Company: Petroplan
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management, IT - Software Development
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

Our Client occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. They are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.

Our client has headquarters' in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

They are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


They are seeking a Digital Transformation Solution Engineer to join their Global Manufacturing Excellence Organization within their Manufacturing Technical Support Division (MTSD) team.

MTSD are a multi-disciplinary organization with interface to technical, and in some cases business, support requirements for our Global Manufacturing Admin Area. Its function caters mainly to the technical needs of GM Operating facilities.

Your primary role is to support the Global Manufacturing Digital Transformation programs which aim at maximizing the digital value realization, utilization and benefits by deploying innovative and efficient digital transformation solutions and technologies across Global Manufacturing facilities. You will also provide an overall technical vision and recommendations for Digital Transformation Solutions ensuring alignment and integration with existing technologies. You will design, describe, and manage the related solutions to bridge the gap between business challenges and available technologies.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:

Provide recommendations, design and analysis for all planned and ongoing Digital Transformation activities across Global Manufacturing.

Provide engineering and solutions architecture expertise to support all Digital Transformation (DT) initiatives.

Provide recommendations for innovative digital transformation technologies and solutions with the most efficient architecture and highest business and financial benefits.

Work with corporate entities and engineering services to align DT technologies architecture design for Admin Area (AA) wide departments.

Explore opportunities to partner with external vendors to pilot new technologies and solutions, coordinate the business plan and funding submittals for DT technologies.

Promote Digital awareness among AA employees through workshops, knowledge sharing sessions and collaborations with corporate departments and vendors.

Provide recommendations to improve solution sustainability, availability, utilization and value realization from operating facilities including DT new technologies, pilot or proof of concept initiatives.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, or Equivalent

You should have a minimum of 12 years experience within industry technologies, digital applications and solutions, integration and data exchange.

Knowledge of oil/gas related plant processes and operation is preferred.

You should possess strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on data manipulation, analytics, and building statistical models.

You should have intermediate to advanced knowledge in digital transformation fields such as IIOT, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.

Knowledge of integration techniques, database and visualization techniques is required.

Familiarity of UAV, Robotics and 3D Printing technologies is also required.

You should be able to demonstrate the ability to work with multiple discipline projects related to digital transformation.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

Our Clients people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.