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Principal Engineer – OCTG & Premium Connections

Mackenzie Stuart Executive Search & Selection is working in close partnership with a leading manufacturer of OCTG products for the energy industry. The organisation is a market leader in the sector with a renowned global presence.

Due to succession planning, the organisation is seeking to recruit a Principal Engineer – OCTG & Premium Connections to lead all technical and engineering related activities on major projects in the Middle East. This is a key role within the organisation and the candidates must meet the exacting requirements.

To be considered for the role you must meet the following requirements:

  • Currently located in the UAE or willing to relocate
  • Educated with an Engineering Degree. A Masters would be considered an advantage.
  • 10+ years Oil & Gas industry experience with extensive experience within Oil & Gas drilling operations with specific focus on OCTG products
  • Technical expertise in OCTG design able to interpret engineering drawings, material specifications and bills of material
  • Extensive knowledge of API & industry related design specifications for OCTG & Premium Connections
  • Major-project experience with expertise in end to end engineering management.

Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible as the technical authority for OCTG & Premium Connections engineering activities for major projects and key customers in the Middle East
  • Lead end to end engineering activities from design through execution
  • Work closely with customer engineering groups to ensure compliance and effective delivery of the engineering scopes
  • Provide technical support to relevant functions including operations and supply chain
  • Lead project specific teams through each phase of design, engineering, manufacturing and execution
  • Manage customer interfaces and responsible as the focal customer point of contact for all technical and engineering activities
  • Work closely and report into senior management providing status updates through project lifecyle.

This is a high visibility position and the successful candidate can expect to progress rapidly within the organisation.

In return you will receive a basic salary commensurate with experience + attractive benefits package.


Job Reference: DP-PETUB

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Salary Range

AED40,000 - 60,000


Abu Dhabi, UAE