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Senior Facility Engineer

  • Job reference: 927756
  • Location: Germany
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 17/09/2019

Here's an opportunity to truly grow your career, working across all aspects of engineering.

We're looking for an experienced project manager in Terminal Engineering and Asset Management who is an accomplished communicator, thus relish the chance to build relationships and drive change.


T&S is my client's primary trading, supply, distribution and shipping business. With this T&S is the central nervous system for my client, linking its business together by making sure the right products are delivered at the right time to the right market for for our customers - whether those customers are my client's businesses or third parties.

In Germany, Austria, Switzerland (DACH) T&S completes the supply chain with seven Shell terminals and a network of road transport routes in addition to rail and barge transports. The role of Senior Facility Engineer will be a key part of the T&S Operations Team, tasked with consistently meeting our high global standards of safety, quality and operational excellence.

Role Dimensions

As an experienced engineer, you'll lead and manage Engineering Services to terminals within my client's Trading & Supply Organisation (T&S). That means working virtually across a diverse range of cultures and countries, providing effective engineering services to my client's terminals and depots - with special focus on one of the largest terminals in Germany in Hamburg.

Your challenge will be to succesfully integrate the workstreams across various engineering functions, delivering safe and reliable operations, from inspection and maintenance, to managing assets and implementing terminal capital programs whilst, ensuring legal and my client's Control Framework Compliance.

Your skills at nurturing global relationships will be vital, winning trust and great results from contractors, consultants and terminal managers. Most importantly, you'll thrive in an excitingly varied role that will immerse you in every aspect of engineering.

Desired profile

Alongside your engineering degree and experience in project and asset management, you'll need to be commericially gifted, with excellent communication skills. Plus you'll have a leader's vision to drive and manage change. Beyond that, we'd hope to see some of the following on your CV:

  • A background or understanding of the inter-disciplinary engineering functions at terminals and depots
  • Familiarity with IT solutions (SAP, CAPEX Bay, etc), as well as Contracting & Procurement processes, Storage & Handling, Maintenance contractors and Post Award Contract Management process
  • Proven experience as contract owner and/or holder for strategic contracts
  • Good knowledge on the reliability and integrity of distribution-related equipment
  • Fluency in English and German.

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