspirations to outperform their current reputation for excellence in order to meet the challenges that lie ahead.


Jubail is a large city located in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the coast of the Persian Gulf and is easily accessible to Bahrain and Al Khobar.

This is a residential permanent position (i.e. not rotational) and the Company provides 22 – 26 days holiday (depending on grade) plus you are entitled to all of the Saudi Public holidays (circa 10 - 14 days) which provide ample time to visit family. The package is substantial, with allowances for housing / settling in / transportation, annual bonus, medical, schooling, flights home etc. The Company will organise all mobilisation / demobilisation transport.


Due to visa restrictions within Saudi, there is a preference for western nationals such as American, Canadian, Australian, Europeans etc.
 
Responsibilities
Reporting to the Defect Elimination Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Determine and implement correct RCFA methodology according to predetermined criteria.
  • Ensure all relevant personnel are involved in Team Investigations.
  • Conduct Investigations according to process defined by methodology.
  • Review findings with the Investigation Team.
  • Report findings and conclusions with Defect Elimination Department Manager.
  • Work with other resources to develop a solution.
  • Attend weekly SPIRIT meeting in your assigned area and be the link between SPIRIT and maintenance strategies department staff.
  • Facilitate threat identification workshops.
  • Own “bad actor process” for your assigned area.
  • Own MTA process for your assigned area.
  • Review related I&R LFI from relevant parties and modify MTA list wherever applicable.
  • Provide RCA Practitioner-level training for technical staff.
  • Ensure compliance with Saudi laws and regulations
  • Workplace (WPS) and Process (PSM) Safety, Within the position holder’s area of responsibility:
    • Ensure that the safety & well-being of employees, contractors, and others are always the first consideration in decisions on cost, production, quality and productivity.
    • Enforce operational discipline by ensuring all workplace and process safety procedures and practices are understood and implemented in order to avoid potential WPS and PSM incidents occurring.
    • Apply the Company HSE Policy; the 5 Safety Principles, and enforce the 12 Golden Safety Rules.
  • Performance Indicators:
    • No personal injury or injury to a third party.
    • No WPS or PSM incident caused.
  • Keep abreast of emerging trends and technologies within your relevant field.
 
Preferences
The successful candidate will have
  • Full time degree (no long distance learning degrees) in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent essential.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ mechanical engineering experience in the oil/gas or petrochemical industries essential.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in defect elimination essential.
  • Knowledge of Refinery Industry highly advantageous.
  • Strong previous experience in Root Cause Failure Analysis essential.
  • Knowledge of Risk Base Inspections essential.
  • Experience of Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM) modelling essential.
  • Experience of Risk & Criticality Analysis-FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis) essential.
  • Understanding of Vibration analysis, Process Operations and Operations Maintenance essential.
  • Previous experience using Quality Management Systems essential.
  • Strong focus on Safety, Workplace Safety, Workplace Safety Management, Process Safety Management essential.
  • Highly analytical and problem solving skills essential.
  • Previous experience working in Saudi or the Middle East advantageous.
  • Enthusiasm and drive to stay abreast of new trends in your field.
  • Proactive, flexible and dedicated team player, able to achieve goals.
  • Strong Personality with self-confidence
  • Enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication skills in English with the ability to engage and work effectively with team players from various cultures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop good working relationships
 
Other Information
Package: A highly attractive TAX FREE salary is on offer dependent on skills and experience. In addition, a full Ex-Pat package is available including a range of allowances for housing, transportation, settling. Flights home per year, bonus scheme, end of service benefits, Health etc. 22-26 days holiday plus all Saudi national holidays which are circa 10-14 days.

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