Senior Process Engineer (Chemical Plants – Midstream / Downstream) at International Energy Services Limited (IESL)

Senior Process Engineer (Chemical Plants – Midstream / Downstream) at International Energy Services Limited (IESL)
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International Energy Services Limited (IESL), established in 1990, is a specialist, multidisciplinary, energy services company that provides integrated, client-focused and cost-effective services in the oil and gas industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Process Engineer (Chemical Plants – Midstream / Downstream)
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: Lead Process Engineer
Directly Supervises: Intermediate Process Engineer

Job Objective

  • To develop and optimize economical industrial processes through efficient and reliable system and equipment design such that safety, health and environment are not compromised


  • Conducting research on new technologies and alternative methods for chemical processes in order to improve efficiency or reduce costs
  • Designing and optimization of chemical manufacturing facilities, including generation of piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID’s), Process flow diagrams (PFD’s), Utility Flow diagrams (UFD’s), and schematics
  • Performing calculations using scientific principles such as mass and energy balances, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and organometallic chemistry to design chemical processes
  • Conducting feasibility studies, designing processes, collecting data, analyzing results, drawing conclusions, and reporting findings to project stakeholders
  • Estimating CAPEX & OPEX implications of small, medium and large scale projects
  • Identify and lead manufacturing process efficiency and improvement projects
  • Oversee plant performance evaluations through comprehensive equipment design/sizing methods
  • Coordinate management of change and process hazard reviews
  • Developing standardized operating procedures / manuals (SOP’s) for different chemical processes.
  • Evaluating processes to ensure compliance with environmental and safety regulations
  • Perform risk assessment studies
  • Estimates project man-hour budgets, reviews, support to the lead process engineer on schedule and budget requirement
  • Troubleshooting problems associated with chemical & refinery processes
  • Perform process simulations using HYSYS, Pro II, and UNISIM etc
  • Drive adoption of best practices developed by Six Sigma.
  • Mentor and manage junior engineers

Key Result Areas

  • Quality/ Accuracy of process deliverables – Expected accuracy and timeliness of work output should not be less than 90%
  • Have the capacity to work under pressure and within very tight schedule
  • Timely delivery of assigned tasks
  • Taking Initiative towards problem solving
  • Apply an awareness and willingness to work as a team member
  • Mentoring/Leadership: Ability to coach, develop and provide technical assistance to personnel under his supervision.
  • Effective Planning and Organization
  • Must comply with HSE and quality requirements including periodic Audits at the project and corporate level and ensure compliance of subordinates


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Petroleum or any related discipline
  • 8-12 years relevant work experience
  • Professional / Chartered Engineer (or equivalent)
  • Proven Work experience as a Proce

Organizational Competencies:

  • Integrity and trust
  • Drive for result
  • Technical and functional skill
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Dealing with change
  • Collaboration
  • Presentation skills
  • Time management, Organization and effective planning
  • Problem solving and Innovation
  • Timely decision making
  • Safety Compliance
  • Team work skills

Functional Competencies:

  • Understands matters related to planning, project delivery and reporting.
  • Business Development and Production Cost Optimization
  • Implement Process Safety Management and Integrated Management Systems at Plant Site
  • Initiative, Participate and supervise design activities in accordance with relevant standards and procedure
  • Effectively manage and participate in commissioning projects to increase production and safety
  • Process Optimization for different engineering phases
  • Develop and manage operating procedures for all process operations
  • Troubleshooting and Debottlenecking of various chemical processes.

Application Closing Date
10th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates who meet the criteria above should send their CV in MS Word format to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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