BOR1172 - Senior Process Safety Engineer

Company: Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. (Borouge)
Function: Technical Group
Job Group: Technical Group
Location: UAE - Ruwais
Contract Type: Full Time / Permanent
Closing Date: 28-Feb-2014
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:

The Techncial Group (TG) unit has been established as the Engineering and Technical organisation for Borouge, which is mainly based in Ruwais.  TG as the Engineering and Technical Services organisation and has business process ownership of Asset Integrity; Process Safety Management; Inspection; Project Engineering, Delivery (value up to $50 million) and Execution; Technical Authority Governance and Support; and Asset Development. Additionally, TG is the custodian of the Company Technical Standards and Procedures.

Reporting to the Process Safety Team Leader under Technical Group, your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting gap analyses and develops a gap closure plan for managing PS risk.
  • Providing support to the development of an Asset Integrity Process Safety(AI-PS) Manual describing how to manage process safety risks as part of the HSE Controls Framework
  • As part of Borouge Process Safety team, you shall be identifying all significant Process Safety risks in accordance with the Company Risk Management procedure and shall document and support the management of these in accordance with the HSE Management System (including the principle of reducing risks to As Low As Reasonably Practicable).
  • Taking part in implementing Process Safety basic requirements which are those elements of design, construction or operation which are so important to safe operation that (in addition to their full application in design of new facilities) they are required to be introduced into all existing Borouge facilities within the shortest practical time-frame.
  • Documenting Hazards and Effects Management Processes required for each asset shall specifically address AI-PS.
  • The Process Safety team shall ensure the approval of all deviations from performance criteria for all identified hardware barriers critical to AI-PS by implementing a review and approval procedure which shall be an integral part of the MOC process in Borouge.
About you:

As a successful candidate you will have:

  • Possesses  Chemical or Mechanical engineering bachelor's degree (12+4 years)
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant & practical experience, out of which at least 3 years in a people management role
  • Recognised expert & coach within the own area of expertise
  • All-round knowledge of petrochemical operations.
  • Good knowledge of relevant international standards.
  • Well developed interpersonal, organisational, analytical, people management, team- & networking skills
  • Fluent in English, both written & oral
  • Thorough experience with MS Office, SAP & project related software
  • International & multicultural oriented
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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