If you are driven by a curious mindset, coupled with passion for new technologies and innovation, this could be your opportunity to make your contributions to the global polyurethane industry.
You will play an important role in improving quality of life of millions and contribute directly to Shell’s bottom-line.
Where you fit in
The Chemicals Technology group (PTX/C) supports Shell’s chemicals business, which includes Base Chemicals, Polyethylene, Ethylene Oxide/Ethylene Glycol, Styrene monomer/Propylene Oxide/Derivatives, DPC/Polycarbonate, Higher Olefins/Derivatives and Solvents. Our partners are predominately Shell Chemicals & Products and Shell Downstream Chemicals Joint Ventures.
The PO Derivates (PODer) group provides technical support to PODer plants as well as projects. During the last decade the PODer business has successfully gone through a period of considerable expansion with new plants in the Netherlands, Singapore and China. PODer is recognized as an important area for growth in Chemicals.
What’s the role?
Role covers a broad range of activities including:
Providing technology services and process expertise to the PODer plants in Shell Downstream and Joint Ventures
Support implementation of process and/or design-improvements
Driving and supporting process and basic design work and plant start-ups for PODer projects
Maintain and improve the PODer process design in existing and new assets
Coach and mentor young recruits
Depending on individual experience and organization needs, your role may vary and consist of a mix of the following accountabilities:
Delivery against the agreed milestones
Technology/design engineering programs for deployment in existing or new-built assets
Delivery of first-class technology services to the PODer business
Delivery and support of technology improvement, process development, plant inspection and Start-Up
Fill-the-pipeline-, and/or step-out R&D activities
Coach and mentor young process technologists
Adhere to quality standards and ensure that all HSE, Group, Regulatory, Quality, and other appropriate standards are compliant
Provide specialist chemicals process technology advice on optimal operation and plant performance
Lead and participate in margin improvement/energy reduction activities, technical audits, safety audits, etc.
Lead and/or support the delivery of new Technology Development Release program for new activities, ensuring appropriate support for successful deployment of the Development in current and new facilities
What we need from you
We are keen to speak to individuals who can work in a multi- disciplinary team of engineers, chemists, product specialists and diverse stakeholder.
Furthermore, we are looking for the following skills and experience:
Master’s degree or equivalent in Chemical Engineering. PhD is preferred
Sound technology background with a substantial experience in process development and/or plant support in at least one relevant (chemical) technology area
Previous experience in at least one of PODER technology area is strongly preferred
Experience in projects is considered an added advantage
Excellent people management skill
Fluency in Dutch and English language
Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.
An innovative place to work
There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.
Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future – whether by investing in oil, gas and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.
An inclusive place to work
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We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.
We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.
A rewarding place to work
Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.
We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.