Principal Process Engineer

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  • You will provide process engineering services on large or mega projects to the company and its customers, including technical support and supervision within the process engineering team.
  • Manage process engineering services that meet the company's, its customers' and applicable statutory and regulatory specifications, on time and within budget.
  • Manage process engineering project requirements;
  • Manage process engineering services such as: participating in relevant meetings, preparing progress reports and complying with required checking procedures;
  • ensuring the project scope is clear and that changes comply with project change management processes;
  • providing advice during procurement, construction and commissioning activities. For example, overseeing requisitions, technical bid evaluations and purchase order preparation.
  • Act as the Process Engineering Lead on specific projects;
  • outlining project requirements including actively promoting workshare, where appropriate, assigning tasks and supervising progress;
  • and ensuring the required services meet the company's, its customers and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, on time and within budget. 
  • Proactively resolve any discrepancies between company and its Customer's requirements;
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest developments and technical innovations in process engineering;
  • If required, assist and support junior personnel within the process engineering team;
  • Communicate effectively with the process engineering team and project stakeholders, including the Customer;
  • Identify issues and problems, develop appropriate solutions, and ask for assistance when required.


  • 15+ years of working experience in an engineering design environment working on EPC projects, petrochemical or refinery or hydrogen related;
  • A recognized and relevant chemical engineering degree;
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications in engineering, management, project management, supervisory qualifications or equivalent.
  • Excellent technical and practical engineering skills and ability to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to the company and its clients;
  • Excellent knowledge of the fundamental requirements of process engineering, and the basic requirements of other engineering fields;
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory specifications;
  • Competent use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite and process engineering-specific software;
  • Extensive technical and practical experience in process engineering in the same or similar industry including experience in working on multi-disciplinary projects and teams.

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01 // Work as STAR specialist

As a STAR specialist, you will be employed by STAR and work on the most important projects of today and tomorrow. While you focus all your attention on your current assignment, your personal STAR consultant will be working on your next step. As a specialist working through STAR, we keep helping you further develop your career.

02 // Education and development

Standing still in this fast-changing market is not an option. That's why you can combine this position at STAR with courses to further your specialist knowledge and skills. It's the best of all worlds: work, learn and be part of a challenging project all at the same time. Whether you need a springboard to launch your career or simply want to update your expertise, the training programmes offered by our STAR Academy ensure that your qualifications are always in line with your ambitions.

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