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Reference ID R140986 Updated 04/15/2024

Where do you fit in

As a Project Planning Engineer, you will support the delivery and maintenance of standard, consistent, and realistic project plans/schedules reflecting the assessed risk parameters for Projects / Assets

You will ensure competitive schedule deliveries via the latest benchmarking internally within Shell and externally through IPA, Performance Forum, Woodmac, and other benchmarking tools and forums.        

What’s the role? 

  • Support the delivery and maintenance of consistent and realistic plans and control structures for projects.  Understand and monitor the interfaces between assigned project sub-elements and other sub-elements.  Develop the activities, logic, resources, and progress for the assigned project sub-elements.
  • Comply with the planning and progress monitoring procedures.
  • Conduct the scheduled monthly progress update, forecast, critical path, and trend analyses for assigned elements, including any impact from interface areas.  Provide input to the status reports and ensure that these include the incorporation of approved changes.
  • Liaise with project engineering personnel to assist in a proper understanding of the key schedule sensitivities and drivers -  Assist with the identification of alternate approaches to optimize the plan (s)
  • Know the contract key dates, milestones, and Shell plan dates and how they relate to the overall project schedule.  Understand the requirements of the contract sections for planning and progress reporting.  Review and verify contractors' reported progress and incorporate it into scheduled progress updates.
  • ·Maintain awareness of critical and sub-critical paths and track float consumption.
  • Utilize the Shell standard tools and processes.
  • Prepare of input data for benchmarking activities, including comparing with historical performance, industry norms, and established KPIs.
  • Proactive demonstration of continuous improvement.
  • Dimension:
  • Effective collaboration and alignment with various stakeholders. Intimate interaction with business partners on the project services support requirement and performance, such as Project Team, Front End Team, Discipline Engineering, Finance, Contracts & Procurement, Wells, and JV Partners.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with everyone from contractors to Project Team LT.
  • Proactive approach to work and possess a high degree of initiative.
  • Most of the projects are brownfield projects. Brownfield projects as opposed to Greenfield are centered on existing facilities. Therefore, integrations and optimizations are key enablers as these projects have a high impact on production and need to be delivered faster at a lower cost.


  • Engineering Degree and/or Certification as a Planning Engineer or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 4 years of industry experience in planning positions for onshore and offshore projects.
  • Good written and oral communication.
  • Good working knowledge of Planning principles and techniques and Primavera P6.
  • Core competencies – understand and verse in planning engineering concepts.
  • Work Management Tools - knowledge in the use of tools like Primavera P6, and Acumen Fuse.
  • Possess strong analytical, communication/writing, networking, and influencing skills to deliver and highlight project reporting/issues, liaising with contractors and construction team members during various meetings and engagements.
  • Strong knowledge of the overall project process and steps (e.g. ORP, Governance and Assurance, execution strategy).
  • Project front-end, execution, and turnaround experience.

What do we need from you

Company Description

Shell has been a partner in powering Malaysia’s progress since 1891 when we established our first depot in the Straits Settlements. Today, we are an integrated energy company comprising Upstream, Downstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies, Projects & Technology, and Shell Business Operations. Shell Malaysia aims to be the leading energy player in the country, powering Malaysia’s future with cleaner, innovative, and competitive energy solutions.

Ø Upstream

More than a century, Shell has been operating and we continue to extract and deliver oil and gas efficiently, profitably, and in environmentally friendly and socially responsible ways to meet evolving customer needs and the growing demand for energy.

Ø Downstream

With over 950 service stations, Shell has the leading market share in the fuels retailing business in Malaysia. In Malaysia, we make and sell more than 600 different lubricants for the automotive sector, heavy-duty transport, food processing, and power generation. We are the lubricants market leader in Sabah and Sarawak.

Ø Integrated Gas, Renewables and Energy Solutions

Shell set out its Powering Progress strategy, which we aim to deliver through our three business pillars of Growth, Transition and Upstream. The Growth Pillar includes our Marketing and Renewables & Energy Solutions businesses and focuses on working with our customers to accelerate the transition to net-zero emissions. One of our achievement, Sarawak onshore: World’s first commercial GTL plant (SMDS)

Ø Project & Technology

As P&T, we exist to make the delivery of Shell’s strategy and the growth of our company possible. P&T works collaboratively and in an integrated way with its business partners, to deliver value for our customers, and for Shell.

An Innovative Place to Work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently

An Inclusive & Progressive Place to Work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential.

Ø 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.

Ø 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.

Ø We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity

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.