Senior Technical Engineer (Gas Processing / Distillation / Energy)


Singapore, 01, SG

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.



ExxonMobil in Singapore


ExxonMobil is one of Singapore’s largest foreign manufacturing investors with over S$25 billion in fixed asset investments.
We have manufacturing facilities that include an integrated world-scale refining and petrochemical complex in Jurong and Jurong Island, a network of service stations under the Esso brand, operate a lubricant plant and are a supplier of cylinder cooking gas. ExxonMobil provides customers and commercial markets in the region with ground transportation, industrial, aviation and marine fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and liquefied natural gas (LNG).
As Singapore serves as the AP hub for some of our businesses, we employ about 3,500 people across positions in operations, projects, commercial, corporate support functions and others.
ExxonMobil also contributes to community programs in Singapore that support the arts, education, health and the environment.
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What you will do


The Senior Technical Engineer (Gas Processing / Distillation / Energy) has the responsibility to support ongoing operations of their assigned business unit (s), as well as support similar unit operations if needed. The role is located in the Singapore ExxonMobil Manufacturing Complex and primarily focuses on non-routine and medium-to long-range objectives including but not limited to the following: troubleshooting complex unit problems, leading improvement initiatives, and providing technical reviews of process safety studies. The Senior Engineer also plays a key role in training and mentoring Junior Engineers.


The key deliverables include:


  • Participates in the local Unit Operations Team: Proactively identifies issues prior to operations impact
  • Provides leadership and support for other technical contacts in Business Team through coaching and mentoring
  • Leads troubleshooting efforts for complex unit problems and organize resolution of technical issues
  • Leads and/or participates in incident investigation teams
  • Interfaces with external organizations (Engineering, Technology) 
  • Initiates, supports and champions technically advanced solutions / developments in the process area
  • Maintains cross-department / division relationships by understanding inter-unit interactions
  • Provides technical reviews of special unit ops / events, unit operating changes / projects, process operating envelopes, equipment strategies, etc. 
  • Identifies unit improvement ideas to meet site initiatives (energy, reliability, costs, etc.)
  • Conducts relevant field inspections including vessels and exchangers during unit shutdowns or at vendors’ workshop
  • Coordinates inputs of technical components into corporate plans – e.g. chemical / catalyst / utility expenditures, unit run-lengths etc. 
  • Leads the development and implementation of improvement projects to support site initiatives 
  • Provides technical review of process safety studies for the local site such as HAZOPs, Safety Relief Review (SRRs), Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPAs), etc. 
  • Provides consulting on process safety for the unit
  • Shares safety learnings 
  • Develops expertise for long-term continuity for the manufacturing business



About you

Skills and Qualifications


  • B.S. (or higher) degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent, required
  • 10+ years of related industry experience with 5+ in the relevant Energy / Gas Processing / Distillation space 
  • Demonstrated design experience – participation in early stage engineering and late stage project startup activities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Capable of working independently and achieving high standards 
  • Demonstrated ability of working with / leading teams and achieving high standards 
  • High level of integrity
  • Mentor / role model for setting high work standards and business ethics  
  • Good leadership qualities; and ability to influence without authority 



Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last and we provide job rotations throughout your career with us. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.
Currently our employees benefits include: Long Term Savings Allowance, dental reimbursement, annual health checkups and Home Ownership Assistance Plan amongst others and these are updated from time to time.


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