Lab Scientist

Saudi Aramco
Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
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12 + Years Experience


Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Research & Development, Chemical Engineering, Laboratory Ops / Tech
Other Skills: Lab scientist, chemisty, science, refinery lab, CDU/VDU, Hydrocracker, Diesel Hydro treater, Naphtha Hydro treater, Aromatics complex, Sulphur recovery units, Utilities
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Status: Active


In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America

This is an expatriate position located in Saudi Arabia.

Position Description:
We are seeking a Senior Laboratory Scientist to join the Asset Performance & Integrity Division of Jazan Refinery Engineering Department.

The Asset Performance & Integrity Division is responsible for providing required engineering support for Jazan Refinery Complex by assuring integrity, performance and quality of plant assets by monitoring Quality of finished products, process and utility streams as per international and SA specifications.

The Senior Laboratory Scientist primary role is to coordinate activities of assigned section of the Laboratory

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will have:

A bachelor degree in chemistry/science/engineering from a recognized and approved program.

A minimum of twelve (12) years relevant refinery laboratory experience, including five (5) years at senior level in the area of specialization. A master degree preferred.

Experience in Laboratory operations in a refinery laboratory with CDU/VDU, Hydrocracker, Diesel Hydro treater, Naphtha Hydro treater, Aromatics complex, Sulphur recovery units, Utilities.

Experience handling testing of gasification unit, tail gas treatment unit, IGCC SRU.

A track record of successful management of a team of chemists in the laboratory.

Demonstrated experience in oil refinery lab test procedures including ASTM, UOP, Shell and APHA methods of analysis.

Fluency in English, both verbal and written.

Computer literacy with competence in Microsoft Office products (i.e. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be expected to:

Ensure that the Quality Management system is operating satisfactorily in the assigned section, on a day-to-day basis.

Report to management on any problems requiring managerial approval.

Review methods and write standard operating procedures.

Check, verify, and generate analytical findings and reports in a timely manner, to maintain customer satisfaction.

Identify training and development needs and professional challenges.

Ensure that the final product meets specified requirements and customer needs.

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.