Vacancy Details

Valves Package Lead

Valves Package Lead

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for on-time deliveries & handover of valves for the project

Key Accountabilities

(Duties include but not limited to)

  • Understanding & familiarity of the Project scope and the technical, quality & safety requirements including the applicable regulations, the Project specific Design Basis and philosophies.
  • Ensures full implementation of Project requirements and control deliverables in terms of engineering, quality, schedule & HSE.
  • Collaborate across disciplines (including Structural, Electrical, Mechanical, Instrumentation, Pipeline, Umbilicals, Quality, HSE and Procurement, etc) to discuss & close pending items to proceed with manufacturing.
  • Drives to obtain all necessary input required for the timely and complete progress of all activities from design, manufacturing, testing, deliveries, pre-commissioning & commissioning. Manage vendor & vendor deliverables - understanding the deliverables required on the specific stage of manufacturing & ensure they are available & approved as needed.
  • Manage kick-off meetings & pre-Inspection meetings - ensuring they are completed as required & to start production activities. Full understanding of the challenges with manufacturing of large bore valves (design, procurement, sub-Vendors, welding, assembly, testing, handling, preservation)
  • Track vendor manufacturing schedule & shall be familiar with the pre-requisite & durations of the specific manufacturing activities.Identify the risks & provide mitigation actions to ensure contractual deliveries are met.
  • Interacts regularly with Contractors/Vendors and other disciplines as necessary. Reviews and approves specified vendor/sub-vendor purchase orders for valves.
  • Monitors material acquisition including requisitioning, fabrication, testing and transportation of large bore valves.
  • Liaise as required with Company's Technical Authorities (TA) and committees and administers any management of change process (MOC) relating to large bore valves.

Job Context & Major Challenge(s)

Financial Dimension

  • Provide extensive knowledge and understanding of the stages of manufacturing of specially designed, project specific large bore valves.

  • As defined for this job level in the Delegation of Authority and/or approved budget.

Part B: Candidate Specification - Minimum Requirements

Technical and Business Skills

  • A high level of proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Proficiency in MS Office & understanding of manufacturing scheduling software's.
  • Excellent Planning, Execution & Tracking Skills
  • Excellent communication / written skills and ability to work with different disciplines.
  • High awareness of safe working practices associated with design, construction, installation, pre-commissioning and commissioning of offshore pipelines and facilities.

Behavioural Competencies

SHE Understanding ()

Quality/Quantity of Work ()

Ethics and Integrity ()

Planning and Organizing ()

Trust and Empowerment ()

Initiative/Commitment ()

Teamwork/Supporting Others ()

Interpersonal Skills ()

Communication and Information Sharing ()

Service Orientation ()

Innovation ()

Problem Solving ()

Job Knowledge ()

Supervising Others ()


Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. (Advanced degree is desirable.)

Knowledge and/or Experience

  • 15+ years of relevant experience as a valve delivery package lead/manager in the oil and gas industry.
  • Understanding of the Piping International Codes and Standards and Good Engineering Practices applicable to the O&G Offshore facilities.
  • Worked with equipment deliveries and an in-depth knowledge of large bore valves manufacturing.
  • Understanding of the criticality & extensive testing requirements.
  • Experience in working with FEED/EPC Contractors and interfacing with Vendors/sub-Vendors.
  • Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to work with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds.

Equal Opportunities:

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