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Lead Material Engineer

Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Other

Are you a self-driven, independent, enthusiastic and experienced Lead
Material Engineer looking for a challenge. Our client offers an opportunity to
work in a multicultural fast-paced environment with continuous development and

Feel free to contact

Reza Johannes, Account manager

Apply now

About this role

Position Overview: The Lead Material
Engineer shall provide the relevant technical expertise in the areas of
metallic/ non-metallic Material Selection for equipment and piping, Thermal
Insulation, Erosion modelling and sand management, Corrosion evaluations,
definition of the corrosion management strategy using Cathodic Protection/
Industrial Coating / Chemical Treatment and the use of CRAs, etc.

  • Report to, and provide
    support to the Project Engineering manager on assigned projects and report
    to the System Engineering Head at the basis level;
  • Act as the single
    point of contact for the Material Discipline within the project and
    support the project team during bids or concept, FEED or Detailed
    Engineering phases of the project;
  • Be responsible for the
    cost effective selection of materials and corrosion management framework
    to ensure integrity of materials applied in company projects through
    project lifecycle phases in compliance with relevant client requirements;
  • Be responsible for the
    technical integrity of the discipline work performed under his/ her
    supervision and for compliance to project HSE requirements relevant to
    his/ her team’s scope of work;
  • Review and provide
    technical inputs on metallurgy related technical matters during the
    development of equipment specifications, bid enquiry package and provision
    of engineering services for the purchase of equipment / materials on
  • Be responsible for all
    Material Engineering design activities and deliverables through project
    lifecycle phases and be responsible to ensure that the design complies
    with the specific performance, integrity and quality requirements of the
  • Be responsible for and
    manage the technical interfaces with equipment and package suppliers to
    ensure that the equipment and packages comply with the technical
    requirements & specifications of and monitor the compliance to
    Client’s basis of Design, Standards & Project Specifications
  • Provide technical
    support to the project to obtain necessary approvals from the verification
    body / classification society or other applicable approving authorities;
  • Represent Material
    Discipline in meetings, discussions, audits, verifications, workshops and
    technical reviews that relates to Material Engineering scope of work on
    projects and be responsible for closeout of actions identified as
  • Identify and manage
    resource requirements and supervise the distribution of tasks and Lead,
    guide and mentor the material engineering team on the project and address
    the unique challenges of the project by providing technical solutions to
    the team and improve the performance of the Material Engineering team;
  • Be responsible to
    manage the progress of Material Engineering scope and internal and
    supplier deliverables as per the schedule of the project;
  • Be responsible for
    Management of change within the scope of work for the Material Discipline
    on assigned projects

About you

Educational/ Technical Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Material and/ or Corrosion Engineering or other equivalent engineering specialisation;
  • Excellent technical communication (oral and written) skills with proven ability to present technical issues to design teams, client technical authorities, and client’s project management representatives and approving bodies;
  • Self-starter and be able to work with minimal supervision, make sound decisions, take independent action, analyse problems and provide focused solutions to assigned projects;
  • Shall possess strong inter-personal and communication skills and be able to work well with people at all levels in the organization.

Work Experience Requirements

  • 15 years of experience having worked in an engineering setup for upstream oil & gas projects (platforms & FPSO projects) serving in the capacity of a material engineer, having accrued thereof a minimum experience of 6 years in the capacity of a lead material engineer;
  • Must have had prior work experience with medium/ large sized brownfield and greenfield projects in the Oil and Gas sector with similar roles and accountabilities and possess an excellent understanding of project phases, milestones and deliverables;
  • Shall demonstrate in-depth knowledge in material selection (metallic and non-metallic materials), corrosion/ erosion principles, metallurgy and welding, corrosion/ erosion protection & management, cathodic protection and coating systems based on life cycle analysis and cost-effectiveness with a proven track record on projects in the upstream oil and gas sector;
  • Shall possess demonstrable design experience with development/ update and/ or review of typical Materials Selection deliverables such as philosophies, specifications, procedures, study reports etc;
  • Must possess a thorough understanding and knowledge of oil and natural gas industry standards such as, but not limited to, API (American Petroleum Institute), ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) and other relevant standards related to material, erosion/ corrosion, examination, welding processes, testing/inspections, thermal insulation etc;
  • Shall have advanced computer literacy in commonly used business software applications such MS Office and shall be experienced in the use of the latest versions of Material selection tools such as Socrates, Predict and NORSOK M506 or similar.

    What we offer

    Our client is offering a very competitive salary

    About us

    Our Client is a leading service company within the upstream oil &
    gas industries. They provide optimal and innovative solutions within
    engineering, construction, modifications and maintenance throughout the entire
    life cycle.


    • Vacancy number: PUB163823
    • Location: Singapore
    • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
    • hours per week: 44
    • Branche: Oil & Gas
    • Education level: Other
    • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
    • Closing date: Monday, July 9, 2018
    Apply now

    Feel free to contact


    Reza Johannes

    Account manager Brunel Energy Singapore

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