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Licensing Engineer

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Shanghai, 31, CN, 200031 Beijing, 11, CN, 100020

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

  • Assist in the manufacturing support and construction reviews for new plants
    • Respond to inquiries from Licensee concerning operational issues which they face during project execution of their project
    • Help Licensee plan startup and commission activities
    • Support Engineering Reviews and participate in HAZOP Reviews during Basic Engineering Design or Detailed Design
  • Assist in the training of licensee personnel
    • Provide Operational Training to Licensee’s personnel
  • Assist in new plant commissioning and startup
    • Create punch-list items of needed corrections
    • Review startup and operating procedures
    • Review safety procedures
    • Provide on-site operator training as necessary
    • Perform process control logic checks
    • Provide shift coverage as necessary for the initial operation of the plant
    • Interface with the Licensee Management Staff to coordinate activities between the licensee and Grace’s Start up Team
    • Assist Licensee in carrying out the warranty test runs
  • Assist existing licensee related to troubleshooting or performance improvement activities.
  • Response to inquiries from licensees concern existing plant operational issues
  • Assist during new catalyst trials
  • Provide on-site support for troubleshooting or to improve operational performance
  • Assist in the development of Process Design Packages

Required Skills

  • Strong technical skills and ability to apply skills in practical manner to solve customer problems/issues. 
  • Quick learner and able to have good problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, Team player
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. Ability to present to customers effectively and good customer presence
  • Innovative
  • Ability to explain concepts and teach others important skills needed to operate a petrochemical plant
  • Ability to complete projects with tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Self-starter – does not need to be told what to do, but work in a semi-ambiguous and autonomous role
  • Good business acumen – assessing business opportunities/customer problems and offering technology & solutions to customers

Required Experience

  • BS engineering (preferably Chemical Engineering)
  • 8+ years of experience as production or manufacturing engineer
  • Experience in the petrochemical industry
  • Plant startup experience
  • Polyolefin experience