Base Oil & Lubricants Technician

Job Description

Req Number: 17606BR

Position Description:
We are seeking a Base Oil and Lubricants Technician to join our Technical Development and Services Division. The Technical Development and Services Division is responsible for providing the following services and support to the Base Oil and Lubricants Department.

Advisement regarding technology and product trends, formulation development and trends, and potential leveraging improvements.

Identifying and monitoring technical programs such as base oil interchangeability and base oil slates linkage.

Identifying the optimal lubricant formulations in all applications.

Identifying and monitoring formulations approvals (ATIEL, API, OEMs, etc).

Providing technical support for customers.

Supporting the Technical Manager with regards to additive companies, industry groups (API/ATIEL), OEMs and external consultants.

Supporting the Technical Manager in developing base oil specifications and controls of base oil products (Q&A program etc).

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will have:

A bachelor degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, or a related engineering or science discipline. An advanced degree is preferred.

At least 5 years of experience in the technical area of the lubricant industry.

Exposure to lubricant OEM approvals, REACH registration and ATIEL and ACEA activities.

Familiarity with API and ATIEL/ACEA regulations and trends.

The ability to work within a team.

Fluency in English (both reading and writing) with excellent communication, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills.

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

Monitor technical programs such as base oil interchangeability and base oil slates linkage.

Understand the optimal lubricant formulations.

Monitor formulations approvals (ATIEL, API, OEMs, etc).
Provide technical support for customers.

Support with additive companies, industry groups (API/ATIEL), OEMs and external consultants.

Support development of base oil specifications and controls of base oil products.

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.