Company: Shell
Skills: Reliability Engineer
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

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Job Description

Where you fit in

T&S is Shell Group's primary trading, supply, distribution and shipping business. With this T&S is the central nervous system for Shell, linking its businesses together by making sure the right products are delivered at the right time to the right market for our customers - whether those customers are Shell businesses or third parties.

In Germany, Austria, Switzerland (DACH) T&S completes the supply chain with seven Shell terminals and a network of road transport routes in addition to rail and barge transports. This role will be a key part of the T&S Reliability and Integrity Team, tasked with consistently meeting our high global standards of safety, quality and operational excellence.

What's the role?

The purpose of this position is to manage the Reliability and Integrity program within Trading and Supply terminals in the Northern DACH area with special focus on Terminal Hamburg Harburg (THH). In this role you will work with facility engineers and terminal operations as well as external consultants and contractors supporting the assets. As Senior R&I engineer your task is to provide technical advisory on maintenance and integrity related work and ensure completion of critical maintenance and inspection activities.

The R&I Engineer's responsibilities include:
  • Proposal of optimum inspection and maintenance strategy in compliance with local regulatory obligations and Shell Group Standards
  • Record, maintain, and monitor reliability and integrity performance and targets to ensure correct field implementation of the standards
  • Implementation, monitoring and review of asset integrity programs, including TIP (tank)/P (piping) IP/J (jetty)IP inspection programs
  • Maximize efficiencies in executing maintenance tasks through reviewing the way maintenance is presently undertaken and examining alternative strategies
  • Preventive maintenance to terminal assets in accordance with the DGAME reliability and integrity processes
  • Maintenance engineering on reliability and integrity issues involved in major repair works, including tank, piping and jetty inspection
  • Coordination with the Maintenance Execution Team to ensure the Reliability and Integrity Program is accurately translated into a proactive maintenance schedule and implemented on an on-going basis
  • Coordination with the THH site demolishing team to ensure demolished or abandoned equipment is addressed in the correct way
  • Ensure all inspections done on critical assets are executed and reviewed to ensure condition meets the minimum requirements before returning to service

Company Description

One of today's biggest challenges is to reduce emissions in times of rising demand for energy in all aspects of everyday life. As one of the largest suppliers of energy products for private individuals as well as public sectors Shell is actively contributing to providing cleaner energy solutions.
In Germany we employ 3,500 colleagues who work together along the value chain from research and development to manufacturing and distribution of all our products incl. petrochemicals, fuels and lubricants, gas and power as well as an expanding new energies business.

At Shell, we're all about top talent. We care deeply about fostering a truly diverse workplace by making Shell as appealing and supportive a place to work as possible e.g. with flexible working and transparent pay policies, backed by a leadership team fully supportive of our diversity ambitions. Furthermore, we encourage anyone who may face an impairment to see Shell as a place where you'll be fully supported to grow and develop your career. Just let us know about your circumstances and we can support you throughout the process, if needed.


What we need from you

As this role requires close and trust-based collaboration with engineering and operations teams on site, we are looking for an experienced communicator, who can openly address compliance and integrity issues and propose a realistic gap closure plan. Furthermore, candidates with the following skills and experiences qualify for the role of R&I Engineer:
  • Bachelor or Master degree in (mechanical) engineering
  • Minimum of 8 years of practical experience in an inspection and maintenance environment related to the oil business (e.g. refineries or depots)
  • A certification in inspection (e.g. API570, API653, EEMUA159 or equivalent) is seen as a huge advantage
  • Additional proven skills related to codes and standards, material and corrosion science, Non-Destructive Testing, inspection, welding, and failure analysis
  • Knowledge of German legislation related to maintenance and operations of assets
  • Continuous improvement mindset and experience with setting up and controlling Quality Assurance/Quality Control processes
  • Fluency in German and English


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