Skills: Chemical Engineering, Process Engineer, Refinery Specialist
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering
Minimum of 15 years' experience in refinery or petrochemical operations and engineering, including at least ten years in aromatics complex technologies.
Minimum of 5 years' experience with technologies for the production of para-xylene from naphtha reformer derived feedstock, including para-xylene recovery (either selective adsorption or crystallization or both), xylenes isomerization and transalkylation.
Background in the technical impact of aromatics derived from steam cracking and understand the effects of using pygas in a conventional aromatics complex, as well as Toluene Methylation, Selective Toluene Disproportionation, and Ethylbenzene extraction.
Solid background in the comparison of alternative technologies for aromatics, including the advantages and disadvantages of aromatics extraction using ED versus LLE, para-xylene recovery using selective adsorption versus crystallization, and ideally you will understand the impact of Light Desorbent selective adsorption against Heavy Desorbent selective adsorption
We are seeking an Aromatics Complex Process Specialist to join the Downstream Process Engineering Division of the Process & Control Systems Department.
The Downstream Process Engineering Division is responsible for providing process engineering support to our client and client Joint Venture facilities.The primary role of the Aromatics Complex Process Specialist is to provide process expertise in aromatics technologies in support of preliminary project evaluation, project and technology selection, design reviews, commissioning support, process troubleshooting and process optimization
Admin Are: Engineering Services & Business Line: Technical Services
Conduct process configuration/feasibility studies for aromatics complexes and technologies
Participate in the development and review of Design Basis Scoping Protocols for aromatics projects
Maintain and review list of approved process licensor technologies for aromatics
Review detailed designs for aromatics technologies
Participate as process subject matter expert in PHA and HazOp reviews
Support construction, commissioning, and startup of new aromatics facilities
Support post-commissioning troubleshooting and optimization of aromatics facilities
Organize Technical Exchange Meetings, Community of Practice Workshops, and other knowledge sharing activities for aromatics
Coordinate vendor training courses, develop and teach new aromatics courses
Develop and update Best Practice documents for aromatics technologies
Participate in Research & Development activities for new aromatics technologies, including Stage Gate Reviews, Catalyst Testing, and development of new process technologies
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