Wataniya Group

Shift Engineer

Job Overview

·       Manage production operations, establishing priorities, and sequences for manufacturing products.

·       Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice Production in BBU.

·       Running a preventive Production program that will minimize service repairs in the long run.

·       Guide the shift supervisors, field operators & DCS operators that how to handle the emergencies according to SOP during normal operation or in case of ESD and revise the SOP as per requirements.

·       Ensure all necessary components required for daily/weekly production are complete.

·       Coordinate manufacturing activities to ensure the quality of products meets specifications.

·       Establish or adjust work procedures as needed for efficiency and flow of manufacture.

·       Review operational reports from production supervisors and resolve manufacturing and maintenance problems to reduce costs and prevent delays.

·       Assist in preventive maintenance program (in co-operating with Maintenance engineers) of all machinery to ensure operational and safety performance.

·       Review and analyze waste and scrap ratios to ensure acceptable quality products, consequently, try to reduction in the percentage of waste annually and perform other duties/tasks and assignments as assigned by production Leader.

·       Ensure that record of empty & filled drums i.e. product grade-wise receiving from drum filling unit, loading on the trucks, and balance available in the filled drums storage yard is being maintained on daily basis.

·       Ensure that safe work rules and practices are understood, implemented, and consistently followed by the Production department employees and subcontractors.

·       Implement HSE procedures and processes to achieve an “Accident & Incident” free environment.

·       Ensuring daily, weekly, and monthly continues production arranging spares warehouse and raw materials optimization (in cooperation with other departments concerned)

·       Recording daily Production activity and report out daily and weekly to Production Leader including all supervisor’s daily report, packing section report, and filing reports.


·       Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Process Engineering.


·       Minimum of 8+ years’ experience in Refinery (Downstream Operation) also three years’ being in a similar role.

·       Previous operational leadership experience.

·       Experience in Bitumen Blowing Unit (BBU) as a production engineer.

·       Familiar with Biturox, Production, and Operation.

·       Previous success in leadership positions related to Poerner License Units is strongly desired.


·       Strong teamwork, influential skills, logical/analytical thinking, and leadership.

·       Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

·       Able and willing to collaborate in a team environment and exercise independent judgment

·       Knowledge of safety laws and regulations.

Strong Knowledge of oil and gas international codes and standards of Production domains.

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