Linear Programs Modeling Engineer

Job Description

Req Number: 17540BR

Position Description:
We are seeking a Linear Programs (LP) Modeling Engineer to work in the Supply Planning and Optimization Division. The Supply Planning and Optimization Division is responsible for performing optimization analyses, developing long terms business plans, performing reviews and evaluations on projects, developing hydrocarbon operations and systems strategies. The division is also responsible for performing supply and demand balances for all crude oil, gas, NGL and refined products managed by the company.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate you must:

Hold a bachelor degree in chemical engineering.

Have at least seven years of experience in the hydrocarbons industry or similar process industry. Experience must be such that the incumbent clearly understands the gas, NGL and refinery process units’ basic functions. It is preferred if the candidate has a previous experience with Saudi Aramco refining business.

Fluency in English, both verbal and written.

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

Run the oil & gas and refinery linear programs model to determine optimal operation of the refinery.

Define data and work process required to maintain and update LP Models.

Maintain the hydrocarbon linear programs model by adding or deleting process units, updating yields and stream properties.

Add new flexibilities to insure full optimization of the hydrocarbon facilities.

Work with operation engineers and simulation engineer to ensure that the model contains the latest up-to-date process data.

Perform “back-casting” and issue a monthly report on the LP gap.

Perform special economic studies using the LP model.

Work with different operations divisions to ensure that short range operating plans are aligned with the long term plans in terms of modeling accuracy.

Ensure that the business plans’ LP Models contains latest information and simulations required to develop each plan.

Adapt new best practices in LP modeling.

About us:
Saudi Arabia’s vast hydrocarbon resources will see Saudi Aramco become the world’s leading integrated energy and chemical company by 2020. Our Chemicals business is a critical, high-profile new enterprise for us and requires committed people with insight, experience and technical expertise.

We can offer professionals from diverse backgrounds and specialties a solid, secure future – not to mention extensive international exposure and the opportunity to see your ideas become reality. Work at the forefront of the industry and see how your career evolves with invested time and effort. It’s a chance to make a huge impact both on the local economy and on a global scale.