Topside Engineering Manager

Direct Search Global
January 22, 2021
Malaysia, Malaysia
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Direct Search Global is the appointed specialist recruitment agency by our client, a Vessel owner and operator in Malaysia. We are looking for a Topside Engineering Manager (FPSO) to join the client’s office in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

*Only Local Package on Offer*

The individual should have at least 15 years of relevant experience in engineering or engineering management in FPSO/FLNG projects Responsibilities:

  • Manage a multi discipline project engineering team located at the PMT site and, post-FEED, at the contractor main engineering site
  • Identify applicable requirements and best practices for topsides facilities and marine engineering
  • Support contractor engineering efforts by providing guidance and direction in support of regulatory and project requirements
  • Assure that FPSO contractors are compliant with the regulatory, project engineering design and engineering quality requirements embedded in the contract
  • Mange professional development of project engineering staff
  • Work with FPSO site leads to ensure delivery of contractor FPSO FEED proposals meeting company expectations for scope and quality
  • Work with FPSO site leads to ensure that the FPSO FEED competition is conducted without bias or favouritism
  • Provide safety and quality leadership for both the Company and Contractor project teams, and be a visible role model for the Company safety culture.
  • Develop and implement engineering quality management programs to ensure FPSO project team and contractor adherence to regulatory and contractual requirements, application of standards & industry best practice and utilization of lessons learned
  • Lead the technical evaluation of contractor FEED proposals • Support the corporate AFE gate assurance process as it relates to engineering and engineering management deliverables and activities.
  • Work with the corporate TMT, local HR departments and contingent resource suppliers to develop and deploy the execute phase engineering team(s)
  • Maintain regular contact with FEED site team leads to ensure PMT visibility of Contractor engineering activities
  • Participate in HAZID, HAZOP, Engineering Design, Constructability, PFD, P&ID, risk and 3D Model Reviews
  • Ensure rapid response to technical queries, technical deviations requests and contractor change requests.
  • Provide engineering resources to witness and verify Factory and Site Acceptance Testing, as required
  • Participate in prequalification surveys, technical evaluation and audit of contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Obtain assistance from corporate engineering resources from Houston based central functions and global corporate resources as required.
  • Provide regular updates to project management
  • Participate in project audits as requested by project management Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology or a related technical field, naval architecture, physics or chemistry
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in engineering or engineering management on major upstream facilities or capital projects
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/teambuilding skills
  • Analytical/technical skills with a practical approach to problem solving
  • Willingness and ability to travel to support project needs
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