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SENIOR PROCESS SIMULATION ENGINEER
Ref No.: 14-00813
Location: Abu Dhabi AE
Position Type:Direct
Start Date: 23/07/2014
Our client, a leading oil refinery based in Abu Dhabi is looking forward to recruit Senior Process Simulation Engineer.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bsc in Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • 8 years experience in research environment and model development, simulation and optimization in refining and petrochemical industries
  • A minimum of 2 years (for Phd) or 6 years for (MS) or 8 years (for BS) of related hands-on experience in industry using a process simulation software like Petro-SIM, Aspen Plus, HYSYS, PRO-II or Unisim
  • Excellent technical, written and verbal communication skills; able to deliver technical messages effectively to non-technical stakeholders and team members
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken; knowledge of Arabic is desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; demonstrated ability to effectively work with individuals at all levels of the organization and across functional disciplines (e.g. business leaders, technicians, chemists, chemical engineers and manufacturing teams)
  • Experience in managing large data sets, database management
  • Sound skills in using simulation software packages
  • Strong background in chemical reaction kinetics and reaction engineering. Multi-phase reaction experience is preferred
  • In-depth understanding of numerical methods, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, mass transfer, thermodynamics and unit operations is essential
  • Ability to apply theory to practical analysis of complex problems
  • Extensive experience in numerical prediction and experimental validation with regards to reaction engineering problems in expected
  • A theoretical as well as practical understanding of mass and heat transfer limitations of reactions, and experience in overcoming these limitations in industrial reactors, is highly desired
  • Experience in generation and evaluation of lab scale kinetic data, scale-up to pilot plants and commercial facilities and the application of the knowledge gained to the specification of effective large scale reactor designs is a significant plus
  • A working knowledge of the methods for the generation and application of data for the safe design and operation of reactive systems is desired
  • Demonstrated ability to solve relevant technical problems in the field of study with appropriate use of experimental design and statistical analysis. Experience with Statistical analysis tools, custom modeling software and design of experiment approach is a plus