Process Engineer

What’s in it for you?

Joining our successful business has many rewards. We offer a technically complex and challenging environment, a role that provides opportunity to play an important role in developing and designing process improvements. You will be enhancing profitability, reliability and safety at our Refinery. We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative environment, Viva Energy has been enjoying success and excited about moving from a private entity to an ASX 100 listed company. We pay super contributions at a higher rate, you’ll be able to build on your long-term security and you will also be supported with flexibility and above market parental leave provisions. There are other great benefits too, including 25 percent discount every time you fill up with Shell fuel. Our Geelong Refinery is occupying 120 hectares of land adjacent to Corio Bay in Geelong, Victoria. With more than $300 million invested in our operations since 2015, we’re making a strong commitment to keeping local manufacturing in Geelong

About the role

You will work collaboratively as part of the refining team to maximise the long-term profitability of the Refinery. You will be involved in developing and designing process improvements enhancing profitability, reliability and safety. In this role you will drive and support continuous improvement, product quality, cost, energy efficiency, production and margin for your area. You will drive the selection of operating modes, Lead and participate in investigations into sub optimal operation and provide solutions to prevent recurrence. You will provide support across Economics and Scheduling, Refinery Projects and Turnarounds.

About you

You will hold an engineering qualification, have familiarity with a major hazard facility (refinery or heavy industry operations). You will be highly analytical; you will have demonstrated technical engineering skills, excellent organisational and communication skills. You will have IT skills across Process simulation software and Plant data extract tools, as well as Excel and Word. We are seeking curious individuals, motivated to innovate and solve problems in a more cost effective manner than the obvious or traditional methods. Your curiosity will see you focused on safety, driving change and innovation. You will be comfortable influencing through others, engaging stakeholder across all levels and leading change. You will be experienced in identifying areas for improvement and working with technical areas outside of your expertise, making key decisions to improve the reliability and integrity of the refinery.

About us

We are the exclusive licensee of Shell fuels and distributor of Shell lubricants in Australia.

Viva Energy Australia is one of this country’s largest and most successful energy companies, with operations right across the continent. We’re proud to be Australian, proud of our 110-year history, and extremely proud of our achievements as we strive to become Australia’s most respected energy company.

Australia relies on Viva Energy. We supply around 25% of Australia’s fuel, refuelling 4.4 million trucks, buses, cars and motorcycles, as well as 1,000 ships and 350,000 planes each year. Today we have the capacity to store 2 billion litres of crude and refined product, and we continue to invest significantly in our business to make our local operations even stronger. Over 1,700 people choose to work with us. We inject about $1 billion into the national economy each year through wages and services.

Viva Energy makes, imports and delivers the fuels, lubricants, chemicals and bitumen Australians rely on to reach their destinations. We’re with workers on their daily commute. We’re with families on their school run and truck drivers moving freight across the country. We’re with machinery operators in the mining industry and help fuel the aviation and marine industries, playing our part to keep Australia moving.

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