Vacancy for Chemical Engineer in Lagos at Trifed Nigeria Limited

Trifed Nigeria Limited was incorporated in1998 as a spin-off from its parent company, Genesis Worldwide Shipping (GWS), the ship owning/vessel chartering arm of the corporate group, to offer an integrated, one-stop shop to consumers in the downstream sector of the Nigerian Petroleum marketing industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chemical Engineer

Location: Lagos


Qualifications

  • You will need to have studied at Masters level, either completing a four-year MEng in Chemical Engineering or a BEng followed by the relevant Masters:
    • Applied Chemistry
    • Biochemical/Process Engineering
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemistry
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Nuclear Engineering
    • Polymer Science/Technology.
  • A HND or foundation degree in the Physical or applied Sciences may be accepted. You will also need to complete further qualifications if you wish to become chartered.

Skills:
You will need to show:

  • An understanding of engineering principles and mathematics
  • An aptitude for, and interest in chemistry
  • Project management skills
  • Resource management skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving ability
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The capacity to motivate and lead a team
  • Strong IT skills
  • A careful and methodical approach with good attention to detail
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Creativity and innovation.

Responsibilities
Your daily activities will be extremely diverse and largely depend on the role and the sector in which you work. In general, tasks include:

  • Working closely with process chemists and control engineers to ensure the process plant is set up to provide maximum output levels and efficient running of the production facility
  • Designing plant and equipment configuration so that they can be readily adapted to suit the product range and the process technologies involved, taking environmental and economic aspects into account
  • Setting up scale-up and scale-down processes including appropriate changes to equipment design and configuration
  • Assessing options for plant expansion or reconfiguration by developing and testing process simulation models
  • Designing, installing and commissioning new production plants, including monitoring developments and troubleshooting
  • Optimising production by analysing processes and compiling de-bottleneck studies
  • Applying new technologies
  • Researching new products from trial through to commercialisation and improving product lines
  • Ensuring that potential safety issues related to the project operator, the environment, the process and the product are considered at all stages.
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Examples of work activities in specific sectors include:

  • Undertaking small and intermediate-scale manufacturing and packaging activities in pharmaceutical product development for clinical trial purposes
  • Developing new methods of safe nuclear energy production, including projects such as conceptual design, simulation and construction of test rigs, and detailed design and operations support.

Deadline: 11th February, 2018.

How to Apply 

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: info@trifed.com.ng

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