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Project Engineer


INEOS Aromatics

Interested in joining a winning team? A team whose employees share in the ownership of the business and are empowered to make a difference?

A. Purpose of the job: describe in 1 phrase what contribution the job is expected to make to the organisation’s objectives

The Project Engineer (PE) is responsible for project management through FEL1/2/3 and execute stages with safety, quality, schedule and budget targets.

B. Environment/Context: describe the most important internal and external factors influencing the job

Internal Factors:

  • Safety performance
  • Leadership, engineering and self-directing skills to deliver project scope, design, construction, cost and schedule
  • Consistently influence and maintain alignment with key stakeholders in alignment with project objectives
  • Adherence to engineering standards and specifications

External Factors:

  • Manage contractors (designers, engineers, construction managers)
  • Interface with procurement for competitive bids (engineered equipment, bulks and services)
  • Capture and apply learnings from other INEOS manufacturing sites and subject-matter-experts

C. Accountabilities of the job: describe the main results expected from the job

  • Manage all aspects of small projects including safety, quality, schedule, budget, permitting, acceptance testing, construction, change management, capital spares, start-up/commissioning and adherence to INEOS’s stage gate approval process
  • Lead the project core team, who represents the asset team of operations, process controls, maintenance, inspection, process and reliability engineering and SHE (safety/health/environment)
  • Develop project execution plans and decision support packages for each stage gate  
  • FEL1/2 stages - lead the core team with statement of requirements, project scope development, basis of design, options, risks/mitigations
  • FEL3 & execute stages - lead the core team and engineering contractors with detail engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning
  • Operate stage - support Operations during start-up and the initial operational period with troubleshooting and corrective actions  
  • Design projects in compliance with INEOS engineering standards, specifications and relevant industry codes

D. Dimensions: Describe the most representative figures of the job (for example: number of staff, budget your responsible for, number of projects,…)

Site safety, environmental, reliability performance

Project safety, quality, schedule, budget

Site commercial performance (EBITDA)

E. Main contacts: what are the internal en external contacts you have, necessary for reaching your results?

Supervision of staff: Give the number of people you supervise.  “Direct” means that they report directly to you.  “Indirect” means they report to someone who reports to you.





E. Main contacts: what are the internal and external contacts you have, necessary for reaching your results?

Project Core team

Engineering Design Contractors

Turnaround Superintendent

INEOS Site and Senior Leadership 

F. Required profile:

Level of education & Experience in general

·Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

·Minimum 5-7 years engineering and project management experience in the petrochemicals industry

·Experience oversight and collaboratiing with EPC firms

·Experience with construction management in a TAR environmenet

Technical skills

·Experience working with engineering design firms

·Strong budgeting and cost control skills

·Proficient in mechanical engineering

·Demonstrated technical capability to assess vendor quotes

·Demonstrated capabilities to assess work sequencing, optimize project planning and scheduling

·Experience with estimating and scheduling tools

·Capability to assess impact of specifications and standards for both rotating and fixed equipment on reliability and maintainability of production unit

Behavioural skills

  • Demonstrated safety and environmental performance in terms of adherence to policy/procedures, intervention, speaking up and positive recognition

  • Proven ability to work with operations, maintenance, contractors

  • Demonstrated interpersonal, influencing, conflict resolution and leadership skills

  • Strong written, verbal, and communications skills with all organizational levels

  • Naturally curious, bias for learning technical strategies, concepts and computer applications

  • Consistently manage competing priorities in a demanding manufacturing environment

  • ·Build networks to enhance effectiveness and share knowledge

  • ·Self-motivated, self-starter

  • ·Capable of managing multiple complex tasks with the ability to identify, prioritize and proactively address based on risk and consequence

G. Performance indicators: Describe the criteria allowing to measure to what extent the results are achieved  - related to the accountabilities

  • Individual performance indicators (i.e. objectives, targets, results) utilize SMART goals (specific, measurable, actionable, relevant, time-bound)

  • Performance indicators focus on controllable inputs (leading indicators), desired behaviours and project milestones

H. Essential Job Functions:  Physical Requirements, Visual Acuity, and Environmental Factors

  • During turnarounds and planned/unplanned shutdowns, work 12-hour shifts, up to 6 days weekly, including night shift

  • Work in confined spaces (e.g. pressure vessels and at heights including scaffolding, stairs, ladders, elevated platforms

  • Read, write and speak fluent English

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States; not require sponsorship for employment visa status

Our culture is one of honesty and integrity with an emphasis on safety, health and environmental performance.On our team, people are acknowledged for embracing new practices that help create real value for customers.