Senior Project Engineer/ Manager, Energy Transition


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this vacancy

Join Vopak in Asia & Middle East. Make an impact. 

Your role and impact:

As Vopak, we store vital products that are used in our everyday life. The energy that allows people to turn on the lights, heat or cool their homes and for transportation; the chemicals that enable companies to manufacture millions of useful products; and the edible oils used to prepare food. Vopak is the
world’s leading independent tank storage company, and we take pride in storing vital products with care for a growing world population. We are developing new infrastructure solutions to actively contribute to the introduction of future vital products, focusing on zero and low-carbon Hydrogen, Ammonia, CO2 capture, flow batteries and sustainable feedstocks.

As our Senior Project Engineer/ Manager, Energy Transition, we are looking for a technical and operational specialist to pursue and support growth in this new infrastructure. This position reports to the Operations & Technology Director, Vopak Asia and Middle East, and located in our regional office in Singapore. This position will work closely with our New Energies group which is part of our LNG division.

Are you ready to make an impact on our growing business in our region? Read on to find out more about this exciting job opportunity! 

A rewarding place to work  

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 benefits program comprising health insurance, parental leave and wellness activities. 

Who are we? 

Royal Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company that employs around 6,000 employees in 23 countries throughout the world. We store vital products with care. Products for everyday life of today, and of the future. The energy that allows us to turn on the lights, heat or cool our homes or commute to work; the chemicals found in millions of useful products, including your phones; the edible oils to prepare food. We are also developing new infrastructure solutions to actively contribute to the introduction of future vital products, such as sustainable transport fuels for airplanes, flow batteries for storing clean electricity, and hydrogen, which can be used to store and transport renewable energy. For more information, please visit


  • In summary, you will be our technical/operational specialist, working in cross functional teams where business and operational requirements get translated into concepts, and later into sound project baselines with scope, HSEQ, cost and schedule

  • For projects which are at the early identification stage, you are required to develop conceptual proposals. You will be required to engage with key stakeholders as you develop these proposals

  • For projects which advances to the next stage, you are required to support the process of funding approvals

  • And for projects that are in the advance stage, you are ready to be assigned to the project delivery team during the definition (FEED) and execution (construction & commissioning) phase. Willingness to travel or work abroad and high mobility is therefore required

  • You are expected to contribute your technical and operational knowledge in the following areas:
    • Ensure the application of up-to-date and optimized process technology solutions
    • Develop and review design requirements related to process technology, systems and equipment, in compliance with local regulations, Vopak standards and international standards, and in general best practices suitable for the products being handled
    • Ability to participate in PFD, HAZID, Heat & Material Balance, P&ID, HAZOP, process control, LOPA, process safety, emissions (footprint) reviews
    • Participate in Technical Readiness Level (TRL) assessments, Feasibility Studies, Conceptual Engineering and FEED work of New Energy projects
    • Assist in the process of preparing project estimates, budgets, schedules and execution plans
    • Manage 3rd party consultants and/or contractors, review and approve proposals and packages which may form part of our proposal package
    • Develop and maintain a New Energy process engineering community within Vopak around emerging new technologies, e.g. green ammonia to hydrogen cracking, LOHC cracking, chemical recycling, etc


  • Degree (Master’s preferred) in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical or Process Engineering

  • Minimum of 10 years of working experience in industries such as Oil and Gas (production plants, refineries), Chemical (crackers, ammonia plants) or Industrial Gases

  • Technical and operational product/handling knowledge of cryogenic, refrigerated, pressurized and toxic products such as LNG, Ammonia

  • Broad process knowledge of these products, an understanding of the appropriate modalities for these products, and translation of these knowledge into storage and handling solutions

  • Conceptualization skill: Ability to use customer requirements/customer needs together with experience to develop concepts, and progressively drive these concepts towards storage and handling solutions

  • Communication and collaboration skills across different functions e.g. customers, business development, technical package providers, wider Vopak network etc

How to apply?

Are you the  Senior Project Engineer/ Manager, Energy Transition we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our Commercial team. 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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