turnaround planner / scheduler in Singapore

avril chen, randstad
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manufacturing & production
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5 years
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avril chen, randstad

job description

about the company

We are partnering with the world's largest producer of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues. They are industry innovators in the introduction of renewable solutions to the aviation and plastics industries. We are seeking a Turnaround Planner / Scheduler to join our client’s rapidly expanding team in Singapore.

about the role

  • Optimize refinery and production processes in mid- and long-term as a whole to ensure high operational availability, productivity, flexibility and safety.
  • Conduct test runs, identify bottlenecks and initiate capital investments to increase capacity, reliability and safety.
  • Support capital investment projects in your area of responsibility through out the project lifecycle.
  • Troubleshoot the challenges and lead major non-conformance investigations.
  • Improve process safety by facilitating process hazard analysis and leading actions implementation.
  • Manage changes related to your area of responsibility.

about the manager/team

You will report to the Turnaround Lead and responsible for effectively and efficiently coordinating planning, scheduling, cost estimating, resourcing for turnarounds and unit shutdowns. You will also ensure turnarounds planning and schedule are optimum and fully integrated to achieve key deliverables

skills & experience required

  • Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 5 years in process plant turnaround and maintenance activities, specifically in turnaround planning and scheduling.
  • Knowledge of process plant production and maintenance, including contractors supervision & management
  • Knowledge of process plant turnaround execution and management, including contracting, safety & quality management. Familiar with turnaround phases, from initial long range planning through to post-turnaround review.
  • Project management knowledge, particularly in quick-paced, high intensity and time constrained turnaround environments. Experienced turnaround planner and scheduler, strong in scheduling tools – MS Projects, Primavera, SAFRAN, etc.
  • Familiar with contracts, supply agreements, terms & conditions, able to work & collaborate effectively with contractors, suppliers, vendors and partners.
  • Excellent people and communication skills and able to organize, deploy and manage resources effectively.
  • Ability to promote teamwork and possess interpersonal effectiveness. A good team player, builds effective cooperation and trustful culture, seek all collaboration opportunities.
  • Possess strong situational appraisal skills, able to prioritize actions with alignment to company values and goals and having sense of urgency.
  • Ability to coordinate and integrate varied activities with differing focus or objectives effectively in order to achieve common turnaround priorities and goals.
  • Strong work ethic with positive attitude and ability to make timely decision through good analytical process & problem solving.

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact Avril Chen at 6510 1331.

(EA: 94C3609/ E1106687 )


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Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or equivalent qualification

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree