BOR1255 - Process Engineer (XLPE)

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:

Borouge will bring on stream an additional 2.5 million t/y of polyolefins under its Borouge 3 initiative, the next phase of its expansion plans manufacturing capacity. In addition to enhancing its Borstar® technology-based polypropylene and polyethylene offer, this major expansion to be completed at the end of 2013 will include the production of XLPE to meet the specific needs of the rapidly growing market.

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

  • Performs a variety of process engineering duties in the XLPE plant.  Includes monitoring performance of plants and facilities, preparing daily performance summary and recommending corrective actions to deal with abnormalities.
  • Prepares studies to develop, test and implement changes in plant operations.  Provides functional assistance to various plant personnel in test-checking alterations, diagnosing process and corrosion problems and preparing technical specifications of operating chemicals and materials.
  • Prepares data for new projects and major revamps, as required

About you:

As a successful candidate you will have:

  • Bachelor Degree in Chemical or Process Control Engineering
  • At least 8 years relevant work experience in petrochemical or relevant industries, including 4 years in a Process Engineer position in an XLPE plant.
  • Good knowledge of different pumps, extruders, pelletizers, compressors and blowers.
  • Ability to speak, write and communicate effectively in English.
  • Excellent analytical & leadership skills.
  • Excellent team player and HSE awareness.
  • Proficient in the use of computer, i.e. MS Office, CMMS, etc.
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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