Req Number: 17607BR
We are seeking a Base Oil & Lubricants Specialist to join the Technical Development and Services Division of Base Oil and Finished Lubricants Department. The Technical Development and Services Division is responsible for providing the following technical development and services for the base oils and lubricants:
Advising 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 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.).
The Base Oil & Lubricants Specialist Candidate should familiar with API and ATIEL/ACEA regulations and trends and have been exposed directly or indirectly to lubricant OEMs approvals, REACH registration, and ATIEL & ACEA activities.
As the successful candidate you will have:
A bachelor degree in chemical engineering, chemistry or another equivalent technical degree. An advanced degree is desirable.
A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the technical area of the lubricant industry.
Ability to work well within a team.
Excellent communication, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills.
Fluency in English, both verbal and written.
Familiarity with basic computer software.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Identify and monitor technical programs such as base oil interchangeability and base oil slates linkage.
Identify the optimal lubricant formulations. Identifying and monitoring formulations approvals (ATIEL, API, OEMs, etc).
Communicate and put plans with additive companies, industry groups (API/ATIEL), OEMs and external consultants.
Define base oil specifications and controls of base oil products (Q&A program etc).
Advise regarding technology and product trends, formulation development and trends, and potential leveraging improvements.
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.