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Rotating Equipment Engineer

$90,000 - $130,000

New Orleans, LA

 

The Mechanical Engineer (Rotating Equipment) will provide mechanical engineering expertise and support for both rotating and fixed equipment to ensure the reliable operation of world class chemical manufacturing facility. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: · Provide general mechanical project engineering support to the operation and maintenance of a chemical manufacturing plant. · Lead mechanical reliability program to achieve best in class results in terms of reliability of the operation and life-cycle cost for rotating and fixed equipment in world class solids manufacturing and handling facility. · Support Reliability Centered Manufacturing initiatives aimed at improving occupancy and efficiency of the process. · Provide mechanical engineering expertise in the resolution of equipment failures, the selection or evaluation of plant equipment, and the operation of fixed and rotating equipment. · Monitor mean time between equipment failures and perform root cause analysis to identify solutions to eliminate chronic equipment problems. KEY SKILL's (Must have): · Excellent cost focus and desire for continuous improvement. · Capable of drawing others to action; able to influence others to targeted outcomes. · Self motivated, highly skilled, team player with exceptional cost focus. · Desire and patience to teach craftsmen. QUALIFICATIONS (Must have): · BS in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university. · 8-20 years of related experience in a Chemical, Petrochemical or petroleum production or refining facility. · Familiarity with all aspects of rotating and reciprocating equipment and vessel and piping systems common in Chemical plants. · Experience with ASME, API standards and reliability best practices. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.   

 

 

Project Manager

$100,000 - $130,000 + Bonus

Salt Lake City, UT

 

Must come from a company that manufactures and/or services/repairs industrial storage tanks. The successful Project Manager will drive company safe work culture and high-quality work through management of people, resources, and customer expectations; resulting in on-time completion schedules and profitability.


DUTIES: Strictly enforce safe work performance on all assigned projects. Wisely allocate resources (people, equipment, materials) to ensure that all project phases are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner. Manage daily interaction and planning with customers, field superintendents, field crews and all departments (Engineering, Fabrication, Field Warehouse, Purchasing, QA/QC, Safety, Administration). Serve as primary contact with customers. Provide regular reporting of project progress including any variances. Coordinate daily with sub-contractors (and consortium partners as applicable) regarding project details and compliance.  Maintain project schedules and expenditures to budgeted amounts; Optimize project cash flow. Manage change order process and claims management.  Facilitate harmonious project execution with all parties involved, ensuring resolution to any issues that may arise.   Gather data for bids/estimates. Responsible for close-out of project after ensuring the accurate completion of required work and documents, submittals required to the customer, and final payment.   Verify accuracy of reports, closeout books, purchase orders and invoices.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in construction management or related field, highly desired.  Minimum of five (5) years prior experience as a project manager for industrial construction.  Minimum of five (5) years prior experience in tank maintenance and repair. Proven track-record of success in leading people. Strong focus on safe work performance. Strong ability to work well with others. Ability to interact throughout organization within Standard Work Process Map. Ability to multi-task and to work  Independently and with minimal direction.  Proven ability to communicate effectively in writing, verbally and in-person.  Ability to represent company in a professional manner. Ability to work a flexible work schedule. Ability to travel as needed. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.  

 

 

Technical Engineering Services Manager

$160,000 - $185,000

Tyler/Beaumont, TX

 

Our client is a global chemical company, one of the largest in the world with over 110,000 employees. Financially sound and will offer infinite career opportunities to professionals. Company offers excellent pay, benefits and full relocation package to include home purchase. They are looking for a Technical Engineering Services Manager to lead a group of technical professionals to provide multi-discipline activities required to support the capital project plan at Company's site. This includes oversight for the Site Master Plan development and implementation, design engineering and construction, document management, and site technical standards/procedures. The Technical Engineering Services Manager interfaces with Site Operations Management on a daily basis in order to identify and prioritize support to maintenance and construction activities, as well as to provide design engineering resources to work and resolve unplanned plant problems. This position also works routinely with Site Technology Management to define/obtain process design engineering support for new projects, and to appropriate and execute basic engineering project packages developed by Technology Process Specialists.


This position is responsible for, but not limited to: Works in collaboration with the business group, Technology, Maintenance, and Operations to formulate the Capital plan strategy. Responsible for the safe, timely, and cost effective execution of capital projects at the site. This includes technically reviewing all projects submitted for appropriation to ensure the basic design: is technically sound, complies with EHS regulations, and is budgeted properly. The position also identifies and assigns project team members from internal and/or externally contracted engineering resources, and provides technical oversight and input to ensure project objectives from Operations and the Business Group are met. Responsible for the development and management of site technical standards and procedures which are needed to ensure project, maintenance, and turnaround work complies with regulatory requirements, recognized industry standards, and company best practices. Also responsible for ensuring site technical documentation is properly maintained and kept updated, in accordance with the site's Management of Change procedure. This includes site Master Plan development and implementation Maintains alignment between Technology Engineering Services group, Technology Group, Operations and the business unit as to executing Capital Plan goals, objectives, strategies, and initiatives. Obtains, assigns, and leads resources to manage and execute capital or expense projects. Reviews all Project Objective Memo (POM's) before final approval. Implements the High Performance Organization within the TES team by, coaching, evaluating performance, administering compensation programs, encouraging training, seeking career development opportunities, and planning personnel successions. Champions a proactive safety strategy that will drive a "Zero Incident" culture across all site. Seeks compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements, and promotes a safe working environment. Supervisory experience is preferred.

 

Leadership Core Responsibilities: 1. Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential 2. Support development assignments and movement of talent across units 3. Motivate and challenge to drive high performance 4. Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally 5. Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity 6. Execute performance and career development discussions 7. Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement Company strategy 8. Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable Qualifications - Client recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent In order to qualify for this role, the following is required: BS degree in Engineering required; degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering preferred Minimum 15 years in engineering for capital projects in an industrial setting is required. This experience in petrochemicals, manufacturing or refining plant is preferred Familiarity with industrial chemical plant design, procurement, construction and maintenance required Requires thorough understanding of best practices for project management and some understanding of best practices for construction and Turnaround activities. Turnaround experience is required. Project Management experience and execution of large ($10mm+) capital projects required. Cross disciplinary knowledge of design engineering, procurement, and construction. Good understanding of workflow, timeline, deliverables and required tools during the course of project development and execution. Proven ability in supervising and leadership. Must have general computer skills as well as user knowledge of SAP and project functions. Must have generic competencies of analytical thinking, communication and interpersonal understanding, customer focus, entrepreneurial acting/initiative, team leadership/collaboration, results orientation, organization awareness, and change orientation/management. Strong leadership and organizational skills. Experience directly managing others required Experience managing contractors preferred Experience working in a matrix organization required Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated problem solving ability. Coach, support and develop employees on your team in a manner that fosters effective collaboration and teamwork, demonstrating and modeling our Core values. Enable and encourage direct reports to leverage their full potential and achieve business results. Send resume to Kathleen@iscworld.com

 

 

Principal Engineer - Ethylene

$110,000 - $125,000

Lafayette/ Lake Charles, LA

 

Committed to excellence our client is an international integrated energy and chemical company that leverages the talent and expertise of our more than 34 000 people working in 38 countries. We develop and commercialize technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of high-value product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity.

 

Requirements: Minimum of BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience 8 years or greater relevant experience 3 years or more ethylene experience is a plus Technical experience in ethylene unit design, operation and technology required Gas cracking experience is a plus Good interpersonal skills and teamwork skills Good written and verbal communication skillsDescription This position reports through US Mega Projects and is located in Lake Charles, LA. Below are details of the position requirements Provides strong technical expertise to the ethylene unit and its supporting utilities and off-sites

 

This position may serve on sub-committees in industry wide committees such as the Ethylene Producer's Committee Identifies, develops and implements both procedural and capital improvements Independently seeks and implements opportunities to improve performance of operating units and/or projects Solve complex operational problems and/or develop complex design solutions in the assigned area. Evaluate options, and determine the appropriate course of action required to effectively solve a problem or develop a project Develops project objectives and determines project requirements Knows internal and external resources available and acts to bring in the proper level. Knows and obtains appropriate level of management support. Send resume to Kathleen@iscworld.com

 

 

Sr. Instrument/Electrical Reliability Engineer

115000 - 120000

Tyler/Beaumont, TX

 

Instrument / Electrical Reliability Engineer Sr. Our client is a global chemicals company, one of the largest in the world with over 110,000 employees. Financially sound and will offer infinite career opportunities to professionals. Company offers excellent pay, benefits and full relocation to include home purchase. This position is responsible for, but not limited to: Develops power distribution, transmission, and control system estimates, scope of work, and engineering and design for major capital projects involving modification of existing plants or new facilities. Acts as project manager for electrical power related capital or maintenance projects. Reviews, performs, and approves designs, installations, and modifications to new and existing facilities while ensuring compliance with national and site specifications and standards. Act as liaison with Operations, Engineering, Environmental, and Maintenance regarding major plant additions and modifications. Assist in design where expertise is needed to assure quality installations. Provides assistance in the installation of major modifications through construction management. Provide direct assistance in the troubleshooting of all power and electrical system problems. Works as part of a team of technicians and engineers to correct plant problems and implement maintenance activities in a safe and efficient way while providing technical training for his/her associates. Participates in accident/incident investigations to discover root cause of problems and implements corrective actions to prevent similar situations from occurring in the future. Assists in the training of high voltage electricians in power generation/transmission/distribution and electrical substation subjects. Maintains liaison with other groups and disciplines within the engineering discipline, plant operating personnel, and contract employees. Provides engineering design and documentation related to appropriation development and approval. After budgets are approved insure spending remains within the targeted range. Apply appropriate reliability tools to drive improvements, optimize costs, and improve AE (i.e., Bad Actor Program, FMEA, RBI, RBM, RCM, Reliability Roadmap, etc.). Responsible for development of Critical Equipment list and Critical Spares Inventory. This includes monitoring and optimizing the stores system considering site-wide needs. Lead the Bad Actor Program and create action plans for improving reliability in coordination with Asset Management. Research and communicate new technologies and maintenance practices to improve asset availability and optimize costs. Provides technical leadership and oversight to non-control system I & E services. Qualifications - Client recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent In order to qualify for this role, the following is required: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering 8 or more years technical experience in refining, petrochemical or chemical industry. 5 or more years of experienced in the specification, application, troubleshooting and maintenance of power generation and distribution systems. 5 or more years of experienced in the specification, application, troubleshooting and maintenance of electrical circuit breakers, motor control systems, electric motors, cabling, transformers, uninterruptible power systems, and ground fault protection systems. Solid working knowledge of chemical plant equipment and technologies. Strong technical skills to identify and resolve problems with engineering, installation and test results. Incumbent must be self-initiating and function effectively within a team environment. Extensive computer skills and knowledge.Preferred: Solid working knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS). Send resume to Kathleen@iscworld.com

 

 

Electrical and Instrument Engineer

$90,000 - $115,000

Delaware, DE

 

Our client is global leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals used in consumer and industrial products. Due to their continued growth they are expanding their flagship Delaware facility. We are currently conducting a search to find a Lead Electrical Engineer to work on projects and to support maintenance of both Electrical and Instrumentation and Control systems. This will include design, construction, supervision, start-up and consultation and more specifically · Design, implement and improve electrical equipment, facilities, components, and systems on an industrial manufacturing site. · Confer with engineers, consultants, contractors and others to discuss existing or potential capital projects · Review and recommend designs and specifications in support of other capital projects · Develop and maintain site electrical construction and installation standards and specifications · Direct, coordinate and support installation, documentation and commissioning activities to ensure compliance with codes and site specifications · Develop and maintain site electrical maintenance and inspection standards and specifications · Direct and coordinate maintenance contractors and consultants for inspection and testing activities to ensure compliance with codes and site specifications. · Interact with and support site electrical and I&C personnel

 

Requirements: · B.S. Electrical Engineering · Ten plus years' experience in a project/plant engineering role in an industrial facility with hazardous area electrical installations · Familiarity with OSHA, National Electrical Code and National Fire Protection Association's 70E Code (NFPA-70E) for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. · PLC and Delta V experience preferred · Proficient in MS Office. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.

 

 

Plant Environmental Specialist

$70,000 – $90,000 + 10% annual bonus

New Orleans, LA

 

The Environmental Specialist is responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of environmental programs including RCRA, HON, MON, Title V Permitting and company Standards. The Environmental Specialist is responsible for facility record keeping and reporting associated with the above. This also includes training, collecting data, monitoring and auditing compliance with applicable EPA, state and company requirements.

Job Responsibilities:  Ensure compliance with all regulatory and company requirements to operate and maintain a environmentally compliant work environment.  Be able to make recommendations to improve deficiencies. Be able to take action to implement solutions. Communicate with all employees regarding EPA, company and state requirements and completing required documentation in accordance with established procedures and ensure proper reporting of results to applicable personnel. Manage the following programs including Title V Air Permits, HON , MON, HCL Mact, Hazardous Waste Combustion MACT, RCRA (both solid and hazardous waste), SPCCP, SWPPP and LPDES. This will include training, inspections and auditing to ensure that these programs are implemented in the work environment, and address and correct deficiencies in implementation. Conduct / assist in incident investigations and be able to make recommendations on solutions to improve deficiencies. Track and trend vital EHS metrics to discover, understand and correct and required items. Assist the PSM Leader and Safety Leader in a backup role if needed to prepare periodic reports, incident investigations, MOC and action item tracking and implementation.

Requirements: BS degree in Engineering (chemical or environmental engineering or equivalent combination of training and experience) and 3-5+ years experience in chemical or refining manufacturing. Direct experience in implementing Air, RCRA and LPDES programs (includes HON, MON, Hazardous Waste Combustion MACT, SWPPP and SPCCP. Familiar with designing compliance programs to incorporate both regulatory and equipment limitations to achieve effective implementation of requirements. Experience in classroom, one-on-one training, and computer-based training, testing, and auditing, for identified programs. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Maintenance Mechanical Engineer

$70,000 - $90,000 + bonus potential and complete benefits

Huntsville, AL

 

Global industry-leading diversified manufacturing leader has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Mechanical Engineer. This company is both the global business as well as technology leader in their industry. This position provides focused career growth along with competitive base salary, bonus potential, generous benefits, and paid relocation assistance.

Qualifications:  Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field. (Required).  MINIMUM 3 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE in the chemical industry or a manufacturing environment (desired) OR INTERNSHIP OR CO-OP EXPERIENCE WITH AN OIL & GAS COMPANY SUCH AS VALERO, BP, ETC.  Experience in a chemical production operation. (highly desirable).  Supervisory experience is preferred.  Knowledge of Process Safety Management is preferred.  Team-oriented and disciplined. Detailed projects experience desired.  Troubleshooting and repair experience desired.  Welding knowledge/skills desired

General Responsibilities: Participate in the planning, budgeting, design, installation, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, database history management, performance evaluation, repair and maintenance of all mechanical equipment in the plant - also alteration and improvement of mechanical equipment, machines, tools, buildings by capital project. The Maintenance Engineer will also recommend and optimize PMs to improve life cycle and cost effectiveness for their assigned area.

Typical Duties:

. Assist other technical team members in troubleshooting day-to-day plant problems.
. Coordinate plant preventive & predictive maintenance programs.
. Coordinate some technical activities in the areas of construction and equipment modification.
. Participate with Project Engineers to evaluate construction bids and outside vendor performance.
. Participate in design of new equipment.
. Assure compliance to appropriate Safety, Environmental, and Quality codes and standards (PSM, ISO, OSHA, NEC, etc.).
. Familiarity with reliability and maintenance principles such as PM and PdM approaches, TPM, RCM.
. Basic knowledge of damage mechanisms leading to equipment failure.
. Broad understanding of chemical plants and processes.
. Good communication skills and an ability to summarize execution and technical issues to the plant floor.
. Familiarity with fabrication, inspection, and repair requirements of API, ASME, NBIC, and state/local regulations.
. Broad understanding of chemical plants and processes.
. Proficiency in using Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Lotus Notes.

 

Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.

 

 

General Manager - Coating Services

$120,000 - $150,000

Tulsa, OK

 

This international industry leader delivers joint coating series for new pipeline projects worldwide.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Business or Engineering required MBA preferred 7 years proven successful experience in a senior management capacity Successful track record of managing a business unit with significant profit and loss responsibility ($50 million or above) Knowledge of pipeline coatings (ID/OD) preferred Experience with manufacturing or fabrication operations preferred International project experience preferred Balanced, driven management focus capable of developing strong internal relationships Must be capable of making people management decisions and comfortable in a management position Extensive experience in the Oil and Gas pipeline industry preferred. Experienced with MS Excel, PowerPoint, MS Word and ability to learn other systems Must have or be able to obtain a US passport. Must be able to travel as needed, including internationally.

 

Company offers a Career Growth Opportunities and a Full Benefits Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Matching 401k, Annual Bonus, Tuition Assistance and more. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Engineering Manager

$90,000 - $120,000

Evansville, IN

 

Responsible for advancing strategic and tactical engineering solutions to maintain, correct and improve plant operations, and the total quality management of the design, management and delivery of plant engineering projects. Drives continuous improvement of plant engineering standards and work processes. Prefer Ethanol Industry experience but OK with any process chemicals or refining.

 

Manages the on-going engineering review, analysis, problem solving, and trouble-shooting the plant systems and equipment. Provides overall management for the facility's Process Safety Management (PSM) program ensuring the program is up to date and complies with OSHA requirements. Recommends engineering modifications or new equipment additions to improve operational performance. Develops plans and implements capital projects relating to process improvements and plant expansions. Develops and maintain multi-year budget for all plant capital projects. Manages engineering project teams to deliver engineering solutions. Manages and oversees the milestones, deliverables and costs for plant engineering projects. Oversees development of plant specifications for equipment, piping, electrical, instrumentation, etc. Coordinates all activities necessary to complete design, development, and implementation of engineering projects. Prepares work assignments and monitors technical progress of projects. Manages development of engineering proposals. Provides direct supervision and leadership to engineering staff, including assignment and work schedule, monitoring performance, coaching and mentoring, and assuring the quality of work performed by engineering staff.Qualifications Bachelor's degree in chemical, electrical or mechanical engineering required. Ten years of project management, plant engineering or process engineering experience required. Knowledge of PSM required. Engineers with supervisory experience preferred. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.

 

 

SR PROCESS ENGINEER 

To $190K + Industries top expat allowances

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – EMEA

 

The client company is looking for senior level experts with significant experience in one or more of the following fields. PhD Preferred with at least ten years industry work experience after receiving PhD. Will consider an MS ChemE with work experience on par with PhD.

 

 • Polymers (PE, PP, PVC, PS, PET, Polyurethane).

 • Chemicals (Olefins, Aromatics and Oxygenates).

 • Fertilizers (NPK, Urea and Ammonia).

 • Elastomers.

 • Carbon Fiber.

 • Surfactants.

 • Specialty Chemicals

 

Duties:

 

 • Initiate, propose and execute research and development programs directed towards the improvement of process and commercial technologies.

 • Provide technology support to commercial plants for the shutdown, turnover, and re-commissioning as needed.

 • Provide trouble-shooting support and drive problem resolution for commercial plants.

 • Participate in in-house new process technology development, scale up & implementations in commercial plants.

 • Design and supervise pilot plant experimental runs for the assigned tasks including preliminary reviews, data interpretation and final reporting  • Collect and interpret plant process data and make recommendations for improvements and ensure work is standardized and processes are optimized.

 • Actively contribute to plant safety and quality programs.

 • Proactively ensure continuous development of department’s capabilities and competencies

  • Convert innovative ideas into valuable patents and prepare and submit patent disclosures.

 • Document and communicate research findings and improvements.

 • Make high level technical presentation and communication  

• Oversee coordination with other research institutes and universities to set up programs.

 

These are family status positions with a major operating company in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh). There is an outstanding expat compensation package including housing in a luxury compound with other Americans and Europeans, Approx 35% annual overseas bonus, an additional performance based research bonus (20 to 40% of annual compensation), American quality schools for kids, American quality medical provided, excellent annual vacation package with family transportation provided to and from point of origin. 

 

Note: Saudi Arabia has a mandatory retirement age of 60 by law. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com. (Please specify job title in Subject)

 

 

Product Development Scientists

To $190K + Industries top expat allowances

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – EMEA

 

The client company is looking for senior level experts with significant experience in one or more of the following fields. PhD Preferred with at least ten years industry work experience after receiving PhD. Will consider an MS with work experience on par with PhD.

 

Fields:

 • Polymers (PE, PP, PVC, PS, PET, Polyurethane). 

 • Fertilizers (NPK, Urea and Ammonia).

 • Elastomers.

 • Carbon Fiber.

 • Surfactants.

 8 Specialty Chemicals

 

Responsibilities:

 • Design, synthesize, and test new/innovative and/or improved products, grades, and compounds materials leading to new business opportunities.

 • Participate in formulating and executing product strategies

 • Take a product concept from laboratory to plant commercialization.

 • Participate in new product and process technology implementations.

 • Participate in troubleshooting and optimization programs related to commercial  plant operations 

 • Proactively ensure continuous development of department’s capabilities and competencies

 • Work with marketing and applications personnel to develop specialized products.

 • Establish and ensure that Product Data Sheets and MSDS’s are in place for all products

 • Recommend to customers replacement of competitive products.

 • Involve in technical evaluation for different technologies and production application

 • Manage high standards of Safety, Health and Environment in all activities. 

 • Convert innovative ideas into valuable patents and prepare and submit patent disclosures.

 • Document and communicate research findings and improvements.

 • Make high level technical presentation and communication

 • Oversee coordination with other research institutes and universities to set up programs.

 

These are family status positions with a major operating company in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh). There is an outstanding expat compensation package including housing in a luxury compound with other Americans and Europeans, Approx 35% annual overseas bonus, an additional performance based research bonus (20 to 40% of annual compensation), American quality schools for kids, American quality medical provided, excellent annual vacation package with family transportation provided to and from point of origin.

 

Note: Saudi Arabia has a mandatory retirement age of 60 by law. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com. (Please specify job title in Subject)

 

 

Reaction Engineer - Saudi Arabia

To $190K + Industries top expat allowances

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – EMEA

 

Fields:

 • Chemicals (Olefins, Aromatics and Oxygenates).

 • Fertilizers (Ammonia).

 

Responsibilities:

 • Act as an expert in simulation techniques and should be able to model complete chemical plants using commercially available simulators (PRO II, Aspen Plus, Aspen HYSYS, Unisim). 

 • Provide expert support for various process engineering related competencies including simulation, optimization, cost estimation, energy management etc.

 • Proactively initiate innovative ideas for plant improvement and performance enhancement 

 • Develop models for various types of chemical reactors including catalytic fixed, bubble column and fluidized bed reactors.

 • Perform validation and plant data comparisons using simulation models. 

 • Collect and analyze plant process data and make recommendations to support the operation of commercial plants and in-house technology development activities. 

 • Improve existing petrochemical production process and product performance in terms of output, quality, consistency and costs. 

 • Develop kinetic models from lab reactors experimental data. 

 • Perform equipment sizing for cost estimation purposes. 

 • Proactively ensure continuous development of department’s capabilities and competencies

 • Document and communicate research findings and improvements.

 • Make high level technical presentation and communication

 • Convert innovative ideas into valuable patents and prepare and submit patent disclosures.

 • Manage high standards of Safety, Health and Environment in all activities. 

 • Oversee coordination with other research institutes and universities to set up programs.

 

These are family status positions with a major operating company in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh). There is an outstanding expat compensation package including housing in a luxury compound with other Americans and Europeans, Approx 35% annual overseas bonus, an additional performance based research bonus (20 to 40% of annual compensation), American quality schools for kids, American quality medical provided, excellent annual vacation package with family transportation provided to and from point of origin.

 

Note: Saudi Arabia has a mandatory retirement age of 60 by law. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com. (Please specify job title in Subject)

 

 

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Engineer 

To $190K + Industries top expat allowances

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – EMEA

 

Fields

 • Chemicals (Olefins, Aromatics and Oxygenates).

 

Responsibilities:

 • Perform CFD analysis to support the operation of commercial plants and in-house technology development activities.

 • Perform CFD analysis for single and multi-phase flows in catalytic beds, bubble columns, furnaces, stirred reactors, heat exchangers, evaporators, etc.

 • Define validation and test data requirements for CFD models.

 • Assist in the design of cold flow experiments and CFD model validation tests.

 • Assist affiliate plants to identify potential productivity and performance improvements.

 • Document and communicate research findings and improvements.

 • Make high level technical presentation and communication

 • Convert innovative ideas into valuable patents and prepare and submit patent disclosures.

 

These are family status positions with a major operating company in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh). There is an outstanding expat compensation package including housing in a luxury compound with other Ameriicans and Europeans, Approx 35% annual overseas bonus, an additional performance based reseach bonus (20 to 40% of annual compensation), American quality schools for kids, American quality medical provided, excellent annual vacation package with family transportation provided to and from point of origin.

 

Note: Saudi Arabia has a mandatory retirement age of 60 by law. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com. (Please specify job title in Subject)

 

 

Homogeneous / Heterogeneous Catalysis Scientist

To $190K + Industries top expat allowances

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – EMEA

 

PhD Preferred with at least ten years industry work experience after receiving PhD. 

 

The client company is looking for senior level experts with significant experience in Homogeneous / Heterogeneous Catalysis Scientist

 

Fields:

 • Polymers (PE, PP). 

 • Chemicals (Olefins, Aromatics and Oxygenates).

 • Fertilizers (Ammonia).

 

Responsibilities:

 • Initiate, propose and execute research and development programs directed towards the development of novel catalyst technologies.

 • Plan and execute research programs including catalyst synthesis, testing and reactions.

 • Conduct catalyst scale up and commercialization

 • Provide technical support 

 • Provide trouble-shooting support related to catalyst technologies and drive problem resolution for commercial plants.

 • Evaluate different commercial catalyst systems and suggest recommendation.

 • Participate in new product and process technology implementations.

 • Document and communicate research findings and improvements.

 • Make high level technical presentation and communication

 • Prepare and submit patent disclosures

 • Proactively ensure continuous development of department’s capabilities and competencies.

 • Manage high standards of Safety, Health and Environment in all activities. 

 • Oversee coordination with other research institutes and universities to set up programs.

 

These are family status positions with a major operating company in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh). There is an outstanding expat compensation package including housing in a luxury compound with other Americans and Europeans, Approx 35% annual overseas bonus, an additional performance based research bonus (20 to 40% of annual compensation), American quality schools for kids, American quality medical provided, excellent annual vacation package with family transportation provided to and from point of origin.

 

Note: Saudi Arabia has a mandatory retirement age of 60 by law. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com. (Please specify job title in Subject)

 

 

Applications Development Scientists - Saudi Arabia

To $190K + Industries top expat allowances

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – EMEA

 

PhD Preferred with at least ten years industry work experience after receiving PhD. Will consider an MS with work experience on par with PhD.

 

The client company is looking for senior level experts with significant experience in one or more of these fields:

 

 • Polymers (PE, PP, PVC, PS, PET, Polyurethane). 

 • Elastomers.

 • Carbon Fiber.

 • Surfactants.

 

Responsibilities:

 • Initiate, propose and  execute  research  and  development  programs and activities  leading  to  new/innovative  applications leading to new business opportunities

 • Recommend to customers replacement of competitive applications.

 • Develop and maintain the application knowledge for the chosen market sectors.

 • Involve in technical evaluation for different production application.

 • Work with marketing personnel to develop specialized applications.

 • Assist the field sales and desk support personnel for application-specific technical matters in their interface with customers. 

 • Visit customers in conjunction with field sales to support SABIC’s products.

 • Organize application-specific internal and external training events.

 • Proactively ensure continuous development of department’s capabilities and competencies

 • Document and communicate research findings and improvements.

 • Make high level technical presentation and communication

 • Convert innovative ideas into valuable patents and prepare and submit patent disclosures.

 • Manage high standards of Safety, Health and Environment in all activities. 

 • Oversee coordination with other research institutes and universities to set up programs.

 

These are family status positions with a major operating company in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh). There is an outstanding expat compensation package including housing in a luxury compound with other Americans and Europeans, Approx 35% annual overseas bonus, an additional performance based research bonus (20 to 40% of annual compensation), American quality schools for kids, American quality medical provided, excellent annual vacation package with family transportation provided to and from point of origin.

 

Note: Saudi Arabia has a mandatory retirement age of 60 by law. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com. (Please specify job title in Subject)

 

 

CoGen Production Engineer

$95,000 - $110,000

Baton Rouge, LA

 

B.S. in Engineering 5+ years of experience in a continuous chemical manufacturing process facility Strong communication skills, both verbal and written Knowledge and/or experience with gas turbine power plant operations preferred. Leadership ability and interpersonal skills. Proficient in use of computer based systems (Microsoft Office Suite). Ability to learn different computer software unique to the facility.

 

The essential duties of this position include but are not limited to: Perform all functions related to the safe and efficient operation of a production unit as well as the optimization and troubleshooting of existing operations in the plant to include the following functions: Support and implement company and departmental policies in regards to safety and environmental compliance. Communicate effectively with both internal and external customers and ensure smooth day-to-day unit operations to meet customer demands. Coordinate with outside vendors for special maintenance and troubleshooting activities. Monitor the performance and maintenance of and implement optimization projects for various power and steam generation and distribution systems including gas turbine generators, HRSG's, reciprocating gas compressor, and auxillary plant equipment. Participate in planning major maintenance activities to minimize production downtime Support the coordination of maintenance activities, lock-out-tag-out, DCS controls tuning and optimization, and plant training. Collect and analyze plant operating data Participate in and possibly lead root cause investigations to capture lessons learned and implement corrective actions. Send resume to Kathleen Porter at kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Engineering Manager

$125,000 - $135,000 + Relo + Home Buyout

Houston, TX

 

This position is responsible for overseeing the management of engineering disciplines whose mission is to provide the engineering and design of new plants, infrastructure facilities, general plant design engineering support and major expansion of existing plants. The position is functionally responsible for the efforts performed by the outside engineering firms. This includes but not limited to:

 

In partnership with the Project Manager, mediates the cooperation of the engineering disciplines and prioritizes the arising tasks referring to engineering during the entire project. Coordinates, monitor and control all Engineering related activities and issues including the flow and characterization of information and data between the disciplines engineers Provide functional leadership and support to the Engineering team and to project engineers. Ensure appropriate information exchange between engineering disciplines Support of the project manager with regard to engineering issues. Ensure the implementation of the company group directive safety, health and environment protection in the design of the plant Generate and maintain ownership of all major engineering documents for technical process design and plant design as well as definition and coordination of battery limits This position allows you to provide the following functions: Perform highly complex and diverse assignments utilizing an in-depth and broad knowledge of involved scientific theory and principals, practices and/or precedents. In depth knowledge of the company's Corporation's products and processes Utilizes constructive thinking to define and analyze a variety of problems and alternatives for solutions May represent company to business unit or to oversee counterparts. Manages engineering function for a small to medium group of in house or contractor engineers

 

Requires BS Degree Chemical, mechanical, Civil/Structural Engineering Masters degree is highly preferable. 15 years or more of project engineering experience. 5 years of experience in supervisory or project leadership roles At least 3 years of experience at the senior level in the Chemical/ Petrochemical Industry. Professional Engineer License preferred. Detailed knowledge of Global Capital practices and Global contractor work processes Strong detailed knowledge of company's products and processes is desired. Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks at one time Self-starter, excellent communication skills, organization, coordination, and leadership skills. Demonstrate good leadership/collaboration skills Demonstrate good team leadership and coaching skills Demonstrate good analytical thinking, customer focus

 

The Company will purchase the Candidate's existing home in a relocation package if the home does not sell. Travel 25% Sen resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.

 

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Large Capital Projects Director

$185,000 - $200,000

Houston, TX

 

This position manages large capital project and turnaround support services functions ACROSS NA Region, which are responsible for the cost estimating, engineering quality assurance, risk management, and financial/schedule controlling of mid to large size capital investments and turnarounds throughout North America. This position also provides gate keeping (independent evaluators ensuring quality no how well the project is developed since the study phase and early development) on regional investments submitted to Commission "S", and is a member of the global coordination team responsible for establishing/maintaining the tools, technical rules, and work processes, globally governing these key functions. The purpose of this position is to ensure capital investments are properly planned and effectively executed, in order to meet the Business Unit's safety, cost, schedule, and functionality objectives.

 

Cost Estimating: For all the capital projects and TAR’s – Geismar and Freeport does cost estimating for smaller projects (up to 20M). Corp Engineer provides the subject expertise to Geismar and Freeport and does the cost estimating for those projects below 20M that are considered complex projects.

 

Project Control: For all the capital projects and TAR’S – Geismar and Freeport does it for small projects (up to 20M) – This is responsible for the cost controlling, invoice auditing, forecasting as well as scheduling the activities of the project.

 

Quality: Ensure quality of the Project Management according to global process and procedures for all the Capital Projects in NA.

 

PM Coordinator – Gate Keeper – Ensures the projects are well developed before starting study face and early development up to completion.

 

•                Ensure the effective delivery of cost estimating, project controls, and quality management services for large capital investments and turnarounds in North America.

•                Key contributor to the global PLATES escalation forecasting tool.  Provides input that is critical to enabling accurate forecasting of future equipment, materials, and construction labor costs.

•                Monitor the progress/status of Corporate Engineer projects and provide quality and risk management guidance to Project Teams.

•                Drives continuous improvement and value addition in capital project development, by ensuring the Value Based Engineering process if effectively applied.

•                Technically evaluate the planning of regional medium and large capital investments, in order to help ensure they are properly defined and have a viable project execution plan.

•                Collaborate and interface with counterparts in the Global Engineering organization to globally align the development/enhancements of technical rules, engineering work flows, and engineering tools.

•                Ensure reliable Document Management and Document Control services for the projects and turnarounds executed by Corporate Engineering Services.

•                Benchmark capital project performance and drive continuous improvement in the engineering workflows and in interface management with support functions.

 

The Director has the authority to:

•      Receives only strategic direction from Line Management.  Able to act in a completely independent manner with respect to the day-to-day operations of the department.

•      Authority to put project activities on hold to investigate and/or correct any issues that pose a risk to the Project Team meeting the objectives of a project.

•      Gatekeeping authority to Endorse/Reject regional projects (>15 Mio Euro) under development, before they proceed on to the next phase of engineering.

•      Approve North America and Global Technical Rules related to Project Management and Project Controls

•      Line manager for a large group of engineering professionals

•      Interacts on a daily basis with NCE/E department Director peers to review any issues/concerns associated with ongoing project activities.

•      Meets on a regular basis with various TES Site Engineering Managers and Project Managers to technically review projects under development and provide Functional Leadership.

•      Meets on a bi-weekly basis with Procurement on project equipment and/or services contracting activities.

•      Interacts on a monthly basis with Business and Manufacturing management to review project development and execution status, typically as part of a Steering Team.

•      Meets on a monthly or quarterly basis with peers in GTE to discuss globally coordinated initiatives and work process alignment.

•      Meets on a monthly or quarterly basis will contractor management from key engineering partner companies to review performance and discuss the status of awarded work.

•      Participates as a member of relevant industry organizations to gain access to industry trends and best practices. 

•      BS degree in engineering or related  technical science major

•      Professional Engineer License highly desirable

•      Extensive experience in engineering and/or project management for large capital projects (in excess of $100MM) in the refining or chemical industry. 

•      Minimum 12 years experience required.

•      In-depth knowledge of project cost estimating, scheduling, and controlling.

•      Cross-disciplinary knowledge of electrical, instrumentation, process, civil, piping construction and mechanical engineering.

•      Experience working on international teams with diverse cultural backgrounds.

•      Experience working in different contracting environments (EPC, Multiple Lump Sum, etc.)  with external contractors and understanding of respective Division of Work and responsibilities; strong knowledge of contractual terms & conditions and  claim avoidance.

•      Proven supervising and leadership experience.

•      Strong, strategic thinking, innovation & change management, influencing, and communication skills.

Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

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Lead Electrical Engineer

$100,000 - $130,000

Richmond, VA

 

Join the corporate technical team as the Lead Electrical Engineer, and champion the Electrical/ Power Distribution initiatives for multiple petrochemical plant sites in the US. Requires experience with applying NEC, IEC, GB, NFPA, and API codes and standards to Electrical Engineering Design related projects in Petro/ Chemical Industrial Plants.

Responsibilities:  Strategically manage the development and execution of the electrical / power distribution projects through engineering/ design and construction, while integrating plant personnel to ensure results that meet the needs of the chemical plant sites.  Provides support or leads in the writing of Capital Appropriation Requests, Pre-startup safety reviews (SR's), Management of Change (MOC), and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC). Installation, startup assistance, ordering parts and writing Work Orders.  Provide assistance in writing lock-out/tag-out plans to ensure safety during new construction and turnarounds.  Maintain the integrity of all electrical drawings, specifications, programs, and other documentation for assigned projects. Sign/approve electrical drawings per International Standards Organization (ISO) requirements. Provide project scoping input to ensure accurate and efficient materials and methods are utilized. Owns or participates in the development and revisions of Electrical Standard Operating Procedures. Provide the technical support for plant electrical load distribution, coordination and segregation issues; Electrical Code compliance for electrical installations particularly in hazardous locations. Ensure consistency in standardization of parts and equipment; Adhere to plant standards. Revise and Update procedures and drawings as electrical distribution changes occur. Ensure QA/QC requirements are met for capital installations.  Direct Plant Electricians to perform switching procedures under Plant emergencies (failures), maintenance (shutdowns) and new construction.  Provide Electrical Engineering technical assistance to the plant sites pertaining to such organizations as the Fire Protection Agency, Electrical Codes and other best engineering practices in general; Particular recommendations on issues regarding safety and code compliance are essential. Perform root cause failure analysis when outages or voltage sags occur; Perfect power is essential to meeting safety, environmental and production goals. Provide safety training to electricians as required; Topics covered include - Electrical Code compliance; Fire Protection mandates; PPE for flash protection; Plant switching procedures and 1-line diagrams; Coordination Study.  Provide direction to contractors, maintenance and designers as required; Ensure consistency in drawings and equipment on out-sourced engineering work.  Support operations and maintenance on an as need basis. Implement new techniques and technologies, such as equipment reliability, predictive maintenance, etc. to continuously improve department operations.  Direct a strong safety awareness program with a consistent implementation of policies and procedures. Work with teams of engineers, maintenance, materials management, and operations employees to plan, assist in the development and implementation of a strategy that improves safety, quality, reliability, and process control.

Qualifications:
  BS Electrical Engineering degree with 8+ years experience with design and troubleshooting medium and high voltage power equipment and increasingly related responsibilities in the electrical engineering design field related to Petro/Chemical Industrial Plants or similar industry required. US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status (Green Card) is required. Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time if needed. Experience with applying NEC, IEC, GB, NFPA, and API codes and standards to Electrical Engineering Design related to Petro/Chemical Industrial Plants desired.  PE (Professional Engineer) license or Six Sigma Greenbelt (or Blackbelt) certification is preferred.  Experience in the management of financial budgets, projects and troubleshooting Industrial environment work experience preferred.  Experience using SAP is desired. Extensive knowledge in codes such as: Electrical Safety, Electrical Codes, Fire Protection, etc. Experience in preventive maintenance, commissioning of new systems, testing with pass fail criteria, coordination study reviews, troubleshooting, LOTO and MOC.  Demonstrated ability to commission, coordinate, interpret and apply results from Short Circuit Analysis, Electrical Load Flow, Incoming System Coordination/Relay Settings, and ARC Flash Analysis Studies is desired. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.  

 

 

Capital Project Manager

$110,000 - $140,000 + 10% bonus

Baton Rouge, LA and Beaumont, TX.

 

Outstanding opportunity to join a corporate technical team as Capital Project Manager assigned to a petrochemical plant site in Beaumont, TX. Dynamic work environment with capital intensive projects of $5-10MM+.

Responsibilities: Execute assigned capital projects. Optimize project cost and schedule to meet facility priorities and capital objectives with the key emphasis on maximizing the effectiveness of investments. Utilize Design for Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing tools.  Ensure best practices and demonstrate proficiency with Project Management Processes, engineering procedures, standards, and practices, and continuously improve and standardize. Develop and deploy new
departmental procedures and standards. Involved as team leader in the resolution of problems and the application of sustained solutions.

Qualifications: BS in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering required with 10+ years experience in project management within a chemical, petrochemical, pulp & paper, or related industrial plant site. US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status (Green Card) is required.  Strong working knowledge of chemical plant operations and processes desired.  Capable of effective interfacing with plant personnel preferred.  Formal training and certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired. Knowledge of process controls and instrumentation is a plus. Licensed professional engineer desired.

 

Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com

 

 

Process Design Engr - Tulsa - Skid Mounted Equipment

$95,000 - $120,000

Tulsa, OK

 

Smaller growing operating company, part of large national firm. Products include separators, treaters, skid mounted equipment for the oil and gas industry. Will act as lead for the project/proposal/sales teams in completion of assigned projects.
Will also support company growth with creative and practical engineering design.

Responsibilities include: Preparation of PFD and P&ID drawings, use of process simulation software, prepare equipment cost estimates and client quotations. Ability to effectively communicate throughout all phase of project management – pre-award sales support, proposal generation, design, fabrication, commissioning and start-up. General knowledge of the gas and oil processing industries - including dehydration, conditioning, sweetening, stabilization, separation and heat transfer. . Provide technical guidance, knowledge and support to sales and engineering.

Work Experience Required: 5-7 years, minimum, process design engineering experience. Ability to calculate mass and heat balances, utility figures, simple and complex engineering calculations. Excellent working knowledge of process design, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, control and instrumentation. Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering. P.E. preferred. Send resume to Kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Area Manager, Natural Gas Compression Industry

$100,000 - $120,000

Columbus/ Zanesville, OH

 

Do you have supervisory/management experience in the Natural Gas Compression industry? Are you eager to be part of an exciting and rapidly growing company that places a very high level of importance on its people? If so, then we have the career for you! Join a rapidly growing operation as they expand their gas compressor operations in Southeastern Ohio. Our client offers excellent opportunity for career growth and development in the thriving Gas and Energy industry. Responsibilities Include: Multiple operational compression and production personnel with direct responsibility for the operation of compressor packages, gas process and power generation equipment, including rentals. Preventative and corrective mechanical service on gas compression and other equipment. Direct, coordinate and assist with scheduled and unscheduled equipment repairs and maintenance. Compile and communicate job specific information to technicians, other service managers, and senior management. Implement, manage and communicate performance measures required for area of responsibility. Direct, perform and/or assist in all phases of construction, start-up, operation and maintenance of equipment within gas compressor stations. Lead, train and mentor employees as required. Maintain safe operation of equipment and safety of crew as a top priority. Knowledge of and adherence to pertinent environmental policies.

 

Requirements and Qualifications include: 2-5 years supervisory experience in Natural Gas Compression industry. 5-10 years experience with large industrial-sized gas engines and compressors, preferably those running on natural gas. Possesses expertise of new compressor technologies and comprehensive mechanical, diagnostic and analytical skills with natural gas engines and compressors. Waukesha Engine, Caterpillar Engine, Ariel Compressor and GE Compressor certifications and experience highly preferred. Must be computer literate with MS Office proficiency. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must have a clean driving record. Compensation includes an attractive salary commensurate with experience, bonus, medical & dental benefits, 401-K and a company vehicle. Relocation assistance is available for outstanding candidates. Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

 

Gas Compressor Station Mechanics and Operators

$50,000 - $75,000

Columbus/ Zanesville, OH

 

Do you have experience as a Natural Gas Compressor Station Mechanic or Operator? Are you eager to be part of a rapidly growing, yet flexible company that places a very high level of importance on its people? If so, then we have the career for you! Join a rapidly growing operation as they expand their gas compressor operations in Southeastern Ohio, West Virginia and Eastern Pennsylvania. Our client offers excellent opportunity for career growth and development in the thriving Gas and Energy industry. Responsibilities Include: Mechanics: Perform or assist in all phases of construction, start-up, operation and maintenance of equipment within gas compressor stations. Preventative maintenance (oil, filter, belt changes, etc.), troubleshooting, repairing, and overhauling of gas compressors, engines and auxiliary equipment including valves, pumps, injectors, etc. Maintain safe operation of equipment and safety of crew as a top priority. Knowledge of and adherence to pertinent environmental policies. Operate gas compressor engines, auxiliary equipment, controls and associated facilities as required to support gas compressor stations. Monitor pertinent site conditions using standard operating and PLC based systems, maintaining constant alertness for equipment failures and pressure changes. Schedule Preventative Maintenance including lubrication, oil & filter changes, etc. Perform or assist in operation and maintenance duties including patrolling for leaks, corrosion surveys, equipment inspection, etc.

                                                 

Requirements and Qualifications include:

 

Mechanics: 5-10 years experience with large industrial-sized gas engines and compressors, preferably those running on natural gas. Waukesha Engine, Caterpillar Engine, Ariel Compressor and GE Compressor certifications and experience highly preferred. Prior experience as a Mechanic in a Natural Gas Compressor Station Mechanic is highly preferred, but other mechanics with large engine experience will be considered including Military mechanics with similar experience. Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills. Must be computer literate with MS Office proficiency. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must have a good driving record.

 

Operators: 3+ years experience as an Operator in Natural Gas Compressor Station or equivalent facility. Must be computer literate with MS Office proficiency. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

 

Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com

 

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Deputy Operations Manager - Tulsa, OK

Date 12/15/2014

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Estimating Manager (Project Controls) MN or TX

$95,000 - $130,000

St. Paul, MN or Corpus Christi, TX


The successful candidate will have 5+ years of hands-on capital project estimating experience for projects in the chemical, petrochemical or refining industry. Also strong leadership experience is required and the ability to travel domestically as high as 50% at times, average travel will be in the 20-30% range.

 
As the Estimating Manager, you will drive innovation, benchmarking and best practices cross-site. We will look to you to leverage external/industry knowledge and experience to develop and deploy an internal framework of solid estimating practices/capabilities to be consistently used in all of company's capital projects.  As a leader, you will assist in the selection and mentoring of Estimators, lead knowledge sharing across the company, and effectively drive estimating improvements. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Sr. Manager Plant Controller

(petroleum terminal or plant accounting)

$140,000 - $160,000 + ~35% Bonus

Tyler/Beaumont, TX

 

This position will essentially function as the "controller" for operations at Nederland and will be responsible for all revenue, expense and capital accounting for the terminal. Additionally, the role will serve as a key resource to the respective managers and the Head Of Operations Reporting to the Director of Accounting and Administration , the Manager will have a staff of 4 people including a Supervisor. The role will have responsibility for resource planning to accommodate business growth Coordinate the monthly financial close according to SXL's close schedule ensuring volume accounting and balancing is complete and accurate Responsible for the reconciliation of inventory movements for internal and external customers; Work closely with the measurement and operations teams to understand, report and communicate variances Develop accurate, complete and timely invoicing and accounting for all customers (commercial contracts) Review of commercial contracts in order to deliver appropriate monthly billing and ensure compliance and execution of all contractual terms Work cross functionally to support and resolve Customer issues on a timely basis. Additionally, provide high quality Customer service on all Customer inventory and invoices inquires Prepare monthly reporting and analysis of budget to actual revenues and expenses variances. Develop additional management analytics and financial and operational data to increase visibility and transparency of terminal results Administration of capital appropriations and budgeting for projects at the terminal Support shared Accounts Payables services located at Nederland for the processing of operating and capital expenditures for the site Working with the Head of operations, prepare operating and capital budgets, capital project AFE preparation and cost tracking Coordination of corporate and 3rd party (Customer) audits Support changes to the business to ensure the appropriate accounting and control processes are applied Special projects as needed.

 

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor in Accounting or Business/Finance Minimum of 10 years experience, preferably with petroleum terminal or plant accounting, either from an accounting operations or auditing perspective MBA and CPA preferred Strong computer skills and systems knowledge; SAP experience a plus Strong general ledger experience and experience implementing and executing financial controls Must be able to proactively identify financial issues and drive towards solutions Ability to interact with Management and Operations in an advisory capacity as it relates to accounting policies and processes Ability to work independently with minimal and remote supervision and influence others outside of the department Strong written and verbal communication skills Must be able to adapt well to rapidly changing priorities and responsibilities Inventory accounting experience including a working knowledge of inventory gain/loss issues Ability to interpret contract terms and apply the necessary accounting and control practices Experience in the direct management of small-sized teams. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

General Manager
Salary: ~120K + EBITA Bonus of 20-30K + company car and relocation expenses
(some flexibility on salary depending on experience)
Downey area, CA
 
Our client is a national company that is a stocking distributor, assembler, and industrial services company for pressure control, and flow valves for the refining and oil industry. Their facility is over $4million in revenue and has about 15 –20 employees who are a combination of Inside Sales, Shop and Field Techs. Their southern California clients are companies like Exxon/Mobil, Phillips, Valero, Tesoro, Fluor, Jacobs, etc.
 
The General Manager will be responsible for the operational and financial development & management of the California business unit. Looking for a person with vision & high level of motivation who can develop goals, implement & manage changes to reach those goals, and motivate, support & develop a team to achieve those goals.  The ideal profile is someone with 10-15 years’ experience with oilfield engineered products who has a strong and proven record of showing top line growth and keeping a company profitable. Definitely wants a self-motivated, forward thinker rather than someone who will just run day-to-day operations.
 
Primary responsibilities include:
 
Planning Administration: Provide leadership and vision to the organization by assisting the board and staff with the development and implementation of short and long term plans. Develop & prepare progress report on meeting of the short and long term goals (and creates supporting analysis documents & proposals on how to achieve goals as needed). Able to effectively manage change.
 
HR Management: Determine staffing requirements, interview & hire new employees, employee development, performance management and improvement systems, employment & compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting. Direct supervision over several departments, including administrative, customer service, sales, and repair shop.
 
Financial Management: Oversee preparation of annual budget, provide vision regarding overall financial health of the unit, provide leadership in long-range fiscal planning to ensure continuity and solvency of the unit, ensure financial metrics are reached. Review of financial statements and development of productivity/sales performance measurements to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
 
Production/QC:  Ensure accurate documentation of production and QC data/records. Direct and oversee site production activities and personnel, ensure high safety standards at all times. Direct production activities to ensure safety and compliance with quality control standards, regulatory compliance and lease agreements. Ensure good housekeeping at site at all times.
 
Administrative Management:  Ensure client and vendor file integrity (documents, analytical information, communication notations etc.). Maintain general oversight and ensure accuracy of records (A/R, A/P, Inventory etc.). Assist in development of tools to increase company efficiency and risk management. Monitor businesses/agencies and ensure they efficiently and effectively provide needed services while staying within budgetary limits.
 
Sales Management: Active involvement in customer satisfaction process. Develops and shapes sales strategy, provides vision and direction for outside sales team as required. Creates measurable goals and implements progress reporting based on goals to communicate with both company sales team and manufacturers/suppliers as needed. Research and develop new opportunities for revenue based on voice of the customer.
 
Work Experience: Minimum of 15 years of related business experience with a track record of successful management of a profitable organization. Direct supervision/management experience a must. Self-starter who can operate with little direct supervision. Ability to work in a team setting, high level of positive motivational skills with strong leadership qualities. Excellent listening skills, with the ability to show empathy when required. Looking for someone who can observe & understand how people are motivated, and work to develop roles according to strengths. Excellent customer service skills and problem solving ability. Strong ability to multi-task with excellent follow-up and follow through ability. High level of consistency extremely important. Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and well developed interpersonal skills. Able to communicate directly and with tact. Willing and able to provide training and coaching (mentorship) as needed. Experience and knowledge of industrial services at large refineries, experience interfacing with refinery management highly desired. Strong PC Skills (able to access and use electronic media for research, diagnostics, and report development). Bachelor of Science in Business or Engineering preferred. Contact Kathleen Porter at kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Project Cost Control Staff Engineer

$100k-$130k+ 20% Bonus + Home Purchase

Houston, TX

 

This position in the Corporate Engineering Services Department will provide cost control to support capital projects throughout North America. Key roles and responsibilities include: Cost Control for large capital investments of various size and complexity Active participation in the overall cost control process. Ensure proper progress tracking and change management systems are in place and effectively functioning in construction and detailed engineering phases of projects. Provide proper variance explanation and root causes analysis of changes. Development of project cost forecast and preparation of project cost reports Assist in the development and improvement of cost controlling tools and processes. Strong analytical skills that will allow proper assessments of projects to identify potential issues. In addition, be able support development and recommend solutions via communication and support with Project Management. Perform studies and analysis Perform bid analysis for complex service contracts Perform audits of invoices Evaluate field change orders and validate contractor estimate and pricing Development and support of contracting strategy for large capital projects Will be required to work both independently and with a team in carrying out a project's cost control and forecasting efforts.

 

BS Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Finance, Accounting, Business Management or Mathematics and at least 12 years professional experience. Ability to work in a diverse team environment A minimum of 8 years of experience in project cost control with a working knowledge of engineering, procurement, accounting, and construction practices. Available for 25% travel to support the business. Strong Analytical skills. Excellent computer skills. Excellent quality orientation and attention to detail. Good communication skills. The Company will purchase the Candidate's existing home in a relocation package if the home does not sell. Travel-25%. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.

 

 

Planning & Scheduling Engineer

105000 – 125000 + 15% bonus + Home Purchase*

Houston, TX

 

This position in the Corporate Engineering Services Department will provide planning and scheduling expertise to support capital projects throughout North America

 

Key roles and responsibilities include: Provide planning and scheduling support on multiple investments of various size and complexity from Study, Pre-FEED, FEED and design phase onward. Active participation and development of Schedule Risk Analysis and Interactive Planning sessions. Active participation in the overall planning process, development of detailed schedules for FEL, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Commissioning phases. Track scheduled and earned physical progress, key milestone changes, identify delays, and support reporting to management. Generate predefined schedule and reporting requirements and ad hoc reports on an as needed basis. Strong analytical skills that will allow proper assessments of projects to identify potential issues. In addition, be able support development and recommend solutions via communication and support with Project Management. Perform studies and analysis on schedule durations, productivity, progress, historical data, etc. Assist in the development and improvement of planning and scheduling tools, processes, and procedures. Will be required to work both independently and with a team in carrying out a project's planning and scheduling efforts Work environment (extent of interaction with Supervisor(s) for approval, concurrence, resolution, etc.): Work with Project Manager on a daily basis for execution of project. Work with NCE/E Project Control Manager for overall planning and scheduling process alignment. Business environment (economic or technological conditions dealt with on a regular basis): Working with multiple software (P6, Microsoft Project, Acumen, Excel). Works with multiple Engineering Partners and Contractors. Internal end external relationships (nature and frequency): Frequent interaction internally (Project Manager and team, Planning and Scheduling team). Frequent external action with Engineering Partners and Contractors. Communication and Organization is key. Supervisory responsibilities (total number supervised): No direct supervision. Will be required to help mentor and guide more junior Planning and Scheduling team members.

 

Requires BS Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or other Technical Degree with at least 7 years professional experience.  In depth technical knowledge about overall project planning, schedule risk analysis, and detailed scheduling work processes for all phases of a project including FEL, detailed engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning. At least 5 years previous experience in planning and scheduling is preferred. Strong analytical skills Excellent Primavera P6 use and knowledge. Good Microsoft Project use and knowledge.Good Schedule Risk Software experience a plus (i.e. Acumen) Excellent computer skills primarily in Excel Strong quality focus with an attention to detail Strong communication, initiative, and collaborative skills Chemical plant experience a plus Ability to work in a diverse team environment

 

 *The Company will purchase the Candidate's existing home in a relocation package if the home does not sell. Travel-25%. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.

 

 

Engineering Mgr - Oilfield Pumps

$120,000 - $140,000

Tulsa, OK

 

Global manufacturer of oilfield pumping equipment has an opening in their Tulsa facility for an Engineering Manager. This will be a "working manager's" role with both engineers and designers as direct reports. MUST HAVE experience with API centrifugal, positive displacement and / or ANSI pumps and EPC specifications. Will be working with API bearing frames, seal chambers, pump skids, and mechanical seals. Will be designing project packages that have booster pumps, filters, valves, and sensor controls.  Requires Engineering degree and minimum 5 years Supervisory or Management experience. Send resume to Kathleen Porter at kathleen@iscworld.com.

 

 

Engineering Manager

$125k-$135k+ Relo + Home Purchase

Houston, TX

 

This position is responsible for overseeing the management of engineering disciplines whose mission is to provide the engineering and design of new chemical plants, infrastructure facilities, general plant design engineering support and major expansion of existing plants. The position is functionally responsible for the efforts performed by the outside engineering firms. This include but not limited to : In partnership with the Project Manager, mediates the cooperation of the engineering disciplines and prioritizes the arising tasks referring to engineering during the entire project. Coordinates, monitor and control all Engineering related activities and issues including the flow and characterization of information and data between the disciplines engineers Provide functional leadership and support to the Engineering team and to project engineers. Ensure appropriate information exchange between engineering disciplines Support of the project manager with regard to engineering issues. Ensure the implementation of the company group directive safety, health and environment protection in the design of the plant Generate and maintain ownership of all major engineering documents for technical process design and plant design as well as definition and coordination of battery limits.

 

Requirements: BS Degree Chemical, mechanical, Civil/Structural Engineering Masters degree is highly preferable. 15 years or more of project engineering experience. 5 years of experience in supervisory or project leadership roles At least 3 years of experience at the senior level in the Chemical/Petrochemical Industry. Professional Engineer License preferred. Detailed knowledge of Global Capital practices and Global contractor work processes Strong detailed knowledge of company's products and processes is desired. Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks at one time Self-starter, excellent communication skills, organization, coordination, and leadership skills. Demonstrate good leadership/collaboration skills Demonstrate good team leadership and coaching skills Demonstrate good analytical thinking, customer focus. US Citizens or Perm Residents only.

 

This position allows you to provide the following functions: Perform highly complex and diverse assignments utilizing an in-depth and broad knowledge of involved scientific theory and principals, practices and/or precedents. In depth knowledge of the company's Corporation's products and processes Utilizes constructive thinking to define and analyze a variety of problems and alternatives for solutions May represent company to business unit or to oversee counterparts. Manages engineering function for a small to medium group of in house or contractor engineers The Company will purchase the Candidate's existing home in a relocation package if the home does not sell. Travel 25%. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.

 

 

Project Manager Chemical Plant

$50.00 - $85.00 per Hour

Delaware, DE

 

Our client is a global growing manufacturer of specialty chemicals used in industrial and consumer products. We are conducting a search to find a contract Project Manager to oversee the design and construction of a 150MM dollar plant expansion for their Delaware manufacturing site.

 

Reporting to the Site Manager this individual will be responsible for overseeing the successful execution of the project while ensuring that the project is under or on budget, on schedule, and that specifications are being adhered to in a safe manner. This will include: Direct multi discipline engineers in the design of the project Work closely with the Site Manager and design firm to oversee design and maintain the project schedule. Apply design knowledge in chemical plants, especially continuous process, to the process, electrical, instrumentation and controls, mechanical and structural / civil design. Analyze complex engineering problems and offer effective resolutions. Interact with design engineers, site engineers, and regulatory agencies. Provide insight, guidance, and technical review of engineering and design drawings, specifications; procurement documents, bid evaluations of equipment and systems required to support the contract. Provide insight, guidance, technical review and approval of project documents and submittals. Be a technical resource to the start-up and testing /commissioning group during startup, testing and commissioning of the plant. Manage 3rd party Engineer of Record (EOR) through the design, construction, testing and commissioning phases of the project.

 

Requirements: BS Chemical, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering degree 10 -15 years  engineering work experience in continuous chemical or petrochemical related projects. Project Management role in engineering and design of chemical process projects, with the demonstrated ability to work with cross discipline team members. Effective written and verbal presentation skills. Proven system installation, startup, testing and commissioning experience. TO APPLY Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.

 

 

Asset Integrity Consulting Practice Leader

$150k-$250k+ 10% annual bonus opp
Houston, TX or or Roanoke, VA

 

The Asset Integrity Global Practice Leader is the Professional Services champion for Asset Integrity performance management solutions for this global chemical firm. The Global Practice Leader will provide leadership and direction related to an assigned work process(s) or subject matter to ensure consistency in quality of product, services and solution delivery to world-wide customers. Participate in delivery of solutions to maintain currency and proficiency in the assigned field of interest. Actively coordinate all aspects of product and delivery of the assigned work process between regional offices. The Global Practice leader will also proactively with Sales & Pre-sales, Partners, Customers, and Prospects to champion company APM Mechanical Integrity Solutions and identify new solution and industry service requirements which will translate into revenue opportunities.

 

Requirements: . Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. MS a plus. . 10+ years of experience dealing with Mechanical Integrity (MI)/Asset Integrity, Risk Based Inspection (RBI), and Reliability initiatives. 15+ years of experience preferred. . 10+ years of relevant experience in a manufacturing industry. . 5+ years in a Management and/or Leadership role. . 5+ years of hands-on experience with Asset Integrity software. . 5+ years of industry committee or American Petrochemical Institute (API) committee experience. . 1 API certification required. Additional API certifications and international inspection and compliance codes/jurisdictional codes preferred. Must have at least one of the following: o API 510 o API 570 o API 571 o API 580 o API 653 . Must have experience in the one or more of the industries that client serves: Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Mining, Utilities, and Process Manufacturing industries . Must be willing to relocate to Houston, TX or Roanoke, VA. . Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, up to 60% of the time. . Must have knowledge of Inspection Planning development, production processes, and project management.


Responsibilities: 35% Work Process Coordination/Consulting . Interface with all departments and field personnel to ensure consistency of approach and solution application. . Ensure quality of delivery in engagements that include the assigned work process. . Provide feedback to Product Development on potential enhancements to the product suite. . Provide both internal and external consultation on the assigned work process. 35% Consulting . Participate in assigned Solution Designs and other field engagements. . Employ on-the-job training to elevate capabilities and competence in work force. . Gain market intelligence and customer insight through active engagements. 15% Influence Standards . Provide thought leadership in select industry and trade venues; such as API, NPRA, ISA, IEEE, ISO and others. . Attend targeted industry meetings believed to have the greatest positive impact on the business model. . Participate in selected industry committees and working teams. 15% Sales and Marketing Support . Provide selective support for sales opportunities. . Assist Marketing with development of collateral and delivery at select events. Send resume to jrgettys@iscworld.com.

 

 

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31655 2nd Avenue

Laguna Beach, CA 92651


Phone: 949-255-5857
 Fax: 949-767-5959

 

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