Senior Machinery Engineer (Huizhou)


Huizhou, 44, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil
Job Role Responsibilities:

•Provide Machinery engineering expertise in support of the design, construction, commissioning, start-up and operation of the ExxonMobil Huizhou Chemical Manufacturing Complex.
•The work includes engineering assessment, engineering design, trouble-shooting and root cause failure analysis and long-term equipment improvement initiatives.
-Provide asset support for machinery equipment including: centrifugal pumps, reciprocating and other positive displacement (PD) pumps, hydraulic turbines, screw and other PD compressors, fans and blowers, steam turbines, multi-phase pumps, cold gas expanders, gearboxes, variable frequency drives (VFDs), helper motors, torque converters and other mechanical starting devices, specialty machinery deployed in Polymers processes including granules dryers, hyper compressors, solids handling equipment, powder conveyors, extrusion equipment including drive gear, extruders, pelletizers, melt gear pump and drives, and associated support systems.
-Monitor and drive improvements in machinery performance.

-Initiate and support changes in machinery technology or work practices to improve plant reliability and profitability.
-Support reliability initiatives and programs including resolution of bad actors, management of equipment strategies, participation in (or lead) incident investigations and risk assessments, and advising on risk based work selection.
•Provide machinery expertise to the Maintenance and Operations teams and collaborate closely with other engineering disciplines (instrumentation, applications, control systems, reliability, etc.) in support of plant operations and improvements.
•Provide engineering support for modifications to machinery equipment and new installations, including reviewing and approving changes, developing engineering specifications/requirements, conducting or participating in design reviews, and supporting testing and commissioning.
•Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Support during unit/equipment turnaround and start-up.
-Support development of equipment strategies, understanding the impact of equipment sparing, redundancy, reliability, availability, maintainability, and maintenance cost in support of operations excellence and capital efficiency,
-Participate in activities related to safety and risk assessment and in safety incident investigations related to machinery equipment, and
-Support capital projects by developing project design specifications for machinery scope, providing surveillance on contractor and vendor designs and deliverables, provide advice and assist in testing, commissioning and start-up.
•Primary contributions as both individual contributor and work-group Lead:
-Apply broad technical and business skills and expertise to solve more complex problems,
-Develop / implement innovative solutions to non-routine problems by leading teams in resolving technical challenges and expanding sphere of influence beyond core technical discipline,
-Provide work direction to a group of 3-5 contact engineers,provide technical leadership, quality assurance and manage interfaces to other disciplines
-Mentor less experienced engineers to develop skills, and provide technical leadership (formal or informal) in operations and small local projects.
•Demonstrate capability to influence without direct authority.
•Utilize depth and/or breadth of experience to identify cross-functional business opportunities and participate in internal company networks to share knowledge and practices to the benefit of others.
•Work effectively with partners and contractors in pursuit of efforts on the projects and assets they support.
•Participate in industry conferences that align with the individual's skills and business focus.

Required Skills and Knowledge:


•Bachelor’s Degree or above in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from a recognized university.
•Minimum of 10 years working experience which related to petrochemical or refining industry.
-Demonstrated skills in the area of equipment selection for new / existing applications,
-Demonstrated skills related to continuous improvement and optimization of machinery assets through analysis of equipment performance,
-Demonstrated experience with troubleshooting machinery equipment, proven skills needed to efficiently identify and resolve start-up and operational problems,
-Familiarity with machinery equipment from a wide variety of industry vendors/suppliers,
-Familiarity with Industry standards, Country-specific regulations (CSR), and local codes,
-Familiarity with techniques to identify and reduce machinery vibration, pulsation and noise,
-Familiarity in understanding and interfacing with all types of control, protection and monitoring systems associated with machinery,
-Skilled in the design, evaluation and selection of components used in the construction of centrifugal compressors (rotor dynamics/turbo machinery),
-Familiarity with metallic materials selection for projects and field use including application of relevant specifications, standards and general practices, and
-Knowledge of Package Systems function, control and interface methods and specification development.
•Knowledge, skills and experience in any of the following areas is an advantage:
-Experience with the design, construction, commissioning and start-up of a large-scale capital project, and
-Familiarity with machinery equipment used in Polymer manufacturing processes.
•Experience in international projects, multi-national company (MNC), Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise (WOFE) or JV is an advantage.
•Effectively team player.
•Fluent in speaking and writing English.
•Willingness for 1-2 year’s short-term relocation, if required.

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