Monday, 9 April 2018

Industry Graduate at Louis Dreyfus 2018

The nature of the work entails working at JV assets as an Industry engineer, in the capacity as a shared resource between the JV partners. The job will focus on aspects related to engineering, operations and the optimisation thereof to ensure maximum efficiency of the asset.

Main Responsibilities

The following are typical illustrations of duties encompassed by the job, but is not a limiting list:

• Assist in conducting preliminary studies of engineering improvement projects and help prepare plans for improvements such as assets optimization or consumptions reduction.
• Supervise, coordinate and perform engineering work during the construction of industrial/engineering projects.
• Analyse production reports and assist production staff in problem solving and improving efficiency of equipment with the aim of improving quality and throughput
• Perform inspections of equipment.
• Ensure quality of workmanship during repair of equipment.
• Build the yearly OPEX and CAPEX budget and reforecast for the fixed assets;
• Implement all legal required scheduled tests, inspections and report.
• Assist in preparation of long-term capital improvement programs and budgets.
• Prepare written reports for Function use and/or presentation to Region or Boards.
• Actively contribute to the region’s monthly SHE committee and other management initiatives.
• Support the asset manager in the assessment of improvement opportunities
• Assume the legal responsibility of driven machines as contemplated in the OHS Act.
• Set up the necessary performance control tools and more specifically:
o All relevant KPIs, including HR, HSE, Production volumes, efficiencies, yields, consumptions
o Production costs indicators, including overheads, fixed and variables costs, costs per units
o Capex projects, with respect to Budget, lead time and output specifications
• Develop the knowledge base of self and others in the activities and processes of the site.
• Implement and Maintain all Critical Safety Devices (CSD) and High Risk Procedures.


o A first experience of 1+ years is preferred but not mandatory.


• Read and interpret plans, process flow sheets, P&ID drawings and specifications.
• Make engineering design computations and check engineering plans and studies.
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Perform a variety of mathematical/engineering/operations computations.
• Learn and interpret Engineering Standards and Company Policies pertaining to Works.
• Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
• Ability to travel for occasional fieldwork within the region is required.
• Skills of Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required.
• Ability to travel to other LDC assets for the purpose of experiential training/exposure.


Degree in Mechanical / Industrial / Electrical Engineering or Diploma in Engineering from recognized University/Institute or equivalent. 
Government Certificate of Competence is optional, but the candidate will be required to obtain this qualification within the first 2 years of employment.

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