Skills: Process Technician
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Assen, Drenthe, Netherlands
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The Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM) owns and operates gas producing facillities offshore and onshore throughout the Netherlands. The NAM is organized into three assets: two onshore assets, ('Groningen' and 'Land') and the offshore asset 'Onegas'. These assets are a critical Heartland for Shell production, with scope for field extension projects and infill / near-field opportunities.
The Land Asset operates some 25 main production facilities and 60 well sites, the most of those are mature assets.
We are currently looking for a Senior Process Engineer / Technologist to strengthen the Land Asset of NAM in our Assen based Project Delivery department.
The Asset is mature, but there are a lot of ongoing projects with typically short cycle times from idea generation to execution. This means that this is a great position to see multiple projects being executed within a short timeframe. This position will be based in the central offices in Assen working with a number of different engineering contractor firms located in the Netherlands
What is the role about?
The main goals of this position are to provide discipline expertise to project identification and matutration. The focus is on the concept select phase up-to Basis for Design. Thereafter activities focus mainly on supervision and steering of the engineering contractor efforts
Projects include well-hook-ups, decomplexing and compression projects. The portfolio ranges from projects of a few million to 20 million EUR. Typically a number of projects (5-10) are matured in parallel in different stages of the opportunity realisation process.
early all technologies commonly used on onshore oil/(sour)gas treatment facilities are available in the Land Asset (eg., JT-LTS, glycol dehydration, silica-gel, recip/centrifugal compression, H2S removal, Mechanical Refrigeration, gas/oil/water separation etc. etc.), compression etc.
There is a strong interface with other (sub)surface technical disciplines as well as with disciplines like commercial, HSSE and others.
You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team of 16 people, including 3 Process Engineers.
Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.
What do we need from you?
•An engineering degree in chemical engineering or equivalent
•A good communicator in English. Preferably able to speak Dutch or learn basic language skills
•Ability to review and approve hardware modifications and operational changes independently, acting as discipline representative and challenging operations & other disciplines when needed
•Candidate is experienced in participating in HAZOP studies and close out of action items. Acting as Hazop leader (after training) is encouraged
•A good understanding of Process Safety, technical integrity schemes and Shell HSE management systems (e.g. DEMs, DCAF).
•Experienced in process modelling software such as Unisim Design
•Good self-motivation, high drive for performance, customer focus, stakeholder engagement and team working skills are essential.
•Knowledge of International Engineering guidelines and standards (e.g. API 520 & 521 as well as equipment specific codes) and willingness to get familiar with additional Shell internal standards.
•Flexible in terms of work location, willing to travel, where projects require travel to engineering contractor offices and Asset Land facilities (for example for scope definition and start-up assistance).
•Ability to manage, plan and communicate with and deliver through persons from teams with different line responsibility.
Some additional information
You will be based in the NAM central office in Assen, which is in the North of The Netherlands. Assen is known for its relaxed atmosphere and is surrounded by beautiful nature areas, which are ideal for outdoor activities. The university city of Groningen is only a 15 minutes' drive away and offers great shopping, cultural and educational opportunities.
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