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Refinery Process Engineer - Martinez, CA


Martinez, CA

United States

The Refinery Process Engineer provides process engineering support to the 24x7 production organization to ensure excellence in process safety, reliability, margin/energy optimization, and cost management The Refinery Process Engineer works closely with the production team to provide technical assurance to unit operations and ensure production plan delivery In addition, the Refinery Process Engineer plays a key role in proactive technical monitoring, process optimization and troubleshooting support, process safety assurance, continuous improvement, process engineering support for capital projects, and turnaround (TA)planning/execution

Key activities include

Perform proactive technical monitoring to understand process unit performance, troubleshoot operating issues, and identify opportunities for improvement
Provide technical assurance to ensure the process units operate within established limits
Identify threats to meeting the production plan and business objectives and develop and implement plans to mitigate these threats
Utilize a causal approach for problem solving and determining root and contributing causes to unit upsets and reliability events
Lead and participate in Management of Change (MOC) activities to ensure robust design for changes to be implemented
Participate in Process Hazard Analyses to identify and assess process safety threats and develop recommendations to mitigate these threats
Identify opportunities for margin and energy improvements and drive changes to capture these opportunities
Ensure optimization of catalyst and chemicals usage
Provide process engineering support to TA planning and execution to ensure reliability and TA objectives are met
Provide support to capital projects to ensure proper implementation and performance when integrated into existing operating units and systems


The Refinery Process Engineer will be assigned to a specific process unit to support as part of an area production team At times, the Refinery Process Engineer may instead be assigned to key studies, projects and improvement activities Expectations and role will be adjusted to align with experience level

Work includes

Application of both technical competencies and leadership skills to drive unit improvements and problem resolution
Management of multiple activities with varying timelines and stakeholder engagement
Development of a broad range of technical skills and capabilities to allow for back up support for other operating units


Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
BS in Chemical Engineering or Petroleum Engineering
Minimum three (3) years experience in refining, petrochemical or other relevant industries in process engineering roles
Technical skills Knowledge of refinery or petrochemical processes/equipment and understanding of the interaction between process units is essential
Knowledge of the MOC work process,
Knowledge of process safety and safeguarding,
Heat and mass transfer capabilities,
Process simulation experience desirable

Interpersonal skills Ability to work effectively with a broad range of roles and individuals in an industrial setting,
Stakeholder management, including to senior site leaders,
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Active TWIC and ability to get TWIC card required

Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries We aim to meet the worlds growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people Our Business Principles are based on these They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct businessBuilding on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions

Note Shell announced on June 11th that it has reached an agreement for the sale of the Martinez Refinery to PBF Holding Company, LLC, a subsidiary of PBF Energy, Inc, for $1 billion The sale is expected to close, pending regulatory approval, in the next several months


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Employment Type

Full Time



Work Location

California - Martinez Refinery

No of Positions


Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Petroleum/Oil and Gas/Power, Projects/Infrastructure/Power/Energy
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

Key Skills:

Company Profile:

Shell Pvt Ltd



Company Turnover
10000 10000+ Crores

Company Size
10001 10001+ Employees

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