Program Analyst - #24942
ChampionX has an immediate need for a Program Analyst - Process Engineer supporting our MEA Supply Chain function, based in Dubai, UAE. An Engineer with background in chemical/mechanical engineering, coupled with experience in SAP production module, process equipment design, chemical plant design and operations, and offshore activities. This multifaceted position requires a deep understanding of engineering principles, operational dynamics, and technological tools to contribute to the success of engineering projects execution across the region.
What’s in it For You:
The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives, and ideas to achieve our best.
Thrive in a company that values sustainability, drives a safety-focused culture and has been recognized as one of the most ethical companies in the world.
Access to Employee Resource Groups (ERG’s). These grassroots, employee-led groups are open to anyone in the organization and allow employees to come together to explore common interests and foster a diverse and inclusive workplace within the organization.
Access to multiple knowledge sharing platforms to enhance collaboration and engagement.
What You Will Do:
Follow safety policies to provide a safe workplace for all employees and supports the guiding principles of Goal Zero to continually improve the plant’s safety, health and environmental performance, security, and efforts to respond to public concerns relating to design, development, manufacture, storage, marketing, distribution, use and ultimate safe disposal of chemical products. Drive culture of safety; Report safety observations / incidents
Supports and is committed to the Quality Improvement Process. Plans strategies to ensure error-free work by “doing it right the first time” and conveys this attitude in the daily performance of various duties, in our drive continuous improvement.
Conduct feasibility studies to evaluate the technical and economic viability of new plant / new base expansion projects.
Leverage your familiarity with equipment design, chemical plant layout principles and foundational knowledge of chemical plant operations to provide valuable insights during project planning and execution.
Develop and compose control procedures to manage safe efficient operations.
Develop layouts, process flow diagrams (PFDs), P&ID’s and preliminary engineering designs.
Review, and interpret P&IDs and PFD that accurately depict the process flow, equipment, instrumentation, and control systems of the plant.
Assist in the verification of P&IDs and PFDs for consistency, accuracy, and adherence to engineering standards.
Conduct process hazard analyses (PHA) and risk assessments to identify potential hazards and develop mitigation strategies.
Collaborate with engineering teams, contractors, and vendors to ensure designs are translated into high-quality construction and installations and aligns with operational needs, safety regulations, and industry best practices.
Participate in the review and approval of equipment specifications and designs. Verify that P&IDs match the actual equipment and instrumentation on-site during various project phases.
Lead the commissioning phase, overseeing equipment testing, system integration, and process verification.
Collaborate with operations teams to facilitate a smooth transition from construction to operations.
Collaborate closely with operations teams to troubleshoot operational challenges, identify root causes, and implement solutions.
Demonstrate ability to lead the planning, execution, and management of offshore base support projects, utilizing your experience in offshore activities, ensuring compliance with safety standards and regulatory requirements.
Works with Supply Chain team in the region and Corporate Engineering to define project list and capital budgets for the region.
Supporting troubleshooting on manufacturing equipment & manufacturing processes.
Provide guidance to localization initiatives by understanding regional manufacturing capabilities.
Leading root cause analysis & Leading initiatives to improve manufacturing processes in terms of robustness, yield & quality.
Specifying and supporting installation of new equipment.
Leading filtration qualification and maintenance processes across MEA.
Participate or lead safety and compliance audits of operations.
Key Behaviors and Competencies:
Managed Ambiguity – Operating effectively, even when things are not certain, or the way forward is not clear.
Collaborates – Building partnerships and working collaboratively with other to meet shared objectives.
Interpersonal Savvy – Relating openly and comfortable with diverse groups of people.
Courage – Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.
Communicates Effectively – Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Manages complexity – Handling conflict situations effectively, with minimum noise.
Plans & Aligns – Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organization goals.
Drives Results – Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
Customer Focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer centric solutions.
Values Differences – Recognizing value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
Being Resilient – Rebounding from setback and adversity when facing difficult situations.
Self-Development – Actively seeking new ways and be challenges using both formal and informal development channels.
Minimum Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Process, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering qualification.
5 years' experience in plant operations.
Knowledge of safety, environmental regulations, and industry standards.
Detailed knowledge of process engineering documents and drawings (PFD’s and P&ID’s)
Process Engineering experience – P&ID design, HAZOP, plant and facilities operations and equipment design.
Proficiency in design tools such as AutoCAD for creating drawings.
Proficiency to write detailed operating procedures in English.
Knowledge of process simulation software (e.g., Aspen HYSYS)
Knowledge of ASME, API and NFPA standards
Familiarity with project management concepts.
Subject Matter Expert for SAP modules relevant to engineering, equipment, and plant operations.
Knowledge of tools such as Excel, PowerPoint, Power Bi.
Capacity to travel up to 60% both domestically and internationally.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Process, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering qualification.
10 years' experience in plant operations.
ChampionX is a global leader in providing chemistry programs and services, drilling technology, artificial lift solutions, and automation technologies for the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry. Our world-class safety culture fuels our purpose to improve lives through our commitment to deliver sustainable operations
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
At ChampionX, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every employee can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of employees and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.
In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce.
We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.