Senior Engineering Manager – Oil / Gas / Chemical background

Mercuri Urval
01 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Oiltanking is one of the world’s leading independent storage partners for oils, chemicals, and gases. With 81 terminals in 22 countries in Europe, North and South America, Middle East, India as well as Asia, Oiltanking owns and operates a total storage capacity of more than 19 million cubic meters. Oiltanking offers creative logistical solutions for oil & gas companies, refiners, petrochemical companies and traders and provides a vital service connecting the world’s oil & gas fields and the industry.To actively support its international growth and further professionalization, the global team based in Hamburg is looking for a (m/f)

Senior Engineering Manager – Oil / Gas / Chemical background
for a top player in the Tank Terminal Business

Expert - Manager to support the European Engineering, Assets & Operations teams

You will implement cost-effective, sustainable and proven technology solutions for our terminals. You will supervise and support the design and construction of tank terminals and related infrastructure while keeping an eye on budgets and corporate standards as well as legal requirements. You will be involved in due diligence processes, develop conceptual studies, prepare engineering documents and vendor specifications. You will also prepare estimates and evaluate, manage and optimize costs, compliance and quality. You will review and discuss annual budget and related capex proposals. You will represent Oiltanking towards customers, authorities, contractors, industrial bodies, a.o. in order to ensure and define quality requirements. You will work closely together with the A&O, Terminals, Engineering, Operations and HSSE Managers of the operating companies. You report directly to the General Manager of the Engineering Department of Oiltanking Group.

Engineer with a passion for making things work, manager for making things happen

You hold a Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Chemical/Process Engineering. You have at least 10 years working experience ideally in the oil / chemical / gas / storage industry, of which at least some experience in terminal design, construction and maintenance. Your authority is based on your technical skills and expertise and experience, strengthened by your understanding of the operational, HSSE and business aspects. An open attitude and strong motivation for working in an international business and the interest and willingness to travel up to 40% (mainly in Europe) and to work with people from different cultures are key. You have excellent communication and influencing skills allowing you to build trust, relations and capabilities, and to get things done. A good level of spoken and written English is crucial, German and Spanish or others languages are an asset.

A truly international position with a top player in the tank terminal business

We offer an interesting position where you will be a key player in realising our goals in investments in new and existing installations. A position with responsibility, a broad scope and a lot of stakeholder interaction. Oiltanking is part of Marquard & Bahls, a privately owned, prosperous and ambitious group with entrepreneurial people and a strong philosophy “Independent, sound, individual”. This makes them a sound and reliable partner in business and a great employer if you are entrepreneurial, willful and straightforward. This is a great opportunity, not just to use and expand your knowledge and experience, but also to further develop your career. Interesting contacts, a very international business environment and an attractive compensation package complete this offer.

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