Develop plans for improvements on energy reduction and margin improvement.
Develop a structured learning loop where field observations about equipment performance are recorded and shared with operations.
Develop & give training to operations on the safe & efficient operation of combustion equipment.
Develop together with operations and the QMI the calibration plans necessary to ensure compliance to the environmental air permit.
Troubleshoot combustion related problems such as high NOX emissions and flame instability.
Take part in safety studies like HAZOPs, RHAs, DSRs, PSAs; with particular focus on combustion safeguarding.
Drive scope development for a manageable equipment turnarounds. Where necessary, think out-of-the-box about how the organization can achieve its reliability/safety objectives with a doable TA. Present risk/reward dilemmas to senior management
Technology/internal inspections during TA.
Participate in RBI and RCM scope development and review
Evaluation of sparing positions.
Active participation in Technical Networks.
Evaluate sparing positions.
Participate actively in Technical Networks.
The combustion technologist will be part of the Utilities, Cracker, Ethylene Oxide & Glycols Technology team (DMS/951) that resides in the site technology department (DMS/95). The DMS/951 team will hold 3 FTEs on various levels of seniority that provide Utility & furnace technology support within a larger team of 12 FTEs
Engineering Degree (B.S./M.S. Chemical Engineering)
Strong problem-solving skills; proactive in resolving issues
Good verbal and written communication skills for sharing business requirements, functional requirements, operational ideas and technical knowledge
Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage conflicting priorities and deliver results within the required time constraints
Ability to thrive in a dynamic team environment, exhibit passion for simplicity and speed of delivery, and shows a track-record of passion and curiosity for learning front line operations through hands-on visits