Company: Shell
Skills: Estimating
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Moerdijk, North Brabant, Netherlands

What's the role?

As Cost Estimating & Control Engineer at Shell Chemicals Park Moerdijk, you contribute to achieving an affordable and competitive portfolio of projects (OPEX, CAPEX). You are responsible for delivery of consistent cost estimates, cost control and continuous improvement of tools and processes.

You will be part of the Moerdijk Cost & Contracts team, set up to support an ambitious Energy Transition and Growth program, whilst maintaining operational excellence for the existing asset base. The team is responsible for financial planning, cost and counter estimating as well as cost and contract engineering for project and maintenance, turnaround and construction (MTAC) capital (CAPEX) as well as operating expenses (OPEX), at one of Europe's largest chemical facilities.

  • Cost estimation and budgeting of project and MTAC capital as well as operating expenses
  • Delivery of credible project cost forecasts in close cooperation with project teams on a monthly basis and on a weekly basis for turnarounds
  • Earned Value / Value Of Work Done is to be reported on a monthly basis in line with finance reporting requirements
  • Delivery performance indicators (KPI's) in line with standards
  • Perform ad hoc problem solving and analytical requests from internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong prioritization skills, flexibility and client centered focus are essential, it is expected to simultaneously manage different projects and cooperate with different teams
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of tools and processes

What we need from you?
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering
  • Highly motivated, digitally savvy with commerical acumen, focused on value adding work
  • Skilled in MS Excel, experience with PowerBI, Power Query and / or Power Apps is preferred
  • Fluency in Dutch and English, both in writing and verbal to communicate with budget holders and other stakeholders
  • Experience with project controls / project services and site experiece are preferred
  • Strong team player with excellent analytical, organizational and communicative skills and you are able to work under pressure
  • Ability to develop innovative methods to increase productivity and effectivity

If you don't see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that not everyone applies when they don't feel 100% qualified. We are committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive, and diverse company and we strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientation, and life experiences to apply.

Company Description

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.

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Join us and you'll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future - whether by investing in oil, gas and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

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  • We're striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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