Process Data Engineer (Project Scheduling)

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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The Role

  • Create and maintain logical network of activities for new projects.
  • Participate in Projects Initiation meetings
  • Data entry, transfer or import of detail job plans and estimates into scheduling tool.
  • Updates schedule as required – typically bi-weekly - based on face to face input from Project Developers and Project Engineers.
  • Validate job plan details, including activity description, duration, WBS structure, craft and hours.
  • Determines activity relationships and create logistical ties.
  • Develops critical path and analyzes for logic discrepancies
  • Produces Schedule packages for approval at different Decision Gates (DG2, DG3 and DG4)
  • Produce initial manpower needs (Histograms) for the field execution phase
  • Maintain and report Long Lead Items Report to Project Engineers
  • Report progress and KPI’s at various detail levels including: Portfolio reports, Milestone reports, Planning status report, etc.
  • Maintain master schedule for Projects Portfolio
  • Responsible for project closure within the Scheduling tool.
  • Utilize Engineering progress report (3rd Party) and update the projects accordingly
  • Initiates formulation of plans to mitigate effects of progress, performance or delivery issues to completion dates
  • Participates in review and buy-in of the integrated schedule with key stakeholders
  • Maintains projects coding.
  • Manage change.
  • Support manpower forecast for the site.
  • Support planning organization by providing histograms for workface planning/engineering/craft
  • Support Cost organization by providing remaining hours and cost information from Primavera.
  • Participate and comply with all safety programs.
  • Assist with the continuous improvement and implementation of standardized work processes for effective scheduling.
  • Stay current with mandatory training

  • Required Skills:
  • Engineering/Technologist Degree and/or Certification as a Project Scheduler or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years refinery or petrochemical industry experience in project scheduling positions.
  • Experience in Project scheduling positions for portfolio capital projects
  • Works effectively in a Team environment and build consensus & Customer focus.
  • Working knowledge of a broad range of Project Controls systems, tools, and practices specifically in Oil & Gas industry.
  • Strong leadership, communication, report-writing, and presentation skills.
  • Skill in PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Primavera-P6, Excel
  • Background in Oil and Gas maintenance and operations is an advantage.
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills


  • Preferred experience in following tools: IPA tool
  • Preferred experience in refinery or petrochemicals plant turnarounds.


Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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