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Lead Process Design Engineer


Porvoo, FI

Country/Region:  FI
Job Area:  Engineering
Business Unit:  Engineering

We are looking for Lead Process Design Engineer to join our team at Neste, Engineering Solutions in Porvoo and remotely.
Engineering Solutions is finding new, building new and improving existing. We plan and execute the remarkable investment portfolio to transform our Porvoo refinery to non-crude oil refining and into a globally leading renewable and circular solutions site as well as global growth investments for increased renewables production. Come and create change with us!

We offer you an interesting opportunity to be part of the Porvoo refinery transformation project to a renewable and circular site and ending crude oil refining in the mid-2030s.  We have the latest technology and willingness to support our employees to grow with us.

Your main responsibilities in creating a sustainable future are

  • lead process design teams in both domestic and international projects
  • participate in all project phases from pre-study and feasibility study via basic engineering to detailed engineering and As Built phase
  • engage in pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up phases
  • contribute to the development of processes and practices of Process Design
  • ensure effectiveness and continual improvement.

You will work closely with Engineering Solutions functions as well as external networks and stakeholders in projects and to continuously improve the performance and way of working. Our work combines accountability, cooperation, and the desire to develop and renew. Working safely at all times is essential to all of us.
The best combination to success in this role

  • M.Sc. or equivalent competence in chemical engineering
  • professional experience in process design in the chemical industry (5+ years)
  • ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders (Finnish and English)
  • experience of leading teams.

We also value any of the following

  • experience with industrial risk analyses
  • experience in process modelling.

If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with the Head of Process Design at ES Markus Huhtala +358 50 458 6609. 
Please submit your application as soon as possible, latest 2nd of April, 2023.
The recruitment process will include interviews and possible aptitude assessment.

The person selected for the position must pass a health examination including a drug test. A security clearance is obtained for the persons with their consent.
Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.
Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are also committed to carbon neutral production by 2035. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique.
We have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. 
To carry out our strategy and business growth, our values guide our work. We support, develop and take care of the wellbeing of our people to enable them to grow, innovate and build our future. 
We care. We have courage. We cooperate. 
At Neste we want our people to feel good and do good. We provide clear and transparent targets, development opportunities, empowering leadership as well as rewards based on role and responsibilities. 
The world is going through changes. At Neste our strategy reflects the understanding and mindset that we can be in charge of these changes to serve our purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children.
In the end, it is the people who make the company. We are Neste.
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