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SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.

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We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in aTRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION.

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In the role of Principal Process Engineer, you are responsible for contributing to the expertise and knowledge within the Process discipline, develop/improve corporate process engineering calculation tools and guidelines and provide support to all ongoing brownfield and greenfield projects executed in our Bengaluru office.

You will work in conjunction with Discipline Manager, Discipline Leads and Project Managers to seek continuous improvement in both quality and efficiency of work.

• Take the lead role on proposals and prepare discipline hour estimates for EPC projects.
• Lead/attend design review meetings and participate in HAZOP review meetings.
• Evaluating and incorporating project Lessons Learned to improve process engineering guidelines and work instructions.
• Act as consultant and mentor to less experienced engineers to ensure knowledge transfer, product memory, and application of best engineering practices.

. Furthermore, the principal process engineer shall have the following skills and experience:

• Strong knowledge of process engineering and process safety fundamentals as well as preparation of quality engineering documents.
• Collaborate with others to propose/optimize methodologies for engineering activities and working methods to enable fast-track project execution.
• Perform activities in compliance with SBM Group Technical Standards, Engineering Standards, corporate Processes and Work Instructions.
• Checking/Preparation of all Process Calculations for Equipment sizing, Line sizing, Pump Hydraulics, PSV sizing, Blowdown etc.
• Capable of managing a team of process engineers (typically 10+ engineers)
• Capable of coaching and developing less experienced engineers and to guide experienced engineers with changes in engineering methods and work processes.
• Development of PFD, P&ID, Equipment Datasheets, Instrument Datasheets, SAFE Charts, Cause & Effect Diagrams and Process Safeguarding documentation
• Knowledge and experience with intelligent P&IDs and Engineering Databases
• Good interface knowledge with related engineering disciplines, i.e. Piping, Instrumentation, Mechanical and Safety & Loss Prevention;
• Conversant with relevant international standards applicable to hydrocarbon processing industry, such as API, ISO, ASME, IEC, etc.
• Familiar with design review methods, such as HAZID, HAZOP, SIL Assessment
• Good experience in steady state & dynamic simulation of Oil & Gas plant (using Hysys or UniSim software)
• Having good experience in the offshore Oil & Gas industry with specific experience on Process Simulation and Design for Offshore Oil and Gas facilities – Wellhead platforms, Fixed Process Platforms, FPSO topsides modules & Turret Mooring System
• Review of vendor documents and technical bid evaluation
• Assess potential risks to integrated process & utilities and develop initiatives- taking mitigation strategies to minimize project disruptions, including during commissioning, start-up, and early operations.

Job requirements:

• Academic :Bachelor/Master of Technology – Chemical Engineering
• Exp:At least 15 years of relevant experience, incl. conceptual design, FEED and EPC project experience for offshore Oil & Gas projects (preferably FPSO) and at least 4 years of experience as lead / principal engineer.

Behaviours &inter-personal skills – Key points:
Soft skills

• Effective team player
• Good communication skills
• Strong analytical skills
• A pro-active approach and not afraid to take initiative and/or explore new ideas.
• Autonomous and able to think out of the box.


SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.

SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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