Shell Refinery Catalyst Technical Service Engineer in Metropolis, Singapore

Auto req ID 75426BR

Job Title Refinery Catalyst Technical Service Engineer

Country of Work Location Singapore

City, State (if applicable) Metropolis

Work Location Singapore - Metropolis

Company Description Shell is one the largest foreign investors in Singapore and began operations in 1891. Today, we have more than 3,200 employees in Singapore alone. The Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site today is the largest Shell refinery in the world in terms of crude distillation capacity, which makes Singapore a key regional supply and trading centre for Shell in the East.Singapore is the largest petrochemical production and export centre in the Asia Pacific region. Shell Jurong Island (SJI) manufactures petrochemicals to meet the fast-growing demand for these products in the region.We also have one of the largest single-branded retail networks in Singapore, providing customers with a wide range of quality products and services. When you join Shell in Singapore, you can count on our commitment to help you thrive and propel your career by means of our industry-leading development programme and our available and unrivalled pool of local and global experts. Our numerous global and local skill pools as well as our diversity are key to our success and continuing innovation.

Job Description

The Technical Service Engineer is responsible for providing comprehensive hydroprocessing (hydrocracking and hydrotreating) technical support to Criterion Catalysts customers. This is an exciting role that interfaces Shell with external customers and help them improve their margins via catalyst solutions.

Typically this includes:

  • Criterion representative for Asia Pacific customer needs and technology application in kinetics model as well as product requirement to the global team

-Preparation and on-site advice for start-up and catalyst activation independently.

-Unit monitoring, providing trouble shooting and optimization advice during the catalytic cycle independently.

-Preparation of technical part of proposals to win business, both for retaining existing as well as winning new customers independently.

-Marketing of new products/services by demonstrating the technical benefits to customers.

-Activity exploring new business opportunities for Criterion/Zeolyst in the market.

-Working closely with local Project and Technology Downstream colleagues to deploy resources to support our value proposition

This is a very suitable position for a candidate with at least 8 -10 years refinery technology experience, who is looking to deepen his/her light end, hydroprocessing and hydrocracking skills. Particularly staff attracted to working with a variety of customers (Shell as well as non-Shell) and are interested to test and develop commercial acumen will find this an interesting job.


The ideal candidate should have:

  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering or a MS Degree in Chemistry (or equivalent) of Technical University (or equivalent)

  • Good knowledge of refining in general and hydroprocessing and hydrocracking

  • Strong communication skills are essential

  • The individual must have strong technical skills and the ability to perform in-depth problem solving

  • The individual must be proficient in use of spreadsheets and computer models

  • Good writing and presentation skills

  • Minimum of 8-10 years experience in refining technology support.

  • Knowledge of heterogeneous catalysis particularly in the area of hydrotreating is a plus

  • Ability/experience to cooperate with Shell Project & Technology Downstream, the Shell Group as a whole and outside parties (clients, Engineering Contractors, etc.) is a plus

-Travel 30 to 50% of the working time

No. of Positions 1


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