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Technology Transfer Process Engineer, PE


Shanghai, CN

Req ID:  78288
Facility:  Shanghai-484
Department:  Technology Transfer Polyethylene
Division:  Research & Development, Technology & Sus

Technology Transfer Process Engineer, PE

Basic Function

The purpose of the position is to provide to 3rd party Hostalen and/or Lupotech Technology Licensees with a variety of Technical Services aimed at an effective transferring of Technology related know-how, according to the agreements in place (License Agreements, Technical Service Agreements, etc) .
The position has interfaces with LYB organization (Licensing, R&D, Manufacturing, HSE, Legal, etc) in order to maintain and even increase LYB PE technology robustness among Licensees portfolio by ensuring continuous focus on development, safety culture and discipline, regulatory and standards compliance.
Services provided may include staff training, leadership of LYB plant start-up teams (plant commissioning & start-up), trouble-shooting, efficiency improvements, new product trails and attendance to Technical Exchange Meetings. The majority of services will be rendered at the Licensee’s Site during the initial Plant commissioning & Start-up or during the post Start-up assistance periods, therefore the Job-holder should be prepared for frequent assignment periods at Licensee’s premises.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • To serve as first and local interface between Operation and Technical Organization and LYB Technology Transfer Organization in all the Services regulated by LA and TSA if applicable
  • To conduct training sessions for selected Licensee’s Staff, in relation to HSE and Operations
  • Collaborate with Process Safety Manager - OE in order to prepare and attend the PSSRs and related follow up with licensees 
  • Strong ability to manage as leader in the startup team ensuring pro-active relationship within the team and with third parties, reduce process errors, improve process results
  • Provide appropriate Operation/Technical support during trials, production of new grades, performance runs and plant optimization at Licensee request
  • Support Catalyst Group during trials with new catalyst
  • Keep accurate records of all the communication from/to Licensees

Personal Specification

1.    Educated to degree level in Chemical or Process Engineering

Work Experience: 
1.    Technical Knowledge – High level of expertise in Polyethylene  Processes  and Operations essential, gained either through role as a process/production engineer or operations supervisor/team leader.
2.    Process engineer plus min. of 10 years experience in Manufacturing/Process Design/Engineering/operations. 

Functional/Technical Skills -  Has the functional and Technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment, is credible to senior management levels at licensees.

1.    Technical knowledge – familiar with HSE Design Criteria and PSSR process, HAZOP/MOC processes.  Understands project management processes and interactions with licensees and contractors
2.    Technical knowledge – detailed knowledge and understanding of the Polyethylene  processes
3.    Operational knowledge – familiar with latest developments and operations best practices, including the principles of Operational Excellence as they apply to plant operations
4.    Business knowledge – capable of understanding LA and TSA framework, obligations and constraints 
5.    Understands LYB policies and procedures (DoA, travel policy, relationships with third parties), Ethics and Compliance
6.    Communication – can effectively communicate to licensee operational staff and senior management, in a multi cultural environment
7.    Proficient in main computer applications

1.    English essential, other languages advantageous


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

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