Project Engineer


Description of
this vacancy

Start your career as a Project Engineer in GBD Technology & Engineering at Vopak and be part of the Global Business Development - Technology and Engineering team in Singapore and report into the Global Engineering Manager. We offer you a working environment that is safe and pleasant and where equality, diversity and satisfaction are of paramount importance. Ready to develop yourself and make a positive impact? Improve the world and start as Project Engineer at Vopak.

What will you do as a Project Engineer?

As a Project Engineer in GBD Technology & Engineering, you will be responsible for accelerating New Energies and LNG project development in the BU’s.

What do we offer you?

A career at Vopak means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a part of a visionary, global tank storage services leader with a heritage of over 400 years and work with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We embrace inclusion and diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment, which is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. Besides a competitive salary package, we offer a comprehensive local benefits program for our salary depending on your experience and knowledge and attractive bonuses

What do we expect from you as a Project Engineer?

  • Master degree in Engineering

  • Familiar with project management methodologies like Vopak Project Management (VPM)

  • Ambition to develop into Project Management, with willingness to be deployed as soon as possible into a project in Definition or Execution phase

  • Fluent in English both in verbal and written

  • Customer orientation, quality orientation, result orientation

Your core responsibilities are:

1. Accelerate New Energies and LNG project development in the BU’s as per Projects way of working in Vopak

  • Support the technical work stream of New Energies projects and LNG projects in Identification and Selection phase

  • Provide up-to-date technology and project expertise in the 5 product groups of New Energies: green NH3, CO2, LOHC/LH2, Sustainable products and Flow Batteries

  • Provide up-to-date technology and project expertise regarding land-based and floating LNG solutions

  • Connecting and integrating Global functions into the project development

2. Deliver qualitative ID and SEL designs and cost estimates

  • Flow modeling, conceptual engineering and cost estimating, using Vopak’s engineering toolbox and Repeatable Formula

  • Upfront agreement with BU’s on scope, budget and delivery schedule via signed SLA’s

  • Identify potential risks and challenges in engineering projects and implement mitigation plans

3.  Develop and continuously improve GTE processes and tooling 

  • Develop RF content for LNG and New Energies; develop new toolboxes when new RF areas become available 

  • Continue to review and improve our existing processes, particularly toolbox usability and accuracy, based on the continuous program of improvements and benchmarking

  • Focus on collecting feedback from stakeholders (particularly BU Business Developers and Project Managers/Directors) to ensure we are meeting requirements and where further improvements and tools are required

  • Collect operational and maintenance requirements in new build knowledge bases (Repeatable Formula) from Assets management (Technical Standards and Specifications)

  • Ensure that feedback information from completed and operational projects is incorporated into design process

  • Automate deliverable production where appropriate

4. Technical consultancy to grow terminals and to facilitate M&A due diligence:

  • Provide technical expertise to BU’s

  • Provide shareholder's technology & engineering consultancy where necessary

  • Critically review terminal growth IP's

  • Lead the engineering aspects of JV projects, ensuring effective communication, coordination, and alignment of goals between all parties involved. Drive collaboration and synergy to maximize the success of the project

5. Technology Maturity Assessment

  • Review technology claims of emerging technologies in GBD product groups

  • Review technology claims of potential new ventures (Vopak Ventures)

  • Monitor and track emerging new energy technologies, developing appropriate design tools and methodologies to support business needs based on technology readiness levels

6. Participate in the Engineering & Construction of projects in Definition and Execution phase

  • Participate in the technical workstream of the project's Definition, Execution and Commissioning stage

  • Ensure qualitative contracting of E, P and C contracts to service all project requirements

  • Ensure effective contract management of E, P and C contracts within the agreed scope, schedule and cost

  • Guarantee safe execution of construction activities

Want to start as Project Engineer at Vopak?

We are interested in learning more about you. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email

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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The successful candidate will be awarded a local employment contract.

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