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Electrical & Instrument Specialist


Singapore, SG

Country/Region:  SG
Job Area:  Maintenance
Business Unit:  RP Production

This is an ad for creators of change!

This is for you who wants to have a real impact on creating a healthier planet for our children every day. At Neste, you will be working for the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and a forerunner in developing renewable and circular feedstock solutions for polymers and chemicals. Let’s create transformation for a sustainable future together.


We are looking for you,


Electrical & Instrumentation


to our Asset Management Team in Singapore Refinery.


You will focus on supporting Electrical and Instrumentation engineers to drive programs to improve electrical and instrumentation equipment safety and reliability performance.  In this job you will work closely with Asset Management Team, Area Maintenance Team and Operations Day and Shift Teams


In our team, you will be the bridge between the asset management team with other functions within the refinery to oversee implementation of reliability programs and support to drive continuous improvement of the programs’ effectiveness to achieve optimum equipment reliability / availability.  You will also have the opportunities to support projects, equipment modifications and turnaround activities in this role. Together with you and your expertise, we can make an impact today and keep our promises for tomorrow.

Reasons to join


Real impact right now. We work in an inspiring and evolving business environment, where everything we do serves one purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children. To drive a growing impact as a global leader in renewable and circular solutions we live by our values every day; we care, we have courage, we cooperate.


Safety and caring. We value safety always and everywhere. We want our work to feel good and do good. At Neste, we nurture a culture where everyone is welcome and feels safe, respected, and encouraged to be their unique true selves. 


Exciting growth. Transformation brings new possibilities and fosters our courage and curiosity. As a global growing company, we support personal development with versatile learning and career opportunities. Collaboration is the key, and we believe in flexible, smart ways of working. 


More about the job


Your role in our team / in creating a sustainable future


  • To be the bridge between Asset Management and Area Maintenance teams and to support Electrical & Instrument Engineers in managing electrical and instrumentation day to day troubleshooting activities, overseeing reliability maintenance programs, managing projects and SD activities.  

  • Supports implementation and executes Maintenance work processes and supports delivery of the site’s reliability culture.  Raise reliability issues affecting safety, quality, availability or capacity; analyze and recommend actions. 

  • Continuously monitor the effectiveness of the preventive monitoring programs

  • This position provides necessary and essential support to the refinery’s Asset Management framework to obtain optimal availability and utilization of process instrumentation and electrical equipment    

  • Work closely with various stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of maintenance and reliability activities related to electrical and instrumentation equipment and systems to ensure safe & reliable operations, and identify areas for improvement.

  • Support in pre startup safety reviews (PSSR), ready for start up reviews (RFSU) assessments

  • Support root cause analysis (RCA) investigation focusing on improving safety, reliability, asset utilization and production efficiency.

  • Oversee the execution of MOC to improve electrical and instrumentation equipment and systems and ensure compliance to the MOC, PHA and PSSR processes


Keys to success in this role 


  • Minimum a diploma in Electrical or Instrumentation Engineering 
  • At least 7 years of experience in the Oil, Gas or Petrochemical Industry as an E&I Supervisor / Specialist / Senior Technician supporting operation and maintenance of a process plant.

Let’s get you started


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We look forward to receiving your CV and application (with a salary request) by March 31, 2024.


We will do our best to contact you within 2 weeks after the application time has ended. The recruitment process will include interviews and a possible aptitude assessment. The first interviews are preliminarily scheduled to take place in April.  (The person selected for the position must pass a health examination including a drug test. A security clearance is obtained with their consent.)


About Neste
Neste creates solutions for combating climate change and accelerating a shift to a circular economy. With over 75 years of refining expertise, we are now the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and a forerunner in developing renewable and circular feedstock solutions for polymers and chemicals. We have set aspirational targets for climate, biodiversity, human rights, as well as our supply chain and raw materials. Our ambition is to make the Porvoo oil refinery in Finland the most sustainable refinery in Europe by 2030. Together with our partners we are aiming at a carbon neutral and nature positive value chain by 2040. Our success is created by 5,400 professionals working in 16 countries. Read more:  Get inspired by our story.

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