Process Lead

i Quest Consultants
  • Vadodara
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 9-13 years
  • 23 Apr 2015

  • Production/ Manufacturing/ Engineering

  • Oil/ Gas/ Petrochemicals / Refinery
Job Description


B Tech /M Tech or equivalent, in Chemical Engineering, from reputed institutes/Universities.

The position requires 10-12 years of experience in the Process Engineering Functions of reputed Engineering Consultants / and vendors .Working experience in the Process Engineering functions of major Chemical, Petro Chemical, Oil & Gas industries is essential. Working experience as Project Manager, would be an added advantage.

Key Technical Skills Required:

Possess a broad understanding Process engineering and Project procedures.
Should have worked as Lead engineer for 4 years
Should have full understanding of Process deliverables requirements- like PFD,P&IDs, hydraulic calculations, equipment selection & sizing, material selection, hazardous area classification etc.
Desirable to have sound knowledge on Process engineering Standards, National & International Standards, Regulatory Requirements, GMP and sanitary design standards, Process safety requirements etc
Hands on experience with process engineering design Softwares like Hysis, HTRI, Chemcad, Promax, etc..
Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office Software, Lotus Notes, and other Company and discipline specific software applications.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
Exposure to Conceptual Studies, Feasibility studies, Operation & Maintenance manuals, plant start-up manuals is desirable but not a must.


Shall lead projects and shall report to the Project Manager. Shall ensure delivery of Process Engineering Deliverables within the scheduled man-hours. Shall be capable of reviewing and commenting Process deliverables produced by support engineer.


Around 1-3 Junior Process Engineers, ETs & Designers shall report to the incumbent
Shall participate in Process Engineering requirements of around 3-4 small, medium and large projects, annually


The Lead Engineer -Process Engineering shall be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Should understand the project needs and act accordingly
Assign the functions to his team
Supervise Junior Process Engineers and Trainee Process Engineers
Supervise P&ID Designers.
Review / comment / develop deliverables like Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs), P&IDs, Design Basis, Process & Operational Philosophies, Heat & Mass Balance, Process data Sheets, Line list, Hydraulic calculations, etc as required for various projects.
Review Proposal and Project PFDs and P&IDs.
Participate in Proposal and Project Kick-Off Meetings as required
Participate in Proposal and Project Meetings as required.
Assist in man-hour estimation for a project.
Ensure timely deliverables as per schedule
Ensure quality of deliverables and Right First Time.
Ensure that Change request are raised time to time, as per variations in scope
Ensure Good Engineering Practices are followed
Ensure that Process Engineering standards and Guidelines are adhered to in the deliverables
Ensure compliance with Regulatory requirements
Ensure compliance with applicable codes, standards, Regulations & Good Engineering Practices
If required, participate in HAZOP, CHAZOP, PSM, Hazard Identification, SIL studies etc and ensure that the Process safety requirements are fully complied with.


Communication Skills
Decision Making:

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