Job Role Responsibilities :
Provide Control Systems engineering expertise in support of the design, construction, commissioning, start-up and operations of the ExxonMobil Huizhou Chemical Complex.
Provide technical and operational expertise for the day-to-day support of the process control systems and infrastructure.
Provide maintenance support for process control systems to achieve business and operational objectives.
Primary responsibilities include support of Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and / or SCADA systems, TCP / IP-based control systems networks, Microsoft Windows Servers and Workstations, and Microsoft Windows domain infrastructures for process control systems, including :
Installation and configuration of new equipment (software and hardware),
Supporting system reliability and security through design and implementation of backup & recovery strategies, system health and performance monitoring, security access account management, anti-virus signature file distribution, software patch management, etc.,
Support control systems sustainment by assisting in life cycle management activities such as software updates and upgrades, hardware refresh, etc.,
Troubleshooting activities, including analyzing system failures and preparing recommendations for changes and improvements,
Ensuring compliance with network and domain security standards, and
Maintaining accurate systems documentation.
Manage the systems contractors and interfaces to supporting vendors.
Interface with various plant personnel, including process control applications engineers, instrumentation, electrical, machinery and provide systems expertise to the Maintenance and Operations teams.
Primary contributions as both individual contributor and work-group Lead :
Apply broad technical and business skills and expertise to solve more complex problems,
Develop / implement innovative solutions to non-routine problems by leading teams in resolving technical challenges and expanding sphere of influence beyond core technical discipline,
Provide work direction to a group of 2-3 contact engineers,
Provide technical leadership, quality assurance and manage interfaces to other disciplines,
Mentor less experienced engineers to develop skills, and
Provide technical leadership (formal or informal) in operations and small local projects.
Demonstrate capability to influence without direct authority.
Utilize depth and / or breadth of experience to identify cross-functional business opportunities and participate in internal company networks to share knowledge and practices to the benefit of others.
Required Skills and Knowledge :
Bachelor or above degree in Computer Science, Automation, Electrical Engineering from a recognized university.
Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in managing a Distributed Control System (DCS) in the petrochemical or refining industry.
Experience with platforms from Honeywell, Yokogawa and Emerson is an advantage,
Experience with a full spectrum of Windows Server / Client design, specify, configure, install and maintain,
Established expertise with TCP / IP-based network switches and routers (e.g. Cisco or equivalent),
Experience with design, implement and sustainment of infrastructure for support of process control systems (includes active directory, file, terminal and management services as well as virtualization)
Experience with relational database systems (Oracle and MS SQL Server) is an advantage,
Experience in Design, Installation, Commissioning and Start-up of a new system is an advantage.
Experience in international projects, multi-national company (MNC), Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise (WOFE) or JV is an advantage.
Effective team player.
Fluent in speaking and writing English.
Willingness for 1-2 year’s short-term relocation, if required.