BOR1148 - Automation Engineer (APC)

Company: Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. (Borouge)
Function: Plant Availability
Job Group: Maintenance
Location: UAE - Ruwais
Contract Type: Full Time / Permanent
Closing Date: 03-Feb-2013
Borouge is a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions for the infrastructure (pipe systems, and power and communication cables), automotive and advanced packaging markets. It is a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Austria based Borealis. Borouge has its headquarters in the UAE and Singapore. Building on Borealis’ unique Borstar® technology, Borouge tripled its annual production capacity in Abu Dhabi to 2 million tonnes in 2010, and an additional 2.5 million tonnes per year will be introduced by mid-2014 to create the world’s largest integrated polyolefins plant. Borouge is committed to the principles of Responsible Care® and together with Borealis proactively contributes towards addressing the world’s water and sanitation challenges through their Water for the World™ initiative.
About the job:

Borouge's Maintenance Organization is called "Plant Availability (PA) Function" and responsible for the efficient maintenance and ensure the availability for smooth operations of the plants in Ruwais. It consists of five departments- Maintenance Execution Polyolefins, Maintenance Execution Olefins, Maintenance Execution Infrastructure, Maintenance Strategy and Services. The three first ones are essential to carry out the routine daily maintenance jobs in the plants, while the others are supporting those activities.

Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be part of the maintenance execution team and will be responsible on:

  • Provides daily support to users of all system of Advanced Process Control Application (APC) based on daily requests received. Discusses major modifications requirements with Team Leader and implements minor modifications directly after approval. Participates in the configuration of graphics, reports, database and real-time computer systems.
  • Monitors APC and computer system performance and proposes modifications/ enhancement and tuning to the hardware, operating systems and communication systems to improve system efficiency and performance.
  • Liaises and discusses with Process Engineers and supervisors modifications related to Process and Plant Automation, such as material balance, fuel balance, advanced control, and proposes solutions as appropriate.
  • Participates in the commissioning and acceptance testing of newly installed APC and Applications. Tests new releases of systems and application software. Coordinates with Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) engineers on common issues.
  • Participates with maintenance personnel in diagnosing APC and computer systems faults, providing solutions as required.
About you:

As a successful candidate you will have:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering, Process Control or related field.
  • Minimum six (6) years experience in Plant Automation / control systems in areas of implementation and support preferably gained in an oil/gas or petrochemical industry
  • Knowledge on G2 GENSYM (Expert System Software) & OPC Link Interface implementation and maintenance; Honeywell PHD Historian
  • Advance skills in PI Performance Equation, Advance Calculation Engine, and Interfaces like SAP, TIBCO, LIMS, Batch Tracking, etc.
  • Excellent communication, analytical and leadership skills.
  • Very good team player.
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Because we operate globally in multiple countries, we have selected English as our global business language. Consequently to work for us you need to have an acceptable standard of spoken and written English relevant to your job needs. Please make sure all the information you enter and your resume is in English.

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