Senior Lead Process Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB408244

Senior Lead Process Engineer

  • Singapore
  • Closes 16 June
  • 44 hours
  • Other

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Singapore

What is required?

  • hours per week: 44
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Sunday, 16 June 2024


Brunel International is seeking a Senior Lead Process Engineer to join our team. This individual will be responsible for leading the process engineering team and developing processes that are safe, reliable, and cost-effective. The Senior Lead Process Engineer will be a key contributor to the success of our company and will have a direct impact on our bottom line.

About this role

Overall Job Purpose

  • To independently define concepts and critical deliverables, plan, manage, direct, control, approve and deliver engineering deliverables required in multiple projects effectively and efficiently according to specified technical requirements, timelines and budget, manage project resources and independently deal with and resolve all Process related technical issues of the project, and provide guidance to the assigned teams.

Core Responsibilities

  • Understands the specific technical requirements of the assigned projects (may include Construction, Commissioning and Offshore assignment) and Industry Standard, Classification Society and Regulatory requirements;
  • Plans and directs the running of application software such as process simulation and other in-house software programs for Safety valve sizing, control valve sizing and line sizing etc., exposure to dispersion and transient analysis software, reviews and approves the calculations / deliverables prepared by Engineers /Senior Engineers/Lead Engineers;
  • Directs other Engineers in the team to develop engineering specifications (drawings, data sheets, etc) specific to the assigned projects, reviews them and validates with the Project Managers and client before incorporating them in the RFQs;
  • Independently evaluates bids received for special process packages from suppliers, performs or directs others to perform a technical bid evaluation process, involves in cost estimation, ensures selected vendors meet technical/engineering and delivery requirements as stipulated in the project specifications and gives assessment to the Buyer who will follow up in the tender evaluation, price negotiation and award process;
  • Approves drawings and documents from team members as well as 3rd party-generated study reports and ensures the timely provision of accurate documents and specifications to the vendor/sub-contractor to enable thee to execute their work and deliverables;
  • Independently manages/develops/provides advice on solutions to technical/engineering and related issues by reviewing the issues/data and analysis and evaluating various options/measures using expert knowledge, seasoned experience and precedents and professional references where necessary;
  • Reports any deviation from standard specification and practices, concept change to Department manager and seek his approval on the solution;
  • Anticipates potential problems and takes preventive actions and independently handles variations in project execution. Develop unique solutions for complex technical problems that may include new design concept;
  • Visits critical process suppliers, checks and tests process items to ensure that they function as per specifications. Where necessary, works with the concerned suppliers/contractors to rectify the issues and ensures that they comply with the specifications and are ready on time;
  • Leads/participates in meetings, reviews progress of projects and addresses complex interface/implementation/execution issues to ensure that the project proceeds timely and smoothly;
  • Independently evaluate the Process requirement for all packages in Marine & Topside, contributes to technical bid evaluation process, ensures selected vendors meet technical/engineering and delivery requirements as stipulated in the project specifications;
  • Reviews progress of projects and addresses complex interface/implementation/execution issues to ensure that the projects proceed timely and smoothly. Plans and organizes resources and schedule;
  • Provides technical/engineering support and expert advice to Construction/Commissioning, Offshore work at site, directs trouble shooting and follow up actions to rectify the gaps or problems. Handles more complex issues, and where necessary, provides off-site support and advice;
  • Independently prepares Facility startup procedures, finalizes with Operations team input and provides expert advice / guidance / trouble shooting for facility startup at Offshore;
  • Guides/supervises junior Engineers and provides feedback to Department Manager for their performance.



  • Minimum 15 years of relevant working experience in Process engineering in oil and gas sector for degree holders or minimum 14 years of relevant working experience for Master degree holder. Direct work experience on FPSO/FSO projects, min 3 projects of mega size, and market practices in the oil and gas sector;
  • Must be conversant with the applicable industry standards, Company standards, specifications and procedures for his/her functional area;
  • Language(s) and Software: List any special language requirement besides English and also any fundamental software skill(s) required by this job.
  • MS Office;
  • AVEVA Engineering;
  • Process simulation (e.g., UNISIM Design, etc.);
  • Flare system Hydraulics (e.g., UNISIM Flare, etc.);
  • Piping system transient analysis and Hydraulics (e.g., Flow master, etc.);
  • Fire water system Hydraulics (e.g., Pipe Net, etc.);
  • Separation vessel performance (e.g., My Sep, etc.).


We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience plus benefits package including health insurance coverage. We also offer an excellent working environment with opportunities for career development within a global organization that values diversity among its employees.

About Brunel

Brunel International is an international engineering firm with offices located around the world. We specialize in providing innovative solutions to complex problems for clients in the energy, oil & gas, manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, defense & security industries. Our team consists of experienced engineers from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about their work and committed to excellence.

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Shinu Alexander quoting publication number: PUB408244