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Process Control Engineer - Houston, TX
Job ID: U26860

Within Shell Projects & Technology, our Project & Engineering Services 
provide specialist engineering services such as structural engineering for 
offshore installations, reliability studies for the refineries, 
instrumentation control advice for process engineering and planning 
expertise for the project world. Our project teams deploy effective 
technology to reduce engineering design hours and achieve flawless start-
up and operation, as well as continually increase capability by developing 
people and driving global policy.
 
At Shell our commitment is to satisfy the world’s need for energy with 
economically, socially and environmentally responsible solutions.  We seek 
a high standard of performance, and understand that great ideas can change 
the world.  If you want to work with a group of creative, ambitious and 
innovative professionals then you should consider Shell.  We will provide 
you with the resources to put your ideas into action, worldwide 
opportunities to advance your career, and outstanding benefits and rewards 
that support your quality of life.  Join us and let’s make a real 
difference together.
 
Responsibilities: 
The Process Control Engineer assists a Senior Control Engineer and, 
depending on experience, works independently in:
•	Providing troubleshooting and technical support for process 
control systems 
•	Designing, specifying, deploying, and sustaining process control 
systems on major DCS platforms; includes complex control aspects such as 
speed/surge control, ignition/firing controls, overrides, and start-
up/shutdown sequencing 
•	Designing, specifying, deploying, and sustaining advanced control 
systems using SMOC (Shell Multivariable Optimizing Controller) and Shell's 
greater process control technology applications 
•	Designing, specifying, deploying, and sustaining specialized 
control systems (e.g. Blending, non-linear control, automated drilling, 
batch, etc.) 
•	Gatekeeping/monitoring process control technology developments 
•	Providing advice and guidance for Process Control R&D, engineering 
standards, and best practices 
•	Preparing commercial offers and develop business opportunities 
which may include participation in marketing and promotion activities


Requirements: 


  
•	3-5 years of professional experience delivering or supporting 
process control technology 
•	Oil and Gas industry experience preferred 
•	BS or higher degree in Chemical or Petroleum Engineering 
•	Solid background in engineering, as well as significant knowledge 
in the fields of process technology, process dynamics, mathematics, 
simulation, and technical computing 
•	Good leadership skills 
•	Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
•	Excellent collaboration and team working skills 
•	Resilience in the face of change


Application Deadline: Saturday 07 January 2012 

Number of Vacancies: 1 


Hyunjin Lee, Ph.D.
 
Process Control R&D Engineer
Process Automation, Control and Optimization (PACO)
Shell Project & Technology

Shell Global Solutions (US) Inc.