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Process Control Engineer


Singapore, SG

Country/Region:  SG
Job Area:  Technology & Product Development
Business Unit:  Singapore

Are you our next creator 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,


Process Control Engineer


to our Technical Department - Process Engineering team in Tuas, Singapore.


You will be the owner of process control system applications within area of responsibility and responsible for continuous development, optimization and troubleshooting of plant process control systems to achieve high operational availability, productivity, flexiblity and safety.


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


● Develop and improve refinery processes by following up, developing and executing modifications or improvements to Process Control System (PCS), Safety Instrumented System (SIS) other automation system applications.
● Troubleshoot process deviations and lead major non-conformance investigations to resolve problems related to process control applications or safety interlock systems.
● Develop and drive alarm management workflow related to your area of responsibility.
● Develop and drive management of change (MOC) as change manager for PCS & SIS modifications
● Lead or support capital investment projects involving changes to the PCS, SIS or other automation system applications.
● Ensure process safety through driving functional safety / periodic proof test executions, standards and specifications development and risk evaluation processes (Hazop, LOPA, SIL etc…)
● Support process control systems related competence development at Singapore refinery in your area of responsibility.
● Develop and maintain documentation and specifications related to process/plant control and automation logics.
● Utilizes process monitoring & optimization management tools (Emerson Asset Management System, Control Performance Manager etc.) to optimize plant performance
● Sharing and implementation of best practices and common initiatives from Rotterdam and Porvoo refineries.


Keys to success in this role / The best combination to succeed in this role


  • Minimum 5 years in Refinery/Oil & Gas/Petrochemical Industry related to Process Controls / Process Automation
  • Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering or relevant field, & Understanding of Refinery Process Units Operations & Engineering


Let’s get you started


Wondering whether we are a match or not? Take a short test at


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 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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