As a result of maternity leave we have a vacancy in our Process Engineering Team for the role of Product Quality (PQ) and Offplots Process Engineer. The Process Engineer will be the technical focal point for product quality in the Refinery, product quality assurance to the Oil Companies, and process engineering activities for Offplots - Tankage, Refinery to Auckland Pipeline, Jetty activities, blending, product additives, process safety, and projects development, ensuring the overall smooth running of the operation.
All these activities are critical to the success of Refining NZ and the Process Engineer will be responsible for maintaining PQ assurance, understanding process unit operating impact on component quality, incident investigation and correction, and management of change impact of chemicals/additives on PQ as well as Offplots area process optimisation.
This important and exciting role interacts with our customers - Technical Managers of Oil Companies and with other refinery departments - Strategy & Supply Chain Optimisation, Operations, Engineering and Projects.
The role is supported by technical mentoring within the Process Engineering team, training courses for core and general process experience, and the opportunity for longer term career advancement within the refinery.
The successful applicant will likely have;
- A tertiary qualification in Chemical Engineering or related sciences, or equivalent combination of qualifications and operational experience.
- 3 years relevant experience in a Refinery or petrochemical industry. Engineers with more experience will also be considered for the role.
- Technical competence with good analytical and problem solving skills.
- The ability to demonstrate sound fact-based decision making.
Preferred applicants may have experience in tank farm, pipeline, jetty process engineering activities as well as in refinery product quality or refinery product scheduling field.
If you are interested in this role and want to be a part of the Refining NZ Process Engineering team, apply now.