10 Mar, 2023

Project Development Engineer

  • Exxon Mobile
  • Singapore
Developer Engineer Chemicals Oil & Gas

Job Description

About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.



ExxonMobil in Singapore


ExxonMobil is one of Singapore’s largest foreign manufacturing investors with over S$25 billion in fixed asset investments.
We have manufacturing facilities that include an integrated world-scale refining and petrochemical complex in Jurong and Jurong Island, a network of service stations under the Esso brand, operate a lubricant plant and are a supplier of cylinder cooking gas. ExxonMobil provides customers and commercial markets in the region with ground transportation, industrial, aviation and marine fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and liquefied natural gas (LNG).
As Singapore serves as the AP hub for some of our businesses, we employ about 3,500 people across positions in operations, projects, commercial, corporate support functions and others.
ExxonMobil also contributes to community programs in Singapore that support the arts, education, health and the environment.
For more information, visit www.exxonmobil.com.sg or follow us on Instagram @exxonmobil_sg



Role summary

Project Development Engineer leads the project development and process design activities through collaborations with cross-functional team to ensure industry leading project performance.  



What you will do


  • Engage with business partners during early stage to provide facilities planning support and project planning.
  • Ensure stakeholder alignment on the Project Objectives and Strategies (POS), Concept Selection, project cost and schedule, and value delivery.
  • Lead the development of process design specifications, including the development of heat & material balances, design flow plans, process equipment design, process configuration alternatives, safety facilities etc.      
  • Develop project schedule to appropriate level of detail and set key milestone dates to support project goals, including aligning with turnaround milestones and unit outages.
  • Develop project resource plans, manage development phase budget, track scope changes, and coordinate cross-functional project support including benchmarking, cost and schedule estimating, and execution planning.
  • Determine contractor scope of work for Front End Engineering Design (FEED), monitor contractor performance against plans and job specification, and develop improvement plans to address any performance gaps.
  • Develop project issues and opportunities management plan and steward actions to resolution.


About us


Skills & Qualification


  • A good Honors Degree in Chemical Engineering from a recognized University
  • At least five (5) years of relevant capital project development / process design experience in the refining / petrochemical / upstream industry / low carbon solution
  • Familiar with the development of heat & material balances, design flow plans, as well as the designs/specifications of process equipment
  • Good knowledge of the industry standards and practices relevant to process design and safety
  • Good knowledge of process design computer simulation and designing tools, and the use of analytical tools
  • An effective team player with strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work in a refinery/petrochemical plant environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to manage deadlines and work under pressure



Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last and we provide job rotations throughout your career with us. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.
Currently our employees benefits include: Long Term Savings Allowance, dental reimbursement, annual health checkups and Home Ownership Assistance Plan amongst others and these are updated from time to time.


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It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity in conformance with all applicable laws and regulations to individuals who are qualified to perform job requirements. The Company administers its personnel policies, programs, and practices in a non-discriminatory manner in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, work assignment, promotion, transfer, termination, wage and salary administration, and selection for training.


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