Production System Lead - Sbm Operations (S)

Req Id:  11219
Job Family:  Engineering - Process

Schiedam, NL, 3115JD Porto, PT, 4100-136 Rio de Janeiro, BR, 20021-290


Our Vision.

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.


Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 



Owner and Responsible of the Water Injection System - fleet wide


Liaise with: Production Stability Manager, Process Stability Team, Operability Hub Leads, Lessons Learned Lead, Regional Production & Technical Strategy Community, Technical Authorities and Experts, OIPOC Production Hub Lead, Asset Integrity teams worldwide, Supply Chain and Strategical Vendors, Sustainability Department, Production Superintendents, Maintenance Superintendent, Onboard ICSS specialists.


RESPONSABILITIES for the Water Injection System he/she is responsible


  • Understands the requirements for a performing system, owns KPIs and surveillance requirements.
  • Focal point for external stakeholders including technology, supply chain, maintenance, group, LL, OIPOC, all AI pillars, fleet.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of his/her system design for the existing fleet and new builds to make the fleet safer, more sustainability and more profitable.
  • Contribute to development and implementation of the Smart Operation Production Hub Roadmap boosting efficiency and uptime of the system/systems he/she is responsible for, through monitoring, surveillance and predictive technologies.
  • Define governance of production systems and operation strategies for the system/systems he/she is responsible for.
  • Ensure technical support is provided during WIN, EXECUTE, START-UP and OPERATE phase


MAIN TASKS For the Water Injection System he/she is responsible for:


  • Contribute to develop and update 3Y plans and budgets for the department.
  • Contribute to develop and sustain a production strategy community with the regions
  • For each unit in service define the boundaries of the systems he/she is charge.
  • Establish performance baselines and map performance improvements vs initiatives deployed on each unit.
  • Built up comprehensive and exhaustive Production System dashboard and KPIs to monitor performance, assess weakness & strengths, track key initiatives or OQs to improve system performance.
  • Define and drive initiatives to improve systems performance with respect to safety, sustainability, and efficiency
  • Contribute to the development of new governances or update existing ones to improve performance.
  • Develop production and operation strategies for the system/systems she/he is in charge.
  • Implement and nourish a learning culture within the department and the community
  • Develop relationships with strategic suppliers.
  • Guide the OIPOC Production Hub Coordinator with priorities and support the deployment of new apps and new ways of working.
  • Lead pilot projects/initiatives for implementing systems engineering approach in shore bases, offshore and in our designs.
  • Conduct audits of system and mobilize offshore as necessary
  • Participate to HAZOP and HAZID
  • Be an advocate for system engineer thinking in the company and liaise with other technical departments in the company on the subject.
  • Liaise with Ops readiness, Supply chain, Discipline leads and OEMs to ensure key OEMs Health care contracts are defined and in place prior to start-up.
  • Liaise with Ops readiness, Supply chain, Discipline leads and OEMs to ensure Digital services part of key OEMs healthcare contracts (Remote Monitoring) are operational prior to start-up.


Job requirements


  • Process Engineer or Rotating Equipment Engineer



  • Minimum 12 years in Oil and Gas Industry
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in Operation and in relation with the system he will lead.
  • Field Experience is required
  • FPSO experience is required


Specific skills / expertise / product:

  • Able to bring a global understanding of a system
  • Be an expert in the system he will lead
  • Have experience with engineering, commissioning and operation activities.


Behaviours & inter-personal skills – Key points

  • Open minded with capability to approach problems from multidiscipline angle
  • Good sense of ownership in the decision-making process
  • High Level of Safety Awareness, proactive, good interpersonal communication and supervisory/leadership skills with strong commitment to a team culture;
  • Excellent soft skills and team spirit;




SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website at The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.


SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.