Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Engineering Manager
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia

Aramco energizes the world economy.

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

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.

Headquartered 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.

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

Position description

We are seeking an Engineer to join SAMREF Max Chemicals (SMC) Division of the Liquid to Chemical Business & Project Development Department to develop technical scope of work for Invitation To Bid (ITB) documents, Facility Design Basis document, and technical interface bases (e.g. process rates & qualities to other units, utilities load, plot requirements). In addition, the candidate is expected to coordinate remote support for additional Process Specialists as-needed to support Licensor selection and technical basis-setting.

The Division is primarily responsible for SMC Project Development under Saudi Aramco In-Kingdom Liquids to Chemicals Program (IK LTC) and drive the development of project assessment, and the delivery of project requirements through FEL I, FEL II and FEL III.

SMC capital program is a refinery residue upgrade integrated with petrochemical steam cracker complex to be built in Yanbu, western region of Saudi Arabia. It is a part of Saudi Aramco In-Kingdom Liquids To Chemicals (IK LTC) program which includes similar projects to be developed at the same time.

Engineer I will be part of the Project Development & Technology team reporting to the Manager and work closely with other refinery and chemical engineers.

Minimum requirements

Successful candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a recognized and approved program.

A minimum of 15+ years of experience with a focus in the Refining & Chemicals business and their integration is required. A previous experience in Project Engineering, Design and Execution for chemicals plants is required. Candidate must be capable of providing technical input to LP, and Chemicals derivative process licensor selection.

Olefins and Polymers technical services

Olefins and Polymers operation experience

Chemicals derivative process licensor selection & technology analysis experience

Capable to develop chemical process yields & qualities, opex

Chemicals facility scope basis development experience

Chemicals detail engineering & design experience

Capable to provide technical input to LP and economics

Duties and responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Refine and implement Capital Efficiency items identified from prior grassroots steam cracker complexes

Responsible for Steam Cracker and C4+ Co-products facility scope bases, technology selection recommendations, and technical input to LP and Economics

Define Steam Cracker and Co-products Licensor selection bid slates, selection criteria & methodology, with support from Technologist

Recommend adjustments to technical analysis (along with Technologist), review analysis by Economic modeler, and make Licensor technical recommendations

Develop, review & approve ITB documents, Facility Design Basis document, and technical interface bases (e.g. process rates & qualities to other units, utilities load, plot requirements) by Contractor

Develop plan for technical readiness for Steam Cracker and Co-products

Coordinate remote support for additional Process Specialists as-needed to support Licensor selection and technical basis-setting

Working environment

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

At Aramco, our 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.