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TA Mechanical Engineer
21 days ago
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Country of work
Singapore Offshore Island
TA Mechanical Engineer
Minimum Education
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5500 - 6000 SGD Per Month
Number of vacancies


Job Description

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why the job is there, in one sentence.


· Plan and execute turnaround activities safely, efficiently and in accordance with applicable premises, DSM TA work processes, and standards.



selection of relevant annual figures (costs, revenues, margins etc) on which the job has some impact, including unit’s operating cost (figures +/- 20%).


Scope of role includes all aspect of TA strategic planning, preparation and execution which includes shutdown & decon, maintenance & project execution, commissioning & restart; and lookbacks & closure for learning and future planning.


He/She will lead Turnaround of expenditure including projects up to US$10m/TA.

Each event may involves 18~24 months preparation period leading to a 4-6 weeks turnaround execution.

Subordinates -

Number & role:


Responsible for TA planning team strength of about 5 RSS headcounts consisting of TA Cost Engineer, Planner (Mech/ E&I), Logistics Coordinator and Scheduler.


Principal Accountabilities

specify the most important 4-6 end-results for which an incumbent would be held responsible at the end of the year.


· Develop in-dept familiarity with Shell Downstream TA Work Processes, and Recommended Practices.

· Participate in TA Contracting Management which includes :

- Prepare bid packages for approved work-scope;

- Contracting strategy formulation, and approval;

- Assembling acceptable bidders with procurement and technical disciplines;

- Tendering, technical bid evaluation, commercial evaluation and negotiation;

- Contractor management and performance evaluation.

· Drive schedule reviews for critical operations and maintenance tasks.

· Coordinate risk assessments and mitigation implementation for high risk activities.

· Support MOC process for TA activities, including necessary temporary facilities, as required.

· Act as Focal point in TA plan-the-plan (Navitrack) tracking.

· Understand interfaces between TA Planning and other functions (projects, P&T, technical disciplines, operations, business essentials support, contractors etc), and facilitates communication between all work groups as appropriate.

· Organize and facilitate TA related workshops such as readiness reviews, scope challenge, cost/ financial reviews, team alignment, lookbacks etc.

· Organise review of TA related plans such as HSSE, Flawless Quality, Logistics, Pre-TA works etc.

· Perform as Secretary for Site TA core planning meeting.

· Deputise for TA Manager, as necessary.

· Facilitate Continuous Improvement (CI) program in TA.

· Function as a Block/Area Execution Team(AET) Leader for high complexity event, or act as Night Shift Lead during TA execution, or lead a Low complexity TA.

· Perform assigned tasks and initiatives by the line supervisor.


Educational Qualifications:

Degree/Diploma or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering.

 Professional Experience:

At least 5 years of relevant experience in oil/ petrochemical plant maintenance or engineering, and preferably with experience in Projects or Turnaround.