Saudi Aramco Careers

Chemical Engineer

Saudi Arabia
mech/process/contrl engineering other engineering petrochemical


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1425319

Req Number: 17176BR

Position Description:
We are seeking a Chemical Engineer to join Safaniya Onshore Producing Department (SONPD). The department’s primary responsibility is receiving offshore crude production, processing and shipping the oil and gas to meet production quotas while maintaining sales specifications.

SONPD operates two large scale GOSPs in northern Saudi Arabia, including oil/water/gas separation, crude desalting, gas compression and formation water treatment and injection. This job is primarily to work as on-site GOSP Plant Engr supporting day-to-day process optimization and general operations.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering.

You must have a minimum of 10 years’ design and/or plant operations experience, preferably in the oil or similar process industry.

You must have process engineering discipline knowledge and field experience to support and maintain day-to-day reliable operations.

You should have experience in the support of both small and large scale capital projects.

You must have experience with using MOC for plant changes, design review small and large projects, SAP system, e-review and other industry software.

You must have knowledge or experience with process control, including the use of HYSYS and other process simulation software, as well as practical experience with Process Hazard review and implementation programs such as HAZOP and MOC.

You must have a thorough knowledge of engineering practices, economic principles, calculation methods, design and international codes, standards, specifications and industry EPC entities.

It is preferable to have experience working with international workforce and remote location.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You are required to perform the following:

Develop continuous improvement operating and process solutions by collecting and analyzing operating information and data. Act as technical consultant on operating problems.

Prepare and issue engineering procedures, reports, Operating Instruction Manuals (OIMs), technical presentations, Management of Change (MOC), etc. as required to support operations, and as requested by Management.

Initiate and develop innovations, new technologies and procedures to optimize operations and reduce operating costs.

Initiate and develop small and large scale capital projects required to maintain Maximum Sustainable Capacity (MSC). Work as Proponent Engr with Capital Projects planning groups and Project Management groups to design and implement modifications and new construction. Support projects as a Process Engr specialist.

Participate and contribute to comprehensive department management program to maintain and continually improve process performance, business management KPIs and safety.

Work with other company departments and third parties to support department objectives.

Prepare procedures for field execution repair, retrofit, replacement and repair for plant equipment and preparing Operating Instruction Manuals. This also includes knowledge and experience utilizing) processes and procedures.

Develop and mentor young and less experienced engineers.

About us:
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.