Process Engineer - Hydrocraker

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Job Description


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 Overview

We are seeking a Downstream Process Engineer specialized in Refinery Hydrocracker

and/or a Diesel Hydrotreater to join Ras Tanura Refinery Engineering Department under

Downstream Global Manufacturing.


The technical support team is a multi-disciplinary team provides the required high-quality

technical support to GM operating facilities (Refineries, NGLF, and petrochemical plants)

inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & across the globe.


Your primary role will be to provide process engineering and operations expertise to monitor,

optimize, and drive performance improvement programs for Hydrocracker and/or Diesel

Hydrotreater processes including remote and field technical advisory support,

benchmarking, technology knowledge management and exchange. You will drive the

performance improvement programs which enhance process safety, optimize manufacturing

cost, and increase plant reliability.



Key Responsibilities

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




• Review and monitor the performances of existing refinery facilities through key

performance indicators (KPIs) representing the process plant’s optimum operability,

profitability, reliability, and process safety. Issue quarterly processes performance

benchmarking reports highlighting the KPIs, analysis, and performance improvement


• Provide support services and troubleshoot any problems that arise with


• Assist in improving the quality of products and reducing production costs.

• Inspect and review operating activities and determine production schedules.

• Perform optimization analysis, forecasts, economic reviews and evaluations on

equipment / projects, operations and system operating strategies.

• Research ways to reduce production costs, develop production goals, and create

schedules and plans for individual tasks.

• Devise ways to improve systems while reducing costs, ensuring that work is

completed within schedule, setting and meeting deadlines, and troubleshooting any

problems with the equipment / process.



Education & Experience Requirements

▪ As the successful candidate you must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in chemical

engineering. An advanced degree is preferred.

▪ You should have a minimum of 15 years refinery experience, including 10 years in

Hydrocracker units and in Hydrotreating units.

▪ A thorough knowledge of Catalyst Selection & Evaluation is required.



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




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