Process Engineer

Milian, Milano, Italy

Job Reference 1194609

Location Milian, Milano, Italy

Industry Petrochemicals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added September 26, 2023

Airswift is now recruiting for an experienced Process Engineer who will work on a complex refinery project in Milan for a leading operator in Milan.Project phase: EPC (to be complete Q1 2025)  


  • Project Scope of Work: Amiral is a vast world-scale petrochemical complex integrated with the SATORP refinery in Jubail on the country's east coast. Amiral is being developed and will be operated by the SATORP joint venture owned by Saudi Aramco (62.5%) and TotalEnergies (37.5%). The Amiral project involves the construction of: A mixed-feed cracker capable of processing different grades of low-cost feedstocks and producing 1.65 million tons of ethylene per year; two polyethylene lines, each with a capacity of 500,000 tons per year; and Units for extracting butadiene and aromatics, and producing high value-added derivatives.


Additional Information

  • Local Job Title: Process Engineer
  • Global Job Code: Process Engineer
  • Start: ASAP
  • Contract Duration/End: December 2024
  • Location: Milan, Italy

Job Purpose

The Process Engineer is responsible for leading and overseeing the process design activities and ensuring delivery of the process design package(s) / engineering deliverables to meet the expected quality and standards. Shall coordinate various aspects of the process engineering including design, interdisciplinary support, planning, inspection and procurement.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Follow up on process engineering activities with contractor and resolving critical engineering issues affecting the engineering progress.
  • Review of critical project design documents and drawings such as design basis PFD and P&ID, produced by the contractor and the vendors.
  • Provide process technical expertise and support to all aspects of process engineering associated activities including multidisciplinary support.
  • Understand and ensure project compliance with project scope, company standards and specifications.
  • Ensure Project internal and external interfaces i.e. with Licensors, vendors and Contractors as required 
  • Participate in HAZOP/LOPA/SIL and other safety related-studies and analysis.
  • Participate in 3D design and model reviews as required.
  • Ensure proper design reviews during 30%, 60% and 90%, meeting company requirements, standards and procedures.
  • Work collaboratively with contractor to execute project scope.
  • Continuously seek improvements to the project costs and schedule at all times.


Educational & Technical Requirements:
•    Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering discipline. Master’s degree is a plus
•    Minimum 10 -15 years of relevant experience in large to mega projects with a minimum of 3 years Saudi Aramco experience
•    Experience with process simulation tools such as HYSYS, PRO II, Flare System and other relevant Process design and safety tools.
•    Experience in simulating steady and dynamic systems
•    Experience with the development of H&MB, Heat integration, PFD/P&IDs/MSDs, LDT, as well as the design/specifications/selection of process equipment/instruments and hydraulics calculations.
•    Experience in participating and contributing to Safety Assessment Reviews.
•    Knowledge in HTRI/HTFS, Columns trays/packing design, Corrosion and Material selection, CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) modeling is a plus
•    Familiarity with AOC’s standards and procedures preferred
•    Good knowledge of English, both written and verbal
•    Advanced computer skills with MS-Office 
•    Excellent communication skills

•    Plan & Organize
•    Analyze & Solve problems
•    Safety 
•    Influence others
•    Communicating openly & effectively
•    Intercultural Awareness
•    Incorporate Technical Knowledge


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