Company: Shell
Skills: Corrosion Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Where you fit in

The critical success factors central to "Deliver the energy of today while funding and shaping the energy of tomorrow" are to have one integrated team working optimally together. The Maintenance and Inspection Team's role in delivering the Shell UK strategy is to continue to demonstrate "our assets our safe, we know it and can show it" by contributing to reducing emissions and flaring, achieving sustained steady stable production, and delivering asset integrity by getting it right first time. Critical to streamlining and reducing rework is to embrace innovative digitalisation solutions, replicating simplification and driving consistency and positively improving reliability, availability, increasing plant safety and the productivity of the people.

The Shell UK strategy is to create space and time within the team to trial and implement new innovative game changing solutions as key differentiators to help Shell UK reach their Net Carbon Footprint ambitions. This will include provision of guidance on technology development and deployment.
  • The role as the Materials & Corrosion Engineer in the UK Upstream is part of the Maintenance and Inspection Team
  • Working with the Facility Manager and Engineering Lead to deliver Materials and Corrosion support and compliance to AMS, utilising Inspection Management System -Pressure Equipment Integrity and Pipeline modules as the primary tools
  • Working with the TA1 M&C to deliver the M&C assurance program and compliance with Asset Management System (AMS)

What's the role?

This position is an individual contributor role as the Materials & Corrosion Engineer in UK Upstream.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Support the UK Upstream business with direction and guidance on Materials and Corrosion management and assurance
  • Manage the Materials and Corrosion processes in line with the requirements of AMS and Recommended Practices
  • Ensure Materials and Corrosion related integrity of the facility is maintained and demonstrable at all times
  • Materials and Corrosion interface with TAO on outsourced deliverables

  • Visibly demonstrate Safety Leadership and set clear expectations for Materials and Corrosion related activities
  • Support the facilities in developing and delivering Materials and Corrosion related parts of the HSSE plans (including Green House Gas Management)
  • Support the UK Upstream facilities with materials related failure investigations
  • Provide Materials and Corrosion support for Safety Case and COMAH revisions and HSEx engagements

  • Role model the HSSE behaviours and the Leadership Framework with a Learner's mindset focus on the Maintenance and Inspection Team with a strong personal commitment and visible leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Support standardisation and simplification in the Maintenance and Inspection Team and the enablers required for the Materials and Corrosion discipline to draw maximum benefits

Stakeholder Management
  • Maximise the benefit of Materials and Corrosion TAO capability through personal engagement and accountability with remote support organisation

Technical Assurance
  • Development to TA2 Materials and Corrosion capability and implementation
  • Support Facility Management of Change and Deviation management with Materials and Corrosion discipline expertise
  • Support facilities through Line of Defence Level 1 (LOD1) audits

What we need from you
  • Technical/Engineering Degree in a Materials and Corrosion related subject or a discipline related to Pressure Equipment Integrity and Materials and Corrosion
  • Relevant experience in Materials, Corrosion and Inspection role related to plant and equipment in Hydrocarbon production or process industry
  • Strong and visible Safety Leadership behaviors
  • Demonstrated track record of collaborative behaviors and strong influencing skills in delivering integrity management
  • Skill in Degradation Mechanisms and Corrosion Control Systems, including Chemical Inhibition and use of Corrosion modelling tools
  • Skill in Materials Failure investigation
  • Knowledge in Integrity and repair assessment.
  • Knowledge in Oil and Gas Upstream and Subsea Materials Selection
  • Knowledge in welding, and QA/QC for Fabrication and Repairs
  • Knowledge in RBI
  • High level of personal integrity and courage to stand up for personal convictions and deliver enterprise first outcomes
  • Good communications skills

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 often 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. We look forward to receiving your application.

Company Description

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then, we have grown into a leading innovative Oil & Energy company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit, and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK's growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

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.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are nurturing an inclusive environment - one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential.
  • We're creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we'll take it from there.
  • We're closing the gender gap - whether that's through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We're striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We're huge advocates for career development. We'll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.