Graduate Employment Opportunity: Process Engineer (Shell Kazakhstan, Atyrau)

Astana, Kazakhstan
05 Apr 2018
18 May 2018
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Graduate Employment Opportunity: Process Engineer (Shell Kazakhstan, Atyrau)

At Shell, we're developing all kinds of ideas to help meet the growing demand for energy. To solve this in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible we need remarkable problem solvers, keen to make their impact. Engineers and scientists able to collaborate, push boundaries, think creatively and commercially.

Currently, we have a challenging starting position for a Process Engineer for an ambitious Master level Graduate in our Upstream Joint Ventures business in Kazakhstan. Your first assignment may be with North Caspian Operations Company B.V. (NCOC) in Atyrau followed by other domestic or international assignments. This role is part of our global Shell Graduate Programme for Process Engineering.

Shell Graduate Programme

As a graduate within the Technical area of the Shell Graduate Programme, you can expect an industry-leading two to three-year learning programme, offering real responsibilities, challenges and continued professional development. It’s a comprehensive introduction to the exciting world of Shell and Process Engineering and a chance for you to gain insights into some of Shell’s most pioneering projects. You'll benefit from formal training and continuous coaching.

As part of Shell’s global network of professionals, you'll have the chance to work alongside some of the industry’s leading visionaries and work with cutting-edge technologies. We want to help you pinpoint the areas of the company that excite you most and shape you into an accomplished professional.

Process Engineering
Process Engineering is vital to Shell’s activities across the business and makes possible the development and production of raw hydrocarbons and the subsequent processing into commercial products. With a curious mind, you could be part of designing and optimising chemical processes, and the operation of equipment and facilities; or analysing and interpreting laboratory and plant data. Our process engineers provide technical support to oil and gas production facilities, refineries and chemical plants (both onshore and offshore); ensure the technical integrity of plants and new projects; advise on process safety issues, and commission new installations.

As part of Shell’s world-class engineering team, the responsibilities you will encounter are widespread, and include:

  • Designing and optimising the operation of equipment and facilities
  • Advising on process safety issues
  • Enabling new oil & gas development, or redevelopment, as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Commissioning new installations
  • Analysing laboratory and plant data
  • Liaising with the operators and other engineers on a daily basis

Who we're looking for:

  • Ambitious graduate (0-3 yrs work experience) pursuing or holding a Master or Advanced degree in one of the following disciplines:

- Chemical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Process Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering/Power Engineering
- Materials Engineering

  • Language requirements: fluency in English and Russian, Kazakh strongly preferred
  • Domestically and internationally mobile
  • Information on our global selection criteria (Capacity, Achievements and Relationships) and our graduate selection process can be found on our website

Ready to apply?
If you are interested in this role, then apply now by using the 'Apply' button before 30th November!