Production Engineer

07 Dec 2012
04 Jan 2013
Firaz Hameed
Contract Type
Full Time


To reinforce the company's ability to develop and deploy advanced production and maintenance technologies, a position is open in the R&D department for a senior engineer. The candidate should bring expert knowledge of consolidated and emerging solutions in the broad area of production operations (maintenance, asset integrity, materials, expert systems and automation) and have demonstrated experience with the development and application of new technologies in the field

The candidate must provide strong technical leadership for the assigned research programs. He/she must conceive, plan, and provide guidance for the initiatives in this area and contribute to the growth and effectiveness of the technical team. In particular, the candidate must:
Propose research initiatives aimed at developing and deploying engineering solutions in the area of production operations, including eg., maintenance, asset integrity, materials, expert systems and automation
Manage research activities and feasibility studies staffed with internal personnel, identifying and integrating contributions from external organizations (national and international universities and research centers and service providers)
Monitor new technical developments in the area, identify and promote new opportunities for offshore developments
Identify opportunities for field application of advanced solutions and assure their successful
Promote the technical growth of young resources and contribute to creating a team characterized by a high technical level
Develop and promote a team with a multidisciplinary culture
Contribute broadly to R&D initiatives within the department

INTERNAL : HQs Technical Areas and R&D Units; Geographic Unit technical personnel
EXTERNAL: Service Providers, Academia

Qualifications & Experience:
University degree (preferably Masters or PhD) in chemical, mechanical engineering, production engineering, or closely related field
Strong background in automation, process, materials
Industrial experience is required
Proven track record with development and use of innovative technologies
Research experience in the area of facilities or production (maintenance, asset integrity, materials, expert systems, automation)
Required experience: 10+ years

CV to fhameed (at) if interested.