29 Aug, 2023

Principle Process Engineer

  • Wood
  • Doha, Qatar
Process Engineer Petrochemicals & Refining

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for a Principal Process Engineer to join our team in Qatar.



  • Reports to Lead Process Engineer
  • Provides Coaching and mentoring for direct reports.
  • Actively Supports recruitment, selection, transfers and promotion of resources to meet succession and business plans
  • Support the development and retention of motivated and competent people
  • Ensures competence of deputies
  • Manages performance of direct reports
  • Continuous promotion of and adherence to the discipline specific procedures and providing feedback of continuous improvement
  • Support the development and delivery of the technical safety standard expectations and technical assurance
  • Participate in incident investigations as required
  • Represent Operations EMEA discipline in the contract
  • Set performance expectations for direct reports
  • Actively maintaining own competence and continuous development
  • Technically competent in own discipline and actively maintains own competence according to standards and pursues continuous professional development
  • Provide discipline support to the business
  • Ensuring learning opportunities are captured and realized
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory framework and legislation
  • Proficient in scope definition
  • identification of candidates of GTEN
  • Deputizing for Lead as required
  • Supporting and supervising tasks delegated to direct reports/respective team
  • Management of key stakeholders in the execution and delivery of contracted activities
  • Manage and direct resources efficiently and effectively
  • Interact with Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Teams
  • Perform the role of Technical Authority when appointed to do so

Skills / Qualifications

BSc., University in Chemical Engineering


Technical skills

  • 12 years minimum experience in Brown Field Oil and Gas related projects
  • Demonstrate balance of industrial and management experience at relevant level and position
  • Intellectually capable, can substantiate the ability to apply theory in practical context
  • Capable use of discipline software and proactively encourage development
  • Professional demeanour, strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to demonstrate team working skills
  • Enthusiastic, conscientious and keen to learn
  • Flexible with can-do attitude
  • Provide strong leadership in promoting, demonstrating and being a role model in accordance with company core values and ethics policy
  • Competent in forecast planning for people resources
  • Competent in people interviewing , selection, communication and management including performance management
  • Proactively interact with team members in a positive and professional manager
  • Competent in implementation and execution of standard processes to effect delivery of Engineering excellence
  • Monitors compliance with standards and processes to assure operational delivery
  • Competent in knowledge of regulatory framework and associated legislation
  • Competent in own discipline to provide support to the business
  • Demonstrate current knowledge with industry and technology development within discipline
  • Demonstrate continual professional development
  • Communication in written and spoken forms
  • Expert in the Operations Excellence framework (OEF)
  • Lead Audit and Incident investigations
  • Project management
  • Mediator and financial and commercial awareness

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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