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Engine Combustion Specialist

Saudi Arabia
research & lab sciences


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1198768

Req Number: 16371BR

Position Description:
We are seeking an Engine Combustion Specialist to join the Fuel Technology division of Saudi Aramco’s Research and Development Center.

The Fuel Technology Division conducts research and technology development in the area of transport fuels chemistry and advanced engine technologies. Our research focuses on the co-optimization of fuel and engine systems, technology demonstration in collaboration with various stakeholders, and strategic transport studies across the road, aviation, and marine sectors.

Your primary role is to conduct innovative research on engine/fuel interactions, provide guidance and technical expertise, and foster the development of talent within the organization.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate, you will hold an advanced degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or chemical engineering from a recognized and approved program.

You will have at least 10 years of experience in fuel and combustion engine research and development.
You will have a strong understanding of underlying properties of fuels and combustion kinetics. You will be familiar with developments in engine technologies and technology trends. You will be able to demonstrate a strong record of publications and/or patents. You will have strong research and development project management skills. You must have good interpersonal and communication skills. Experience of 1-D modeling (e.g., GT-power) or vehicle system modeling (e.g., Autonomie) is preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

Develop and execute engine test programs to understand fuel effects on engine performance and emissions under a variety of combustion modes from light duty gasoline to heavy duty diesel engine applications.

Supervise single cylinder engine test operation, conduct thorough analysis of engine test results, provide periodic progress reports, and present findings in international technical meetings.

Make decisions on necessary engine hardware and test cell configurations in support of research facility expansion plans.

Frequently communicate with Saudi Aramco’s global research centers and manage external collaborative programs with partners.

Mentor and oversee development of young engineers in their area of specialty.

Submit patents, give technical presentations, and write technical papers for peer-reviewed journals.

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