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Materials & Corrosion Engineering Leader
Category Materials & Corrosion Engineering Leader
Location Thanh Hoa
Number of vacancies 01

Materials and Corrosion Engineering Leader is responsible lead the MCE team in developing and implementing corrosion management strategies and related technical requirements, aligned to industry best practice and NSRP procedures.   He/she will provide support to day to day operations, projects and to Turnarounds

Typical responsibilities would include the following:

  • Develop MCE discipline improvement plan for management review and approval (key work processes, procedures, resource planning, KPI’s etc).
  • Clear work planning and efficient delegation of work withing the MCE team.
  • Identification and assessment of refinery damage mechanisms in accordance with industry best practice and NSRP procedures
  • Conduct material selection as required for new or existing assets.
  • Lead failure investigations related to loss of containment to identify root causes and then implement preventative measures identified,  
  • Develop and implement integrity management programs related to Materials and Corrosion engineering eg. IOW’s, RBI.
  • Write and implement technical procedures, standards, work instructions etc. related to the materials and corrosion engineering discipline.
  • Review operational, process, leak and corrosion trends in a proactive manner in order to develop corrosion mitigation strategies for NSRP.
  • Writing technical reports to summarize engineering recommendations.  
  • Provide technical recommendations for corrosion, cathodic protection and coatings.
  • Resolve problems related to materials performance and corrosion management of refinery equipment with a strong emphasis on cross disciplinary interaction.
  • Review inspection and integrity management programs for completeness, accuracy and appropriateness. Implement improvements as required.
  • Contribute to work plans for events such as planned  and unplanned shutdowns.
  • Guide, direct and motivate less experienced engineers and staff. 

Education: University graduated

Qualifications: University degree in mechanical or metallurgical / materials engineering.

Additional preferred (not mandatory): Master’s degree relevant to materials and/or corrosion engineering, NACE certified corrosion engineer, API 580, NACE CP Level 2, NACE CIP Level 2, API 571, leadership training 

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience as a Materials and Corrosion Engineer (MCE) on a refinery or petrochemical plant


  • Ability to work autonomously with strong decision-making skills.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and coordination skills,
  • Experience working as part of a diverse team.
  • Knowledge of oil refinery operations, processes and equipment. Including awareness of typical fluid services, e.g. wet H2S service, caustic and amine services.
  • Sound working knowledge of oil refinery damage mechanisms (including selection and detailed assessments).
  • Knowledge of typical materials used on refinery process equipment and their limitations/advantages of these.
  • Knowledge of process chemicals used in hydrocarbon and water refinery systems
  • Sound working knowledge of international pressure equipment integrity management codes/standards such as NACE, API, DNVGL, WRC, EMMUA etc.
  • Experience in developing and implementing Integrity Operating Windows.
  • Sound experience in conducting multidisciplinary loss if containment investigations with special focus on refinery  damage mechanisms.
  • Experience in conducting metallurgical failure analysis (includes being able to specify the correct metallurgical testing required).
  • Proficient in selecting damage mechanism specific NDE and developing the associated equipment//piping CML’s.
  • Experience initiating and leading new initiatives and integrity management programs relevant to materials and corrosion engineering.
  • Efficiency with common software packages such as Word, Excel and Access. Familiarity with corrosion modelling software (advantage).
  • Basic understanding of common welding process and their application in the refinery environment.
  • English skills   IELTS > 6.0
  • High limit of medical and personal accident insurance for the employee and children
  • Personal Income Tax 50% deduction
  • Accommodation & Transportation to work will be provided by the Company
  • Free meal at site canteen (lunch)
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