BOR1154 - Laboratory Engineer

Company: Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. (Borouge)
Function: Polyolefins
Job Group: Manufacturing & Production
Location: UAE - Ruwais
Contract Type: Full Time / Permanent
Closing Date: 31-Mar-2012
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:

Our Production teams are responsible for the safe operation of our polyolefin production facilities - comprising of Cracker Plants, Polyethylene Plants, Polypropylene Plants, Olefin Conversion Units and Utility Plants, to achieve our production targets in compliance with quality and sound HSE practices.

Reporting to the Department Manager, you will be part of the Laboratory team and will be responsible for:

  • Overall technical operation of the lab, within Polypropylene section.
  • Quality classification/release of all produced PP batches
  • Investigating customer complaints on PP batches  
  • Representing the lab in the PP operation's morning meetings and be updated on the quality issues and give reliable feedback to the operation.
  • Developing the KPI for the staff reporting to you and contribute in development of the KPI's for Shift supervisors
  • Managing the test methods and work instructions used for quality control in the PP area referred to in the specifications.
  • Coordinating inter-shift manning issues when required.
  • Training and development of UAE national Trainees and Developees in the Laboratory Department.
  • Organizing non-routine work within the team.
  • Repairing, maintaining and calibrating laboratory equipment and ordering of spare parts as well as keeping trouble shooting record for all the instruments
  • Organizing SPC analyzes and have knowledge about detection limits, tolerance limits , test methods in the section.
  • Approving cold work permits
  • Handling and closing the lab related incident reports
About you:

As a successful candidate you will have:

  • Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science or related field.
  • Minimum eight (8) years work experience in the oil, gas or petrochemical (preferably in Polypropylene plant), including 4 years in similar role.
  • Excellent communication in verbal and written English.
  • Excellent analytical & leadership skills.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Proficient in the use of computer, i.e. MS Office, CMMS like SAP, etc. 
  • Hands-on knowledge on LIMS will be an advantage
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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