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Karratha, AU

Job Function:  Engineering
Job Type:  Temporary
Job Requisition ID:  4372

Technical Services Process Engineer (12 Month Fixed Term)

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

Yara grows knowledge to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet, to fulfill our vision of a collaborative society, a world without hunger and a planet respected.  To meet these commitments, we have taken the lead in developing digital farming tools for precision farming and work closely with partners throughout the whole food value chain to develop more climate-friendly crop nutrition solutions. 
In addition, we are committed to working towards sustainable mineral fertilizer production. We foster an open culture of diversity and inclusion that promotes the safety and integrity of our employees, contractors, business partners, and society at large. 
Founded in 1905 to solve the emerging famine in Europe, Yara has a worldwide presence  of about 17,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. 


We are seeking a Technical Services Process Engineer for a 12-month fixed-term residential role in Karratha, Western Australia.

The role involves using process engineering knowledge, technical expertise and experience to achieve the company’s safety reliability and strategic goals and objectives.


The primary responsibilities include:
•    Working with the technical and business development team to provide process engineering support to the Senior Process Engineers, Reliability Engineers and Inspection team. 
•    Working for our two plants (20% allocation towards our ammonium nitrate plant [YPN] and 80% allocation towards our ammonia plant [YPF]). 
•    Assisting the Production team with analyzing  production issues, and providing technical advice for optimizing plant performance, emissions and energy efficiency. 
•    Leading plant testing and commissioning activities where process engineering expertise is required.
•    Contribute to Yara globally for engineering knowledge sharing and review of technical and operating standards (TOPS) 
•    Build relations with technical personnel within Yara Pilbara, other sites and technical work within Yara International 
•    Leading external reporting of pollutants for the NPI reporting and Energy and Emissions reporting, NGER reports to the Clean Energy Regulator.


•    Bachelor of Science (BSc.), Bachelor of Engineering (BEng.)  Degree in Chemical Engineering, with Masters/Honours or equivalent
•    Full Member of the Institute of Engineers, Australia (MIAust) or other recognized engineering professional membership will be considered an asset
•    Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar industry (Petrochemical, Gas Processing or Oil Refining)
•    Knowledge in ammonia plant/Nitric Acid/AN Plant operations and using plant design and simulation software
•    Strong SAP skills are a distinct advantage
•    Intermediate/Advanced MS Office suite experience
•    Process design and simulation software ASPEN plus 
•    Valid driver’s license
•    Must be fluent in written and verbal English

Additional Information

This position is residential to Karratha, housing and relocation assistance is offered.
We welcome and encourage women and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.
We reserve the right to close this advertisement before the closing date.
For more information on Yara International please access www.yara.com.au

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Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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