Company: Shell
Skills: Process Engineer
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom

What's the role?

We are looking for Process Engineer who will support the Onegas Upstream operated gas producing assets in the United Kingdom (UK). Onegas is a Shell/Exxon Joint Venture operating platforms offshore in the Southern North-Sea in the UK and Netherlands, as well as a gas treating terminal at Bacton. Dimensions of this business are given below.

We currently have a vacancy which can be filled in Great Yarmouth (UK). Flexible working options are available, allowing for part time/remote work. Great Yarmouth is located at easy commuting distance from the vibrant university city of Norwich.

Onegas is a frontrunner in Shell adopting "Agile at Scale" business model in which small autonomous and multidisciplinary teams (squads) provide end-to-end solutions to the most urgent issues and opportunities that our platforms and facilities face. You'll be part of such a squad and be able to have a direct impact on Process Safety and Business bottom line.

Next to the technical development in the Process Engineering discipline, there is the possibility to grow in adoption of agile methodology and develop into multi-skilled technical professional who looks outside of the boundaries and manages interfaces with other disciplines.


  • Actively participate and integrate discipline contributions to squad work supporting modifications, day-to-day operational issues and projects. You will play an integrating role in one of the asset production support squads.
  • Be part of a team that embodies our "compass values": urgency, simplicity, unity, courage & humility

Process Safety
  • Drive compliance with the essential Process Safety Standards and emissions regulations
  • Ensure design integrity through fit for purpose application of industry standards and guidelines

Support to Asset
  • Provide high quality process engineering input in various own squad workflows
  • Driving greenhouse gas reduction; identifying and implementing initiatives to accelerate progress towards Shell's Net Zero ambitions
  • Provide process engineering support to producing facilities
  • This includes (but is not limited to) troubleshooting to resolve operational problems and restore or increase production; carrying out surveillance to enhance reliability and keeping production at capacity; finding optimization and debottlenecking opportunities to reduce OPEX

What we need from you
  • Master's or bachelor's degree, preferably in Chemical Engineering
  • Process Engineering knowledge at level, which allows for independent decision making on plant modifications, ensuring safety, operability, and economic design
  • Able to work in small Agile team providing direct front-line support. Growing deep technical knowledge of the Cluster supported
  • Demonstrated experience in participation in engineering reviews - such as HAZOP and IPF/SRS
  • Proficient in process simulation (e.g., Unisim, Pipesim)
  • Understanding of the wider engineering process. Previous work experience on upstream (brownfield) projects and operated assets is preferable
  • Proven to substantial years' experience in the oil & gas industry
  • 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 to production locations and offices on a regular basis. Regular (but infrequent) trips to offshore production facilities are an essential dimension of the job

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

Asset ONEgas is a large and technically/commercially complex asset which comprises the full range of lifecycle stages, from exploration activities, greenfield and brownfield projects, operate and maintain wells and facilities to produce some 150 kboe/d, a small NOV portfolio as well as abandonment activities.

ONEgas is a key supplier to the UK and NL gas markets. ONEgas produces some 8% of the total UK and NL production fulfilling a significant portion of the local gas demand. Key dimensions for the ONEgas asset (100%): 90 producing fields; 54 offshore installations, 2 gas plants, 360+ wells; 8 production systems; 15 sales contracts; some 800+ Shell staff working for ONEgas, across various disciplines.

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