Materials & Corrosion Subject Matter Expert

Location: Selangor
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 33455
Published: about 1 year ago
Startdate: 22 March 2023 - 22 April 2023

A Global Chemical company headquartered in Europe that produces over 3 million tonnes of products per annum globally,

The multidiscipline Technology Support provides technology development, asset optimisation and engineering design for growth projects & existing assets.

About the Opportunity

  • The Materials and Corrosion Engineer provides subject matter expertise in support of safe and reliable operations, growth projects and new technology developments.

  • In this role, you will be the Subject Matter Expert, as well as Materials & Corrosion Engineering discipline leader, for 20+ plants worldwide. You will provide materials and corrosion engineering skills throughout the engineering and construction stages of major projects for both retrofit and new build opportunities.

  • The position offers the opportunity to work as part of an expert team of talented engineers and chemists, to travel internationally, and to make a material contribution to the generation of new value for the business. 

About you

  • You will be a Chartered Engineer with a degree in Material / Corrosion Science or appropriate engineering discipline; with extensive experience in Materials / Corrosion Engineering, preferably in the Petrochemicals industry.


You will offer:

  • Personal and process safety leadership

  • Deep experience and theoretical knowledge of materials selection, exotic materials of construction (preferably zirconium and nickel-based alloys), corrosion mechanisms and corrosion protection

  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships across organisations and with third parties such as JV partners, vendors and engineering contractors

  • Experience in equipment fabrication, inspection, maintenance & repair including welding and system coating.

  • You will be a team player with experience working in and managing the activities of multidiscipline teams and proven interpersonal skills including the ability to influence without formal authority and work across different cultures.