Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Chemical Engineering, Refinery Specialist
Experience: 20 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia

We are Aramco

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional opportunities we offer, and by the opportunity to make a positive difference through their work. At Saudi Aramco, we give our people the opportunity to do the work they dreamed of doing and support them in achieving more than they thought possible.


We are seeking a Refining Technology Expert to join our Refining & Upgrading R&D Division, which is responsible for providing short and long-term research and development (R&D) solutions to key internal stakeholders . This role works in a multi-disciplinary environment and is involved in multiple research projects and interact with the management, researchers and operations to develop solutions and propose recommendations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and efficiently manage refining-related R&D projects to meet objectives, timelines, and budgets.
  • Develop and manage technologies from concept to production within expedited timeframes, and oversee catalyst development using a high throughput research workflow.
  • Organize and provide technical leadership to a team of scientists and engineers, and be responsible for their training and development.
  • Perform economic evaluation and rigorous financial modeling/analysis to identify value creation opportunities that align with the company's strategic objectives.
  • Author technical reports, papers, and generate patent applications as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from a leading accredited university, PhD is preferred.
  • Twenty years of experience within a major technology licensing and/or oil company with a strong background in all refining process technologies, particularly bottom of the barrel, including hydrotreating, hydrocracking fluid catalytic cracking, coking, and gasification.
  • Experience in R&D, process design, technology development, commercialization, and refining operation with a strong knowledge in catalysis, thermodynamics, mass transfer, and kinetics and modeling.
  • Possesses working knowledge and experience in catalyst testing, evaluation, and liquid/solid analysis/characterization.


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