Rss test description en-us Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:14:55 GMT Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:14:55 GMT Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[Maintenance Planner]]> A day in the life of a Maintenance Planner: Manage planning backlog; if planning duration exceeds initial expectations, establish new LAFD with communication and approval from vested parties; coordinate updates in SAP. Ensure work order coding is accurately reflected in terms of equipment, priority, and financial coding; Work with OMC and vested parties to correct where necessary. Execute maintenance planning tasks in accordance with Shell Maintenance Execution process. Review and analyze work orders ready for planning for correctness and adequacy. Prepare complete job plans for the efficient execution of corrective mechanical work. This involves: Conducting field visits to scope job requirements Including HSE Requirements, Job Steps, Support Crafts Requirements, Materials, Fabrication Steps, Cost Estimate, Engineering and Inspection Requirements, and Operation requirements in plans. Initiate requisition of non stock items. Check that planned work is within realistic completion dates. Interfacing with the Scheduler, Analyst, and Maintenance and Operations Coordinators to determine work activities. Interfacing with Engineering and QA/QC group on incorporating requirements Initiate requisition of non stock items, procurement of materials and equipment as required. Interface with CP that facilitates timely arrival of material on site. Evaluate job feedback to improve future work and update best plans. Ensure/support/Audit the Work orders are properly closed, maintenance and financial history adequately entered. Support running maintenance planning team to manage unit planning work load. Create SAP notifications and or requisitions for material movement offsite- as necessary Create, use and maintain plant history and other technical information to include in current job plans. Interfaces with project and plant change planning as required. Assist with turnaround and plant changes when needed.
Requirements: Must be authorise to work in Canada for any employer without need for sponsorship Grade 12 Diploma Maintenance background (Millwright - Red Seal Journeyman Certification) 3-5 years in a Planning or Scheduling position is desired Primavera experience is a strong asset Experience in planning for multiple crafts Proficiency in CMMS (SAP) systems, specifically Equipment Maintenance, Purchasing Modules Proficient in MS Work, Excel, MS Project Knowledge of maintenance business processes and best practices, roles of specific trades, and manufacturing processes in an Upgrader, Refinery or similar Petrochemical operation Strong organizational and effective time management skills Flexibility in managing changing priorities and ability to work with minimum supervision Courses and seminars in the following area: Scheduling, Planning, Estimating, and Time Management are an asset Experience in a team environment is desire May influence indirectly on the Maintenance Annual Budget]]>
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:01:19 GMT
<![CDATA[Major Maintenance Focal]]> This position is responsible for proper maintenance record keeping, systems compliance and execution of the maintenance plan; while, also directing a multidisciplinary team that provides maintenance and reliability support to the Muskeg River Mine or Jack Pine Mine.

The main responsibility will be to ensure equipment/system availability and integrity to meet defined production targets contributing to the success of the organization in regard to the four business plan goals. Supervise 5 major contractors and other contractors during plant outages and other major maintenance activates and measure and evaluate contractor performance.

A day in the life Major Maintenance Focal: Provide leadership in Health, Safety, and Environment for the maintenance department. Ensure all maintenance activities by Shell and contractor personnel are carried out in a safe, efficient, and environmentally sound manner by ensuring that all necessary procedures, practices, standards, and rules are documented and followed. Provide frontline leadership to ensure the overall objectives of the department are met. Provide supervisory functions, like mentoring, coaching, performance management, and work practice review. Troubleshoot and develop solutions to address issues to ensure associated equipment is reliable and available with integrity to meet defined production targets contributing to the success of the organization in regard to the four business plan goals. Provide leadership to ensure that equipment is maintained for maximum efficiency and productive by initiating corrective action and ensuring maintenance and engineering standards are adhered to. Ensure changes to equipment by maintenance and other groups comply with the management of change procedures. Ensure that Human Resources Policies are applied in a fair and consistent manner. Actively engage employees and contractors by seeking input and feedback on issues affecting the department and plants for change/growth. Ensure that performance management processes are utilized and managed to meet the needs of the company and employee. Manage multiple employees and contractors amongst an environment of conflicting priorities, while also ensuring exceptional safety standards are met across multiple locations simultaneously. Determine potential hazards and risks to production to develop/implement systems to maximize equipment and system availability and integrity. Leadership of multi-discipline maintenance employees and contractors with diverse skills sets toward common goals. Control costs in an environment that requires constant revision of strategies to meet changing circumstances with respect to production rates, wear rates, technology, and physical equipment change. Ensure preparation work is completed as planned and parts/ equipment are available to carryout scheduled/ unscheduled maintenance activities. Asses requirements and organize logistic for contractors including orientation, accommodation, traveling.

Requirements: Journeyman Certification in one of the Mechanical trades such as Millwright, Shopfitters, Boilermaker etc 5 years of experience in the direct supervision of a mixed trade workgroup in an industrial setting Maintenance Lead experience would be an asset. Knowledge of maintenance systems and protocols. Contract management experience. Understanding of budget and cost/project schedule and development an asset. Demonstrated leadership ability and capacity to work effectively in a flexible team environment.]]>
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<![CDATA[Refinery Scheduler]]> Shell Downstream encompasses all the activities necessary to transform crude oil into petroleum products and petrochemicals, and deliver them around the world. Our Downstream businesses refine, supply, trade and ship crude oil worldwide, and manufacture, transport and market fuels, lubricants, bitumen, LPG and bulk petrochemicals for domestic, transportation and industrial uses. Altogether, the organization employs some 65,000 people in around 100 counties.

Our Manufacturing business has the capability to process some four million barrels of crude oil per day, and operates in 35 refineries worldwide, producing gasoline, diesel, heating oils, aviation fuel, lubricants and bitumen. Delivering cutting edge technologies, our manufacturing sites contribute significantly to meeting the world's energy needs.

Responsibilities: Provides and uses input from Trading & Supply and various Refinery groups to develop, optimize and execute an evolving and robust schedule through converting the Monthly Operating Plan into optimized product schedules that meet blending quality requirements while minimizing quality giveaway, stock outs and demurrage costs. Works with local Refinery groups and the central Crude & Feedstock and Products groups to identify and support opportunities to improve production economics. Supports and/or leads the process for calculating and consolidating production volume and inventory data for crude, feedstocks and/or finished products. This role also supports and/or leads the month end process for reporting production volumes and inventories for financial reporting. Tools utilized include: AspenTech Orion, Multi-Blend Optimization (MBO) and other spreadsheets. Strong focus on ensuring product availability in the necessary quantities and qualities to meet commitments whilst maintaining products and feedstocks within agreed stock levels and taking proactive actions to mitigate any unexpected changes to the plan. Ensures that the day-to-day orders and instructions to Production are prepared accurately, on time and consistent with the agreed plan. Performs the daily task of quantifying and analyzing discrepancies between the plan, schedules and actual performance. Analyzes and communicates results to the responsible parties to take necessary corrective actions. Coordinates and implements corrective actions to mitigate impact of unplanned disruptions. Ensures that the global standards and tools around Refinery Planning and Scheduling are used. Pro-actively manages product quality and follows Quality Incident reporting procedures. Leads or supports the weekly Flash process for calculating and consolidating production and inventory data for crude, feedstocks and/or finished products volume reporting. Leads or supports the month end process for reporting production volumes and inventories for financial reporting. Supports the margin variance analysis process by recording and reporting all deviations from the plan including impact on an ongoing basis and reporting regularly. Supports the monthly operating plan process through timely communication of operational and logistical changes/issues that may have impact on Production or Supply.
Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work for any employer in Canada without sponsorship. A post secondary education is an asset. Refinery experience is an asset. Scheduling experience with crude, products, trading an asset. Understanding of refinery economics, supply logistics, and finance an asset. Work well with data, spreadsheets and software applications an asset. Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team within the Economics & Scheduling department, Production teams and Shell Trading & Supply is important. Excellent communication, sharing of vision, customer focus, adapting and effectively managing changing situations while working as part of a team are keys to success. Flexibility to adapt quickly to changing business requirements and production capabilities a plus. Ability to multi-task and manage multiple competing priorities are pluses.]]>
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:01:18 GMT
<![CDATA[Fired Heat Transfer Engineer]]> Reporting to the Mechanical Engineering Manager at the Scotford Upgrader in Fort Saskatechwan, Alberta; the prime purpose is to provide discipline engineering support and leadership related to the safety, integrity, reliability and operational performance of fired heat transfer equipment in the Upgrader organization.

This is a site based roles with the requirement to interface with Operations, Maintenance and Technical staff in the field on a regular basis. Fired equipment the candidate would be responsible for would include Atmospheric and Vacuum furnaces in coking service, heavy hydrocarbon furnaces, hydrogen reformers, sulphur plant reaction furnaces and incinerators and the site flares.

A Day in the life of a Fired Heat Transfer Engineer: Provide advice / expertise on the design and selection of fired heat transfer equipment. Provide advice / expertise on maintenance and operational issues, including troubleshooting and root cause analysis of fired heat transfer equipment. Develop and support new heat transfer equipment technologies and identify and facilitate application and deployment of these technologies. Maintain relationships with Shell Global team members and stakeholders (other discipline engineers, service managers, project and process engineers, etc). Contribute to the Heat Transfer Technical Discipline Network. Comply with corporate global standards and work processes. Drive Enterprise First behaviors with regards to Leadership, Accountability and Teamwork. Provide engineering support to the Management of Change system and Turnaround (TA) Prioritization Implementation Teams. Support and help develop and implement quality and reliability initiatives.
Requirements: Must have the legal right to work for any employer in Canada. Engineering degree in either Mechanical, Materials or Chemical Engineering. Minimum of 5 years experience in the fired equipment/ heat transfer discipline. APEGA registered Professional Engineer or eligibility to register. Experience working in a operation facility is a strong asset Solid working knowledge on API 560 Design and manufacture of Fired Heaters, API 530 Calculation of Heater Tube Thickness in Petroleum Refineries, API RP 534 Heat Recovery Steam Generators, API RP 535 Burners for Fired Heaters in General Refinery Services and NFPA 85 Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards. Strong knowledge of materials and corrosion, welding, heat transfer and testing of fired heat transfer equipment. Experience with FRNC is a strong asset]]>
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