Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Chemical Engineering, Plant Operations Engineer
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Saudi Arabia

Req Number: 17542BR

Position Description:
We are seeking a Refinery Linear Programming (LP) & Economics Consultant to join the Domestic Joint Venture Management Department (DJVMD).

The primary role is to conduct pinch marking studies of DJVMD portfolio of investments, using refinery LP and project economics model as tools. Will also handle project proposals of varying scope and complexity involving the DJVMD portfolio of investments and valued above $100MM.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will have:

A bachelor degree in engineering (chemical preferred) from a recognized and approved program. An advanced degree is desirable.

At least fifteen years of experience in refinery LP modeling, refinery economics, refining process technology (design/operation), refinery project techno-economic development and evaluation.

As a subject matter expert (SME), you will have expertise in refinery LP, refinery economics, and refinery configuration development, technical and economic evaluation of opportunities.

Relevant industry expertise and solid experience in refinery operation, refinery technical support, and refinery project development and implementation. Experience in Joint-Venture environment is preferred.

Excellent command of English language, both verbal and written.

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

Run existing refineries LP models to optimize operation and recommend operation adjustments to maximize net cash margin. Will also use the LP to identify margin improvement opportunities then develop the economic evaluation of these opportunities to obtain board of directors' approvals.

Participate in the technical development process from screening through closure, and develop detailed economic models for opportunity economic evaluations.
Drive screening and validation activities to move growth proposals through the different stage gates.

Prioritize growth proposals against investment criteria and downstream strategy.

Determine the scope and objectives of the projects, offering commercial and technical solutions that add value.

Coordinate with corporate SMEs (Law, Finance, Corporate Planning, Management Services, Engineering, etc.) to ensure projects progress.

Work with internal organizations, refining domestic joint ventures and external investors to promote new growth opportunities.

Conduct reviews of proposals and present briefs to senior management.

Ensure that proper documentation is maintained on all the development's work.

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.